Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program is structured to provide a knowledge base in languages and literature, the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the natural sciences which lay a diversified foundation for students seeking to continue to a bachelor’s degree. The program is also designed to accommodate students who wish to complete their liberal arts education with an Associate degree. FNU awards an Associate of Arts degree upon graduation.

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 60 CREDITS)

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (39 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II **
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
  •  
    3
BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
  •  
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
    MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)
    Credit Hours
    • MAC 1105
      College Algebra I **
      3
    • STA 2014
      Introduction to Statistics**
      4
    COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
    Credit Hours
    • CGS 1030
      Introduction to Information Technology
      4
    • SLS 1501
      College Study Skills
       

    ELECTIVES (21 CREDITS)

    NATURAL SCIENCES (Choose from any one of the concentrations below)
    Credit Hours
    • BSC 1010
      General Biology I
      3
    • BSC 1010 L
      General Biology Lab
      1
    • BSC 1085C
      Anatomy and Physiology I
      4
    • BSC 1086C
      Anatomy and Physiology II
      4
    • BSC 2011
      General Biology II
      3
    • BSC 2011 L
      General Biology II Lab
      1
    • CHM 1033
      Introduction to Chemistry
      3
    • CHM 1033 L
      Introduction to Chemistry Lab
      1
    • ESC 1000C
      Earth Science
      3
    • GLY 1010C
      Physical Geology
      3
    • HSC 2577
      Principles of Human Nutrition
      3
    • MAC 1107
      College Algebra II
      3
    • MAC 1300
      Calculus I
      3
    • MAC 2233
      Calculus II
      3
    • MCB 2000C
      Microbiology
      3
    • MTG 2204
      Geometry
      3
    • PHY 1100C
      General Physics I
      3
    • PHY 3107
      General Physics II
      3
    • PHY 3107 L
      General Physics II Lab
      1
    SOCIAL SCIENCES
    Credit Hours
    • AMH 1010
      American History to 1865
      3
    • AMH 1020
      History of the United States from 1865 to Present
      3
    • CJJ 2002
      Juvenile Delinquency I
      3
    • DEP 2004
      Human Growth and Development
      3
    • ECO 2013
      Principles of Macroeconomics
      3
    • POS 2041
      American Government and Politics
      3
    • POS 2112
      State and Local Government
      3
    • PSY 1012
      General Psychology
      3
    • SYG 2000
      Principles of Sociology
      3
    • SYG 2430
      Marriage and the Family
      3
    • SYP 2632
      Sociology through Film
      3
    HUMANITIES
    Credit Hours
    • AML 1010
      Survey of American Literature
      3
    • AML 1631
      Hispanic American Literature
      3
    • DAN 2120
      History and Philosophy of Dance
      3
    • HUM 1020
      Humanities
      3
    • HUM 1030
      Origins of Western Civilization
      3
    • HUM 1510
      Understanding Art
      3
    • LIT 2330
      Children’s Literature
      3
    • LIT 2460
      Literature through Film
      3
    • MUH 2011
      Music Appreciation
      3
    • PHI 1010
      Introduction to Philosophy
      3
    • PHI 1600
      Ethics
      3

    *General Education Component (see page 183)

    **This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

    ***Mandatory course for entering the core courses

    An Associate of Arts (A.A.) program is a two-year course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree.

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