CORE CURRICULUM





Area A1: Communication Skills (6 hours)

Area A2: Quantitative Skills (3-4 hours)

Area B: Institutional Options (5 hours)

Area C: Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics (6 hours)

Area D: Natural Science, Math & Tech OPTION I -Non-Science Majors (10-12 hours)

Area D: Natural Science, Math & Tech OPTION II -Science Majors (10-12 hours)

Area E: Social Sciences (12 hours)

Area F: Courses Related to the Major (15-18 hours)

Critical Thinking (CT) Requirement

US Perspectives (US) Requirement

Global Perspectives (GL) Requirement

Core Curriculum Guiding Principles



ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY ALBANY, GA 31705


Core Curriculum

Fall 2011


Area A1: Communication Skills

6 hours

ENOL 1101 -English Composition I or

3hours

HONR 1111 -Honors Humanities I (Honors Students only)

3 hours

ENGL 1102 -English Composition II or

3 hours

HONR 1112 -Honors Humanities II (Honors Students only)

3 hours

*Minimum grade of "C" required in each course

 

 

 

Area A2: Quantitative Skills (Select one, as required)

3-4 hours

MATH 1101 -Mathematical Modeling

3 hours

MATH 1111 -College Algebra

3 hours

MATH 1113 -Pre-Ca1culus*

3 hours

MATH 1211 Calculus 1**

4 hours

*Required for majors in Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biology

 

**Required for pre-engineering majors

 

 

 

Area B: Institutional Options

5 hours

COMM 1100 -Public Speaking

3 hours

HIST 1002 -Introduction to African Diaspora

2 hours

 

 

Area C: Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics

6 hours

ENGL 2111 -World Literature I or

3 hours

HONR 2111 -Honors Humanities III (Honors Students only)

3 hours

Electives (Select One):

 

ARAP 1100 -Art Appreciation

3 hours

ENOL 2112 -World Literature II

3 hours

MUSC 1100 -Music Appreciation

3 hours

FREN 2001 -Intermediate French

3 hours

GERM 2001 -Intermediate German

3 hours

SPAN 2001 -Intermediate Spanish

3 hours

HONR 2112 -Honors Humanities IV (Honors Students only)

3 hours

 

 

Area D: Natural Science, Math & Tech OPTION I -Non-Science Majors (Select any two courses):

10-12 hours 

BIOL 1111 K -Intro to Biological Science

4 hours

BIOL 1112K -Intro to Biological Science

4 hours

BIOL 1114K -Survey of Biotechnology

3 hours

BIOL 1115K -Intro to Environmental Biology

3 hours

CHEM 1151 K -Survey of Chemistry I

4 hours

CHEM 1152K -Survey of Chemistry II

4 hours

PHYS 1001 K -Physical Science I

4 hours

PHYS 1002K -Physical Science II

4 hours

PHYS 1020 -Survey of Modem Sc. & Tech.

3 hours

Electives (Select One):

 

CSCI 1003 -Intro to Technology

2 hours

SSCI 2402 -Microcomputers in Soc. Sciences

3 hours

MATH 1201 -Survey of Calculus

3 hours

MATH 2411 -Basic Statistics

3 hours

CSCI 1101 -Intro to Computers

3 hours

PHYS 2100 -Computer Applications

3 hours

MATH 1113 -Pre-Calculus 3 hours

 

 

 

Area D: Natural Science, Math & Tech OPTION II -Science Majors (Select Two):

 

CHEM 1211 K -General Chemistry I

4 hours

CHEM 1212K -General Chemistry II

4 hours

PHYS 1111K -Introductory Physics I

4 hours

PHYS 1112K -Introductory Physics II

4 hours

PHYS 2221 K -Principles of Physics I

4 hours

PHYS 2222K -Principles of Physics II

4 hours

Electives (Select One):

 

MATH 1113 -Pre-Calculus

3 hours

MATH 1211 -Calculus I

4 hours

MATH 2212 -Calculus II

4 hours

PHYS 2100 -Computer Applications

3 hours

 

 

Area E: Social Sciences

12 hours 

POLS 1101 -U.S. & Georgia Government or

3 hours

HONR 1161 -Honors American Govt. (Honors Students only)

3 hours

Electives (Select at least one History course and any two other courses):

 

ECON 2105 -Principles of Macroeconomics

3 hours

ECON 2106 -Principles of Microeconomics

3 hours

ECON 2201 -Survey of Economics

3 hours

GEOG 1101 -Intro to Human Geography

3 hours

HIST 1111 -Survey of World History I

3 hours

HIST 1112 -Survey of World History II

3 hours

HIST 2111 -Survey of American History I

3 hours

HIST 2112 -Survey of American History II

3 hours

HIST 2113 -Minorities in America

3 hours

HONR 1151 -Honors World History I

3 hours

HONR 1152 -Honors World History II

3 hours

PHIL 2101 -Intro to Philosophy

3 hours

POLS 2101 -Intro to Political Science

3 hours

POLS 2102 -Intro to Law

3 hours

PSYC 1101 -General Psychology

3 hours

SOCI 2011 -Principles of Sociology

3 hours

SOCI 2031 -Introduction to Anthropology

3 hours

 

 

Area F: Courses Related to the Major

15-18 hours*

* Depending on the credit hours required for the major in Areas A2 and D. All students in a major are required to take the same number of credit hours in Area F.

 

 

 

Core Curriculum Total Semester Hours

60


Critical Thinking (CT) Requirement -Student must complete:

  1. ENGL 1101 -English Composition I or HONR 1111 -Honors Humanities I
  2. ENGL 1102 -English Composition II or HONR 1112 -Honors Humanities II



US Perspectives (US) Requirement -Student must complete:

  1. POLS 1101 -US & Georgia Government or HONR 1161 -Honors American Govt.
  2. HIST 1111 -Survey of World History l or HIST 1112 -Survey of World History II


Global Perspectives (GL) Requirement -Student must complete at least one course:

  1. ENGL 2111 -World Literature or HONR 2111 -Honors Humanities III
  2. ARAP 1100 -Art Appreciation
  3. MUSC 1100 -Music Appreciation


Core Curriculum Guiding Principles:

  1. Effective Fall Semester, 2011, students who have earned 30 hours but have not completed Area Al or A2 must enroll in the next course necessary to make progress toward completing Area Al or A2 in every semester in which they take classes. For students with Learning Support requirements in reading or writing, taking the required Learning Support course(s) will count as making progress toward completing Area Al or A2.
  2. USG BOR Transfer Rules will apply, per USG Academic Affairs Handbook 2.4.9 at: http://www.usg.edu/academic_affairs_handbook/section2/handbook/2.4_core_curriculum/#p2.4.9_transfer_rules