General Studies Core

Learners pursuing any of University College’s bachelor’s degrees are encouraged to complete the General Studies Core before starting their major requirements. Learners are required to complete 45 units prior to enrolling in program major requirements. Included in the required 45 units, the following courses are to be satisfied: ENG 105, one course of the General Studies Core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirements, and all program requisites. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade where the option exists.

Prior coursework from regionally accredited colleges/universities may be transferred to meet the General Studies Core requirements.

English Communication6 units
ENG 105
Composition: Argument and Analysis
3
COMM 105
Public Communication
3
Arts and Humanities6 units
ART 110
Introduction to Art
3
Choose one:
ENG 115
Introduction to Literature
3
PHIL 105
Introduction to Critical Thinking
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences6 units
Choose one:
APSY 105
Introduction to Psychology*
3
ECO 203
Principles of Microeconomics**
3
Choose one:
HIS 201
U.S. History
3
HIS 202
World Civilizations
3

*Required for B.A. in Applied Psychology
**Required for B.A. in Management

Physical and Biological Sciences4 units
Choose one:
BIO 235
Human Anatomy
4
BIO 245
Human Physiology
4
CHEM 115
Chemistry for the Health Sciences
4
PHYS 150
Introduction to Astronomy
4
Bible6 units
APBL 100
Old Testament Survey
3
- or -
BIBL 100
Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy
3
APBL 105
New Testament Survey
3
- or -
BIBL 230
Introduction to Biblical Literature: Luke/Acts
3
Total28 units
Note: This information is current for the 2014 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.