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General Education Course Requirements: (44 hours total)

For some majors, certain courses may count toward both General Education and Major requirements. Some courses have prerequisites. Course substitutions are not allowed. Ask your advisor for assistance in selecting appropriate courses.

 

I. Communication Skills 6 or 9 hours
II. Academic Content and Skills 30 hours
  A) Arts and Humanities Division 12 hours
  B) Social Science Division 9 hours.
  C) Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division 9 hours
III. Physical Education and Wellness 2 hours
IV. General Education Program Electives 6 hours, or 3 hours
if SPE 1020 required

 


 

I. Communication Skills (6 or 9 hours)

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SPE 1020 Fundamentals of Voice and Diction All entering freshmen are required to take unless they test out of it.
ENG 1050 Composition I A full-time student must enroll immediately
ENG 1060 Composition I I Prerequisite: “C” grade in ENG 1050


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II. Academic Content and Skills (30 hours)

(A) Arts and Humanities Division (12 hours): Choose one course from each of these four areas.

(1) Fine Arts (one course, three credits)

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 2020 Digital Arts Appreciation  
ART 2050 Art Appreciation  
ART 2080 Survey of Art I  
ART 2090 Survey of Art II  
THE 2500 Introduction to Theatre  
MUS 1020 Introduction to Music Appreciation  
MUS 1040 Introduction to Jazz Appreciation  
MUS 2940 The World of Music: Antiquity to the Baroque Era  
MUS 2980 History of Musical Theatre  

 

(2) Literature (one course, three credits)

Completion of ENG 1050 and 1060 with a 2.0 is prerequisite for these courses.

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 2010 Southern Literature  
ENG 2020 Contemporary Literature  
ENG 2030 Literary Genres  
ENG 2050 World Literature Before 1660  
ENG 2060 World Literature After 1660  
ENG 2080 Women’s Literature  
ENG 2090 Literature and Film  
ENG 2100 African American Literature  
ENG 2190 Latino Literature  
ENG 2200 Native American Literature Also AIS 2200
ENG 2230 American Literature Before 1865  
ENG 2240 American Literature After 1865  
ENG 2410 Environmental Literature  
ENG 2470 British Literature Before 1790  
ENG 2480 British Literature After 1790  

 

(3) History (one course, three credits)

Course#
Course Title
Comments
HST 1010 American Civilization to 1877  
HST 1020 American Civilization since 1877  
HST 1100 History of the American Indian to 1865 Also AIS 1100
HST 1110 History of the American Indian since 1865 Also AIS 1110
HST 1140 World Civilizations to 1500  
HST 1150 World Civilizations since 1500  

 

(4) Philosophy and Religion (one course, three credits)

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PHI 1000 Introduction to Philosophy  
PHI 1010 Logic  
PHI 2040 Introduction to Ethics  
REL 1080 Introduction to Religious Thought  
REL 1300 Introduction to Religion  


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(B) Social Science Division (9 hours): Choose one course from each of three of five areas.

(1) Economics

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ECN 1000 Economic Perspectives  
ECN 2020 Principles of Microeconomics  
ECN 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics  
ECN 2410 Asian Economies  

 

(2) Geography

Course#
Course Title
Comments
GGY 1010 Principles of Geography  
GGY 1020 World Regional Geography  
GGY 2000 Cultural Geography  
GGY 2060 Economic Geography Also ECN 2060

 

(3) Political Science

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PSPA 1000 Introduction to Political Science  
PSPA 1010 Introduction to American National Government  

 

(4) Psychology

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PSY 1010 Introductory Psychology  

 

(5) Sociology

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SOC 1020 Introduction to Sociology  
SOC 1050 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Also AIS 1050
SOC 2090 Social Problems in Modern Society  

 

Maynor Honors College students only may substitute for courses in two disciplines:

Course#
Course Title
Comments
HON 1000 Contemporary Public Issues  
HON 2750 The Individual in Society  


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(C) Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division (9 hours)

Natural Science (6 hours); choose one course from two (2) of the four (4) areas. Students selecting Physical Science 1100 must select the other course from either Biology/Environmental Science or Earth Science.

(1) Biology and Environmental Science

Course#
Course Title
Comments
BIO 1000 Principles of Biology  
BIO 1030 Basic Human Biology  
ENV 2100 Environmental Science  

 

(2) Chemistry

Course#
Course Title
Comments
CHM 1300 General Chemistry I Prerequisite: PMAT 1070 or equivalent
CHM 1400 Chemistry for Health Sciences I  

 

(3) Earth Science

Course#
Course Title
Comments
GLY 1150 Earth Science Also GGY 1150
GLY 2460 Weather and Climate Also GGY 2460, PHS 2460

 

(4) Physical Science

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PHS 1100 Physical Science I  
PHS 1560 Astronomy  
PHY 1000 Elementary Physics I  
PHY 1500 College Physics I Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or equivalent
PHY 2000 University Physics I Prerequisite/co-requisite: MAT 2210

 

Maynor Honors College students only may fulfill one natural science course requirement with:

Course#
Course Title
Comments
HON 1510 Contemporary Issues in Science and Technology  

 

Mathematics (3 hours); choose one course from those listed below:

Course#
Course Title
Comments
MAT 1050 Introduction to College Mathematics  
MAT 1070 College Algebra A very good understanding of high school algebra is required.
MAT 1080 Plane Trigonometry Prerequisite: MAT 1070
MAT 1090 College Algebra and Trigonometry 4 semester hours
MAT 2150 Calculus with Applications Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or MAT 1090 or equivalent
MAT 2210 Calculus I Prerequisite: MAT 1070 and MAT 1080, or MAT 1090, or equivalent


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Updated: March 2013

 
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