Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

Associate in Applied Science

Preparatory Courses

Note: These are required for some students, dependent upon incoming ACT subscores, (or equivalent SAT subscores) and high school GPA.

ENG0083 Preparatory English

0-3

(Students who score 19 or better on the ACT English sub-test are not required to complete Preparatory English.)

MAT0083 Basic Algebra

0-3

(Students who score 17 or better on the ACT Mathematics sub-test are not required to complete Basic Algebra.)

MAT0093 Algebra

0-3

(Students who score 19 or better on the ACT Mathematics sub-test are not required to complete Algebra.)

ITD1001 Reading Success Strategies

0-1

(Students who score 19 or better on the ACT reading sub-test do not need to take ITD1001.)

ITD1002G University Success Strategies

0-2

(Students whose high school GPA is 2.50 or above do not need to take ITD1002G.)

ITD1011G Critical Thinking

0-1

(Students whose high school GPA is 2.50 or above do not need to take ITD1011G.)

General Education Core

Note: All courses below are designated as core. However, some majors require specific courses to meet core requirements. Be sure to secure a major checklist from the assigned academic advisor or department in order to know which specific general education courses to take for the chosen major at MVNU. All courses taken for general education purposes must have the G suffix designation.

Required Courses

ENG1043G Freshman Expository Writing

3

(The composition sequence [ENG1043 and ENG1053] is to begin the first semester of attendance and continue uninterrupted until the sequence is completed. Exception: students who begin with ENG0083 will continue with ENG1043 and ENG1053 in the subsequent semesters.)

ENG1053G Research Writing

3

ITD1101G Introduction to the Christian Liberal Arts Experience

0-1

(Students who complete ITD1002 and ITD1011 are not required to take ITD1101G.)

Biblical Literature

4-6

Select courses from six of the following areas:

17-19

Select one from fine arts:

 

ART1002G Art in the Western World or

 

MTH1002G Music in the Western
World

 

Biology with lab or Physical Science
with lab

 

THE3003G Christian Beliefs

 

Communication or foreign language

 

Economics

 

History

 

Literature

 

Philosophy

 

Psychology or sociology

 

Elective Courses

 

General electives

29-37

Total

64 Hours