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
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
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
FL 111a, b, c, d, e1
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)
MATH 111 (or 112A, 1202, 1252 or 1502)
PHYS 111 (or 131 or 151)
ANTH 111b or 170b
HIST 111a, b3
SOC 111 or 201
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.