Dec 03, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

List of Approved Courses for GER Core Stage 1: Academic Foundations

Stage 1A English Composition: 3 credits

This requirement introduces expository writing and academic discourse. Through reading, writing and rewriting, students learn to generate, explore and refine their own ideas, analyze and evaluate intellectual arguments, take positions and support them persuasively and write with sound grammar, varied sentence structure, logic and coherence.

Stage 1C US History: 3 credits

This requirement introduces portions of the history of the United States covering periods of time sufficiently long to reveal the historical dynamic and bring understanding of the historical contexts that have created our social and political institutions. It emphasizes the importance of the historical perspective and method, an understanding of how, where and why change has occurred over time and an awareness that the world we live in has been influenced by the past.