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AREA B - INSTITUTIONAL PRIORITIES

 

INSTITUTIONAL PRIORITIES

4 hours for Science Majors or 5 hours for Non-Science Majors
Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify, evaluate, and use information, language, or technology appropriate to a specific purpose.
  • Prepare and deliver an effective oral presentation on an appropriate and meaningful topic. 
Students may take any combination of courses as long as ONE is from Category 1 and the total number of hours is at least 4 hours for science majors and 5 hours for non-science majors.

Category 1 - Oral Communication. ONE course must be chosen from the following:

ART 2000 Oral Communication and the Visual Arts (3). Recommended for Art Majors

COMM 1110 Public Speaking (3). Recommended for Education and Business Majors

ENGL 2000 American Speech (3) *

ENGL/THEA 2050 Self Staging: Oral Communication in Daily Life (3). Recommended for Education and Business Majors

Foreign Language 1001 or 1002 (3). You must earn a C or higher at each level to continue in the language sequence.

PHIL 2020 Critical Thinking (3)

XIDS 1004 Oral and Technological Communication (4) *

 

Category 2 - Other Institutional Priorities. Institutional elective. ONE course may be chosen from the following:

ANTH 1100 Faces of Culture (2)

BUSA 1900 Surfing the Internet for Success (2) *

CS 1000 Practical Computing (1) *

CS 1020 Computers & Society (2) *

LIBR 1101 Academic Research & the Library (2)

MUSC 1110 Survey of World Music (2) *

XIDS 2001 What Do You Really Know About (1). Topics in this course vary each semester.

XIDS 2002 What Do You Really Know About (2). Topics in this course vary each semester.

 

*Please note that not all courses in Area B are taught each semester.