General Education Curriculum

Effective Fall 2014

Communications - 6 credits

  • ENG 101 - Communication Arts I (GT-CO1) 3 credits
  • ENG 102 - Communication Arts II (GT - CO2) 3 credits
AP SCORE OF 4+ ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE/COMP OR ACT SCORE OF 29+ SAT SCORE OF 500+ (BEFORE 4/95) 580+ (BEFORE 5/10) 660+ (AFTER 5/10) - CREDIT (P) IS GIVEN FOR ENG 101.

Arts & Humanities - 9 credits

  • AR 103 - Art Appreciation (GT-AH1) 3 credits
  • ENG 203 - Major Themes in Literature (GT-SS1) 3 credits
  • COMM 255 Fundamentals of Media Communication 3 credits
  • MUS 100 - Introduction to Music Literature (GT-AH1) 3 credits
  • PHIL 201 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 credits
  • THTR 180 - Introduction to Theatre (GT-AH1) 3 credits

Mathematics - 3 credits

  • MATH 104 - Finite Mathematics (GT-MA1) 3 credits
  • MATH 106 - College Algebra (GT-MA1) 3 credits
  • MATH 107 - Trig & Analytical Geometry (GT-MA1) 3 credits
  • MATH 120 - Single Variable Calculus I (GT-MA1) 5 credits
  • MATH 121 - Single Variable Calculus II (GT-MA1) 5 credits
  • MATH 150 - Liberal Arts Math (GT-MA1) 3 credits
  • MATH 155/156 - Integrated Math I/II (GT-MA1)(both sections must be taken) 6 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences/History - 12 credits

  • ECON 201 - Economics & Today's Society (GT-SS1) 3 credits
  • GOVT 291 - American Government (GT-SS1) 3 credits
  • PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology (GT-SS3) 3 credits
  • SOC 201 - The Sociological Imagination (GT-SS3) 3 credits
  • HGP 110 - Development of Civilization (GT-HI1) 3 credits
  • HGP 111 - Development of Civilization (GT-HI1) 3 credits
  • HIST 202 - American History to 1865 (GT-HI1) 3 credits
  • HIST 203 - American History 1865 to Present (GT-HI1) 3 credits
At least one course must have either an HGP or HIST prefix but no more than a total of two courses can have HGP or HIST prefixes.

Physical and Natural Sciences - 8 Credits

  • BIOL 101 - Introductory Biology (GT-SC1) 4 credits
  • BIOL 209 - General Biology with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • BIOL 210 - General Biology with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • CHEM 111 - Introductory Chemistry with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • CHEM 131 - General Chemistry with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • CHEM 132 - General Chemistry with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • ENV 101 - Introduction to Environmental Science (GT-SC1) 4 credits
  • GEOL 111 - Physical Geology with Lab (GT-SC1) 4 credits
  • GEOG 101 - Introduction to Physical Geography (GT-SC1) 4 credits
  • PHYS 201 - Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC1) 4 credits
  • PHYS 225 - College Physics I with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • PHYS 230-231 - General Physics I with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • PHYS 232-233 - General Physics II with Lab (GT-SC1) 5 credits
  • PHYS 150 - Light (GT-SC1) 4 credits
  • CHEM 103 - Intro to Forensic Chemistry (GT-SC1) 4 credits

Transfer students may use one non-laboratory science to meet half of this requirement, reducing the total to 7 credit hours.

GRAND TOTAL: 38 CREDITS

Please note the following:

GPA Requirement:
All students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in general education courses to graduate (fall 2011 admittance or later).

Writing Assessment: All students pursuing bachelors degrees are required to undergo an assessment of their writing during the semester in which they will have completed 60 hours of credit. Students are strongly advised to confer with the head of their department or program about the unit's writing assessment policy as soon as they have chosen a major.