Fundamental Literacies

Fundamental Literacies

One course must be taken from each of the following seven areas (as designated in the Schedule of Classes).

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to develop skill both in formal oral presentations and in the ability to recognize conventions of oral communication and the ways in which oral communication is enhanced and expanded by non-verbal means.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to demonstrate familiarity with the techniques, history, and interpretation of the conventions of visual culture in general and as they apply to a particular discipline or tradition; and it requires students to practice, in an introductory way, the application of visual communication methods and techniques.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to demonstrate competence in mathematical (quantitative) reasoning.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to demonstrate competence in modern information gathering and evaluation.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to demonstrate competence in the use of computers for a variety of purposes, either through satisfactory performance on a proficiency examination or by the successful completion of a course that provides instruction in these skills.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to demonstrate competence in written composition skills, including development of the ability to analyze written texts from a variety of disciplines and to construct clear and convincing written arguments. A grade of C or higher is required to fulfill the writing requirement.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.

The campuswide General Education curriculum requires students to demonstrate competence in reasoning skills, including the ability to analyze, construct, and develop cogent arguments, and to articulate reasoned judgments.

A complete list of courses is found in the Campus Bulletin.