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2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Exploratory Studies allows you to explore your options and interests before you select a major, giving you plenty of guidance along the way.
You have up to four semesters to select the major that is right for you. We equip you to make informed decisions.
 
Explore your options … Discover your strengths … Decide

Exploratory Studies (website)

Prospective Students (website)

Exploratory Studies Major Change (CODO) Requirements  

Degree Requirements


Required Courses: (10-12 credits)


Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements


  • Oral Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Human Cultures Humanities Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Quantitative Reasoning Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00-5.00
  • Science Selective - Credit Hours: 1.00-4.00
  • Science, Technology & Society Selective or Major Course  - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • Written Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00

University Core Requirements


For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
  • Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
  • Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
  • Information Literacy (IL)
  • Oral Communication (OC)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • Science #1 (SCI)
  • Science #2 (SCI)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Written Communication (WC)

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


Fall 1st Year


  • Quantitative Reasoning Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00-5.00
  • Written Communication Selective or Oral Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • Human Cultures Humanities Selective or Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Science Selective or Science, Technology & SocietySelective or Intro to Major Course - Credit Hours: 1.00-4.00

13-19 Credits


Spring 1st Year


  • Written Communication Selective or Oral Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • Human Cultures Humanities Selective or Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science  Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Science Selective or Science, Technology & Society Selective or Major Course  - Credit Hours: 3.00-4.00
  • Major Course - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Major Course - Credit Hours: 3.00

15-17 Credits


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