General Education Courses

General Education Courses

General Education Requirements - Fall 2017

Associate Degree – 21 credits

  • Writing – 3 credits
  • Quantification – 3 credits
  • Natural Science – 3 credits
  • Arts – 3 credits
  • Humanities – 3 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science – 3 credits
  • Additional General Education – 3 credits

Baccalaureate Degree – 45 credits

  • Writing/Speaking – 9 credits
  • Quantification – 6 credits
  • Natural Science – 9 credits
  • Arts – 6 credits
  • Humanities – 6 credits
  • Social & Behavioral Science – 6 credits
  • Health Sci/Exercise/Sport Activities – 3 credits

First Year Seminar

Students who are admitted to Penn State University are required to have a course that is designated as First-Year Seminar.  The following are the courses that will be offered at Shenango for the Fall 2017 semester to meet this requirement.  Only students who are in their 1st and 2nd semesters are permitted to take these courses.

Course scheduled independently: PSU 008S – Sections 001, 002 or 003

I.   Skills Component – (GWS)

Speaking

  • CAS 100B (GWS) *

Writing

  • ENGL 015 (GWS) and WEB
  • ENGL 202A (GWS) ** and WEB

Quantification – (GQ)

  • MATH 021 (GQ)
  • MATH 022 (GQ)
  • MATH 035 (GQ) *
  • MATH 110 (GQ)
  • MATH 140 (GQ)
  • STAT 200 (GQ) *

II.     Health Science and Physical Education --- (GHA)

Health Science – (GHA)

  • NUTR 251 (GHA)

Exercise and Sport Activities – (GHA)

  • KINES 013 (GHA)
  • KINES 081 (GHA) on WEB
  • KINES 082 (GHA)

III.   Distribution Component

Natural Science – (GN)

  • BI SC 003 (GN) on WEB
  • BIOL 110 (GN)
  • BIOL 129 (GN) *
  • BIOL 240W (GN)
  • CHEM 101 (GN) on WEB
  • CHEM 110 (GN)
  • CHEM 111 (GN)
  • FRNSC 100 (GN)

Arts – (GA)

  • ART 020 (GA) **
  • ART 050 (GA) **
  • ART 080 (GA) *
  • INART 115 (GA) (US)
  • THEAT 105 (GA)

Humanities – (GH)

  • ENGL 194 (GH) (USI) 
  • HIST 121 (GH) (IL)
  • HIST 155 (GH) (US)
  • PHIL 103 (GH)

Social and Behavioral Sciences – (GS)

  • CAS 203 (GS)
  • CRIMJ 100 (GS)
  • ECON 104 (GS)
  • HD FS 129 (GS) *       
  • HD FS 229 (GS)
  • HD FS 239 (GS)
  • INTST 100 (GS) (IL)
  • PSYCH 100 (GS)
  • SOC 001 (GS)

International Cultures (IL), United States Cultures (US) and United States and International Cultures (USI)

Baccalaureate Programs: Students enrolled in a Baccalaureate degree program are required to complete six (6) credits in this area as part of General Education.  Three credits must be International Cultures, and the remaining three credits must be United States Cultures.

Associate Programs: Students enrolled in an Associate degree program are required to complete three (3) credits in this area as part of General Education.

The following are courses being offered at Shenango for Fall 2017 and can be used to meet the International and United States Cultures requirement.

  • CRIMJ 407 (US)
  • CRIMJ 441 (US)
  • ENGL 194 (USI)
  • HD FS 315Y
  • HIST 121 (IL)
  • HIST 155 (US)
  • I B 303 (IL)
  • INART 115 (US)
  • INTST 100 (IL)
  • NURS 390 (US)
  • NURS 401 (IL)
  • NURS 464 (USI) #

Writing Across The Curriculum

Students are required to complete three (3) credits in this area as part of General Education.  Courses that are designed to develop the students’ writing competence are identified by the W and Y suffix.

The following courses are being offered at Shenango for Fall 2017 and can be used to meet the Writing Across the Curriculum Requirement.

  • BIOL 240W
  • CRIMJ 240W
  • HD FS 315Y
  • MKTG 301W
  • O T 105W
  • P T 270W

Any questions concerning this material, please contact the Division of Undergraduate Studies, Sharon Hall 200. 

 

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