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General Education Requirements for students entering prior to Fall 2012

Skills Courses: All students are required to take five (5) skills courses

􀂄 ENG 101 English Composition I

􀂄 ENG 102 English Composition II

Option A:

􀂄 SPC 101 Public Speaking or SPC 103 Interpersonal Communication

􀂄 PHIL 106, MATH 106, FL 106, IME 106

􀂄 STAT107 Concepts of Statistics or CMIS 108 Computer Concepts

Option B:

􀂄 Foreign Language 101

􀂄 Foreign Language 102

􀂄 PHIL 106, MATH 106, FL 106, IME 106 or STAT107 or CMIS 108

 

Introductory Courses – 15 hours Choose two courses from two of the following groups and one course from the third group. The Introductory course in one’s major field cannot count toward fulfillment of the Introductory Course requirements.

Fine Arts & Humanities

ART 111

DANC 111

ENG 111

FL 111a, b, c, d, e1

MUS 111

PHIL 111

SPC 111

THEA 111

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

ANTH 111a, or 170a

BIOL 111 (or 150, 151, 140 or 240a)

CHEM 111 (or CHEM 120a, 120n, 121a, or 131)

CS 111

ESCI 111 

MATH 111 (or 112A, 1202, 1252 or 1502)

PHYS 111 (or 131 or 151)

 

Social Sciences

ANTH 111b or 170b

CJ 111

ECON 111

GEOG 111

HIST 111a, b3

POLS 111

PSYC 111

SOC 111 or 201

1Only one Foreign Language 111 course may be used toward introductory course requirements. Foreign Language majors may count one Foreign Language 111 course in a language other than the major specialization.

2 Math 120, 125, or 150 may fulfill either an Introductory or a Distribution Natural Sciences and Mathematics requirement. No single course can fulfill both Introductory and Distribution course requirements.

3 Either course taken in the History 111 a, b sequence may fulfill either an Introductory or a Distribution Social Science requirement in General Education. No single course in the sequence can fulfill both Introductory and Distribution course requirements.

 Distribution Courses – 9 hours

Students are required to take nine hours of courses that meet distribution course requirements. The distribution requirement is designed to acquaint students with three broad areas in the general education program. Students must choose one course in each of the following areas:

Fine Arts and Humanities (3), Natural Sciences and Mathematics (3), Social Sciences (3)

Courses that meet the distribution requirements are identified in the course description section of the catalog and marked Distribution: Fine Arts and Humanities (DFAH); Distribution: Natural Sciences and Mathematics (DNSM); or Distribution: Social Sciences (DSS).

Interdisciplinary Studies: All students are required to take one (1) Interdisciplinary Studies course to foster awareness of the interrelationships among branches of human knowledge.

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