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Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills (maximum 16 credits)

This requirement ensures that students have the foundational skills for learning at the college level, for lifelong learning and for functioning in a diverse and global society.

The following courses fulfill the requirement for each foundational skill:

  • Writing communication skills: ENGL1103 First-Year Writing
  • Mathematical competency: MATH0010 Basic Math or demonstration of skill (MATH0010 may not be counted toward the graduation requirement)
  • Second language skills: Two consecutive semesters of a foreign language or American Sign Language or demonstration of skill