College of Arts and Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies General Curriculum

General Studies

You will be required to complete the General Studies core identified below. You have transferred at least 60 SH and so do not need to complete the core before you begin taking courses in your specializations as long as you have met prerequisites for the courses for which you plan to register. As a junior, you will not need to take FYC 1103 Freshman Seminar.

The WSSU General Education Core Requirement

Review the Core requirements below to see how closely the credits that you have already earned may match them. WSSU also requires a computer science competency and involvement with the African American experience. These are available through WSSU courses, if you have not yet met them.

Students with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree from a NC Community College are considered to have completed the "Core" as a result of the articulation agreement between the offices of UNC and the NC Community College Association.

The General Studies Courses - 39 SH

40 SH count if an "Orientation" course is transferred.

Note: The second number in a course number typically represents the credit hours of that course.

ENGLISH COMP (6 SH)

ENG 1301 English Comp I
ENG 1302 English Comp II

SPEECH (3 SH)
SPH 2341 Fund Speech (Oral Com)
-or- SPH 2321 Oral Interp. Of Lit.

MATHEMATICS & NATURAL SCIENCE (9 SH)
BIO 1301 Gen. Bio

-or- BIO 1431 General Microbiology

MAT 1311 Coll Math I (or above)
-or- MAT 1323 Fundamentals of Math.

PHS 2336 Physical Science
-or- PHS 2337, CHE 1411, CHE 2411,
PHY2421, PHY 2422, PHY 34321, PHY 3432

SOCIAL SCIENCE (9 SH from 3 below)
HIS 1301 or 1302 World Civ. I or II
POS 2311 American Govt
PSY 2301 Gen. Psychology ISOC 2301 Gen. Sociology
ECO 2311, or 2312 Prin. Micro-econ or Macro-econ.

HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 SH)
HED 1201 Concepts of Fitness
PED Activity Course  

HUMANITIES (9 SH)
ENG 2301 World Lit I
-or- ENG 2302 World Lit II
ART 1301 Intro/Art
-or- MUS 1301 Intro/Music

*HUM 2310 African American Culture
-or- *ART 2306 African American Art
-or *REL 3311 History of the Black Church

PHI 2301 Introduction to Philosophy
-or- PHI 2303 Introduction to Logic

FRESHMAN SEMINAR    

*Fulfills both HUM and African American Experience requirements.
Other "A-A Experience" options: HIS 3341. HIS 3342; SOC 4311

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