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General Studies

Curriculum

Semester I
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 101 English Composition 1 3
MTH Math Elective* 3
General Elective(s) 6 - 9
Total Credit Hours 12 - 15
Semester II
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MTH Math Elective* 3
Natural Science Elective* 2-4
Social Science/Humanities/Religious Studies Elective* 3
General Elective(s) 1-3
Total Credit Hours 12 - 16
Semester III
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Humanities/Religious Studies/Social Science/General Elective(s) 1-12
Total Credit Hours 1 - 12
Semester IV
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Social Science Elective* 3
Natural Science Elective* 2-4
General Elective(s) 4-6
Humanities/Religious Studies Elective* 3
Total Credit Hours 12 - 16
Semester V
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Humanities/Religious Studies Elective* 3
Social Science Elective* 3
General Elective(s) 6-8
Total Credit Hours 12 - 14

* At least 6 hours of Math is required
* One Natural Science course must have a lab component and at least 8 hours of Natural Science is required.
* At least 9-12 hours of a Social & Behavioral Science is required
* At least 9 hours of a Humanities/Religious Studies is required.
* 12 hours of Humanities and/or Social Science electives

Students enrolled in this program will be required to complete the Mercy College associate degree General Education requirements as outlined in the college catalog.