The following are the basic requirements of the Core Curriculum at JCU. 

FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES (9-12 credits)

LANGUAGE (0-9 credits, depending on placement)

  • Students must complete the 201 level or equivalent in the language they continue from high school; those who place above this level (201) are exempt from the requirement.
  • Students must complete a two-course sequence (101-102) if they begin a new language at JCU.

DISTRIBUTION COURSES (9 credits)

  • Humanities Experience [HUM]: one course (3 cr.)
  • Social Science Experience [SOC]: one course (3 cr.)
  • Natural Science Experience [SCI]: one course (3 cr.)                       

INTEGRATED COURSES (9 credits)

JESUIT HERITAGE (16 credits)

Total credits for Core: 43-55

 

CORE REQUIREMENTS IN THE MAJOR

  • Additional writing course [AW]
  • Additional presentation component [OP]
  • Capstone experience

 

Revised 22 June 2017