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General Education Requirements

PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

Writing Proficiency

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.

Mathematics Proficiency

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.

Computer Proficiency

A student must successfully complete or test out of CIS110, or transfer comparable course credit.

PERSONAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Civics 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.

Ethics Requirement

  • A student must earn 3 credit hours from a course at the 300 or 400 level designated as an Ethics course.

FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS

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.

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