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General Education Curriculum

The General Education curriculum consists of 36 semester hours shared across the areas of communication, mathematics, social sciences, the humanities, and natural sciences. The curriculum includes three requirements: Florida Common Core, UWF Breadth Requirement, and General Education Electives.


For a listing of all General Education courses organized by distribution area, please reference the General Education Quick Guide.

To view a syllabus for any course, use the Syllabus Viewer in MyUWF. You can search for a syllabus by the CRN (course reference number).

 

General Education Requirements

I. Florida Common Core (15 sh)

Choose one course from each of the following categories:

ENC1101: English Composition I*  

 

Gordon Rule Writing course; the minimum grade requirement for Gordon Rule courses is C.

MAC1105: College Algebra
MAC1105C: College Algebra with Lab  
MAC2311: Calculus I
MGF1106: Math for Liberal Arts I
MGF1107: Math for Liberal Arts II
STA2023: Elements of Statistics

 All General Education Math courses fulfill the Gordon Rule Math requirement. The minimum grade requirement for Gordon Rule courses is C.

II. UWF Breadth Requirement (15 sh)

Choose one course from each of the following categories:

ENC1102: English Composition II* view syllabus

 Gordon Rule Writing course; the minimum grade requirement for Gordon Rule courses is C.

Choices include any of the courses that fulfill the Florida Common Core Mathematics requirement or:

MAC1114: Trigonometry view syllabus
MAC1140: Precalculus view syllabus
MAC1147: Precalculus with Trigonometry view syllabus
MAC2233: Calculus with Business Applications view syllabus
MAC2312: Calculus II view syllabus

However, the same Math course cannot simultaneously fulfill Florida Common Core and UWF Breadth requirements.

All General Education Math courses fulfill the Gordon Rule Math requirement. The minimum grade requirement for Gordon Rule courses is C.

General Education Electives (6sh)

Choose one additional course from two of the three areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. Choices include any of the courses that fulfill the Florida Common Core or UWF Breadth Requirements.

With so many choices, how will you know which General Education courses will best complement your program?

Which courses should I take?