University Requirements, General Education, Math & Science

English Sequence

  • ENGL 101, First-year Composition OR ENGL 109H First-year Composition (3 credits)
  • ENGL 102, First-year Composition OR ENGL 109H First-year composition (3 credits)

Additional Math and Second Language Requirements

  • Choose one from either being Calculus II (Math 129) or Biostatistics (MATH 263, BIOS 376, OR ECOL 379) (3 credits)​

  • Second Language: Complete one of the following: Second-language courses through second-semester level OR pass a Language Proficiency Exam at second-semester level (0-8 credits)

 

General Education Requirements: 

For students who were admitted during and after the Spring 2022 semester: UNIV 101, Exploring Perspectives, Building Connections, and UNIV 301

  • UNIV 101: Introduction to the General Education Experience (1 Credit)

  • Exploring Perspectives: Artist (3 Credits)

  • Exploring Perspectives: Humanist (3 Credits)

  • Exploring Perspectives: Natural Scientist (fulfilled through the completion of General Chemistry I) (3 Credits) 

  • Exploring Perspectives: Social Scientist (3 Credits)

  • Building Connections (9 Credits)

  • UNIV 301: General Education Portfolio (1 Credit)

For students who were admitted prior to the Spring 2022 semester: Tier I and Tier II General Education Courses

(One course from below also should be designated as a Diversity Emphasis course)

  • Tier I Individuals & Societies (150 A/B/C) (3 credits)

  • Tier I Individuals & Societies (150 A/B/C) (3 credits)

  • Tier I Individuals & Societies (160 A/B/C/D) (3 credits)

  • Tier I Individuals & Societies (160 A/B/C/D) (3 credits)

  • Tier II Individuals & Societies (3 credits)

  • Tier II Arts (3 credits)

  • Tier II Humanities (3 credits)

Additional Sciences:

  • CHEM 241A & 243A, Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab (4 credits)

  • CHEM 241B & & 243B, Organic Chemistry II Lecture and Lab (4 credits)

  • MCB 181 R & L, Intro Biology I Lecture and Lab (4 credits)

  • ECOL 182 R & L, Intro Biology II Lecture and Lab (4 credits)

  • PHYS 102 & 181 Physics I Lecture and Lab (4 credits)

  • PHYS 103 & 182 Physics II Lecture and Lab (4 credits)

  • BIOC 384 Foundations in Biochemistry OR BIOC 385 Metabolic Biochemistry (4 credits)

All these courses fulfill a prerequisite for many health professional schools.

Students can strategize with their Academic Advisor to choose general education courses that align with their goals and interests.