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Core Courses

(1) Laboratory Sciences (8 credits required in sequence from one discipline; Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Physics or Psychology*)

Credits
AST 9 Introductory Astronomy I (with AST 9A) 4
AST 10 Introductory Astronomy II (with AST 10A) 4
BIO 1 Foundations of Biology I 4
BIO 2 Foundations of Biology II 4
BIO 7 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 8 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 103 General Biology I 4
BIO 104 General Biology II 4
CHM 1 Foundations of Chemistry I 4
CHM 2 Foundations of Chemistry II 4
ERS 1 Earth Science I 4
ERS 2 Earth Science II 4
GLY 1 The Dynamic Earth 4
GLY 2 History of the Earth 4
PHY 9 Introductory Astronomy I 4
PHY 10 Introductory Astronomy II 4
PHY 11 College Physics I 4
PHY 12 College Physics II 4
PSY 3 Principles of Psychology I 4
PSY 4 Principles of Psychology II 4

Students with appropriate backgrounds may obtain permission to substitute more advanced Chemistry or Physics courses to satisfy the laboratory science requirement. Students in all B.F.A. and B.M. programs are required to complete 4 rather than 8 credits in laboratory science.

*Students may not take both PSY 1, 2 (see section 6 below) and PSY 3, 4 (see above) to satisfy core requirements.


(2) History and Philosophy
(9 credits required; at least 3 credits from each discipline)

Credits
History
HIS 1 Western Civilization to the 18th Century 3
HIS 2 Western Civilization since 1789 3
HIS 3 American Civilization 1607-1877 3
HIS 4 American Civilization since 1877 3
HIS 7 Roots of the Modern World 3
Philosophy
PHI 8 Beginning Philosophy 3
PHI 13 Human Values 3
PHI 25 History of Ancient Philosophy 3
PHI 26 History of Modern Philosophy 3

Students seeking a B.S. in Accountancy or Business Administration or a B.F.A. or a B.M. are required to complete 6 credits in History or 6 credits in Philosophy.


(3) Literature or Foreign Language
(6 credits required; 6 credits of literature in English or literature in a foreign language; or 6 credits in sequence in one foreign language)

Credits
Literature in English or in a Foreign Language
ENG 7 Literature of the Western World: Classical, Medieval, Renaissance 3
ENG 8 Literature of the Western World: Enlightenment to Modern 3
WLT 46/RUS 46 Russian Literature from 1800-1917 3
WLT 47/RUS 47 Russian Literature from 1917-Present 3
WLT 55/FRE 55 French Literature of the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries 3
WLT 56/FRE 56 French Literature of the 20th Century 3
WLT 72/SPA 72 Spanish Literature from the Middle Ages to the 19th Century 3
WLT 73/SPA 73 Hispanic Literature of the 20th Century 3
Foreign Language
FRE 1 Elementary French I 3
FRE 2 Elementary French II 3
FRE 3 Intermediate French I 3
FRE 4 Intermediate French II 3
FRE 11 Introduction to French Literature I 3
FRE 12 Introduction to French Literature II 3
GER 1 Elementary German I 3
GER 2 Elementary German II 3
GER 3 Intermediate German I 3
GER 4 Intermediate German II 3
GER 11 Introduction to German Literature 3
GER 12 Survey of German Literature 3
HEB 1 Elementary Modern Hebrew I 3
HEB 2 Elementary Modern Hebrew II 3
HEB 3 Intermediate Modern Hebrew I 3
HEB 4 Intermediate Modern Hebrew II 3
ITL 1 Elementary Italian I 3
ITL 2 Elementary Italian II 3
ITL 3 Intermediate Italian I 3
ITL 4 Intermediate Italian II 3
ITL 11 Selected Readings in Early Italian Literature 3
ITL 12 Selected Readings in Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature 3
JPN 1 Elementary Japanese I 3
JPN 2 Elementary Japanese II 3
JPN 3 Intermediate Japanese I 3
JPN 4 Intermediate Japanese II 3
RUS 1 Basic Russian I 3
RUS 2 Basic Russian II 3
RUS 3 Intermediate Russian I 3
RUS 4 Intermediate Russian II 3
SPA 1 Elementary Spanish I 3
SPA 2 Elementary Spanish II 3
SPA 3 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPA 4 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPA 11 Introduction to Peninsular Literature 3
SPA 12 Introduction to Spanish American Literature 3


(4) Arts
(3 credits required in each of two disciplines; Art, Cinema, Dance, Media Arts, Music or Theatre)

Credits
Art
ART 1 Introduction to Visual Arts 3
ART 5 Introduction to Basic Drawing 3
ART 17 Introduction to Basic Design (Two-Dimensional) 3
ART 18 Introduction to Basic Design (Three-Dimensional) 3
ART 101 Interpreting Art in the 21st Century 3
Cinema
CIN 11 History of World Cinema 3
Dance
DNC 1 Beginning Movement 1 3
DNC 108 History of Dance 3
Media Arts
CMA 9 Introduction to the Media Arts 3
Music
MUS 1 Introduction to Musical Concepts 3
MUS 2 Elementary Musicianship 3
Theatre
THE 1 The Art of Theatre – Introduction to Acting 3
THE 142 Modern Theatre History 3


(5) Economics or Political Science
(6 credits required in one discipline)

Credits
Economics
ECO 11 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
ECO 12 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
Political Science
POL 1 Introduction to Political Science I 3
POL 2 Introduction to Political Science II 3


(6) Anthropology, Geography, Sociology or Psychology*
(6 credits required in one discipline)

Credits
Anthropology
ANT 1 Development of the Human Species, Culture and Society 3
ANT 2 Human Society 3
Geography
GGR 1 Human Geography: Man, Environment and Technology 3
GGR 2 Human Geography: The Cultural and Demographic Environment 3
Sociology
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 2 Social Institutions 3
Psychology*
PSY 1 General Psychology I 3
PSY 2 General Psychology II 3

*Students may not take both PSY 1, 2 (see above) and PSY 3, 4 (see section 1 above) to satisfy core requirements.

(7) Mathematics (minimum of 3 credits required; depending on major, more than one of the following courses will be completed)

Credits
MTH 1 Introduction to College Mathematics 3
MTH 3 College Algebra and Trigonometry 4
MTH 5 Linear Mathematics for Business and Social Science 3
MTH 6 Calculus for Business and Social Science 3
MTH 7 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4
MTH 8 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 4
MTH 15 Mathematics for Elementary Education I 3
MTH 16 Mathematics for Elementary Education II 3