I. BROAD, INTEGRATIVE KNOWLEDGE
A. Basic Skills (12 credits):
Written communication I (ENGU 103)*
Written communication II (ENGU 104)*
*Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program. Must be taken within first two sessions if not satisfied in transfer, or within first two sessions after completing required remedial writing coursework.
B. Breadth Requirements (24 credits):
Natural Sciences: (6 credits)
|Humanities: (9 credits from a minimum of three areas)|
|Social Sciences: (9 credits from a minimum of three areas)|
C. Liberal Education Foundations (6 credits)
These must be taken within first two sessions after matriculation if ENGU 103 and ENGU 104 are satisfied, or within the first two sessions after those requirements are completed. They cannot be satisfied in transfer.
- Liberal Arts Core Foundations (LBSU 300)**
- Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (LBSU 302)**
**Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program.
II. UNIVERSITY DEGREE QUALIFICATIONS
Brandman University calls each of these values and experiences “competencies.” Students meet this requirement by taking major, minor, or elective courses in which one or more of the competencies is explicitly embedded. Each competency combines analysis and application with the expectation that students will demonstrate their learning through a variety of assignments.
- Applied Learning
- Innovation & Creativity
- Civic Engagement
- Global Cultures
- Integrated Learning
III. DISCIPLINARY SKILLS REQUIREMENT
The third segment of the General Education Program focuses on the development of primary skills for
success in academic and work settings. Success, academic and otherwise, requires the ability to
communicate ideas using the tools and foundational knowledge of a subject, field, or community. These
skills will be enhanced through designated courses taken within the major.
- Students must take an approved discipline-based writing course. This course may be satisfied in transfer.
- Students must take an approved disciplinary foundations course. This course may be satisfied in transfer