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Additional University Academic Information


Physical Education Requirements by College

The College of Arts and Humanities - none

The College of Education - 3 hours (must include one 2 hours of Health and Wellness and one 1 hour of activity)

The College of Science and Mathematics - none

The College of Social Sciences - none

The College of Business requires three hours of physical education.

School of Nursing - none

All students must satisfy the physical education requirements of the college from which they graduate.


Discipline-Specific Writing (for Arts and Sciences Majors only)

Some majors require students to take at least two 3000/4000 level W courses (courses approved as Writing Intensive courses and marked in the semester bulletin with a "W") for a total of six hours. At least three hours must be in the major. Consult with your advisor to determine if you have this requirement.

ENGL 1101 and 1102 (or the equivalent of) are prerequisites to all "W" courses.



Some majors may have specific core course requirements. Be sure to check the course requirements for your major as well as seek advisement from a faculty member in that department or a professional academic advisor prior to registering for classes.



Minors are offered in the following fields: Accounting, Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film, Finance, French, Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Geology, German, Global Studies, History, Latin American Studies, Literature, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Real Estate, Religion, Sociology, Spanish, Technology Support Systems, Theatre, and Women's Studies.