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Bachelor of Arts - Columbus State University

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Bachelor of Arts

College of Letters and Sciences & College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences, College of Education and Health Professions and General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1113/MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ ITDS 2727/ ITDS 2735/ ITDS 2746/ ITDS 2748/ ITDS 2749/ ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
Take the following courses:
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab
Take the following course:
MATH 1131

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
MATH 1131 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 1 (1 hour from Area A or D)
PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics 1
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 1311 Introductory Physics 2
PHYS 1312 Introductory Physics 2 Lab
STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics
Guided Electives* (6 hours)
*Guided electives will be selected from among freshman and sophomore level courses in science, business, and education based upon student interests and career goals and requiring the approval of a faculty advior and the Chemistry Department Chair.

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 56-59
CHEM 2115 Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 2315 Quantitative Analysis Lab
CHEM 3111 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3112 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3311 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 3312 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 3135 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3335 Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CHEM 4115 Survey of Physical Chemistry
CHEM 4315 Survey of Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 4175 Instru Meth of Chem Analysis
CHEM 4375 Instru Meth of Chem Analysis Lab

UTeach Columbus Teaching Option
ITDS 2125 Historical Perspectives on the Philosophy f Science & Math – if not taken in Area C (3)
SPED 4115 Teaching Math & Science to Exceptional Learners (2)
UTCH 1201 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching (1)
UTCH 1202 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design (1)
UTCH 2105 Knowing and Learning (3)
UTCH 2215 Research Methods (3)
UTCH 3205 Classroom Interactions (3)
UTCH 4205 Project-Based Instruction (3)
UTCH 4485 Student Teaching (9)
UTCH 4795 Student Teaching Seminar (1)

Select one of the following groups: 6 hr
GRP1: FREN 1002 and FREN 2001
GRP2: GERM 1002 and GERM 2001
GRP3: JAPN 1002 and JAPN 2001
GRP4: SPAN 1002 and SPAN 2001

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 1-4

Total Hours Required: 123

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