General Education for First Year and Transfer Students

General Education Foundations (GEF)

   

Courses

MInimum # of Credits

FW

First-Year Writing


4

FS

Speaking, Reasoning and Research


1

FM

First-Year Mathematics

1

3

FC

Critical Thinking

1

1

 

General Education Foundations

Subtotal

9

 

Modes of Inquiry

   

Courses

Minimum # of Credits

AC

Aesthetic-Critical

1

3

AE

Aesthetic-Experiential

1

2

SB

Scientific Inquiry -Biological Science

1

3

SP

Scientific Inquiry - Physical Science

1

3

LB

Laboratory

One science must include lab

0

SA

Social Analysis

1

3

PI

Philosophical Inquiry

1

3

AH or WC

American History or Western Civilization

1

3

XC

Cross-Cultural Perspective

1

3

 

Subtotal

26

 Total General Education Credits = 35

College Requirements

ML

Modern Language

ML 103 (3 credits)

SI

Speaking-Intensive

1 course; Prerequisite: FS or equivalent

WI

Writing-Intensive

1 course; Prerequisite: FW or equivalent

PE/HW

Physical Education/Health and Wellness Experience

2 PE courses (same or different courses);
1 PE course and 1 HW course; or
2 different HW courses. 
Two semesters of varsity sports fulfills the requirement

PE credits are counted within the 120 required academic credits