General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees

Information accurate as of the 2024 - 2025 catalog.
For previous year's catalogs, please see the undergraduate catalog page.

In conformity with the stated objectives of Glenville State University, a program of General Education is a part of the requirements for the completion of baccalaureate degrees. The General Education program requirements for baccalaureate degrees are as follows:

Num. Title Credits
The Humanities 14 hours*
CART 101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ENGL 101 Critical Reading and Writing I 3
ENGL 102 Critical Reading and Writing II: Research Writing 3
One of the following survey of literature courses 3
ENGL 203 Survey of English Literature I  
ENGL 204 Survey of English Literature II  
ENGL 205 Survey of American Literature I  
ENGL 206 Survey of American Literature II  
One of the following survey courses 2
ART 200 Survey of Art  
MUSC 200 Survey of Music  
The Natural Sciences and Mathematics 7 hours*
MATH 106 or higher course number 3
One four-hour lab science course 4
Recommended for programs in the Departments of Business, Criminal Justice, Fine Arts, Language and Literature, and Social Science:
ENVR 101 Environmental Science  
SCNC 101 Earth Science  
SCNC 102 Nature of Sound and Light  
SCNC 103 Contemporary Biology  
Other Science courses may satisfy this requirement. Please consult with your advisor and the University Undergraduate Catalog.
The Social Sciences 9 hours*
Six hours from the following 6
HIST 201 History of World Cultures I  
HIST 202 History of World Cultures II  
HIST 207 U. S. History to 1877  
HIST 208 U. S. History Since 1877  
POSC 203 American National Government  
Three hours from the following 3
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics  
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics  
GEOG 203 World Regional Geography  
PSYC 201 General Psychology  
SOCS 225 Introduction to Global Studies  
TOTAL 30 hours*

*see requirements of specific degree programs to select appropriate general education courses