2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies (HB25)


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The General Studies Program encourages students to explore, examine, and analyze a wide range of human knowledge. The program sets the foundation for lifelong learning.

The following are the requirements of the General Studies Program. The student must:

  1. COMPLETE coursework totaling not less than sixty (60) credit hours.
  2. COMPLETE the following thirty to thirty-two (30-32) credits from the College’s General Education Core listing. The student is urged to take these courses before those in section “C” because they are a foundation upon which to build the program.

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on General Education Core . Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.

Curriculum


Program Requirement


  • General Elective Credits: 30 1

In close consultation with a counselor or faculty advisor, a student must choose 30 additional credits from at least three of the following academic areas: Allied Health or Physical Education (ALH), Behavioral Social Science (BSS), Business (BUS), Liberal Arts (LA), or Science Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)

Competency Requirement


Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Credits: 3


Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/ Ethical Credits: 3


Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication Credits: 3


Historical Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3


Oral Communications Credits: 3


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Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 3


 MAT* H136 /MAT* H137  may be used as a General Elective but will not fulfill a Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

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Scientific Knowledge and Understanding Credits: 3-4


At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Scientific Reasoning Credits: 3-4


At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

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Social Phenomena Credits: 3


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Written Communication Credits: 3


  • Click here on the requirement name   to expand the list of courses then select any course listed with the exception of ENG* H101  

Total Credits: 60-62


Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

1 Students planning to transfer to a Bachelor program who have not completed three years of a modern language should be advised to use six credits of General Electives to complete language requirements.

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