Comparison of old (2018-19 and prior) general education requirements to new requirements for 2019-20
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LACC + BA [~70 cr] New Gen Ed [~62 cr] Catalog year considerations
COM 111 (3 credits) Not required, but option for Foundations: Communication & Language Can apply to Foundations: Communication & Language
Creative Arts (9 credits with at least one credit from three of four program areas) 2 courses possible—combined with Literature Most apply in Literary & Aesthetic Perspectives
PE 131 and an additional activity course (4 credits) 1 course in Health Promotion PE 131 + activity course could apply for students changing catalog years
Laboratory Science (12-15 credits) 2 courses possible Most apply in Scientific Perspectives
Literature (8 credits) 2 courses possible—combined with Cr Arts Most apply in Literary & Aesthetic Perspectives
Philosophy or Religion (3 credits) Not required, several courses are options in Foundations: Critical Thinking or Exploring Knowledge categories Courses apply in diff areas, depending on content (Critical Thinking, all Exploring Knowledge areas)
Social Science (11-12 credits, with 8-9 credits in sequence) 2 courses possible Most apply in Social Historical & Civic Perspectives
Writing 122 (4 credits; most students also take WR 121 as a prerequisite for 8 credits) WR 121 and WR 122 Can place out of WR 121 with appropriate placement scores
(none) First-year Seminars—2 courses 30+ credits at changeover = no FYS req.
(none) Integrating Knowledge—2 courses Primarily Upper Division courses
BA: Writing Intensive (6 credits) Not required One First-year seminar has writing focus; one possible High Impact Practice in Integrating Knowledge
BA: Second language proficiency through third term of second year As such, not required for BA; one course can apply to Com/Lang Fdn Each major/track lists specific language requirements for degree
BA: Mathematics/Computer Science (6 credits) MTH 105 or higher req; 2 CS courses can apply to Foundations: Critical Thinking Can place out of MTH
One First-year sem has Quantitative focus; some majors require higher math

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LACC + BS [~68 cr] New Gen Ed [~62 cr] Catalog year considerations
COM 111 (3 credits) Not required, but option for Foundations: Communication & Language Can apply to Foundations: Communication & Language
Creative Arts (9 credits with at least one credit from three of four program areas) 2 courses possible—combined with Literature Most apply in Literary & Aesthetic Perspectives
PE 131 and an additional activity course (4 credits) 1 course in Health Promotion PE 131 + activity course could apply for students changing catalog years
Laboratory Science (12-15 credits) 2 courses possible Most apply in Scientific Perspectives
Literature (8 credits) 2 courses possible—combined with Cr Arts Most apply in Literary &Aesthetic Perspectives
Philosophy or Religion (3 credits) Not required, several courses are options in Foundations: Critical Thinking or Exploring Knowledge categories Courses apply in diff areas, depending on content (Critical Thinking, all Exploring Knowledge areas)
Social Science (11-12 credits, with 8-9 credits in sequence) 2 courses possible Most apply in Social Historical & Civic Perspectives
Writing 122 (4 credits; most students also take WR 121 as a prerequisite for 8 credits) WR 121 and WR 122 Can place out of WR 121 with appropriate placement scores
(none) First-year Seminars—2 courses 30+ credits at changeover = no FYS req.
BS: Writing Intensive (6 credits) Not required One First-year seminar has writing focus; one possible High Impact Practice in Integrating Knowledge
BS: Mathematics/Computer Science (11-12 credits) MTH 105 or higher required in Foundations: Mathematics; some CS courses can apply to Foundations: Critical Thinking Can place out of MTH

One First-year sem has Quantitative focus; some majors req higher math

BS: Cultural Diversity (6-8 credits) Not required Integrating Knowledge courses feature Citizenship outcome tied to Intercultural competency

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Special thanks to Carol Harding for generating the original version of this document

 
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