Credit Distribution

I. General Education Featured Courses (45 Credits)

TESU Featured Courses are listed as a guide. Other courses may satisfy the areas and can be viewed on our website under General Education Courses.  For more information see About Our General Education Program.  To plan your program please contact an academic advisor.

A. Intellectual and Practical Skills (15 Credits)

ENC -101Writing for Success 3
ENC-102 English Composition II3
COM-209 Public Speaking3
MAT-105 Applied Liberal Arts Mathematics3
SOS-110 Fact, Fiction, or Fake? Information Literacy Today 3
For all TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Intellectual and Practical Skills.

B. Civic and Global Leadership (9 Credits)

SOC-101 Our Changing World An Introduction to Sociology3
ETH-220 Leading the Way: A Path Towards Ethical Leadership3
POS-110 American Government3
For additional TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Civic and Global Leadership.

C. Knowledge of Human Cultures (15 Credits)

SOC-210 Marriage and the Family3
HIS-113 American History I3
FIL-110 Exploring American Cinema3

Select two featured courses from the list below

SOC-291 Criminology3
HIS-114 American History II3
HIS-121 Introduction to World History I3
HUM-103 Introduction to the Humanities III: Music3
PHI-130 Introduction to Critical Reasoning3
For additional TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Knowledge of Human Cultures.

D. Scientific Knowledge (6 Credits)

EAS-101 General Earth Science3
BIO-208 The Science of Nutrition3
For additional TESU course options that will satisfy this area of the degree, go to Scientific Knowledge.

II. Area of Study (45 Credits)

A. Required Courses (18 Credits)

POS-282 Introduction to Comparative Politics3
POS-315 International Relations I3
SOS-492 Research Methods in Social Sciences3
ECO-111 Macroeconomics3
POS-110 American Government3
-TRSFR REQ.Political Theory OR Political Process3

B. Political Science Electives (15 Credits)

-TRSFR REQ.Political Science Electives15

C. Social Science Electives (9 Credits)

-Social Science Electives9
Complete any 9 credits in the Social Science area.

D. Capstone (3 Credits)

LIB-495 Liberal Arts Capstone3

III. Electives (30 Credits)

For TESU course options, go to Elective Courses.

TRANSFER REQUIREMENT: TESU accepts credits in transfer from accredited institutions as well as non-collegiate providers. View information and resources on where you may find additional learning experiences.

Total Credit Hours: 120