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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

General Education Program Courses


The Proficiencies


Proficiency 1: College-Level Writing


Proficiency 2: Baccalaureate-Level Writing


Does not count toward 37 credit minimum General Education hour requirement. Consult your curriculum or major program advisor for the course(s) approved for your area of study.

Proficiency 4: Enhance or Develop a Proficiency


Consult your major or college advisor regarding the requirement(s) for your program. A course or courses in one of the following categories:

Proficiency 4a, Advanced Writing


Proficiency 4d, Oral Communications


Proficiency 4e, American Sign Language


Proficiency 4f, Computer Programming and Applications


Proficiency 4g, Foreign Languages


All Western Michigan University foreign language courses are granted general approval to satisfy Proficiency 4g. 

Two semesters of college-level foreign language study will satisfy this requirement; students entering the University with college-level knowledge of a foreign language will be allowed to satisfy this requirement by taking two more advanced language courses or by taking two semesters of yet another foreign language.

The Distribution Areas


Note:


INTL 3300 and INTL 3310 must be approved by a College General Education advisor (not major/minor advisor) prior to being used to satisfy General Education requirements.

Distribution Area II: Humanities


Note:


INTL 3300 and INTL 3310 must be approved by a College General Education advisor (not major/minor advisor) prior to being used to satisfy General Education requirements.

Distribution Area III: The United States: Cultures And Issues


Distribution Area IV: Other Cultures and Civilizations


Note:


INTL 3300 and INTL 3310 must be approved by a College General Education advisor (not major/minor advisor) prior to being used to satisfy General Education requirements.

Distribution Area V: Social and Behavioral Sciences


Note:


INTL 3300 and INTL 3310 must be approved by a College General Education advisor (not major/minor advisor) prior to being used to satisfy General Education requirements.

Distribution Area VI: Natural Science with Laboratory


Distribution Area VII: Natural Science and Technology: Applications and Implications