2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHESS College Core

The CHESS College Core requires 36 credits of coursework*.  Students must complete 12 credits (4 semesters) of a single Modern Language**, and 24 credits of coursework in the following themes:

  • Gender Issues (3 credits)
  • Global Cultures (3 credits)
  • Individual and Society (3 credits)
  • Literature and the Arts (3 credits)
  • Racial and Ethnic Diversity (3 credits)
  • Social Ethics (3 credits)
  • U.S. Traditions (3 credits)
  • Western Heritage (3 credits)

Students must take one course from the following lists in each theme.

*Does not apply to the BLS program or BA degrees issued by the School of Education and Counseling

**Does not apply to Psychology, BS, students; see Science, Mathematics, and Reasoning section below for requirements

Global Cultures

Literature and the Arts

Science, Mathematics, and Reasoning (for Psychology, BS, only)