Writing, speaking, and quantification courses help develop the foundations to set forth oral and written arguments persuasively and apply mathematical and statistical skills in solving real-world problems.
15 credits total required and all must be completed with a grade of C or better. Credits completed at other institutions do not transfer unless a C or better was earned and therefore are acceptable.
- ENGL 15 (3 credits)
- CAS 100 (3 credits)
- EET 212W (3 credits)
- MATH 210 (3 credits)
- MATH 211 (3 credits)
Breadth of Knowledge
Each Knowledge Domain provides a unique framework to examine the world. 15 credits total required. No Inter-Domain courses; no Move 3 or World Language substitutions.
- GH: Humanities (3 credits)
- GA: Arts (3 credits)
- GS: Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)
- PHYS X50: Natural Sciences (3 credits)
- GHW: Health and Wellness (3 credits)
Just as each Knowledge Domain provides a unique perspective to examine the world, there is additional value in being able to identify and synthesize information across domains.
Select 6 credits of either Inter-Domain coursework or Linked courses. Must select one or the other. Linked courses should be verified as an approved pair using the Linked Course search tool in LionPATH.
Two courses, 3 credits each.
- PHIL 233Z (3 credits)
- STS 245Z (3 credits)
Select additional courses to explore or satisfy other academic goals such as minors, certificates, etc.
Select 9 credits that may include up to 6 credits of GN and up to 3 credits of the other domains (GH, GA, GS, GHW). If a GN course is not listed in the Integrative Studies section, 3 credits of GN must be selected here.
- PHYS X51 (3 credits)
- EMET GN3 (3 credits)
- GH, GA, GS, or GHW
9 credits GN, 6 credits GA, 6 credits GH, 6 credits GS, 3 credits GHW. Flexibility of the requirements, including upper-level substitution, world language substitution, or Move-3, can be discussed with your adviser. These substitutions require both approval by the college of graduation and a manual update to your degree audit.
Additional University Requirements
9–12 credits required
- US: United States Cultures (3 credits)
May double count in General Education, major, B.A. requirement, or elective.
- IL: International Cultures (3 credits)
May double count in General Education, major, B.A. requirement (except Other Cultures), or as an elective. Study Abroad courses often satisfy this requirement.
- EET 212W: Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
Typically prescribed in courses required for a major.
- First-Year Experience: Waived
Requirement depends on which campus you first enrolled.