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General Education Core Curriculum

As a liberal arts, Methodist-related institution, Huntingdon College provides a general education core curriculum that supports the mission of the College. To this end, the College’s faculty has prescribed a core curriculum for each student that combines required courses and distribution courses. The following courses fulfill the general education core curriculum. (*This information is taken from the 2013–2014 Huntingdon College Catalog and is subject to change.)

*General Education Core Courses

I. Writing and Communication

English, 6 hours, as follows:

  • ENGL 105  Introduction to College Writing, 3 hours (fall semester; required during first semester of enrollment)
  • ENGL 106  Writing Across the Disciplines, 3 hours (spring semester; required during first academic year of enrollment)

II. Foundations of Religion and the History of the Church

Religion, 6 hours, as follows:

  • REL 105  Interpreting the Bible, 3 hours (fall semester; required during the first semester of enrollment)
  • REL 106 Comparative Religions, 3 hours (spring semester; required during the first academic year of enrollment)

History, 3 hours, as follows:

  • HIST 201  History of the Christian Church, 3 hours (required by the end of the second academic year of enrollment)

III. Distribution Courses

Fine Arts, 3 hours, 1 course chosen from:

  • ART 210  Art Appreciation, 3 hours
  • MUS 210  Music Appreciation, 3 hours

History, 3 hours, 1 course chosen from:

  • HIST 101  Western Civilization I, 3 hours
  • HIST 102  Western Civilization II, 3 hours

Literature, 3 hours, 1 course chosen from:

  • ENGL 211  English Literature I, 3 hours
  • ENGL 212  English Literature II, 3 hours
  • ENGL 221  American Literature I, 3 hours
  • ENGL 222  American Literature II, 3 hours

Mathematics, at least 3 hours, chosen from:

  • MATH 175  Mathematical Concepts for the Natural and Social Sciences, 3 hours
  • MATH 176  Mathematical Concepts for the Digital Age, 3 hours
  • MATH 251  Calculus I, 4 hours

Natural Sciences, 3 hours, 1 course chosen from:

  • BIOL 101  Principles of Biology, 3 hours
  • BIOL 161  Environmental Science, 3 hours
  • CHEM 105  General Chemistry I, 3 hours
  • PHSC 102  Physical Science, 3 hours

Social Science, 3 hours, 1 course chosen from:

  • ECON 200  Essentials of Economics, 3 hours
  • ECON 201  Principles of Microeconomics, 3 hours
  • PSC 201  American Government, 3 hours
  • PSC 209  World Politics, 3 hours
  • PSYC 201  General Psychology, 3 hours

IV. Critical Thinking, 3 hours

  • PACT 302  Practicing the Art of Critical Thinking, 3 hours (All other general education courses listed above must be completed prior to this course as it is a culminating seminar based on interdisciplinary topics.)