2016-2017 Catalog

General Education Core Requirements

A State Core consists of 15 credit hours of courses from the following disciplines: Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences which address the Institutional Learning Outcomes. All degree recipients of CF must successfully complete the state core with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

Communications

Studies that improve student abilities to exchange information through written or spoken communication.

ENC 1101Freshman Composition Skills I**

3

Humanities

Interdisciplinary study of the world’s cultural expressions.

ARH 1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000Introduction to the Theatre

3

Social Sciences

Interdisciplinary study of society and the relationships among people within a society and between societies.

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

POS 2041American National Government

3

PSY 2012General Psychology

3

PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000Introductory Sociology

3

Natural Sciences

The systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.

AST 1002Descriptive Astronomy

3

BSC 1005Introduction to Biology

3

BSC 2010Integrated Principles of Biology I

3

BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CHM 1020Chemistry for Liberal Studies

4

CHM 2045General Chemistry I

3

ESC 1000Earth Science

3

EVR 1001Introduction to Environmental Science

3

EVR 1001HIntroduction to Environmental Science Honors

3

PHY 1020Elementary Physics for the Nonscience Majors

3

PHY 1053CGeneral Physics I with Lab

4

PHY 2048CGeneral Physics with Calculus I with Lab

5

Mathematics

Studies that teach students to represent, interpret and analyze quantitative information symbolically, numerically, verbally and graphically.

MAC 1105College Algebra**

3

MAC 2311Calculus I with Analytic Geometry**

5

MGF 1106Liberal Arts Mathematics**

3

MGF 1107Mathematical Explorations**

3

STA 2023Elementary Statistics**

3

STA 2023HHonors Elementary Statistics**

3

Note: Any student who successfully completes a mathematics course for which one of the general education core course options in mathematics is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the mathematics core.

An Institutional Core of 21 credit hours of courses from the following disciplines: Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences which address the Institutional Learning Outcomes. All Associate of Arts degree recipients must complete the Institutional Core with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Gordon Rule coursework requires a passing grade of C or better.