A student must enroll in and successfully complete two composition courses, ENGL110 and ENGL120, in order to graduate. These courses must be completed in the first year at Queens.
Writing-Intensive Course Requirement
All students must successfully complete one writing-intensive course in their major. Where several courses have been identified, students must take one, but may take others if they desire.
A student must successfully complete one 3-credit hour college level mathematics course or place into Calculus I. A mathematics placement test is not required for Hayworth College students.
A student must successfully complete or test out of CIS110, or transfer comparable course credit.
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
- A student must earn 3 credit hours from a course designated as an American Civics course.
- A student must earn 3 credit hours from a course designated as an International or Global issues course.
- A student must earn 3 credit hours from a course at the 300 or 400 level designated as an Ethics course.
A minimum of 22 credit hours of foundation courses from the areas below must be earned for a bachelor's degree in Hayworth College. A course which satisfies a personal and social responsibility requirement may not also be used to satisfy a foundation requirement. However, prerequisite courses to a major may be used to satisfy foundation requirements. Majors in American Studies should choose foundation courses in non-American topics.
Area I: Natural Sciences
A student must earn at least seven credit hours in two approved science courses, at least one of which must be a laboratory science course carrying a minimum of four semester hours of credit.
Area II: Fine Arts
A student must earn at least three credit hours in the fine arts, chosen from art or music. Studio courses may not be applied to the fine arts requirement.
Area III: Humanities
A student must earn at least six credit hours in humanities, chosen from two of the following disciplines: History, Literature and Philosophy-Religion.
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
A student must earn at least six credit hours in the social or behavioral sciences, chosen from two of the following disciplines: Psychology, Sociology, Political Science or Macroeconomics.
ABOUT THE MAJOR PROGRAM OF STUDY
Each student must complete the requirements for a major in addition to completing the Proficiency and Foundation requirements. A Hayworth College student who is able to take the required courses during the day may apply to any major offered by the university.