Academic Foundations

Those seeking certification in Early Childhood (EC) through grade eight, content areas for grades seven through twelve, All Level Physical Education and Music K-12 are required to meet general education requirements in the Core Curriculum section of this bulletin

General Education Curricula Minimum Requirements (Students who qualify for honors classes may substitute where appropriate).

English

Communication competency will be done in EDUC 275, 310, 326, 418, 475, and KINT 244

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Math/Natural and Computer Science

MATH 131 Applied Math and any other College level Math (100 or above) - 6 hours

Two classes of lab Science - One Semester of physical science is required - 8 hours

CSIS Computer Science competency will be done in EDUC 350

Item #
Title
Credits
Life and Physical Science General Education Requirement  +
8
Sub-Total Credits
14

Religion

These specific classes are required for SDA certification only. For those seeking only state certification, it is strongly recommended that students enroll for a minimum of one course each school year. Applied religion is not to exceed 3 credits; 3 of the religion credits must be upper division. Transfer students from non-SDA schools must have 3 hours of religion credit per 30 credits taken in residence at Southwestern, with a minimum of 6 hours. Religion classes taken prior to enrollment at Southwestern will be considered for transfer, at least 3 hours must be from an SDA school, and non-SDA religion classes taken after enrolling at SWAU will not be transfered

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12
Total credits:
51

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