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ENGLISH COMPOSITION
A minimum grade of "C" is required for both courses. A minimum grade of "C" is required in CENG 105 before enrolling in CENG 106.

  • CENG 105 College Composition I
  • CENG 106 College Composition II

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT SEMINAR

Students who transfer in with a minimum of 28 credit hours are not required to take this course. Transfer students who are required to take only one semester of Seminar should take CGED 100.

  • CGED-100 First-Year Seminar I
  • CGED 101 First-Year Seminar II


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/CULTURE

Two courses in the same foreign language at the intermediate (200) level are required.


HISTORY

Refer to your major department for required sequence. Students may take the CHIS 201 and CHIS 202 sequence or CHIS 211 and CHIS 212 sequence or one of the following combinations.

Political Science, History and Middle Grades Education majors should adhere to the curriculum guide of the department.

  • CHIS 201 The United States, Africa and the World I or
  • CHIS 211 History of the United States before 1865
  • CHIS 202 The United States, Africa and the World II or
  • CHIS 212 History of the United States since 1865


HUMANITIES

One of the following courses is to be taken.

  • CART 150 Art Appreciation
  • CHUM 228 Early Period: 1500 - 1914 / Interdisciplinary Humanities I
  • CHUM 230 Modern Period: World War I - Present / Interdisciplinary Humanities II
  • CMUS 119 World Music
  • CMUS 120 Music Appreciation
  • CSTA 252 Theatre Appreciation


COMPUTER LITERACY

  • CCIS 100 Information Technology and Computer Applications


LITERATURE

One of the following courses is required. A minimum grade of "C" is required in CENG 105 and CENG 106 before enrolling in World Literature. Students may take either course, each explores literature from different time periods.

  • CENG 201 World Literature I - explores literature from the beginnings to the Renaissance
  • CENG 202 World Literature II - explores literature from the Renaissance to the present


MATHEMATICS

Refer to your major department for required sequence.

  • CMAT 103 Algebra I
  • CMAT 104 Algebra II
  • CMAT 105 Pre-Calculus I
  • CMAT 106 Pre-Calculus II
  • CMAT 111 Calculus I
  • CMAT 112 Calculus II
  • CMAT209 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I (Business Majors)
  • CMAT 210 Calculus and Analytical Geometry II (Business Majors)


PHILOSOPHY/RELIGION

One of the following courses is required.

  • CPHI 105 Critical Thinking
  • CPHI 221 Introduction to Philosophy
  • CPHI 231 Ethics and Human Values
  • CREL 101 The Biblical Heritage
  • CREL 103 African-American Religious Experiences I
  • CREL 104 African-American Religious Experiences II
  • CREL 211 Introduction to Religious Studies
  • CREL 250 Comparative Religion
  • CREL 251 Religious Ethics


PHYSICAL EDUCATION

One of the following courses is required.

  • CPED 1__ Any CPED 101 course
  • MSC 110 Orientation: The Military Role in Perspective
  • NS 110 Naval Science Drill
  • NS 111 Naval Science Drill


PSYCHOLOGY

Refer to your major department for required courses.

  • CPSY 211 General Psychology
  • CPSY 218 Human Growth and Development
  • CEDU 301 Educational Psychology (Education majors take this course.)


SCIENCE

Refer to your major department for required sequence.

  • CBIO 101 Biological Science
  • CPHY 102 Physical Science or PHY 104 Earth Science
  • CBIO 111 General Biology I
  • CBIO 112 General Biology II
  • CCHE 111 General Chemistry I
  • CCHE 112 General Chemistry II
  • CPHY 111 General Physics
  • CPHY 112 Modern Physics


SOCIAL SCIENCE

One of the following courses is required.

  • CSOC 105 Culture and Society
  • CPSC 106 Politics and Global Issues
  • CECO 107 Introduction to Economics
  • (Students who are required to take ECO 250, 251 or 252 should not take CECO 107 to satisfy the Social Science requirement; i.e. Business Administration, Economics, Mass Media Arts and Social Work majors.)


SPEECH

  • CSTA 101 Fundamentals of Speech