Jun 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences (AS)

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If any of the course requirements are satisfied through proficiency tests or exams, elective credits must be substituted to make up 60 hours. Courses taken to fulfill specific group, math, or language proficiency or multicultural requirements must be taken for a regular grade, not pass/fail.

University Requirements

Skill Requirements

Foreign Language

Required if there is a language requirement for the corresponding Bachelor of Science degree. One of the following:

  • Elementary Level


  • Proficiency Test (0 credits awarded)

College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements

Courses in each of the groups A-D must be taken in at least two departments. If all but one course in a group has been taken in one department or program, a course cross-listed with that department or program will not satisfy the distribution requirement.

Group A. Creative Arts and Humanities 9

Group B. History and Cultural Change 9

Group C. Social and Behavioral Sciences 9

Group D. Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology 12

At least one course in Group D must be an approved laboratory science course.


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.  Students may opt to take one free elective course per semester pass/fail, but the total number of credits taken on a pass/fail basis may not exceed 12, excluding courses that are graded pass/fail only.  Courses numbered below 100-level do not count toward a degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 60

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