Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Associate of Arts

Preparatory Courses*

ENG0083 Pre-College Writing

 

For students who score less than 19 on the ACT English sub-test, subject to the following limitations:

  1. Traditional students who score 17 or 18 may test for placement into College Writing or be automatically placed in ENG0083
  2. Traditional students scoring less than 17 will be automatically placed in ENG0083
  3. Traditional students who have not taken the ACT or SAT may test for placement into College Writing or be automatically enrolled in ENG0083

MAT0083 Basic Algebra

 

(for students who score less than 17 on the ACT Mathematics sub-test)

MAT0093 Algebra

 

(for students who score less than 19 on the ACT Mathematics sub-test)

ITD1001 Reading Success Strategies

 

(for students who score less than 19 on the ACT Reading sub-test)

ITD1002 University Success Strategies

 

(for students whose high school GPA is less than 2.50 or whose Composite ACT score is less than 19)

ITD1011 Critical Thinking

 

(for students whose high school GPA is less than 2.50 or whose Composite ACT score is less than 19)

*These are only required for certain students as noted.

General Education Core

Note: All courses taken for general education purposes will have the G suffix designation.

COMPETENCIES (6-7)

Writing Requirement

3

ENG1083G College Writing

 

Communication Arts

3-4

Select One

 

COM1013G Interpersonal Communications

 

COM1023G Public Speaking

 

COM2003G Small Group Communications

 

COM2053G Media and Society

 

aCOM3043G Persuasion

 

MLA1019G Modern Language Studies (3-4)

 

SPA1014G Elementary Spanish I

 

SPA1024G Elementary Spanish II

 

SPA2004G Intermediate Spanish I

 

SPA2013G Conversational Spanish

 

COMMON CORE (14-15)

Gateway

2

HUM1012G Discipleship of the Christian Mind

 

Foundations

10

HIS1013G The Western Tradition in World Context

THE3003G Christian Beliefs and Convictions**

 

BIB1014G Narrative of Scripture

 

Conversations

2-3

Select One

 

HUM2013G The Arts and Human Identity**

 

PHI2013G Love, Justice and the Good Life**

 

SCI3012G Science and the Modern Mind**

 

**Course to be implemented in the near future.

EXPLORATIONS (11-13)

Natural Science

4

Select One

 

BIO1014G Principles of Biology with Laboratory

 

BIO1054G General Zoology with Laboratory

 

BIO1074G General Botany with Laboratory

 

BIO1094G Conservation of Natural Resources with Laboratory

 

CHE1014G Introduction to Chemistry with Laboratory

 

CHE1033G General Chemistry I and CHE1031G General Chemistry I with Laboratory

 

ESS1034G Earth Science with Laboratory

 

ESS1044G Astronomy with Laboratory

 

ESS1054G Meteorology with Laboratory

 

PHY2014G General Physics I with Laboratory

 

Social Science

3

Select One

 

ICS2003G Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

MAN3083G Organizational Behavior

 

POL1003G American Politics and Government

 

PSY1013G General Psychology

 

PSY3083G Organizational Behavior

 

SOC1013G Introduction to Sociology

 

SOC3083G Organizational Behavior

 

EDU2023G The Learner and the Learning Process (Education majors only)

 

The Arts

1-3

Select One

 

APM1041G Beginning Voice Class

 

ART1002G Art in the Western World

 

ART1053G Drawing I

 

ART2063G Painting I

 

ART2083G Ceramics I

 

aART3003G History of Art I

 

aART3013G History of Art II

 

COM2031G Acting Practicum

 

COM3031G Stagecraft Practicum

 

aCOM3033G Technical Theater

 

CRW2143G Creative Writing

CRW3082G Practicum in Creative Writing: Literary Magazine

 

ENS1001G Music Stage Production

 

ENS1011G Collegians Chorale

 

ENS1020G Goliards Chamber Ensemble

 

ENS1021G Treble Singers Women's Choir

 

ENS1031G Symphonic Wind Ensemble

 

ENS1070G Jazz Band

 

ENS1080G Pep Band

 

ENS1090G Chamber Winds Ensemble

 

ENS2010G Flute Choir

 

GRD1033G Graphic Communication

 

GRD2093G Digital Photography

MTH1002G Music in the Western World

 

Literature

3

Select One

 

ENG1063G Introduction to Literature

 

ENG2043G Literary Landscapes

 

ENG2073G British Literature I

 

ENG2083G British Literature II

 

ENG2153G Classical Literature & Mythology

 

ENG2163G American Literature: Beginnings to 1945

 

aSPA3013G Spanish and Spanish-American Literature of Social Protest

 

Elective Courses

 

General Electives

29-33

 

 

Total

64 Hours