Based on placement results, some students may be required to complete additional course work in English and/or mathematics before enrolling in the core courses in those disciplines.
  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C-” in ENGL 103 and should complete this introductory writing course in their first year of enrollment.
    • Students who have scored a 3 on either the AP Language and Composition or the AP Language and Literature exams are automatically placed in 103H.
    • Students who have scored a 4 or a 5 on the AP Language and Composition exam are given credit for ENGL 103 and placed in ENGL 203H.
    • Students who have scored a 4 or a 5 on the AP Language and Literature exam earn three (3) hours of English elective credit and are placed in ENGL 103H.
  • All students enrolled in ENGL 103 must pass an Exit Exam at the end of the term. Students not meeting minimum requirements on this exit exam are required to enroll in ENGL 214 prior to reaching 60 hours. It is not necessary to pass the exit exam in order to pass ENGL 103. ENGL 214 counts as a University elective, and can be taken simultaneously with ENGL 203.
  • Students need to complete both ENGL 103 and ENGL 203 before enrolling in any HUM course.
  • ENGL 103 is a prerequisite for all English courses numbered above 199.
  • Students should complete their computing science and mathematics requirements by the end of their sophomore year.


Code & Course Credits


ECON 201 Macroeconomics



ENGL 103 Introductory Writing
ENGL 203 World Literature


Fine Arts

Choose three (3) credits in Fine Arts
course work:
ARH, ART, DANC, FVA, MUS or THEA courses


Global Studies 

Bachelor of Arts Degree:
Foreign language through the 202 levels


Bachelor of Science and other degrees: Choose one (1) three-hour International Studies (IS) course    



Choose one (1) three-hour Humanities
(HUM) course



HIST 150 Modern World History


Lab Science

Choose one (1) four-hour 100-level
laboratory science course




Choose one (1) course from the
MATH 110, MATH 112
or MATH 140 



PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy


Social Science

Choose one (1) course from the
GEOG 200, POL 205,
POL 208, PSYC 201 or SOC 203 



CS 150 Personal Productivity Using



Total Credits

  • Bachelor of Science and other non-Bachelor of Arts degrees: 37-38 credits.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree (Total credits for a BA are affected by foreign language placement).​