University Studies (General Education) Requirements

Competency Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
ENGL 1010 (CL1) Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (or AP English or ACT English ≥29 or CLEP) 3
ENGL 2010 (CL2)* Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode 3
MATH 1050 College Algebra QL (or AP Calculus score of 3 or better or ACT Math ≥ 26 or CLEP or one course in Math or Stats requiring Math 1050 as a prerequisite) 4

* This course must be completed with a C grade or higher.

Breadth Requirements

Select at least one approved course from each of the following six categories. (A maximum of 4 CLEP or AP areas may be used.) Approved courses can be found in the USU catalog and the semester schedule book.

Course # Course Name Credits
ECN 1500 American Inst. (BAI) 3
Approved Course Creative Arts (BCA) 3
Approved Course Humanities (BHU) 3
Approved Course Life Sciences (BLS) 3
Approved Course Physical Sciences (BPS) 3
ECN 2010 Social Science (BSS) 3