Foundations & Core Requirements

Transfer students with 24 or more transferable hours and approval by the Foundations Program Director may bypass Foundations 111. Transfer students with 36 or more transferable hours and approval by the Foundations Program Director may bypass Foundations 111 and 112. 

No 100 or 200 level classes will count as 300 or 400 level courses to meet upper level requirements.

 
 
  HRS. Required
 

Foundations

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FDN 111 and FDN 112
Enroll in FDN111 in the first semester of the first year and continuously enroll in the Foundations sequence until successful completion.
ESSENTIAL PROFICIENCIES: 11-16 HOURS
WritingENG 115 or ENG 111 and ENG112 or ENG1254 or 6
Enroll in one of the above in the fall semester of the first year and continuously enroll in the writing sequence until successful completion.
QuantitativeAny MAT class  or CSC 1003
Enroll in an Essential Proficiency quantitative course no later than the third semester and continuously enroll in a quantitative course until its successful compeletion
Elementary Education Majors: Take MAT 203 and 204
World LanguagesIntermediate proficiency through FRE 201, GER 201, GRK 201 or REL 203, JPN 201, LAT 201 or SPA 2013 to 6
WellnessKHS 1001

Core

FLAGGED COURSES: 5 courses See course schedule for designated flagged courses. Flagged courses are noted in the title of the courses as W, Q, and C.      
Students transferring to Georgetown College with 52 or more credit hours will be required to satisfy, or demonstrate equivalencies for, three Foundations and Core flagged courses at GC: one writing, one quantitative, and one from any of the cultural awareness classes.
TWO Writing Intensive courses (W) upon completion of the Essential Proficiency Writing requirement. May receive writing credit for no more than one Writing Flag in any one semester.
ONE Applied Quantitative course (Q) in addition to the Essential Proficiency Quantitative course
TWO Cultural Awareness (C) courses
Note:  Students who spend at least one full semester abroad, in any country, receive one Cultural Awareness flag for doing so.
AREAS OF INQUIRY (AOI): 31-35 hours
All 11 courses required must be taken in the Areas of Inquiry offerings, with at least ONE course numbered 200 or higher in at least THREE of the Areas of Inquiry.
Students transferring to Georgetown College with 52 or more credit hours will be required to satisfy, or demonstrate equivalencies for, all Areas of Inquiry requirements with the following exception: these students must take at least one class numbered 200 or higher in at least two of the Areas of Inquiry.
AREA OF INQUIRY #1 – FINE ARTSTWO courses (4-6 hrs), chosen from TWO different departments: ART, MUS, THE4 to 6
Art:             ART 115, 117, 119, 121, 170, 210, 212, 220, 222, 310, 313
Music:         MUS 107, 126, 147, 149, 305, 307, 315, 335, 425, 426
Theater:      THE 107, 171,  220, 225, 227, 347, 407, 425
Elementary Education Majors: Take two of the following: ART 313, MUS 315, or THE 407
AREA OF INQUIRY #2  -- HUMANITIESTHREE courses (9 hrs).  Enroll in each of the following THREE subject areas: History, Philosophy, Western & World Literature9
History:                           HIS 111, 113, 211, 213, 223, 225, 331, 333
Philosophy:                    PHI 150, 151, 152, 195, 201, 203, 325, 335, 345, 355, 365, 385
Western & World Lit.:      ENG 196,211, 213, 296, 298, 318, 320, 341; JPN 320 & 322; CLA 170, 314, 316 & 318; SPA 320 or 322
AREA OF INQUIRY #3 -- SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCESTWO courses (6 hrs). Enroll in TWO different departments/programs: COMM, ECO, POS, PSY, SOC, WST6
Communication & Media Studies: COMM 101, 200, 312, 323, 325, 329, 331, 400
Economics:                               ECO 221, 223
Political Science:                      POS 100, 201, 210, 240, 300, 307
Psychology:                                PSY 111, 163, 242, 260, 373
Sociology:                                  SOC 111, 113, 118, 365, 380, 390
AREA OF INQUIRY #4  -- NATURAL SCIENCESTWO courses (6-8 hrs).  Enroll in TWO different departments/programs, one of which must include a laboratory: BIO, CHE, CSC, ENV, GEL, PHY6 to 8
Biology:                  BIO 100, 111, (212, 214, 314 – have prerequisites)
Chemistry:              CHE 100, 102, 111, 171L, 271, (112, 201, 211 – have prerequisites)
Computer Science:  CSC 115
Geology:                 GEL 113
Physics:                  PHY 103, 105, 206, 211, (212 – has prerequisites)
Elementary Education Majors: Take both courses with laboratory, one of which is BIO
AREA OF INQUIRY #5 -- RELIGIOUS STUDIESTWO courses (6 hrs). ONE must be a Biblical Studies course.
The SECOND may come from any of the four areas below
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Biblical Studies:                       REL 231, 233, 235, 237, 325, 327, 371, 373
Cultural/Historical Studies:     REL 243, 245, 247, 249, 341
Christian Theology:                 REL 257, 357
World Religions:                      REL 253, 255, 353