Recommended Course Sequencing

  • Recommended course sequencing for students entering with fewer than 28 earned credits:


    First Year:  


    • CORE 103 - Community Enrichment Series
    • CORE 104 - Community Enrichment Series
    • CORE 113 – First-year Seminar
    • RLST 105 - Franciscan Goals for Today
    • ENGL 103 - Writing for a Discipline
    • Disciplinary course linked to ENGL 103 (listed in each semester’s schedule of classes)
    • At least TWO of the following requirements from the Inner Core
      • History requirement
      • Math requirement
      • Science requirement

     Sophomore Year:


    • CORE 211 - Personal Wellness
    • CORE 212 - Community and Global Wellness
    • ENGL 104 – Introduction to Literature
    • PHIL 205 - Discovering Philosophy: Reason and Responsibility

    Third course from the History/Math/Science requirements in the Inner Core, above

    One course required for a General Education Thematic Minor or the Open Program

    Junior Year:


    • EXAM 301 - Writing Competency Exam

    At least two courses required for a General Education Thematic Minor or the Open Program

    Senior Year:


    • At least two courses required for a General Education Thematic Minor or the Open Program, including CORE 407 –Senior Keystone Seminar

    Any Year:


    • Fine arts elective(s)
    • Language at the 102-level or above

    One course in each of two social-sciences disciplines, as required in the Inner Core, above