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Core Curriculum Requirements (A)

Students are required to complete 1 to 2 courses in each section of the core curriculum.
Some majors may pre-determine which courses are needed to meet particular degree requirements; therefore, students should discuss their options with an academic advisor.

English Rhetoric/Composition
Communication Skills
Mathematics
Natural Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Humanities
U. S. History
Political Science
Social/Behavioral Science

 

English Rhetoric/Composition         6 hours

ENG 131   - Composition: Rhetoric & Argument

ENG 132   - Composition: Critical & Analytical

ENG 133H - Honors English - available to students who meet pre-requisite ACT/SAT scores

ENG 235   - English for Selected Students -available to students who meet pre-requisite ACT/SAT scores


Communication Skills                                             6 - 8 hours

BCM 247 - Business Communication (B)

 

COM 111 - Public Speaking

 

COM 170 - Interpersonal Communication

 

ENG 273  - Technical and Scientific Writing (B)

 

FRE 131  - Elementary French I

4 hrs. each (lab required)

FRE 132  - Elementary French II

4 hrs. each (lab required)

ILA 111  - Independant Language (languages offered vary)

4 hrs. each (lab required)

ILA 112  - Independant Language II (languages offered vary)

4 hrs. each (lab required)

SPA 131  - Elementary Spanish I

4 hrs. each (lab required)

SPA 132  - Elementary Spanish II

4 hrs. each (lab required)

LAT 131  - Elementary Latin I

Fall only

LAT 132  - Elementary Latin II

Spring only

GRK 131  - Elementary Greek I

Fall only

GRK 132  - Elementary Greek II

Spring only

SPH 172  - Beginning American Sign Language

 

SPH 272  - Intermediate American Sign Language

 

 

 


Mathematics (C)                         3 - 5 hours

MTH 110 - Math in Society

MTH 127 - Introduction to Math for Elementary Teachers (D)

MTH 128 - Intermediate Math for Elementary Teachers (D)

MTH 133 - Plane Trigonometry

MTH 138 - College Algebra

MTH 139 - Plane Analytical Geometry

MTH 140 - Precalculus

5 hrs.

MTH 143 - Finite Mathematics

MTH 144 - Elements of Calculus w/ Applications for Business

MTH 220 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics

MTH 233 - Calculus I

4 hrs.

MTH 234 - Calculus II

4 hrs.

Consult with the math department or your academic advisor for placement guidelines


Natural Sciences

6 - 8 hours

BIO 121 - Concepts of Biology (non-science majors)

4 hrs.

BIO 123 - Human Biology (non-science majors)

4 hrs.

BIO 131 - Introductory Botany (E)

4 hrs.

BIO 133 - Introductory Zoology (E)

4 hrs.

BIO 225 - Local Flora

3 hrs. (no lab required)

BIO 238 - Human Anatomy and Physiology (E)

4 hrs.

CHE 111 - Intro. Chemistry I (non-science majors) (F)

4 hrs.

CHE 112 - Intro. Chemistry II (non-science majors) (F)

4 hrs.

CHE 133 - General Chemistry I (F)

4 hrs.

CHE 134 - General Chemistry II (F)

4 hrs.

ENV 110 - Introductory Environmental Science

4 hrs.

GOL 131 - Introductory Geology

4 hrs.

GOL 132 - The Earth Through Time

4 hrs.

PHY 101 - General Physics I (non-sci majors)

4 hrs.

PHY 102 - General Physics II (non-science majors)

4 hrs.

PHY 110 - Fundamentals of Electronics

4 hrs.

PHY 118 - Musical Acoustics

4 hrs.  

PHY 131 - Mechanics and Heat

4 hrs.

PHY 132 - Electricity, Sound & Light

4 hrs.

PHY 241 & 242 - Technical Physcis I & II
                       
(pre-requisite or co-requisite of Math 233)

4 hrs.

AST 105 - Classical and Modern Astronomy

4 hrs.

Visual and Performing Arts     3 hours

ART 280 - Art Appreciation

ART 281 - Art History Survey I: Western Art - Prehistory to 1400 A.D.

ART 282 - Art History Survey II: Western Art - 1400 - 1900

MUS 140 - Music Appreciation: Intro. to Art Music, Intro. to Jazz, History of Rock

MHL 245 - Introduction to Music Literature

THR 161 - Theater Appreciation

THR 370 - History of the Cinema

DAN 140 - Dance Appreciation

DAN 341 - History and Philosophy of Dance


Humanities (B)                           3 hours

ENG 200 - Introduction to Literature

ENG 209 - Introduction to Mythology

ENG 210 - Readings in World Literature

ENG 211 - World Literature: Ancient - Renaissance

ENG 212 - World Literature: Renaissance - Present

ENG 221 - Major British Writers: Before 1800

ENG 222 - Major British Writers: After 1800

ENG 229 - Readings in American Literature: Prior to 1865

ENG 230 - Readings in American Literature: 1865 to Present

ENG 233H - Literary Genres

PHI 153 - Introduction to Philosophy

PHI 223 - Introduction to Ethics

HIS 151 - Western Civilization I: Prehistoric to Reformation

HIS 152 - Western Civilization II: Reformation to 20th Century


U. S. History                               6 hours

HIS 133 - U.S. History survey I: 1000 - 1877

HIS 134 - U.S. History survey II: 1877 - Present


Political Science                        6 hours

PSC 141 - American Government: Theory and Politics  

PSC 142 - American Government.: Structure and Functions  


Social/Behavioral Science      3 hours

ANT 231 - Cultural Anthropology

ECO 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 232 - Principles of Microeconomics

EPS 380 - Educational Psychology

GEO 131 - The Non-American World

GEO 230 - Cultural Geography

PSY 133 - General Psychology

PSY 153 - Human Sexuality

SOC 137 - Introduction to Sociology

SOC 139 - Minority Relations

 
NOTES:
  A)  All classes are 3 hours unless otherwise noted
.
  B)  BCM 247 and all English courses level 200 and up have the pre-requisite of ENG 132.
  C)  Math courses level 133 and up are subject to placement guidelines set by the math department.
  D)  Available to Elementary Education majors only.
  E)  Biology courses for science majors have the pre-requisite of being TSI complete in all areas.
  F)  Chemistry courses have the pre-requisistes of being TSI complete in all areas and eligible for MTH 138 or higher.


 
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