Intellectual Foundation for students starting Summer 2015

Intellectual Foundation (General Education)

I - Foundations of Written Communication ( 6 credits required)

ENC 1101: College Writing I
ENC 1102: College Writing II
ENC 1930: Honors Writing Seminar

II - Foundations of Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning ( 6 credits required)

MAC 1140: Precalculus Algebra
MAC 1114: Trigonometry
MAC 1147: Precalculus Algebra and Trigonometry
PHI 3132: Logic
MAC 1105: College Algebra
MAC 2233: Methods of Calculus
MAC 2311: Calculus with Analytic Geometry 1
MAC 2312: Calculus with Analytic Geometry 2
MAC 2281: Calculus for Engineers 1
MAC 2282: Calculus for Engineers 2
MGF 1106: Mathematics for Liberal Arts 1
MGF 1107: Mathematics for Liberal Arts 2
STA 2023: Introductory Statistics

III - Foundations of Science and the Natural World (two courses from different departments - one with lab)

ANT 2512: Introduction to Biological Anthropology
GLY 2010: Physical Geology/Evolution of the Earth
ESC 2070: The Blue Planet
GLY 2100: History of the Earth and Life
MET 2010: Weather and Climate
CHM 1020: Contemporary Chemical Issues
CHM 2032: Chemistry for the Health Sciences
CHM 2083: Chemistry in Modern Life
CHM 2045: General Chemistry 1
ETG 2831: Nature: Intersections of Science, Engineering and the Humanities
PHY 2043: Physics for Engineers 1
PHY 2048: General Physics 1
PHY 2053: College Physics 1
PSC 2121: Physical Science
AST 2002: Introduction to Astronomy
BSC 1010: Biological Principles
BSC 1011: Biodiversity
BSC 1005: Life Science
BSC 2085: Anatomy and Physiology I

IV - Foundations of Society and Human Behavior ( 6 credits required)

ANT 2000: Introduction to Anthropology
SYG 1000: Sociological Perspectives
SYG 2010: Social Problems
PSY 1012: General Psychology
ECO 2023: Microeconomic Principles
ECO 2013: Macroeconomic Principles
POS 2041: Government of the United States
EVR 2017: Environment and Society
PAD 2258: Changing Environment of Business, Society and Government
URP 2051: Designing the City

V - Foundations in Global Citizenship

(6 credits required; two courses from different departments - one must be in Global Perspectives)
Western Identities
SYD 2530: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality
PHI 2010: Introduction to Philosophy
AMH 2010: United States History to 1877
AMH 2020: United States History 1877 to Present

Global Perspectives

SYP 2456: Global Society
ANT 2410: Culture and Society
WOH 2012: History of Civilization I
WOH 2022: History of Civilization II
LIN 2000: Global Perspectives on Language
GEA 2000: World Geography
EDF 2600: The Educated Citizen in a Global Context
SOW 1005: Global Perspectives on Social Services
INR 2002: Introduction to World Politics

VI - Foundations of Creative Expression ( 6 credits required)

FIL 2000: Film Appreciation
ARH 2000: Art Appreciation
MUL 2010: History and Appreciation of Music
ARC 2208: Culture and Architecture
LIT 2010: Interpretation of Fiction
LIT 2030: Interpretation of Poetry
LIT 2040: Interpretation of Drama
DAN 2100: Appreciation of Dance
LIT 2103: Global Great Books: Travel Tales
THE 2000: Appreciation of Theatre

If you have an A.A. degree from a Florida Public Community College, you have met these requirements.

Communication and Computation Skill Requirements at FAU (Gordon Rule)

This rule requires students to successfully complete, with grades of “C” or higher, 12 credits of writing (6 credits of English and 2 additional courses) and 6 credits of mathematics. Students transferring from out-of-state institutions, who think they may have completed Gordon Rule equivalent courses with grades of “C” or better, must obtain a letter from the previous institution that demonstrates they have fulfilled the writing criteria. Such letters should be mailed directly to the Office of the Registrar at FAU.

Communication Skills – Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Required (6 credits of English course work):

ENC 1101: College Writing 1
*(All students must take ENC 1101; there are no substitutes for this course.)
ENC 1102: College Writing 2
*(Students must take ENC 1102 or one of the substitutes for ENC 1102 appearing below.)

WAC (Gordon Rule) substitutes for ENC 1102:

ANT 1471: Cultural Difference in a Globalized Society
CHM 2051C: Advanced General Chemistry 2
ENC 1930: University Scholars Seminar in Writing

Required (6 credits of additional writing course work):

XXX 1930: University Scholars Seminars
ANT 3361: Cultures of South Asia
CLT 2101: Classical Greek Literature
CLT 2120: Classical Roman Literature
ECP 3125: Economics of Poverty and Discrimination
EML 2003C: From Toys to Engineering
ENC 3213: Writing for Management
ENC 3310: Advanced Exposition
ENC 4138: Principles of Research Writing
ENG 4020: Studies in Writing and Rhetoric
EUS 3004: Europe: Language, Culture and Identity
HIS 2934: Topics in Historical Investigation
HIS 3150: Introduction to Historical Study
HIS 4935: Senior Seminar
IDH 4931: Honors Reading Seminar
ISM 4133: Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
ITT 3522: Italian-American Cinema
LAS 3002: Introduction to Latin American Studies
LIN 3003: Language Matters
LIT 2010: Interpretation of Fiction
LIT 2030: Interpretation of Poetry
LIT 2040: Interpretation of Drama
NUR 4165: Nursing Research
NUR 4845: Critical Thinking in Nursing
PAD 4935: Senior Seminar in Public Management
PHI 2010: Introduction to Philosophy
SOW 3302: Profession of Social Work
SPC 4517: The Rhetoric of Argument
SPC 4680: Rhetorical Criticism
SYA 4511: Writing Social Theory
SYD 4631: Caribbean Inequalities
URP 3000: Planning and Growth Management
WOH 2012: History of Civilization 1
WST 2010: Introduction to Women’s Studies
WST 4349: Green Consciousness

Computation Skills — Gordon Rule Mathematics

MAC 1105: College Algebra
MAC 1114: Trigonometry
MAC 1140: Precalculus Algebra
MAC 1147: Precalculus Algebra & Trigonometry
MAC 2233: Methods of Calculus
MAC 2241: Life Science Calculus 1
MAC 2242: Life Science Calculus 2
MAC 2253: Calculus for Engineers 1
MAC 2254: Calculus for Engineers 2
MAC 2311: Calculus with Analytic Geometry 1
MAC 2312: Calculus with Analytic Geometry 2
MAD 2104: Discrete Mathematics
MAP 2302: Differential Equations 1
MAT 1932: Topics in Mathematics
MAT 1935: University Scholars Seminar in Mathematics
MGF 1106: Math for the Liberal Arts 1
MGF 1107: Math for the Liberal Arts 2
PHI 3132: Logic
PSY 3234: Experimental Design and Statistical Inference
STA 1932: Topics in Statistics
STA 2022: Statistics in Practice
STA 2023: Introductory Statistics
STA 3163&L: Intermediate Statistics and Lab