Jul 18, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

General Education Courses


The following courses meet associate in arts and baccalaureate degree general education requirements. Some courses have prerequisites.  A grade of C or higher is required for all core courses within each goal, the Foundations Seminar (COLL 133 ), and the Freshman Writing Seminar (ENGL 133W ).

For a complete list of Columbia College’s Writing Intensive courses, click here .

Ethical Reasoning Course (3 sem. hrs)


Bachelor’s degree students should choose the Ethical Reasoning course that fulfills the Ethics requirement within their Bachelor’s degree. Associate degree students should choose an Ethical Reasoning course that is required by, or allowed within, their Associate Degree. A list of general education requirements for the Ethical Reasoning Requirement can be found here .

Core Courses (24-26 sem. hrs)


Select one core course from each of the eight goals.  A list of general education requirements for each goal can be found here .

Elective Courses (9 sem. hrs)


Select three courses with differing subject areas from three unique goals.  A list of general education requirements for each goal can be found here .

Civic Engagement Goal


Creative Thinking and Experience Goal


Global Awareness Goal


Environmental Stewardship Goal


Human Experience Goal


Communication Competence Goal


Reasoning in Natural Science Goal


Mathematical Reasoning Goal