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Foundational Competencies (9-12 credits)

  • Written Expression: one or two courses, depending on placement, EN 125 or EN 120/121 (3-6 cr.)
  • Oral Expression: one course, COMM 125 (3 cr.)
  • Quantitative Analysis: one course (3 cr.)

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Language (0-9 credits, depending on placement)

  • Students must complete the 201 level or equivalent in the language they continue from high school; those who place above this level (201) are exempt from the requirement.
  • Students must complete a two-course sequence (101-102) if they begin a new language at JCU.

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Distribution Courses (9 Credits)

  • Humanities Experience [HUM]: one course (3 cr.)
  • Social Science Experience [SOC]: one course (3 cr.)
  • Natural Science Experience [SCI]: one course (3 cr.)

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Integrated Courses (9 credits)

  • Linked Courses: two courses, any two disciplines (6 cr.)
  • Engaging the Global Community [EGC]: one course (3 cr.)

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Jesuit Heritage (16 credits)

  • Philosophy: two courses (one from each of the following categories)
    • Knowledge & Reality [PLKR] (3 cr.) AND
    • Values & Society [PLVS] (3 cr.)
  • Theology & Religious Studies: two courses
    • One lower division Core course, TRS 1xx or TRS 2xx (3 cr.) AND
    • One TRS 3xx Core course (3 cr.)
  • Issues in Social Justice [ISJ]: one course (3 cr.)
  • Creative and Performing Arts [CAPA]: one course (1 or more cr.)

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Core Requirements in the Major

  • Additional writing course [AW]
  • Additional presentation component [OP]
  • Capstone experience

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