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The new Core Curriculum provides an educational foundation in the liberal arts tradition that promotes inquiry, creativity and critical thinking.

Core Curriculum Courses

Effective Fall 2017-2018 (May 2017 ed)

Critical Thinking and Reasoning  3 credit hours
  Choose one:    
  COMM 160 (3)
CSCI 101 (3)
CSCI 120 (3)
ECON 201 (3)
ENGL 103 (3))
HIST 255 (3)
HONR 105 (3)
PHIL 101 (3)
PHIL 102 (3)
PHIL 105 (3)
PHIL 110 (3)
WGST 104 (3)

Critical Reading, Writing, and Information Literacy  8 credit hours   
  Take both courses:  
  ENGL 101 (4) and ENGL 102 (4)  

Communication Across Cultures  5-6 credit hours
  Choose a 115 course or a 110-120 sequence:  
  FREN 115 (5)
GERM 115 (5)
ITAL 115 (5)
SPAN 115 (5)
FREN 110 (3) and FREN 120 (3)
RUS 110 (3) and RUS 120 (3) 

Quantitative Literacy  3-4 credit hours   
  Choose one:    
  MATH 132 (3)
MATH 138 (3)
MATH 139 (4)
MATH 160 (4)
MATH 201 (3)
CBAD 291 (3)
POLI 205 (3)
STAT 201/L (4)

Scientific Concepts  4 credit hours    
  Choose one:    
  ANTH 101/L (4)
ASTR 101/L (4)
BIOL 101/L (4)
BIOL 121/L
BIOL 232/L (4)
CHEM 101/L (4)
CHEM 104/L (4)
CHEM 111/L (4)
GEOG 201/L (4)
MSCI 101/L (4)
MSCI 111/L (4)
PHYS 103/L (4)
PHYS 137/L (4)
SCIE 101/L (4)

Human and Social Behavior  6 credit hours   
  Students must take two courses. Each course must come from a different discipline:
  ANTH 102 (3)
ANTH 120 (3)
CBAD 120 (3)
COMM 150 (3)
ECON 110 (3)
ECON 150 (3)
EDIT 106 (3)
EDLL 200 (3)
EDML 317 (3)
EDUC 270 (3)
EDUC 274 (3)
ENGL 250 (3)
EXSS 122 (3)
GEOG 120 (3)
GEOG 121 (3)
HIST 205 (3)
HNR 202 (3)
HRTM 150 (3)
NURS 201 (3))
POLI 101 (3)
PSYC 101 (3)
PUBH 121 (3)
RSM 120 (3)
SOC 101 (3)
UNIV 122 (3)
WGST 103 (3)

Humanistic Thought  6 credit hours
  Students must take two courses. Each course must come from a different discipline:
  DCD 231 (3)
ENGL 205 (3)
ENGL 231 (3)
ENGL 277 (3)
HIST 105 (3)
HIST 106 (3)
HNR 201 (3)
LIS 122 (3)
RELG 103 (3))
RELG 104 (3)
RSM 200 (3)
RSM 201 (3)
WGST 305 (3)

Artistic Expression  3 credit hours
  Choose one:    
  ARTH 105 (3)
ARTH 106 (3)
ARTH 107 (3)
ARTH 110 (3)
ENGL 201 (3)
MUS 110 (3)
MUS 207 (3)
MUS 257 (3)
MUS 258 (3)
THEA 149 (3)
THEA 150 (3)
VPA 103 (3)
MUS 124A*
MUS 126*
MUS 125C*
MUS 134*
  *These are 0-1 credit hour and are repeatable for up to 3 credits to meet the core.

 

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Complete list of Core Curriculum Courses is also located in the Undergraduate Catolog. New courses are constantly being added, so be sure to revisit this site if you have questions.

A variety of Core Curriculum course are available as online courses. Some students are able to fulfill most of their Core courses through distance learning. Use WebAdvisor to locate courses with the D designation.

The complete list of Core Curriculum Courses is also located in the Undergraduate Catolog. New courses are constantly being added, so be sure to revisit this site if you have questions.

A variety of Core Curriculum course are available as online courses. Some students are able to fulfill most of their Core courses through distance learning. Use WebAdvisor to locate courses with the D designation.