Millersville University, Faculty Senate

Attachment #3
Faculty Senate Minutes
November 29, 2005

Scott Schaffer
Department of Sociology/Anthropology

General Education Program Proposal - The "Two Minors" Proposal

Core Competencies - 15ch to 24ch

The competencies themselves must be met, either through coursework or through testing (AP, IB, placement testing, or other assessment). If competencies are met at transfer or admission, then credit hours would be made up in some other way.

COMM 100 - Fundamentals of Speech (3)
ENGL 110 - English Composition (3)
ENGL 311-316 - Advanced writing course (3)
MATH 101, 130, 151, 155H, or 161 - A math computation course (3-4)
A Perspectives (existing P courses), Diversity (D), or Service Learning/Community Participation (S) course (3) The equivalent of one year of foreign language (placement test, assessment and exemption, or coursework) (0-6)

Breadth and Depth - 36ch to 39ch (18ch to 21ch for Education majors)

Non-Education Majors - two six-course minor programs in G blocks not contiguous with their major or each other

Education Majors - two three-course areas of concentration in two G blocks not contiguous with each other

G1: Humanities and Fine Arts

Art
Communication & Theatre
English
Foreign Languages
Latin@ Studies
Music
Philosophy
Humanities & Aesthetic Perspectives

G2: Science and Mathematics

Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Earth Sciences
Environmental Health and Emergency Management
Mathematics
Nursing
Physics
Scientific Perspectives

G3: Social Sciences

African-American Studies
Asian and Asian-American Studies (after approval)
Business Administration
Economics
Geography
Gerontology
Government and Political Affairs
International Studies (major and minor)
History
Psychology
Social Work
Social Sci. Perspectives
Sociology/Anthropology
Women's Studies

Total: Ed - 33ch to 45ch Non-Ed - 51ch to 63ch

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