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2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Essentials Core Curriculum Course Requirements


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The following table lists the basic or general education course requirements for all UL Lafayette curricula. These courses, also collectively referred to as the "core curriculum," are mandated by both the Louisiana Board of Regents and the University. This table provides only an overview of the broad requirements; a given curriculum may specify a particular course to fulfill a core requirement.

Board of Regents Core University of Louisiana at Lafayette Core

The following requirements are identical in both cores.

English Composition (6 hours)

ENGL 101 -102  or the equivalent.

Mathematics (6 hours)

With permission of the Dean three hours may be statistics (STAT).

Behavioral Science (6 hours)

Anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, (criminal justice, if offered).

Natural Sciences (9 hours)

Biology, chemistry, geology, microbiology, physical science, or physics (including both biological and physical, with six hours in the same science).

English Composition (6 hours)

ENGL 101 -102  or the equivalent.

Mathematics (6 hours)

With permission of the Dean three hours may be statistics (STAT).

Behavioral Science (6 hours)

Anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, (criminal justice, if offered), with 3 hours at the 200+level.

Natural Sciences (9 hours)

Biology, chemistry, geology, microbiology, physical science, or physics (including both biological and physical, with six hours in the same science).

The next part of this chart shows the combination to meet the remainder of the requirements of the BOR and UL Lafayette cores.

BOR and UL Lafayette cores.

Humanities (9 hours)

Literature, foreign language, history, communications, philosophy, interdisciplinary studies.

 

 

 

Fine Arts (3 hours)

 

Information Literacy (0 hours)

 

Total: 39 hours

Literature (3 hours)

(May be foreign language literature).

History (3 hours)

Communication (3 hours)

From the approved CAAS list, including speech communication courses in CMCN, ENGL 360  and 365 , or THEA 261 .

Arts (3 hours)

Dance, music, theater, and visual arts.

Information Literacy (2 hours)

 

Total: 41 hours

NOTES:

  1. Appropriate honors courses also fulfill the core requirements.
  2. To fulfill core requirements of the BOR and the University of Louisiana system, all curricula must include exposure to diverse cultures, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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