2023-2024 Catalog With Addendum 
    
    Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog With Addendum

General Education


General Education Requirements, except advanced courses, should be completed by the end of the sophomore year.

General Education Requirements


Core (3 Credit Hours)


Bible and Theology (15 Credit Hours)


Upper-Division Selections


Choose 6 hours of BIBH, BIBL, BIBM, BIBP, BIBT, BMIS, BGRK, BHEB, BIBO, BIHO, BIMO, BIPO, BITO, BMSO 300-499

Communication (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematics (3 Credit Hours)


  • MATH / MATO 120-185, 238

or

  • MATW / MAWO 120-130

Humanities (9 Credit Hours)


History (3 hours)


  • HIST / HISO 100-299

Literature (3 hours)


  • ENGL / ENGO 200-299

or

  • Foreign Language Literature

Cultural Literacy (3 Credit Hours)


Choose 3 credit hours from the following list:

Anthropology


Business Administration


Communication


Geography


Global Healthcare


Music


Life and Physical Sciences (6 Credit Hours)


Choose 6 credit hours from the following list:

Agricultural and Environmental Science


Nutrition


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 Credit Hours)


Choose 3 credit hours from the following list:

Anthropology


Geography


Information Technology & Computing


Journalism and Mass Communication


Free Elective (3 Credit Hours)


  • Choose 3 hours from any ACU courses not required for your major.

Total General Education Hours: 54


A single course cannot satisfy a requirement in more than one area of the General Education. For example, HIST 250  may fulfill a humanities requirement or a cultural literacy selection, but not both.

Students with demonstrated proficiency may petition to take selected advanced courses in place of the courses listed in this menu.

Note: For the General Education Requirements for the associate of arts degree in architecture, refer to Architecture, AA (ARCH) .

General Education Requirements for Specific ACU Degrees


General Education Requirements for certain baccalaureate degrees include additions or modifications to the General Education Requirements for all bachelor’s degrees. See the chart below for special requirements for the BA, BBA, BFA, BM, BS, BSE, and BSN degrees.

BA 6 hours - Sophomore foreign language
BBA 3 hours - ECON 260  or ECON 261  
BFA No additional hours
BM No additional hours
BS No additional hours
BSE No additional hours
BSN 12 hours - Bible total