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Academic Policies

GENERAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS
All students (except for students holding an A.A. degree or certification of the completion of General Studies requirements from a Florida public university or junior/community college) entering UWF must complete the requirements specified under General Studies.

GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM
The General Studies requirements are the basic studies that provide the students with a broad educational foundation and are essential requirements for all A.A. degree and baccalaureate degree programs. Courses may not be taken on the pass/fail basis. The General Studies requirements are specified in the distribution listed below.
 
COMMUNICATION (6 SH)

English Composition
ENC 1101 English Composition I 3
ENC 1102 English Composition II 3

MATHEMATICS (6 SH)
Students may choose one of the following two options:
Option 1
Take one of the courses in Group A plus one of the courses in Group B for a total of 6 sh.

Group A
MAC 1105 College Algebra 3
MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra 3

Group B
MAC 1114 Trigonometry 2
MAC 2233 Calculus with Business Applications 3
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 4
MAC 2312 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 4
MAC 2313 Analytic Geometry & Calculus III 4
MAD 3107 Discrete Mathematics & Applications 3
MGF 1106 Math for Liberal Arts I 3
MGF 1107 Math for Liberal Arts II 3
STA 2023 Elements of Statistics 3

Option 2
For students with strong mathematics background; take 6 sh from the following:
MAC 1114 Trigonometry 2
MAC 2233 Calculus with Business Applications 3
MAC 2311 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 4
MAC 2312 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 4
MAC 2313 Analytic Geometry & Calculus III 4
MAD 3107 Discrete Mathematics & Applications 3
MGF 1106 Math for Liberal Arts I 3
MGF 1107 Math for Liberal Arts II 3
STA 2023 Elements of Statistics 3

SOCIAL SCIENCES (9 SH)
Social Sciences: Historical Perspectives
(choose one course)
AMH 2010 United States to 1877 3
AMH 2020 United States Since 1877 3
EUH 1000 Western Perspectives I 3
EUH 1001 Western Perspectives II 3
EUH 1930 Special Topics in Western Civilization 3

Social Sciences: Behavioral Perspectives
(choose one course)
ANT 2000 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ANT 2100 Introduction to Archaeology 3
CCJ 2002 Survey of Crime & Justice 3
DEP 2004 Human Development Across the Lifespan 3
PSY 2012 General Psychology 3
SOW 2990 Understanding Relationships 3

Social Science: Socio-Political Perspectives
(choose one course)
ANT 2400 Current Cultural Issues 3
CPO 2002 Comparative Politics 3
ECO 2013 Principles of Economics Macro 3
GEA 2000 Nations & Regions of the World 3
GEB 1011 Introduction to Business 3
INR 2002 International Politics 3
MMC 2000 Principles of Mass Communication 3
PLA 2013 Survey of American Law 3
POS 2041 American Politics 3
SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology 3
SYG 2010 Current Social Problems 3


HUMANITIES (8-9 SH)

Literature
(choose one course)
ENL 2101 Introduction to Literature and Film 3
LIT 1110 Great Books I 3
LIT 1120 Great Books II 3
LIT 2010 Introduction to Prose Fiction 3
LIT 2030 Introduction to Poetry 3
LIT 2040 Introduction to Drama 3
LIT 2100 Introduction to Literature 3
LIT 2110 Western Literature I 3
LIT 2120 Western Literature II 3
LIT 2930 Issues in Literature 3
LIT 2931 Encountering Literature 2

Fine Arts
(choose one course)
ARH 1010 Introduction to Art History 3
ARH 2050 Western Survey I: Greek to Renaissance 3
ARH 2051 Art History Survey II: Baroque to Contemporary 3
ARH 2xxx Visual Culture 3
ART 2003C Visual Arts Experience 3
MUH 2930 The Music Experience: Special Topics 3
MUL 2110 Music in Western Civilization 3
THE 2000 The Theatre Experience 3
THE 2300 Survey of Dramatic Literature 3

Contemporary Values and Expressions
(choose one course)
PHI 2010 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 2100 Introduction to Logic 3
PHI 2603 Ethics in Contemporary Society 3
REL 2000 Introduction to Religion 3
SPC 2016 Basic Communication Skills 3


NATURAL SCIENCES (7 SH)

Biological/Life Sciences & Physical Sciences
Students must take two science courses, including at least one with lab. Choose from the following:
ANT 2511/L Biological Anthropology/Lab 4
AST 3033 Modern Astronomy 3
BOT 1801 Introduction to Plant Science 3
BOT 2010/L General Botany/Lab 4
BSC 1005 General Biology/Non-Majors 3
BSC 1005L General Biology Lab/Non-Majors 1
BSC 1050 Fundamentals of Ecology 3
*BSC 1085 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BSC 1085L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab 1
*BSC 1086 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BSC 1086L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab 1
*BSC 2311 Introduction to Oceanography/Marine Biology 3
BSC 2311L Introduction to Oceanography/Marine Biology Lab 1
CGS 2060 Excursions in Computing 3
*CHM 1020 Concepts in Chemistry 3
CHM 1020L Concepts in Chemistry Lab 1
*CHM 1032 Fundamental General Chemistry 3
CHM 1032L Fundamental General Chemistry Lab 1
*CHM 2045 General Chemistry I 3
CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab 1
*CHM 2046 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Lab 1
GEO 1200/L Physical Geography/Lab 4
GEO 2330 Environmental Science 3
*GLY 2010 Physical Geology 3
GLY 2010L Physical Geology Lab 1
MCB 1000 Fundamentals of Microbiology 3
MCB 1000L Fundamentals of Microbiology Lab 1
*PHY 1020 Concepts in Physics 3
PHY 1020L Concepts in Physics Lab 1
ZOO 1010 General Zoology 3
ZOO 1010L General Zoology Lab 1


**Choose either :

**PHY 2048 University Physics I 3
PHY 2048L University Physics I Lab 1
**PHY 2049 University Physics II 3
PHY 2049L University Physics II Lab 1
or
**PHY 2053 General Physics I 3
PHY 2053L General Physics I Lab 1
**PHY 2054 General Physics II 3
PHY 2054L General Physics II Lab 1
PHY 1xxx Exotic Physics 3

* May be taken with or without lab.
** General Physics is non-calculus based and is usually recommended for non-science majors. University Physics is calculus based and is usually recommended for science majors.

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