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Gen Ed for Students Matriculating Before 2009

I. Basic Literacy Requirements

  • RPW 110 (first year, second semester)
  • RPW 210 (second year, first semester)
  • Any mathematics course except M 118 taught by the A&S math department
  • Foreign Language OR Oral Communication and Computer Skills
    • Students must complete:
      • through the second level of a Foreign Language (110-111)
      • OR
      • CMM 115 and a CS course.

II. Breadth and Integration: Distribution Requirements

  • Humanities

    • Philosophy (PHI 110)
    • World History (HIS 100 or HIS 101)
    • Literature (ENG 140 or LIT in For. Lang.)
    • Additional Humanities
      • If Humanities Majors: either AUCW or AUCC and additional English Literature, History, Literature in a Foreign Language or Philosophy (except PHI 220)
      • If Other Major: AUCW and AUCC 
  • Arts

    • If Arts Major:
      • Two courses from Art History (ART), Music (HLM), Cinema (CIN), or Drama (DRA)
    • Other Majors except B.S.:
      • AUCA and additional course in Art History (ART), Music (HLM), Cinema (CIN), or Drama (DRA)
    • B.S. majors:
      • only AUCA course
  • Social Sciences

    • American Government (POL 100)
    • Social Science Majors:
      • Two courses from the Social Sciences (EC, POL, PSY, SOC)
    • Other Majors:
      • One AUCS course and an additional EC, POL, PSY or SOC
  • Natural Sciences:

    • If Science major:
      • Two 4-credit laboratory sciences courses
    • Other Majors:
      • One 4 credit AUCT course and one 4-credit laboratory science

III. Exploration and Breadth

Two writing-intensive courses at the 200, 300, or 400 level (indicated by W following the course code, e.g., CMM 250W)

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