Degree Requirements - Asian Studies

ADDITIONAL MAJOR INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL EDUCATION INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS

 

Testing and Placement
Incoming freshmen and transfer students may be placed in specific GE Foundations, Developmental or ESL courses as
a result of testing prior to registration. Students may be exempt from testing due to SAT scores or prior college work.

Prerequisites and Equivalencies for GE Foundations Courses

 

GE 1000
Required of all freshmen and transfers with fewer than 10 credits
Prereq: None

Equiv: ID 1001

 

ENG 1030
Prereq: Placement testing or exemption from placement testing

Equiv: ENG 1031/1032, ENG 1033/1034, ENG 1430, ENG 1020, ENG 1400

 

MATH 1000 or 1010 or 1016 or 1030
Prereq: MATH 0901 if required by placement testing

Equiv of MATH 1000: MATH 1001/1002, MATH 1003/1004, MATH 1051

 

MATH 1044 or 1054

Prereq: MATH 0901 if required by placement testing and MATH 1000

 

COMM 1402
Prereq: CS 0412 if required by placement testing
ENG 1031/1032 or ENG 1033/1034 if required by placement testing
May be taken concurrently with ENG 1030

Equiv: COMM 1400

 

GE 2021- 2026 Research and Technology is offered as college-based course
GE 2021 College of BPA
GE 2022 College of EDU
GE 2023 College of HSS
GE 2024 College of NAHS
GE 2025 College of VPA

GE 2026 Undecided Majors

Prereq: CS 0412 if required by placement testing

ENG 1030 or equivalent
COMM 1402

Equiv: GE 2020

 

GE Distribution Courses

All courses taken under the General Education Disciplinary/Interdisciplinary Distribution requirements must be selected from the Approved General Education Distribution Course List, printed in Registration Bulletin.
These courses are designated as GEHU, GESS, GESM, or GEHPE.
GEHU Humanities
GESS Social Sciences
GESM Science and Mathematics

GEHPE Health and Physical Education

 

Required GE Distribution Courses
ENG 2403 is a required Humanities Distribution course with an emphasis on diversity. Prereq: CS 0412 if required by

placement testing; ENG 1030 or equivalent.

 

HIST 1000 is a required Social Sciences Distribution course with an emphasis on diversity. Prereq: CS 0412 if required
by placement testing; ENG 1031/1032 or ENG 1033/1034 if required by placement testing; May be taken concurrently

with ENG 1030.

 

Foreign Language Credit

The three credits for a foreign language that may satisfy the GE Disciplinary/Interdisciplinary Distribution Requirement
are awarded only upon successful completion of the second of two semesters of study at the introductory or intermediate level.

Credit for the first semester may be used as elective credit.

 

Major/GE Capstone Course
A Capstone course is a major course that satisfies three credits of GE requirements.

Each major guide sheet will count three credits for the Capstone as either GE credits or major credits, but not both.

 

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENT
Writing-Emphasis Requirement
All students are required to complete one “Writing-Emphasis” course. The “W-E” course must be within the
major portion of your program. Consult your major program advisor for specific information.

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