Program Requirements

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    Requirements for Graduation: Ethical Citizenship for the 21st Century

    Inner Core

    *Students who entered the University in 2012 or 2013 must complete Core 121-124.

    • CORE 103 - Community Enrichment Series
    • CORE 104 - Community Enrichment Series
    • CORE 113 - First-year Seminar
    • CORE 211 - Personal Wellness*
    • CORE 212 - Community and Global Wellness*
    • EXAM 301 - Writing Competency Exam (Completing ENGL 199 with a grade of C or better can also satisfy this requirement.)
    • ENGL 103 - Writing for a Discipline
    • ENGL 104 - Introduction to Literature
    • RLST 105 - Franciscan Goals for Today
    • Any history course at the 100- or 200- level (HIST)
    • SCI 101 - Science for Active Citizenship , or any natural science course that has an associated lab, if the lab is also completed.
    • MATH 101 - General Mathematics or any Math course higher than Math 101
    • PHIL 205 - Discovering Philosophy Reasoning and Responsibility
    • Three credits of Fine Arts electives (FNAR, ART, MUS, THTR)
    • Any language course at the 102- level or above (ASL, FREN, GERM, ITAL, LANG, LATN, SPAN)

    Two 3-credit courses (6 credits) from the following. (Selections must be from two different disciplines: ECON, PSYC, PLSC, or SOC.)

    • ECON 101 - Principles of Economics I
    • PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology
    • PLSC 102 - American National Government or
    • PLSC 103 - World Politics
    • Or any sociology course at the 100- or 200- level as follows:
    • SOC 101 - General Sociology
    • SOC 102 - American Society and its Problems
    • SOC 103 - Sociology through Film
    • SOC 104 - Sin and Society
    • SOC 202 - Introduction to Women in Society
    • SOC 208 - Globalization and Development
    • SOC 210 - Sociology of Sport
    • SOC 295-299 - Special Topics

    Outer Core: General Education Thematic Minor or Open Program


    Fifteen credits (five 3-credit courses) in a General Education Thematic Minor OR the Open Program, distributed in five categories, as follows:

    • Category 1: Ethics
    • Category 2: Science and Quantitative Literacy
    • Category 3: Diversity and Communications
    • Category 4: Social Systems
    • Category 5: CORE 407 - Senior Keystone Seminar
    • Specific General Education Thematic Minors require specific courses in each of these categories; up-to-date lists of courses for each GETM are available from the General Education Office.


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    Total Ethical Citizenship credits: 51