Mar 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Other Major Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.0. Grade of C or higher in all major courses.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 39 Credits

Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits

UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits

Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits

Select one from the following:

Information Literacy: 3 Credits

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits

Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Select one from the following:

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 4 Credits

MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

Select one from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits

At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Select from the following:

Program Requirements: 81 Credits

Major Electives: 12 Credits

Choose four courses from any 300 or 400 level HIST or HIPO designation.

Social Science Requirements: 12 Credits

Select four from the following:

  • ANTH 200-499*
  • ECON 200-499*
  • ENEC 210-499*
  • GEOG 200-499*
  • HIST 100-299*
  • INTL 200-499*
  • POLI 200-499*
  • SOCI 200-499*

Free Electives: 24 Credits

Eighteen hours of elective or minor courses. Six hours of free elective courses.

Total Credit Hours: 120

* May also satisfy a University College Core requirement. If so used, must be offset an equal number of credit hours in the program.

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