Competency & General Education Courses

The following is a list of competencies and general education courses that must be completed by all degree-seeking students, based on Limestone's Requirements for Graduation (45-51 credit hours total):

SLO1: Communication

Comprehend and articulate complex ideas in speech and writing, adapting the message to the audience, situation, purpose, and occasion. (6-9 hours required) EN100** (as needed); EN101 and EN102, or EN103; and EN105. If 103H is taken, 103H and 105 are required.

SLO4: History

Students will use historical perspectives to analyze past events (3 credit hours). Choose one course from the following:  

SLO6: Mathematics

Students will be able to demonstrate accurate calculating abilities and apply logical reasoning skills to solve quantitative problems by choosing one course from those below (3 credit hours).

Note: If a student does not meet the Limestone's entrance math requirement, and their major requires MA115 or MA116, they will be required to take MA114 as a prerequisite.

SLO7: Lab Science

Apply the scientific method as an analytical problem solving or general inquiry model and integrate scientific principles into the student’s field of study. One lab science (4 hours required.)

SLO8: Computer Science

Apply the scientific method as an analytical problem solving or general inquiry model and integrate appropriate information technologies into the student’s field of study. One computer science (100-level and above) (3 hours required.)

CMP1: First-Year Critical Thinking Requirement

During their first year of college, students will complete a critical thinking skills course, choosing from those below. (3 credit hours)

CMP2: Critical Thinking Requirement

Students will develop and refine their higher-order thinking skills (3 credit hours). Must be junior standing (60+ credit hours).

CMP3: Writing Excellence Requirement

Achieving Writing Excellence (AWE) Writing Intensive Courses (minimum 3 credit hours). Students transferring EN101 only must complete two courses. Courses which are AWE Writing Intensive Courses state "This course is writing intensive." in the course description.

 

*Note: Course(s) must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

**Note: Course may be waived based on:

  • SAT Scores - 440 on the verbal section to waive EN100, and 500 on the mathematics section to waive MA114
  • ACT scores - 18 on the writing or English section to waive EN100, and 18 on the mathematics section to waive MA114
  • Limestone College placement exam for English and/or Math
  • Transfer credit from another regionally accredited college or university.

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