Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

Associate in Arts

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 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. Exceptions: 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.)

Literature

3

History

3

Biblical literature

4-6

Philosophy

3

THE3003G Christian Beliefs

3

Select one of the following:

2

ART1002G Art in the Western World

 

MTH1002G Music in the Western World

 

Select one of the following:

3

Communication

 

Foreign language

 

Select one of the following:

3

Psychology

 

Sociology

 

Select one of the following:

4

Biology with laboratory

 

Physical science with laboratory

 

(i.e., CHE, ESS, PHY)

 

Elective Courses

General electives

23-30

Total

64 Hours