CSE Essentials Course Requirements and Credits

Element I: Freshmen/Sophomore Level*

CSE100/100CL: Foundations in Literacy
CSE110/110CL: Integrated Literacy I
CSE120/120CL: Integrated Literacy II

Credits

6**
6
6

Element II: Sophomore/Junior Level

CSE210: Global Perspectives
CSE220/220M: Ways of Knowing
CSE230: Healthy Living

Credits

4
4***
4

Element III: Junior Level

Option A or Option B:
A. CSE300 Faith, Spirituality, and Ethics I & CSE300SL (Service Learning Lab); or
B. CSE310 Faith, Spirituality, and Ethics II & CSE310SL (Service Learning Lab)
[where CSE310SL can be taken either with CSE310, or with an aligned course from the major or open elective]

Credits

4

Visit the Service Learning Google Site for access to forms, announcements and any questions you may have.

Element IV: Senior Level

CSE400: Essentials Capstone Seminar

Credits

4

Total Credits:

32-38


*These courses are considered equivalent to Basic Writing, English Composition I, and English Composition II at other institutions. Transfer students who are not seeking second degrees, and who have already taken English Composition I and II elsewhere are exempt from the Element I sequence, and only need to take CSE195: Writing Seminar. For more information, please see the course description for CSE195.

**Students can place out of this course.

**The “M” designation signifies “college-level math approved;” the course can be taken to meet the college-level math requirement.