General Education Core Requirements

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• Learn about the General Education Requirements.
• Learn how to use your EagleNET account.
• Register for your fall classes.
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• firstSTEP Academic Planning worksheet
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Pre-University Basic Skills
*Must be completed by 45 college level credits*
ENGL 100
MATH 103
MATH 104
CPLA 100
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Fundamentals of English Composition
Basic Algebra
Intermediate Algebra
Computer Literacy I
• Do not count towards college-level credit, class
standing, or grade point average.
• Do count for financial aid credit requirements.
• May be satisfied by examination.
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English Composition
You are placed into English Composition by your SAT
Verbal or ACT English score. If you have English AP
scores or college in the high school credits, let your
advisor know.
 ENGL 100 Fundamentals of English Composition
 ENGL 101 College Composition: Exposition and
Argumentation
 ENGL 201 College Composition: Analysis, Research, and
Documentation
Minimum grade of 2.0 required for graduation
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Computer Literacy
All students must pass both the CPLA Level I and II exams
with an 80% or better (three options):
1. Test Out: www.ewu.edu/cpla
2. CPLA 100 & 101 (100: Word/PowerPoint; 101: Excel) 1 cr. each
3. CPLA 120 (Word/PowerPoint & Excel) 5 credits
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Mathematics
You are placed into a Mathematics course based on your
APTP Math Placement Test score. If you have Math AP
scores or college math credits, let your advisor know.
 MATH 103 Basic Algebra
 MATH 104 Intermediate Algebra
 Math proficiency course(s) by major
Minimum grade of 2.0 required for graduation
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General Education Core Requirements
All students must complete eight (8) General Education
Core Requirements (GECR’s) out of 3 areas:
• Humanities and Fine Arts
• Social Sciences
• Natural Sciences
Choose only one course per LIST.
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Humanities and Fine Arts Area
List 1: Literature
List 2: Fine Arts
List 3: Philosophy and Reasoning
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Social Sciences Area
List 1: Economics or Government
List 2: Anthropology, Psychology,
Human Geography,
Sociology
List 3: History
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Natural Sciences Area
Biology
Geology
Chemistry
Physics
Geography
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University Graduation Requirements
• Cultural & Gender Diversity List
• International Studies List
Choose one course from each list
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Foreign Language
Required for Bachelor of Arts degrees*:
Two years of one single language in high school OR
One year of a single language in college.
*Not required for Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts in Business, Bachelor
of Arts in Education, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees.
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Full-Time Registration
Full-Time credits each quarter:
12 - 18 credits
Sample fall schedule:
ENGL 101 College Composition (5 credits)
PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology (5 credits)
CPLA 120 Computer Applications Literacy (5 credits)
ITGS 197 New Student Orientation (1 credit)
PHED 150 Fast Fitness (2 credits)
Total credits: 18
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Get Ready for Fall Quarter!
All students need to meet with their academic
advisor each quarter.
Call to schedule your appointments early in the quarter!
Don’t forget to:
• submit your final official transcripts (high school
and any Running Start credits)
• submit your official AP scores
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General
Undergraduate
Academic
Advising
Sutton Hall
First Floor
509.359.2345
http://access.ewu.edu/Academic-Advising
Contact your advisor over the summer if you
have questions!
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