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Humanities & Social Sciences

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

 

1. Foreign Language – 4 semester hours.
2. Oral Communication – 0-2 semester hours.
               
3. Writing – 0-4 semester hours.

4. AHS 101 Wellness – 0-2 semester hours.

5. Shared Core – 18 semester hours
                a. First Year Seminar – 4 semester hours
                b. Old Testament – 4 semester hours
                c. New Testament – 4 semester hours
                d. Christian Thought – 4 semester hours
                e. Capstone Experience – 2 semester hours

6. Thematic Core – 16 semester hours. Choose four of the following five themes:

  a. Diversity in the United States – 4 semester hours
  b. Global Perspectives – 4 semester hours
  c. Historical Perspectives – 4 semester hours
  d. Literary Explorations – 4 semester hours
  e. Philosophical Investigations – 4 semester hours

Note: One of the Thematic Core courses must also be tagged as an Advanced Integrative Seminar. Also, at least one Thematic Core course should be double tagged with two theme areas.

7. Visual and Performing Arts – 0-2 semester hours

 Updated - December 2016