CORE Worksheet

Fundamental Studies

Three courses required

course

semester

Academic Writing (attempted by 30 credits, completed by 60) See Exemptions

 

Mathematics (attempted by 30 credits, completed by 60) See Exemptions

 

 

Professional Writing (taken after 60 credits) See Exemptions

ENGL 39_

All engineering majors must take ENGL 393.

 

Distributive Studies

Nine Courses in three categories (3 courses each)

Humanities and the Arts

course
semester

Literature (HL)

 
 

The History or Theory of the Arts (HA)

 
 

other Humanities and Arts (HL, HA, HO) or Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues (IE) - if option is not used elsewhere*

 
 

Sciences and Mathematics**

course
semester

Lab Science code (PL,LL)

 
 

Science code (PS,PL,LS or LL)

 
 
Science or Mathematics and Formal Reasoning code (PS,PL,LS,LL or MS) or Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues (IE) - if option is not used elsewhere*
 
 

** Refer to the section on the Sciences and Mathematics requirements for details of the Mathematics and the Sciences requirements.

Social Sciences and History

course
semester
Social or Political History (SH)    
Behavioral and Social Sciences (SB)    
Behavioral and Social Sciences (SB) or Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues (IE) - if option is not used elsewhere*    

*TAKING AN IE COURSE IS OPTIONAL. ONLY ONE IE COURSE MAY BE COUNTED TOWARD CORE DISTRIBUTINVE STUDIES. IT MAY BE COUNTED IN ONLY ONE OF THREE WAYS. SEE DETAILS HERE.

Advanced Studies

Two courses, outside your major, at the 300- or 400-level after completing 60 credits. One course may be a CORE Capstone, or a senior or honors thesis course. The other must be outside your major.

Advanced Studies
course
semester
     
     

Human Cultural Diversity

This course may be completed at any time during your degree program. Diversity courses can be double counted if they also meet another CORE requirement.
 

Human Cultural Diversity

course

semester

 
 
 

No courses used to fulfill CORE requirements may be taken on a Pass/Fail basis. A minimum grade of "D" is required for all CORE courses. (Courses which are used to satisfy college, major, or supporting area requirements may have higher grade requirements. See an academic advisor in your college or major.)

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