General Education Core Requirements

A State Core consists of 15 credit hours of courses from the following disciplines: Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences which address the Institutional Learning Outcomes. All degree recipients of CF must successfully complete the state core with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

Communications
Studies that improve student abilities to exchange information through written or spoken communication.

Natural Sciences
The systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills **

AST 1002

Descriptive Astronomy

Humanities
Interdisciplinary study of the world’s cultural expressions.

BSC 1005

Introduction to Biology

BSC 2010

General Biology I

ARH 1000

Art Appreciation

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

CHM 1020

Chemistry in Society

LIT 1000

Introduction to Literature

CHM 2045

General Chemistry I

MUL 1010

Music Appreciation

ESC 1000

Earth Science

PHI 2010

Introduction to Philosophy

EVR 1001

Introduction to Environmental Studies

THE 1000

Introduction to Theatre

PHY 1020

Elementary Physics for Non-Science Majors

Social Sciences

Interdisciplinary study of society and the relationships among people within a society and between societies.

PHY 1053C

General Physics I with Lab

PHY 2048C

General Physics with Calculus I with Lab

Mathematics
Studies that teach students to represent, interpret and analyze quantitative information symbolically, numerically, verbally and graphically.

AMH 2020

United States History Since 1877

MAC 1105

College Algebra**

ANT 2000

Introduction to Anthropology

MAC 2311

Calculus with Analytical Geometry**

ECO 2013

Principles of Economics – Macro

MGF 1106

Liberal Arts Mathematics**

POS 2041

American National Government

MGF 1107

Mathematical Explorations**

PSY 2012

General Psychology

STA 2023

Elementary Statistics**

PSY 2012H

Honors General Psychology

STA 2023H

Honors Elementary Statistics**

SYG 2000

Introductory Sociology

 

 

 

 

 

** Gordon Rule

Note: Any student who successfully completes a mathematics course for which one of the general education core course options in mathematics is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the mathematics core.

An Institutional Core of 21 credit hours of courses from the following disciplines: Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences which address the Institutional Learning Outcomes. All Associate of Arts degree recipients must complete the Institutional Core with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Gordon Rule coursework requires a passing grade of C or better.