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CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS - 2011, 2012, 2013 CATALOGS

 

COMPONENT 

REQUIREMENT 

APPROVED COURSES 

 

 

 

Foundations

 

 

 

Written Communication I

ENGL 103 and 104 or ENGL 105 or ENGL 195

 

Written Communication II

ARTS 350, 351, BIOL 251, CRMJ 265, EDUC 319, ENGL 212, 215, 225, 255, 307, LBST 212, MGMT 300, MUSC 328, NUTR 340, OMGT 302, SOCL 265, SOWK 240, SUST 225, THTR 281, UNST 295*

*For students who completed an AA or AS through Viterbo University and have continued on to a bachelor degree program.

 

Quantitative Literacy

Earning credit for a mathematics course numbered 111 or higher
OR
Having a math ACT score of 27 or higher
OR
Earning  credit for an approved quantitative literacy course listed below.
COMM-211, MGMT-230, OMGT-305, PSYC-223, SOCL-223

 

Information Literacy

ENGL 103 and 104 or ENGL 105 or ENGL 195 or UNST 301 or an approved course. (BIOL 397, CHEM 397, MGMT 300, NURS 340, OMGT 302, UNST 295*))

(Must be taken at VU, not transferred, AP, CLEP.)

*For students who completed an AA or AS through Viterbo University and have continued on to a bachelor degree program.
 

 

Oral Communication

AADM 200, ARTS 470, 471, BIOP 261, COMM 150, CRMJ 265, EDUC 255, ENGL 255, MGMT 140, MUSC 327, PHIL 244, PSYC-261, SOCL 265, SOWK 275, SPAN 306, THTR 291

 

 

 

Mission Seminars

 

 

 

Franciscan Values and Traditions

VUSM 100, 101, 110, 120, 125, 126, 127, 140, 150, 151, 160, 170, 180

 

Living in a Diverse World

VUSM 200, 201, 226, 240, 252, 253, 280, 281, 286, 290, 291, 292

 

Serving the Common Good

VUSM 300, 325, 330, 340, 381, 390, 392
 

 

The Ethical Life

VUSM 400, 430, 431, 432, 486

   

 

 

Students in Center for Adult Learning bachelor degree completion programs are required to complete VUSM-470 to satisfy the mission seminar requirement.  
 

VUSM-470, 471, 472 WILL NOT satisfy any of the mission seminar requirement for students in traditional programs. These courses are specifically designed for degree completion programs.

Students in the 2012 catalog and forward must complete a VUSM at the 400 level.

VUSM courses are not repeatable for credit. Students can only earn credit for one course at each level (100, 200, 300, 400).
 

   

Ways of Thinking

 

 

 

Historical Analysis

HIST 101, 102, 105, 106, 111, 112, 153, 217, 218, 220, 221, 247, 254, 295, 304, 308, 311, 315, 330, 335, 342, 344, 346, 347, 349, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 359, 370, 373, 380, 385, SPSL 220, VUSM 140, 340
 

(HIST-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.)

 

Literary Analysis

ENGL 204, 208, 220, 221, 231, 232, 233, 243, 253, 257, 303, 309, 320, 321, 322, 324, 325, 326, 328, 336, 338, 341, 345, 346, 347, 354, 360, 370, 375, 380, 385, 390, SPAN 308, 314, 316, 318; THTR 320, 321, 440, VUSM-252, 260
 

(ENGL-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.)

 

Scientific Reasoning in the Natural Sciences

BIOL 100, 160, 161, 203, 296, CHEM 101, 106, 120, ENVS 101, ESCI 103, PHYS 102, 250, 260, 270, VUSM 170
 

(BIOL/CHEM/ENVS/PHYS-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.)

 

Scientific Reasoning in the Social Sciences

COMM 230, GEOG 132, POSC 120, 121, 320, PSYC 100, 110, 171, 250, SOCL 110, 125, 210, 244, 250, 310, 320, 330, 344, 345, 351, SOWK 210, VUSM-180, 201, 280, 291
 

(POSC/PSYC/SOCL-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.)

 

Artistic Awareness

ARTS 103, 105, 108, 111, 112, 121, 122, 160, 200, 203, 350, 351, 470, 471, COMM 105, 110, DANC 100, 105, ENGL 211, 311, 312, MUPI 171, 371, MUSC 101, 103, 109, 135, 136, 137, 139, 200, 335, 336, 337, 339, MUVO 171, 371, THTR 100, VUSM 150, 151
 

(ARTS/DANC/MUSC/THTR-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.)

 

Theological Inquiry

RLST 160, 311, 331, 342, 410 (through 2013SU), 425, VUSM 120
 

(RLST-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.)

 

Integrating Faith and Practice

RLST 230, 260, 280, 311, 317, 345, 348, 352, 356, 380, 433, 450, 465, SVLD 260, 356, 450, VUSM 226
 

(RLST-2XY, 4XY for transfer course.)

 

Philosophical and Moral Inquiry

OMGT 402; PHIL 100, 101, 105, 244, 302, 310, 311, 312, 313, 315, 316, 317, 320, 321, 333, 340, 360, 365, 370, 375, 381, VUSM 330
 

(PHIL-2XX, 4XX for transfer course.) 

 

as of 14-Mar-2014