General Education Curriculum

All candidates must meet the following General Education requirements which should be taken during the freshman and sophomore years but, for bachelor's degree candidates, no later than the junior year, with the exception of REL 4000.

Please note that some General Education requirements may vary for a significant number of majors. Students should consult the major program listings in the Catalog and an advisor for the program to ensure accurate registration for General Education courses.

Requirements: Bachelor's Level — 51-54 hours

Foundations Tier — 18-20 hours

ENG 1020English Composition I

3

ENG 1080English Composition II: Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

Mathematics (Choose one) — 3-4 hours

MAT 1040Concepts of Mathematics

3

MAT 1080Problem Solving: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach

3

MAT 1081Problem Solving: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach

4

MAT 1090Mathematics of History and Cultures

3

MAT 1250Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 1310Precalculus

3

MAT 1510Calculus I

4

Intercultural Literacy (Choose one) — 2-3 hours

COM 2020Principles of Intercultural Communication

2

COM 2060American Sign Language I

3

ENG 3150English Acquisition (FE-10)

3

FRE 1000French Language and Culture

3

GER 1000German Language and Culture

3

RUS 1200Russian Language and Culture

3

SPA 1000Spanish Language and Culture

3

HEB 2200Biblical Hebrew I

3

GRK 2200New Testament Greek I

3

ECO 3300International Economic Development

3

GGY 2050Fundamentals of World Geography

3

SOC 2100/SWK 2100Peoples and Cultures of the World

2

MUS 2440World Music and Culture

2

Human Sciences Tier — 6 hours

Institutional (Choose one) — 3 hours

ECO 2000Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ATH 3010Introduction to Anthropology

3

POL 2020American Political Institutions

3

SWK 1200Introduction to Social Work

3

SOC 2500The Family in Society

3

SOC 3200Social Problems

3

SOC 3300Urban Sociology

3

 

HIS 1400World Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval World

3

or

HIS 1450World Civilizations: Early Modern and Modern World

3

 

HIS 2010United States History Survey I

3

or

HIS 2020United States History Survey II

3

HIS 1400 or HIS 1450: whichever is not used to satisfy the World Civilization Context in the Contexts Tier

Behavioral (Choose one) — 3 hours

COM 2010Interpersonal Communication

3

PSY 2010General Psychology

3

SOC 2010General Sociology

3

Natural Sciences Tier — 6-7 hours

SCI 2600Issues in Science

3

Laboratory Science (Choose one) — 3-4 hours

SCI 1500Life Science

3

SCI 2000Introduction to Environmental Science

3

BIO 1505Foundations of Biology

4

BIO 1510General Biology I

4

SCI 1600Physical Science

3

SCI 2300Introduction to Astronomy

3

SCI 2510Earth and Space Science

3

CHE 1010Principles of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry

4

CHE 1040General Chemistry I

4

PHY 1010Basic College Physics I

4

PHY 1020Basic College Physics II

4

PHY 1040The Physics of Sound

3

PHY 2110General Physics I

4

Contexts Tier — 21 hours

ENG 2000World Literature

3

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

REL 3000Christian Tradition

3

REL 4000Christian Life and Ministry

3

World Civilization (Choose one) — 3 hours

HIS 1400World Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval World

3

HIS 1450World Civilizations: Early Modern and Modern World

3

World Aesthetics (Choose one) — 3 hours

MUS 1500Fine Arts

3

MUS 1550Music Appreciation

3

ART 2150Art Appreciation I

3

ART 2160Art Appreciation II

3

Philosophy (Choose one) — 3 hours

PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHL 3070Ethics

3

Requirements: Associate Level — 20-22 hours

Note: The same course may not be used to satisfy more than one General Education requirement.

Foundations Tier — 3 hours

English/Communications (Choose one)

ENG 1020English Composition I

3

ENG 1080English Composition II: Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

Contexts Tier — 9 hours

Religion — 6 hours

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

REL 3000Christian Tradition

3

World Civilization/World Aesthetics/Philosophy (Choose one) — 3 hours

HIS 1400World Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval World

3

HIS 1450World Civilizations: Early Modern and Modern World

3

MUS 1500Fine Arts

3

MUS 1550Music Appreciation

3

ART 2150Art Appreciation I

3

ART 2160Art Appreciation II

3

ENG 2000World Literature

3

PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHL 3070Ethics

3

REL 4000Christian Life and Ministry

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Tier (Choose one) — 3-4 hours

BIO 1510General Biology I

4

CHE 1010Principles of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry

4

CHE 1040General Chemistry I

4

MAT 1040Concepts of Mathematics

3

MAT 1080Problem Solving: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach

3

MAT 1081Problem Solving: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach

4

MAT 1090Mathematics of History and Cultures

3

MAT 1250Discrete Mathematics

3

MAT 1310Precalculus

3

MAT 1510Calculus I

4

PHY 1010Basic College Physics I

4

PHY 1020Basic College Physics II

4

PHY 1040The Physics of Sound

3

PHY 2110General Physics I

4

SCI 1500Life Science

3

SCI 1600Physical Science

3

SCI 2000Introduction to Environmental Science

3

SCI 2300Introduction to Astronomy

3

SCI 2510Earth and Space Science

3

SCI 2600Issues in Science

3

Human Sciences Tier — 5-6 hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences (Choose one) — 3 hours

ATH 3010Introduction to Anthropology

3

COM 2010Interpersonal Communication

3

ECO 2000Principles of Macroeconomics

3

HIS 1400World Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval World

3

HIS 1450World Civilizations: Early Modern and Modern World

3

HIS 2010United States History Survey I

3

HIS 2020United States History Survey II

3

POL 2020American Political Institutions

3

PSY 2010General Psychology

3

SOC 2010General Sociology

3

SOC 2500The Family in Society

3

SOC 3200Social Problems

3

SOC 3300Urban Sociology

3

SWK 1200Introduction to Social Work

3

Institutional (Choose one) — 2-3 hours

ATH 3010Introduction to Anthropology

3

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

ECO 2000Principles of Macroeconomics

3

HIS 1400World Civilizations: Ancient and Medieval World

3

HIS 1450World Civilizations: Early Modern and Modern World

3

HIS 2010United States History Survey I

3

HIS 2020United States History Survey II

3

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

POL 2020American Political Institutions

3

SCI 2000Introduction to Environmental Science

3

SCI 2600Issues in Science

3

SOC 2500The Family in Society

3

SOC 3200Social Problems

3

SOC 3300Urban Sociology

3

SWK 1200Introduction to Social Work

3