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Liberal Education at John Carroll University

 UNIVERSITY CORE

DIVISION I
BASIC CORE

DIVISION II
HUMANITIES

17-18 credits*

9 credits**

First Year Seminar (3 cr.)
English Composition (6 cr.)
Speech Communication (2 cr.)
Foreign Language (6 cr.)

Art History
Classical & Mod. Lang. & Cultures
Communication and Theatre Arts
English
History

DIVISION III
SOCIAL SCIENCES

                          DIVISION IV        
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

6 credits***

10 credits****

Economics
Political Science
Sociology

 

Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Mathematics
Physics
Psychology

DIVISION V
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

15 credits

 

Philosophy (9 cr.)
Religious Studies (6 cr.)

 

 

Additional Requirements:

  • One writing-intensive course beyond English Composition.
  • Two international courses (one of which must study one or more societies of Asia, Africa, or Latin America).
  • One course which focuses on issues of diversity.

*English placement is determined on the basis of individual needs as indicated by test scores submitted at the time of admission, and by writing samples.  The Speech Communication requirement is normally satisfied by completion of CO 100.  A competence examination is available through the Department of Communication and Theatre Arts for those who have completed at least one year of high school speech.  The Foreign Language requirement is satisfied by two courses in the same language at the level of placement.

**Three courses:  one literature course, one course in either History (HS) or Art History (AH), and one additional course.
***Two courses from two disciplines.
****Three courses:  10 credits minimum:  one in Mathematics (MT); one, with laboratory, in Biology (BL), Chemistry (CH), or Physics (PH); and one additional course.

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