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Southwestern College - General Education Requirements Checklist


A student must complete the following general education requirements to be eligible for graduation.
Basic Skills                                           Semester/Year Completed Grade
ENG 110 College Writing I (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
ENG 120 College Writing II (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
COMM 102 Elements of Oral Communication (3 credit hours) _______________________________
PESS 205 Critical Issues in Health (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
PREP 100 First Year Seminar (1 credit hour)   _______________________________
MATH 110 College Algebra (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
  or
MATH 215 Intro to Probability and Statistics (3 credit hours) _______________________________
  or
Higher level math course (3 credit hours)   _______________________________

Disciplinary Perspectives
Courses satisfying Disciplinary Perspective requirements cannot be counted toward a student’s major course of study, but may be used to satisfy the requirements of a minor, or cognate requirements for a major course of study.
Natural Science, three or more hours:            Semester/Year Completed Grade
NSCI 170 Elements of Descriptive Astronomy   _______________________________
NSCI 180 Science, Society, and the Environment  _______________________________
NSCI 190 Science and Pseudoscience   _______________________________
NSCI 201 Environmental Issues    _______________________________
NSCI 207 From Alchemy to Chemistry   _______________________________
NSCI 230 Drugs:  Research and Reward   _______________________________
NSCI 280 History of Science    _______________________________

Social Science, three or more hours:          Semester/Year Completed Grade
ANTH 101 Intro to Physical Anthropology  _______________________________
HIST 121 World History to 1500    _______________________________
HIST 122 World History since 1500   _______________________________
HIST 131 American History to 1865   _______________________________
HIST 132 American History Since 1865   _______________________________
POLS 101 Intro to Political Science   _______________________________
POLS 222 International Relations   _______________________________
POLS 241 Comparative Politics    _______________________________
PSYC 112 General Psychology    _______________________________
SOCS 101 Introduction to Leadership   _______________________________
SOCS 230 Applied Social Sciences   _______________________________

The Humanities, three or more hours:           Semester/Year Completed Grade
COMM 208 Critical Thinking & Argumentation  _______________________________
COMM 246 History of Television   _______________________________
COMM 248 History of Cinema    _______________________________
COMM 262 Science Fiction Television   _______________________________
ENG 202 Literature and Humanity   _______________________________
ENG 203 Literature and the Environment  _______________________________
ENG 204 Literature and the Arts    _______________________________
PHIL 101 Intro to Philosophy    _______________________________
PHIL 219 History of Philosophy I    _______________________________
PHIL 220 History of Philosophy II   _______________________________
PHIL 227 Logic      _______________________________
REL 201 Intro to the Bible    _______________________________
REL 225 Comparative Religions    _______________________________

The Arts, three or more hours:     Semester/Year Completed Grade
COMM 202 Oral Storytelling    _______________________________
COMM 211 Intro to the Cinema    _______________________________
COMM 220/ENG 220 Interactive Storytelling  _______________________________
LAS 150 Creativity in the Arts    _______________________________
LAS 231 Theatre Across the Disciplines   _______________________________
MUS 111 Foundations in Music    _______________________________
THTR 111 The Theatre Experience   _______________________________

Other Cultures, three or more hours:    Semester/Year Completed Grade
ANTH 219 Cultural Anthropology   _______________________________
COMM 348 International Cinema:  Western Culture _______________________________
COMM 349 International Cinema:  Asian Culture  _______________________________
HIST 222/ANTH 222 North American Indian Cultures _______________________________
HIST 242 Belarusian History and Culture   _______________________________
HIST 342 Russian History    _______________________________
HIST 343 Russian Cultural History   _______________________________
LANG 121 French Language and Culture   _______________________________
LANG 131 Spanish Language and Culture  _______________________________
LANG 141 Italian Language and Culture   _______________________________
LANG 151 Chinese Language and Culture  _______________________________
LANG 161 Arabic Language and Culture   _______________________________

Capstone Requirement                                 Semester/Year Completed Grade
Career preparation, under advisor’s supervision, three hours:
PREP 499 Career Preparation and Planning  _______________________________

 

 

 

 

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