Programs

This is the information on General Education Degree Courses for course table reference "Choose one non-repetitive course from Area I, II, III, or IV"

General Education Degree Courses

Course

Course Title

Pre-Requisites and Co-Requisites
Area I:
Language Arts/
Communication
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition P: ENGL 1101
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)

 

Course Course Title Pre-Requisites and Co-Requisites
Area II:
Social/
Behavioral Sciences
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics P: Reading, Writing, and Math scores (see below)
PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
POLS 1101 American Government P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
HIST 1111 World History I P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
HIST 2111 U.S. History I P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
HIST 2112 U.S. History II P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)

 

Course Course Title Pre-Requisites and Co-Requisites
Area III:
Natural Sciences/
Mathematics
BIOL 1111 Biology I P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
C: BIOL 1111L
BIOL 1111L Biology I Lab P: Reading and Writing scores (see below)
C: BIOL 1111
CHEM 1211 Chemistry I P: MATH 1111
C: CHEM 1211L
CHEM 1211L Chemistry I Lab P: MATH 1111
C: CHEM 1211
PHYS 1110 Conceptual Physics P: MATH 1111 and ENGL 1101
C: PHYS 1110L
PHYS 1110L Conceptual Physics Lab P: MATH 1111 and ENGL 1101
C: PHYS 1110
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling P: Math scores (see below)
MATH 1103 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning P: Math scores
(lower score required than for 1111 or 1101)
MATH 1111* College Algebra P: Math scores (see below)

 

Course Course Title Pre-Requisites and Co-Requisites
Area IV:
Humanities/ Fine Arts
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities P: ENGL 1101
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation P: ENGL 1101
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation P: ENGL 1101
ENGL 2130 American Literature P: ENGL 1101
THEA 1101 Theatre Appreciation P: ENGL 1101

P = Pre-Requisites: Courses that must be completed with an A, B, or C as the final grade and/or are requirements that must be fulfilled prior to the beginning of the course.

*Students may take MATH 1101 to substitute for MATH 1111 either as a transient student OR as a transfer from an accredited institution.

C = Co-Requisites: Courses that may be completed during the same term.

Students may not use one general education course to fulfill two requirements. For example, if a student’s program of study requires six general education courses, the student must take six different general education courses.

 

Compass Asset Score SAT Score ACT Score Course(s)
Writing Writing: 62 or higher -OR- Writing: 42 or higher -OR- Critical Reading: 450 or higher -OR- English: 16 or higher -OR- ENGL 0098**
with “C” or better
Reading Reading: 79 or higher -OR- Reading: 41 or higher -OR- Critical Reading: 450 or higher -OR- Reading: 17 or higher -OR- READ 0098**
with “C” or better
Mathematics Algebra: 37 or higher -OR- Algebra: 42 or higher -OR- Math: 440 or higher -OR- Math: 19 or higher -OR- MATH 0099**
with “C” or better

**Course must be completed with a C or better as the final grade. Please note that each of these courses may have pre-requisites based on a student’s test scores. See Learning Support page in this catalog for pre-requisites.

**Students taking exit learning support courses (ENGL 0098, MATH 0099, and READ 0098) will be required to take a departmentally developed comprehensive exit exam. Students must pass the content of the course with a 70 percent or better and pass the exit exam with a 60 percent or better to officially pass the learning support course and move on to a degree-level course. Students who do not meet these requirements will receive an F in the learning support course and will be required to re-take the course.