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The Core Curriculum for Areas A - E

Core Area A (Essential Skills)
Core Area B (Institutional Options)
Core Area C (Humanities/Fine Arts)
Core Area D (Science, Mathematics, and Technology)
Core Area E (Social Sciences)
Core Area G (Courses required above 60 hours)


Core Area A (Essential Skills - 9 hours)

Course Prefix Number Hours
Composition I ENGL 1101 3
Composition II ENGL 1102 3
Introduction to Mathematical Modeling MATH 1101 3
College Algebra MATH 1111 3
Trigonometry MATH 1112 3
Precalculus MATH 1113 3
Calculus I with Analytical Geometry* MATH 1151 4

*The extra hour must be taken from Area F

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Core Area B (Institutional Options - 4 hours)

Course Prefix Number Hours
Choose courses to equal 4 hours from the following:
Computer Concepts/Software Application CISM 1100 2
Communication and Global Issues COMM 1000 2
Human Communication COMM 1100 3
Public Speaking COMM 1110 3
Critical Thinking CRIT 1101 2
Issues in Ethics ETHI 1101 2
Financial Planning & Investment Management FINC 1100 2
Foreign Language     3
Global Issues GLOB 1105 2
Leadership Development LEAD 1101 2
Introduction to Mythology MYTH 1000 1
Personal Development PERS 1101 2
Science, Technology and Society SCIE 1100K 2

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Core Area C (Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 hours)

Course Prefix Number Hours
Literature Course
Choose one of the following:
World Literature I ENGL 2111 3
World Literature II ENGL 2112 3
British Literature I ENGL 2121 3
British Literature II ENGL 2122 3
American Literature I ENGL 2131 3
American Literature II ENGL 2132 3
Fine Arts, Music, Foreign Language, Philosophy, Speech and Drama
Choose one of the following:
The Understanding of Art ART 1100 3
Human Communication COMM 1100 3
Public Speaking COMM 1110 3
Humanities Through the Arts FIAR 2250 3
Elementary French I or II FREN 1001 3
  or 1002 3
Intermediate French I or II FREN 2001 3
  or 2002 3
Elementary German I or II GERM 1001 3
  or 1002 3
Intermediate German I or II GERM 2001 3
  or 2002 3
Elementary Japanese I or II JAPN 1001 3
  or 1002 3
Intermediate Japanese I or II JAPN 2001 3
  or 2002 3
Appreciation of Music MUSC 1100 3
Introduction to Philosophy PHIL 2205 3
Elementary Spanish I or II SPAN 1001 3
  or 1002 3
Intermediate Spanish I or II SPAN 2001 3
  or 2002 3
Theatre Appreciation THEA 1100 3

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Core Area D (Science, Mathematics and Technology -- 11 hours)

Course Prefix Number Hours
Science
Choose two lab science courses to equal 8 hours from the following:
(Science majors must complete an 8 hour sequence)
Introduction to Environmental Biology* BIOL 1110K 4
Principles of Biology I BIOL 1107K 4
Principles of  Biology II BIOL 1108K 4
Introductory Chemistry* CHEM 1100K 4
Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 1211K 4
Principles of Chemistry II CHEM 1212K 4
Principles of Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2240K 4
Principles of Organic Chemistry II CHEM 2241K 4
Introductory Physical Science I* PHSC 1011K 4
Introductory Physical Science II* PHSC 1012K 4
Introductory Physics I PHYS 1111K 4
Introductory Physics II PHYS 1112K 4
Principles of Physics I PHYS 2211K 4
Principles of Physics II PHYS 2212K 4
Mathematics and Technology
Choose one of the following:
Computer Programming in BASIC CSCI 1150 3
Computer Science I CSCI 1300 3
Trigonometry MATH 1112 3
Introduction to Statistics MATH 2205 3
Survey of Calculus* MATH 1145 4
Calculus I with Analytical Geometry* MATH 1151 4
Calculus II* MATH 2252 4
Calculus III* MATH 2253 4

*The extra hour must come from Area F

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Core Area E (Social Science -- 12 hours)

Course Prefix Number Hours
Survey of World History I or II HIST 1111 3
  or 1112 3
U.S. History Through 1877 or After 1877 HIST 2111 3
  or 2112 3
American Government in World Perspective POLS 1101 3

Choose one of the following:
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ANTH 1103 3
Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 2105 3
Introduction to Human Geography GEOG 1101 3
Survey of World History I or II HIST 1111 3
  or 1112 3
U.S. History Through 1877 or After 1877 HIST 2111 3
  or 2112 3
American State and Local Government POLS 2201 3
Introduction to Global Issues POLS 2401 3
General Psychology PSYC 1101 3
Human Growth and Development PSYC 2215 3
Introduction to Abnormal Psychology PSYC 2225 3
Introduction to Public Administration PUAD 2601 3
Principles of Sociology SOCI 1101 3
Introduction to Social Problems SOCI 1160 3

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Core Area G (Courses required for the degree above the 60 hours)

Course Prefix Number Hours
Orientation
PASS (Personal & Academic Student Success II) COOR 0199 2
Physical Education (4 - 8 hours)
Choose four courses from the following:
Personal Conditioning PHED 1182 1
Principles and Practices of Well-Being HLTH 1150 2
Human Sexuality HLTH 1161 2
Drugs and Drug Abuse HLTH 1166 2
Community First Aid and Safety HLTH 1160 2
Stress Management HLTH 1164 2
Weight Management HLTH 1162 2
Mental Health HLTH 1165 2
Personal Health HLTH 1163 2
Folk and Square Dance PHED 1141 1
Badminton PHED 1125 1
Strength Training PHED 1105 1
Fitness I or II or III PHED 1161 2
  or 1162 2
  or 1163 2
Fitness Flex I or II or III PHED 1161 2
  or 1162 2
  or 1163 2
Walk, Jog, or Run for Fitness PHED 1106 1
Golf I or II PHED 1151 1
  or 1152 1
Aerobics I or II or III or IV PHED 1115 1
  or 1116 1
  or 1117 1
  or 1118 1
Basic Sailing PHED 1137 1
Scuba PHED 1133 1
Tennis I or II or III PHED 1126 1
  or 1127 1
  or 1128 1
Racquetball I or II PHED 1166 1
  or 1167 1
Bowling I or II PHED 1171 1
  or 1172 1
Deep Water Exercise PHED 1110 1
Soccer PHED 1124 1
Basketball PHED 1122 1
Swimming I or II PHED 1130 1
  or 1131 1
Fitness Swimming PHED 1139 1
Volleyball/Beach Volleyball I or II PHED 1156 1
  or 1157 1
  or 1158 1
Inline Skating PHED 1185 1
Cycling PHED 1181 1
Swing Dance PHED 1142 1