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)

GLB-301 Global Issues and Society3
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)

ANT-101 Introduction to Anthropology3
HIS-113 American History I3
FIL-110 Exploring American Cinema3

Select two featured courses from the list below

SOC-322 Cultural Diversity in the United States3
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 (9 Credits)

SOC-101 Our Changing World An Introduction to Sociology3

Select one of the following Social Theory courses:

SOC-387 Modern Sociological Foundations3
SOC-417 Contemporary Sociological Theory3

Select one of the following Research courses:

SOS-492 Research Methods in Social Sciences3
STA-201 Principles of Statistics3

B. Sociology Electives (21 Credits)

SOC-210 Marriage and the Family3
SOC-242 Juvenile Delinquency3
SOC-362 Sociology of Work3
SOC-376 Women and Social Action3
SOC-384 Gangs3
SOC-322 Cultural Diversity in the United States3
SOC-291 Criminology3

*This list is a guide. Other Sociology courses may be appropriate for this area of study. For other course options, please contact an academic advisor.


C. Social Science Electives (12 Credits)

-Social Science Electives12
Complete any 12 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.

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