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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

General Education Approved Course List


Students entering Florida A&M University in 20152016 must complete at least one course from the core list for each subject area - Communication, Humanities, mathematics, natural science, social science, and other general education requirement. “Completion of both the general education core and remaining university-specified general education courses are required for completion of an undergraduate degree” (8.005 BOG; 1007.25(3) F. S.).

 

Students are required to complete a total of 36 credit hours of general education as indicated below with a “C” grade or above, unless otherwise noted by the academic program in relation to natural science courses.
 

Communication


Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively. Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze communication critically. 

Students must complete a total of 6 credit hours in the area of communication, of which one course must be chosen from the statewide core course list below

Humanities


Students will confirm the ability to think critically through demonstrating interpretive ability and cultural literacy.  Students will acquire competence in reflecting critically upon the human condition

Students must complete a total of 6 credit hours in the area of humanities, of which one course must be chosen from the statewide core course list below.

Mathematics


Students will determine appropriate mathematical and computational models and methods in problem solving, and demonstrate an understanding of mathematical concepts. Students will apply appropriate mathematical and computational models and methods in problem solving.

Students must complete a total of 6-8 credit hours in the area of mathematics, of which one course must be chosen from the statewide core course list below.

Natural Sciences


Students will demonstrate the ability to critically examine and evaluate scientific observation, hypothesis, or model construction, and to use the scientific method to explain the natural world. Students will successfully recognize and comprehend fundamental concepts, principles, and

Students must complete a total of 6 to 8 credit hours in the area of natural sciences, of which one course must be chosen from the statewide core course list below.

Social Sciences


Students will demonstrate the ability to examine behavioral, social, and cultural issues from a variety of points of view. Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic social and behavioral science concepts and principles used in the analysis of behavioral, social, and cultural issues, past and present, local and global.

Students must complete a total of 6 credit hours in the area of social sciences, of which one course must be chosen from the statewide core course list below.

University-Specified General Education Courses


Students must complete 3-6 credit hours of university-specified general education of which one course must be chosen from the list of African American courses below.

Note:


  1.  Each School/College expects students to be computer literate by requiring them to take an appropriate course or by certifying that the student has mastered certain computer competencies specified by the school/college.
  2. Students are required to complete a total of 36 credit hours of general education.