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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

These general education requirements apply to the College’s bachelor degrees. Please
refer to the program page for degree-specific requirements not listed here. Normal time
to completion for these programs is four years.

General Education Program of Study
The following general education courses are required for all students as part of their
degree requirements:
ENG101 College Composition I or ENG101E College Composition I Enhanced
(Humanities)
ENG102 College Composition II (Humanities)
COM101 Introduction to Human Communication (Humanities)
IDS101 CPC Foundations (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Any-level Humanities Elective
300-level or higher Humanities Elective
300-level or higher Humanities Elective
200-level or higher Math Elective
200-level or higher Science Elective
Any-level Math, Science, or Technology Elective*
Any-level Math, Science, or Technology Elective
Any-level Math, Science, or Technology Elective
Any-level Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective
200-level or higher Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective
200-level or higher Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective
Any-level Open Elective
300-level or higher Open Elective
300-level or higher Open Elective
300-level or higher Open Elective
300-level or higher Open Elective
*Please note that 200-level Math Electives require a 100-level Math prerequisite. If not
transferring the required prerequisite, a 100-level math should be taken as this elective.
For more information, see the requirement description sections.

Foundational Courses Requirements
These general education courses are required for all students as part of their degree
requirements:
ENG101 College Composition I or ENG101E College Composition I Enhanced
(Humanities)
ENG102 College Composition II (Humanities)
COM101 Introduction to Human Communication (Humanities)
IDS101 CPC Foundations (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
The remaining general education requirements are distributed across three
knowledge domains: Humanities, Math, Science, and Technology, and Social and
Behavioral Sciences.


Humanities Requirements
In addition to the Foundational Courses in humanities, students will need to take 3
additional credits at any level and 6 credits at the 300-level or higher. Students may
choose from courses in Arts (ART), English (ENG), Humanities (HUM), Geography (GEO),
Language (LNG), or Philosophy (PHI). Cross-listed courses include ALH255 Medical
Law and Ethics, COM200 Technical Writing, COM215 Communications Ethics, IDS210
Global Humanitarian Studies, IDS305 Selected Topics in Film, IDS315 Global Cultural
Study, IDS330 Global Conflict, IDS335 Fashion, Media, and Culture, IDS400 Topics in
Multiculturalism, HON Honors Studies, and LGS310 Legal Communications.
Math, Science, and Technology Requirements
Students will need to take 15 credits in math, science, and technology.
• Math (MTH): Students must take at least 3 credits in the math at the 200-level
or higher.
• Science (SCI, BIO): Students must take at least 3 credits in science at the 200-level
or higher.
• Technology (TEC): Student may take a technology course at any level.
After fulfilling these requirements, students may also take courses in Biology (BIO),
Math (MTH), Science (SCI), and Technology (TEC). Cross-listed courses include ALH112
Anatomy and Physiology I and ALH122 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology II.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements
In addition to the Foundational Courses in social and behavioral sciences, students will
need to take an additional 3 credits at any level and 6 credits at the 200-level or higher.
Students may choose from courses in History (HIS), Political Science (POL), Psychology
(PSY), or Sociology (SOC). Cross-listed courses include BUS210 Macroeconomics,
BUS215 Microeconomics, BUS235 Consumer Behavior, BUS365 Organizational
Behavior, CRI380 Psychology of the Criminal, HUM105 Cultural Anthropology, IDS 315
Global Cultural Study, IDS325 Nature of Leadership, LGS180 Historical Perspectives on
the Constitution, LGS190 Family Law, and LGS220 Torts, LGS370 Alternative Dispute
Resolution, and LGS415 Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Open Elective Requirements
Students will need to take 3 additional credits as open electives at any level and 12
credits at the 300-level or higher. Any course not fulfilling another degree requirement
may be used.

Legal Studies Students will need to take 3 additional credits as open electives at any
level and 9 credits at the 300-level or higher. Any course not fulfilling another degree
requirement may be used.

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