General Education - Distributive Learning Requirements

General Education Distribution Area Cr. Hrs.
Fine Arts (FA)*
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
6
Humanities (HU)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
9

Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*

3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

9

Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**

3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).

9

Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)

1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.

At least 3
*

Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.

**

 Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.

 

Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements

Minor in Physical Education (30-31 credit hours)

Required Courses
PEMT-151Fundamentals Of Rhythms3
PEMT-276Team Sports3
PEMT-201Introduction To Principles And Methods In Physical Education3
PEMT-307Assessment In Physical Education3
PEMT-308Motor Skill Behavior3
PEMT-303Adapted Physical Education And Recreation3
PEMT-305Functional And Structural Human Anatomy4
Select one of the following:2-3
Health For Effective Living
Nutrition, Weight Control And Exercise
Aerobics And Cardiovascular Fitness
PEMT-231Individual & Dual Sports3
or PEMT-203 Fitness Education
PEMT-302Kinesiology 13
or PEMT-306 Exercise Physiology
Total Hours30-31
1

PEMT-305 is a prerequisite for these courses.