General Education Requirements Fall 2006 - Spring 2012

General Education Foundations (GEF)
These courses are designed to build and strengthen writing, speaking, mathematics, critical thinking and Information Literacy skills at an introductory level.

FW

First-Year Writing

1 course, 4 credits

FS

Speaking, Reasoning and Research

1 course, 3 credits

FM

First-Year Mathematics

1 course, 3 credits

FC

Critical Thinking

1 course, 3 credits

 

Modes of Inquiry
These courses are designed to expose students to a complete range of disciplines, thereby contributing to student academic growth, as well as a well-rounded citizen.

AC

Aesthetic-Critical

1 course, 3 credits

AE

Aesthetic-Experiential

1 course, 2 credits

SB

Scientific Inquiry -Biological Science

1 course, 3 credits

SP

Scientific Inquiry - Physical Science

1 course, 3 credits

LB

Laboratory

One science must include lab

SA

Social Analysis

1 course, 3 credits

PI

Philosophical Inquiry

1 course, 3 credits

AH

American History

1 course, 3 credits

XC

Cross-Cultural Perspective

1 course, 3 credits

WC

Western Civilization

1 course, 3 credits

 

Additional Requirements

SI

Speaking-Intensive

1 course; Prerequisite: FS or equivalent

WI

Writing-Intensive

1 course; Prerequisite: FW or equivalent

ML

Modern Language

0-9 credits; “103” language course satisfies
Four years of high school study of the same language satisfies “ML”

PE

Physical Education

4 PE courses (same or different courses);