UK Core Requirements

Students must take one course from each of the areas listed below in order to complete the UK Core. A course taken to satisfy a requirement in one area of the UK Core cannot be used to satisfy a requirement in another area, even if a specific course is present in more  than one area (e.g., some courses are designed to meet the learning outcomes in more than one area).

  Number of Credit Hours
I. Intellectual Inquiry (one course in each area)  
Natural/ Physical/ Mathematical

3

Social Sciences

3

Humanities

3

Arts and Creativity

3

II. Composition and Communication  
Composition and Communication I (CIS or WRD 110)

3

Composition and Communication II (CIS or WRD 111)

3

III. Quantitative Reasoning (one in each area)  
Quantitative Foundations**

3

Statistical Inferential Reasoning

3

IV. Citizenship (one course in each area)  
Community, Culture and Citizenship in the USA

3

Global Dynamics

3

Credit Hour Total 30 minimum*

*Some UK Core courses may be more than 3 credit hours

** Note that MA 109 is NOT approved as a Quantitative Foundations course. Students in a major requiring calculus will use calculus course (MA 113, 123, or 137) while students not requiring calculus should take MA 111, PHI 120, or another quantitative foundations course.