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General Education Requirements

The General Education program at Salisbury University promotes intellectual development and the search for truth, cultivates an appreciation for learning, and provides opportunities for students to construct a coherent framework for lifelong learning in a diverse and ever changing world. 

General Education Requirements Comparison for Business Majors

GENERAL EDUCATION 2007

GENERAL EDUCATION FALL 2008
& beyond

GROUP I - 5 COURSES
 
A. ENGLISH 101 (Grade of "c"/better)
OR

HONORS 111 (If in Honors Program)
3
  ENGLISH 102 (Grade of "c"/better) 3
  LITERATURE (in either English or Modern Languages) 3
     
B. Select six credit hours from at least two of the following departments:
Art, Communication/Theatre Arts, Dance, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, HONR 211 (If in Honors Program)
  CMAT 100, 205, or 260 3
     
GROUP I: English and Literature - 2 COURSES
A. ENGLISH 103 (Grade of "C" or better)
OR

HONORS 111 (if in Honors Program)
4
     
B. LITERATURE (in either English or Modern Languages) 4
     
   
GROUP II - 5 COURSES
A. HISTORY 101 3
  HISTORY 102 3
     
B. Select nine credit hours from three of the following departments:
Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Issues (150), History, Human Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology/Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution, HONR 112 (If in Honors Program)
  Econ 211 3
  ______________________________ 3
  ______________________________ 3
     
GROUP II: History- 2 Courses
A. HISTORY 101, 102, OR 103 4
     
B. HISTORY 101, 102, 103, or a history course above 103 4
     
GROUP III - 4 COURSES
A. Select courses with laboratories from at least two of the following four areas (totaling at least six credits hours):
Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physical Geography, Physics
  ______________________________ 3/4
  ______________________________ 3/4
     
B. MATH 160 or 201 3/4
     
C. Math 155 3
     
GROUP III: Humanities & Social Sciences-3 Courses from 3 different areas
A. CMAT 100 or 260 3
     
B. ECON 211 3
     
C. Select one course from one of the following six areas:
Art, Communications, Theater Arts, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy. (HONR 211 if in Honors Program)
 
  _________________________________ 4
     
GROUP IV - 1 COURSE
  PHYSICAL EDUCATION 106  3
     
 

GROUP IV: Natural Science and Math- 4 Courses
A. Select courses with laboratories from at least two of the following four areas (totaling at least six credits hours): Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physical Geography, Physics  
  ________________________________ 3/4
  ________________________________ 3/4
     
B. MATH 160 or 201 3/4
     
C. MATH 155 3
     

GROUP V: Health Fitness- 1 Course

A. PHYSICAL EDUCATION 106 3
     
   
English
This coursework is intended to develop students' competence in written and oral expression and to encourage them to appreciate the beauty and truth embodied in the traditional disciplines of the humanities

 

History and Social Science
This group offers courses in the areas of history and social science, affording perspectives and insights into the interaction of humans with each other in a social world.
Science
This coursework involves experiences in the scientific method and the structures on which it is based, and which lead to an appreciation of the interdependence of humans and the natural world.
Physical Education
This group is designed to enhance students' understanding of the body, its movement and the values of fitness.