General Education Requirements 2015 (Optional Transition to the New GE Program) Name: Student ID #: Catalog Year: IWORK Home Country: Academic Advisor: Effective Date: 1/2015 The BYU-Hawaii General Education program helps students develop both breadth of knowledge and the thinking skills and character of a servant-leader, the ability to inquire, analyze, and communicate and to act with integrity, stewardship, and service, to prepare them to serve in a world community as productive, responsible citizens and as faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sem Grade Optional: (these classes may help to prepare you for later classes, but are not part of the GE program) Success Skills Electives STDEV 101 (Intro to University Life), CRDEV 102 (Career Exploration) Fundamental Math Elective MATH 97, 100, 101, MATH 110 (note: 110 optional for GE but may be required by major) Elementary Conversation & Grammar I – the equivalent of 2-3 years of High 101 School Language etc. Contact World Language Coordinator for more info. Fundamental Language Elective BASIC SKILLS Must take all of the following: Reading/Writing/Speaking Pass language course at 201 level or above, 102 Or: Credit by examination thru the 201 level, Or: Test out of 201 level without credit, 201or Or: Certify English Competence (non-native speakers) by: (a) Completing EIL higher program or (b) Testing out of EIL Program CIS 205, EXS 339, MATH 106/107/111/112/113/119/221, POSC 200&204, PSYC 205, SOCW 486, BIOL 330/L ENGL 101 Health & Physical Science Choose any one 100 level EXS class or EXS 201R Language Requirement (ASL, Chinese, EIL, French, Hawaiian, Japanese, Maori, Spanish, Samoan, Tongan, etc.) Math Requirement (choose 1) New options in bold GE 1 – INQUIRY & ENGAGEMENT Local Communities: Principles of Civic & Moral Engagement Must take all of the following: GE 100 (or HIST 201) Critical Inquiry and Analysis GE 110 (or ENGL 201) Scientific Reasoning GE 120 (or any science course) GE 2 – BREADTH OF KNOWLEDGE Choose one class from each category: (Same categories as old GE program, but with different names and also new options in italics) Science & Technology Humanities & Culture Social Science ADVANCED GE ASTR 104, BIOL 100/112, CHEM 100/105, GEOL 105, PHSC 100, PHYS 100, PHYS 121, CIS 100, CIS 101, IT 240 ART 196/220, ENGL 201/251, HUM 101/290, HWST 101, ICS 261/262/264/266, MUSC 101/102/103, PAIS 105, THEA 115 ANTH 105, COMM 110, ECON 200, GEOG 101, HIST 120/121/201, LING 210, POSC 101/110/170, PSYC 111, SOC 111, SOCW 160 Must take all of the following: History HIST 202 (or GE 300 starting Fall 2015) Advanced Writing ENGL 314 or 315 or 316 or Approved Senior Seminar Must take the following 7 courses or electives (Fewer are required for transfer students – see catalog) (Note: A maximum of one religion class is allowed per semester) RELIGION Book of Mormon I REL 121 Book of Mormon II REL 122 Doctrine and Covenants REL 324 or REL 325 New Testament REL 211 or REL 212 The Family and the Gospel REL 233 Religion Elective Religion Elective All students are required to complete General Education program requirements, alongside their Major degree requirements and other electives to reach a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree. The terms of this MRS will be honored by the University within the next 4 years. If courses cease to be offered, options for substitution will be provided.
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