• Foundational Curriculum
    Skill-Focused Courses

    The Foundational Curriculum Skill-Focused Courses are aseries of requirements to reinforce academic proficiencies. Consists of courses specifically designed to emphasize writing, oral communication, and quantitative literacy. Note: Students may use external Credit such as AP, CLEP, & transfer courses to meet the competency requirements.

    Effective Communication:

    • Writing: Freshman Writing I and II strengthen and sharpen skills in written communication, critical reading, and analyses as well as rhetorical and bibliographic skills. (6 hours / 2 courses)
    • Speaking: Freshman Communications focuses on developing effective oral communication skills. (3 hours / 1 course)

    Quantitative Reasoning: Freshman-­‐level Math explores mathematical models and principles, honing logical thinking. Majors in the sciences, BUSI, or MATH should consult academic area of the catalog for specific course requirements. (3 hours / 1 course)

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