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Humanities & Social Sciences

General Education Requirements - Humanities and Social Sciences
Elmhurst College- Joint Program Agreement
(See the current Elmhurst College Undergraduate catalog)

1. First Year Seminar (FYS 100) – 4 semester hours, waived for transfer students.

2. Composition – 8 semester hours

  • ENG 105 – 4 semester hours, or student may demonstrate proficiency by examination.
  • ENG 106 – 4 semester hours

3. Areas of Knowledge – 36 credit hours

Students in the joint engineering program must choose one course from each of the following categories. Approved courses may be found in the 2016-2017 College Catalog. At least 2 courses must be at the 300+ level.

A student must complete at least 21 semester hours to fulfill the IIT Humanities and Social Sciences requirement excluding courses listed in the area of Physical Science.

  1. Inquiry into Ethics and Justice (IEJ) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed.

  2. Religious Studies in Context (RSC) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed.

  3. Literature (LT) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed.

  4. Fine Arts (FA) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed excluding ART 115, 120, 125, 230, 235, 240, 244, MUS 135, 312, THE 225, 340, WL 230.

  5. Historical Analysis (HA) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed.

  6. Social and Political Analysis (SPA) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed.

  7. Cognitive and Behavioral Science (CBS) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed excluding COM 113, 114, 311.

  8. Life Science (LS) – 4 semester hours. A student may complete any course listed.

  9. Physical Science (PS) – 4 semester hours. Requirement is met by PHY 121.

Updated - June 2016