General Education Requirements for CE Students

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  • CE students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours of General Education Elective* courses. Three credit hours of General Education Electives is covered with the combination of 1 cr. from CE 29202 (2 cr.) + CE 39201 (2 cr.)
  • CE students must complete CE 29202 and 39201 and receive a grade of C- or better. It is recommended that CE students take CE 39201 in their Junior year.

The 15 credit hours of additional General Education courses must be chosen subject to the requirements listed below. COM 114 cannot be used to fulfill any of these requirements:

  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be taken in subjects designated as Social Sciences; one course must be taken from the Foundational Behavior/Social Science approved list.
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be taken in subjects designated as Humanities; one course must be taken from the Foundational Humanities approved list.
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be taken from courses at the 30000-level or above OR having a prerequisite (Non-Introductory) in the same subject.**
  • If a student desires to take classes in a foreign language subject, credit is not allowed for language courses in the student's native tongue(s), but literature, culture, drama, and related courses are allowed.
  • All courses must be taken for a grade. However, credit by examination or granted credit, conditioned solely at the discretion of the awarding department, can be used to satisfy any part of these requirements.
  • No course may be used more than once even if the offering department allows it to be repeated for credit.

Other Recommendations

  • No more than 6 credits of General Education courses should be taken in any one semester.
  • It is highly recommended that ECON 251 be taken.

All courses are subject to approval when filing the Plan of Study.

Preapproved courses are listed on the Plan of Study Web Tool. This list is reviewed periodically. To ensure a course will count toward requirements, submit a Plan of Study for review to the CE Main Office with all necessary signatures.

Courses used to satisfy the General Education requirements must be drawn from the following list of subjects.

Most courses offered in these subjects are allowable, provided that a course is open to CE students and a course is not primarily focused on professional training, natural science or mathematics.

Social Sciences

AGEC, ANTH, ASL, HDFS, COM, ECON, POL, PSY, SLHS, SOC

Humanities

AAS, AD, AMST, ARAB, ASAM, CHNS, CLCS, CMPL, DANC, ENGL, FLL/LC, FR, GER, GREK, HEBR, HIST, IDIS, ITAL, JWST, JPNS, LALS, LATN, LING, MARS, MUS, PHIL, PTGS, REL, RUSS, SPAN, THTR, WGSS

* COM 11400 Speech and ENGL 10600 English Composition are required and separate from the General Education Electives.

** EXAMPLE: SPAN 10200 is a humanities elective that is non-introductory (has a prerequisite of SPAN 10100) and also meets the foundational humanities approved list.

Revised 6/15