Total Credits 61 - 65
1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education list.
2 Mathematics by official Placement Test. Students may not take courses below placement level. Exceptions by permission of department chair.
3 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education list. For the Math, Science and Technological Competency General Education requirements, students must take a minimum of 12 credits. This must include at least one lab science course, one math course and satisfaction of the technological competency requirement by either passing the technological competency test (no credit) or taking a technological competency general education course. If a student passes the technological competency test, another course must be selected from Math, Science or Technological Competency General Education, so that the student has earned at least 12 credits in those categories.
4 A two-semester sequence is required. Placement by examination is required for students who wish to continue studying a language previously studied. Students may not take courses below their placement level. For more information, see Foreign Language Placement Testing & Degree Requirements .
5 FITN 142 Elements of Physical Fitness or FITN 204 Exercise Physiology & Body Mechanics (pre-req BIOL 120 Human Biology ) may be substituted.
6 English Electives
Choose one course each from three of the four categories A-D, for a total of 9 credits as follows:
Category A: Survey Courses (one) from among the following: ENGL 211 Masterpieces of Early World Literature , ENGL 212 World Literature Since the Renaissance , ENGL 221 American Literature: Colonial through the Civil War , ENGL 222 American Literature: Post Civil War to the Present , ENGL 235 English Literature: Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century , ENGL 236 English Literature: Romantic Period to the Present .
Category B: Genre-based Courses (one) from among the following:ENGL 213 Autobiography , ENGL 224 The Short Story , ENGL 226 Introduction to Poetry , ENGL 227 Science Fiction , ENGL 233 Shakespeare , ENGL 234 The Literature of Comedy , ENGL 262 Drama of the Western World .
Category C: Diversity-based or Interdisciplinary Courses (one) from among the following: ENGL 207 Global Patterns of Racism , ENGL 214 Race in American Literature and Popular Culture , ENGL 215 LGBT Literature , ENGL 223 Ethnic Writers in America , ENGL 231 African American Literature , ENGL 290 Women in Literature , ENGL 291 Masculinity in Literature .
Category D: Writing-Intensive Course: ENGL 248 Creative Writing .
7 Any General Education course that is listed as a Global & Cultural Awareness (GCA) course. If a course satisfies both the Global & Cultural Awareness Requirement and another General Education requirement in Social Science or Humanities, the student may select any course from the General Education list. However, Students planning to transfer to Rutgers University should choose a Global & Cultural Awareness General Education course, or an additional Social Sciences or Humanities General Education course with the GCA designation.
8 Any college-level course.
9 If the student has already completed 12 credits in the Math, Science and Technological Competency categories, the student does not need to take a course here.