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The Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum challenges students to integrate knowledge, values and skills into a coherent worldview that equips them for a life of faithfulness to God through service in the world. As an integrated program in the liberal arts, the core courses are the foundation of the Huntington University educational experience upon which a student’s major builds to develop specific knowledge and skills for professional life.

Associate of Science

The Core Curriculum for the Professional Programs' associate of science degree consists of a minimum total of 31 hours by completing the following requirements: 

English/Language (2 courses)

ENX 133 Introduction to Writing3
SPX 211 Professional Presentations3
  

Bible/Philosophy (choose 1 course)

BRX 232 Old Testament Survey3
BRX 252 New Testament Survey3
Other Bible Course3
  

Christian Faith (1 course)

MIX 285 Understanding the Christian Faith 3
  

Fine Arts (choose 1 course)

ARX 115 Introduction to Art3
Other Art Course3
  

History (choose 1 course)

HSX 111 History of the U.S. I 3
HSX 112 American History Since 1945 3
Other History Course3
  

Social Science (choose 1 course)

PYX 111 Introduction to Psychology3
SOX 111 Principles of Sociology3
SOX 223 Social Problems3
Other Social Science Course3
  

Natural Science (choose 1 course)

BIX 271 Nutrition for Adults3
NSX 221 Natural Disasters3
NSX 236 Origins of Life in the Universe 3
Other Science Course3
  

Computer Skills (1 course)

OM 223 Introduction to Computers3
  

Physical Wellness (1 course)

PEX 110 Physical Wellness in Adulthood1
  

Life Skills (2 courses)

SSX 101 Resume Writing and Interview Skills 2
SSX 210 College Study Skills1

 

Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Social Work

The Core Curriculum for the Professional Programs' bachelor of science degrees and bachelor of social work degree consists of a minimum total of 30 hours by completing the following requirements. Computer Applications (3 credits) or demonstrated competency of computer applications is a prerequisite for enrollment in all Professional Programs due to the online nature of course offerings.

*Courses may only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Foundational College Competencies (2 courses)

ENX 133 Introduction to Writing3
SPX 211 Professional Presentations3
  

 Religious Studies (3 courses)

MIX 285 Understanding the Christian Faith3
OM 353 Ethics in the Workplace3
          (Or a *Bible, *philosophy, or religion course if
           OM 353 is not required in the major)
 
Choose 1 course from: 
          *BRX 232 Old Testament Survey3
          *BRX 252 New Testament Survey3
          *Other Bible course3
  

Humanities (choose 1 course)

ARX 115 Introduction to Art3
Other Art Course3
ENX 151 Introduction to Literature3
ENX 131 Detective Fiction3
Other Literature Course3
*HSX 111 History of the U.S. I 3
*HSX 112 American History Since 19453
*Other History Course3
Foreign Language Course3
Media Arts Course3
Music Course3
*Philosophy Course3
Theatre Course3
  

Social Sciences (choose 2 courses)

OM 217 Principles of Microeconomics3
Other Economics Course3
PYX 111 Introduction to Psychology3
Other Psychology Course3
SOX 111 Principles of Sociology3
SOX 223 Social Problems3
Other Sociology Course3
*HSX 111 History of the U.S. I3
*HSX 112 American History Since 19453
*History Course3
Public Policy Course3

          (OM 217 is required for business administration, 
          human resource management, marketing and 
          not-for-profit  leadership majors; PYX 111 and 
          SOX 111 are required for social work majors;
          PYX 111 and either SOX 111 or 223 are required for
          psychology majors)

 
  

Natural and Mathematical Sciences (2 courses)

Natural Science (1 course) 
        BIX 111 Biology in the Modern World4
       BIX 271 Nutrition for Adults3
       NSX 221 Natural Disasters3
       NSX 236 Origins of Life in the Universe3
       Other Science Course3
          (BIX 111 is required for psychology and social                   work majors) 
  
Mathematical Science (1 course) 
        OM 323 Statistics for Managers 3
        Other Math Course3