Category II: Perspectives

Students are required to take the specified number of 3- or 4-hour courses from each of the five academic areas listed below. Within each academic area, each course must be in a different discipline. At least two courses from different academic areas must be at the 200 level or above. All courses that count for GEP credit are indicated in the Undergraduate Catalog. Some courses may have prerequisites; also indicated in the Catalog.

A. Humanities

Two courses from history, philosophy, religion, women’s studies or humanities. Courses must be in two different areas of study.

Sub-Total Credits
6-8

B. Literature

One course selected from English or foreign language (in translation or upper-level literature courses in the language).

Sub-Total Credits
3-4

C. Fine Arts

Two history or appreciation courses from art, design, dance, film, music or theatre. (No studio or applied courses) Courses must be in two different areas of study.

Sub-Total Credits
6-8

D. Natural Sciences

Two courses from astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, or physics. At least one of these courses must include a laboratory. The two courses must be in two different subjects. 

Sub-Total Credits
7-8

Social Science

Two courses from economics, politics, psychology, or sociology, anthropology or geography. Courses must be in two different areas of study.

Sub-Total Credits
6-8
Total credits:
28-36

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