Integrated Studies Program Essential Studies (general education) Advisement Information: Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 The University of North Dakota’s Essential Studies requirements are as follows (see http://www.und.edu/dept/registrar/EssentialStudies/esindex.html for more info): Essential Studies Category Required credit information Communications Social Sciences Arts and Humanities 9 credits minimum (minimum 6 credits written, 3 credits oral) 9 credits minimum (minimum 2 different departments) 9 credits minimum (minimum 2 departments, and 3 credits in fine arts, 3 credits in humanities) 9 credits minimum, including one 4 credit lab science 3 credits minimum Math, Science, & Technology Capstone course Special Emphasis coursework: a “Q” or quantitative reasoning course a “U” or United States diversity course a “G” or global diversity course an “A” or advanced communication course 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits 3 credits Almost all courses offered in Integrated Studies work toward completion of Essential Studies requirements at UND. Listed below are the fall 2009 Integrated Studies classes that were offered, the credits for each course, and the UND Essential Studies category into which the course falls. This information will help you determine what Essential Studies requirements you have already met, and what you still need to fulfill. In addition to helping you with course planning, you should show this sheet to your advisor. Remember, you may not have received credit for all of these classes. Fall 2009 Communications English 110 OR English 120 Arts & Humanities 3 credits 3 credits Humanities 101 (Humanities emphasis) Social Sciences 4 credits Humanities 224 * Math, Science, & Technology 3 credits * a “U” course Humanities 271 (non-lab) 3 credits Spring 2010 Communications English 110 OR English 120 Arts & Humanities 3 credits 3 credits Humanities 102 (Humanities emphasis) Social Sciences 4 credits Humanities 2245* * a “G” course Math, Science, & Technology 3 credits Humanities 270 (non-lab) Humanities 271L (optional lab) 3 credits 1 credit NOTE: You may have also taken other courses outside Integrated Studies, or you may have transferred credit to UND when you started college; those course credits may also fulfill UND Essential Studies requirements. Visit with your advisor about any additional credit(s) on your transcript.