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College of Liberal Arts & Education Core Curriculum

This page contains an outline of the University of Detroit Mercy Core Curriculum requirements for students with majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Education.

Click here for a list of approved Core Curriculum courses.

Note that you can search the Schedule of Classes by the Core Curriculum attribute to find classes that satisfy particular Core Knowledge Areas and Integrating Themes.

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    B.S. Addiction Studies Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - STA 2250 Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - ADS 4950 Multicultural Competence in Treating Substance-Related-Disorders
    • IT4: Human Difference
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Communication Studies Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - CST 1120 Visual Communication

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - Optional Program Requirement - CST 3140 Intercultural Communication
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.S. Computer Information Systems - Cybersecurity Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.S. Criminal Justice Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 3420 Abnormal Psychology
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Economics Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - Optional Program Requirement - STA 2250 Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Elementary Education Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science
    • C2:  Social Science

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences
    • E2:  Literary Experiences
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology
    • IT2:  Critical Thinkiing - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - EDU 4000 Introduction to Education
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    B.A. English Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - depends on Concentration, required or optional:
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - depends on Concentration [Lit: ENL 3260 (opt); Prof Writ: ENL 2060; Sec Edu: ENL 3260; otherwise, any course with the IT1 attribute]
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - Prof Writ: ENL 2060 otherwise any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - depends on Concentration [Lit: ENL 2360 (opt); Sec Edu: ENL 2360 (opt); otherwise any course with the IT6 attribute]
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    B.A. Financial Economics Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - STA 2250 Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinkiing - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - Optional Program Requirement -
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. History Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - HIS 2500 United States History to 1877 (and others)
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum- any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - HIS 2510 United States Since 1877
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - Optional Program Requirement - HIS 3480 African American History
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Legal Administration Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Liberal Studies Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinkiing - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Philosophy Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - PHL 2010 Foundations of Ethics

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - Optional Program Requirement -
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - Optional Program Requirement -
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Political Science Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - STA 2250 Statistics

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Psychology Major: Developmental

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - PYC 4400 Cross-Cultural Socialization
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Psychology Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology (and others)
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - Optional Program Requirement -
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - Optional Program Requirement -
      • PYC 2620 Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession and Your Community
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice- Optional Program Requirement -
      • PYC 2620 Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession and Your Community
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    B.A. Psychology Major: Industrial/Organizational

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 1000 Introduction to Psychology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - Optional Program Requirement:
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - Optional Program Requirement:
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development -
      • PYC 2620 Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession and Your Community
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice -
      • PYC 2620 Exploring Leadership: Yourself, Your Profession and Your Community
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    B.A. Religious Studies Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - may be met with program requirements - review class schedule or see advisor
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    B.A. Social Studies Education Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - ECN 2950 Microeconomic Principles (and other courses)

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - HIS 2000 The Ancient Mediterranean World (and other courses)
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology (if seeking teacher certification)
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - HIS 2510 United States Since 1877
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - EDU 4000 Introduction to Education (if seeking teacher certification)
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    B.S.W. Social Work

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - SWK 3700 Social Research Methods

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum
      • SWK 2050 Critical Thinking and Writing for Social Workers OR PYC 3420 Abnormal Psychology
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - SWK 2050 Critical Thinking and Writing for Social Workers
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - HUS 4410 Multicultural Understanding
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.S. Special Education Major: Emotionally Impaired/Behaviorally Disordered

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development- any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice- any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.S. Special Education Major: Learning Disabilities

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences - any course with the E3 attribute

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - PYC 2500 Developmental Psychology
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development- any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice- any course with the IT6 attribute
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    B.A. Theatre Major

    Knowledge Area A: Communication Skills

    • A1:  Oral Communication - CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech
    • A2:  Written Communication - ENL 1310 Academic Writing

    Knowledge Area B: Mathematical & Statistical Knowledge

    • B1:  Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning - any course with the B1 attribute
    • B2:  Statistical & Probabilistic Reasoning - any course with the B2 attribute

    Knowledge Area C:  Scientific Knowledge

    • C1:  Physical Science - any course with the C1 attribute
    • C2:  Social Science - any course with the C2 attribute

    Knowledge Area D:  Religious & Philosophical Knowledge

    • D1:  Philosophical Knowledge - PHL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
    • D2:  Religious Knowledge - any course with the D2 attribute
    • D3:  PHL/RELS Elective - any course with the D3 attribute

    Knowledge Area E:  Essential Humanities

    • E1:  Historical Experiences - any course with the E1 attribute
    • E2:  Literary Experiences - any course with the E2 attribute
    • E3:  Aesthetic Experiences

    Knowledge Area F:  Ethics & Social Responsibility

    • F1:  Ethics - any course with the F1 attribute

    Integrating Themes

    • IT1:  Reading, Writing, and Research Across the Curriculum - any course with the IT1 attribute
    • IT2:  Critical Thinking - any course with the IT2 attribute
    • IT3:  Cultural Diversity - any course with the IT3 attribute
    • IT5:  Personal Spiritual Development - any course with the IT5 attribute
    • IT6:  Spirituality and Social Justice - any course with the IT6 attribute
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