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Recommended First Semester Courses By Major

To plan your first semester at CBU, click on your Major for the list of required courses. Remember to check your Placement Profile in BannerWeb. For instructions on how to see the complete requirements for your degree, click here. If you have questions about your recommended courses, please contact Academic Services and Faculty Development at advising@cbu.edu or (901) 321-3758.

Accounting
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English  Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 105 – Finite Math or Math per your Placement Profile
  • MIS 153 – Introduction to Computer Business Applications
  • SPCH 125 – Speech Communication
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Applied Psychology
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • PSYCH 105 – General Psychology
  • SOC 101 – Introduction to Sociology
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
Biochemistry
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • BIOL 111/BIOL 111L – Principles of Biology I and Principles of Biology I Lab
    • If you do not place into BIOL 111/L, register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Biology
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • BIOL 111/BIOL 111L - Principles of Biology I and Principles of Biology I Lab
    • If you do not place into BIOL 111/L, register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
Biomedical Sciences
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • BIOL 111/BIOL 111L - Principles of Biology I and Principles of Biology I Lab
    • If you do not place into BIOL 111/L, register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
Business Administration - All Concentrations
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 105 - Finite Math or Math per your Placement Profile
  • BUS 103 – Fundamentals of Business
  • MIS 153 - Introduction to Computer Business Applications
  • SPCH 125 - Speech Communication
Chemical Engineering
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Religious Studies General Education Course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CH E 101 – Chemical Engineering Project I
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry I and Principle of Chemistry I Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113 and CHEM 113L based on your ACT/SAT score
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Chemical Engineering - Concentration in Biochemical Engineering
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. Please email rprice@cbu.eduDr. Randel Price to determine which other course to delay. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CH E 101 - Chemical Engineering Project
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L - Principles of Chemistry I and Principles of Chemistry I Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113 and CHEM 113L based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • BIOL 111/BIOL 111L – Principles of Biology I and Principles of Biology I Lab
Chemistry
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Civil Engineering
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Religious Studies General Education Course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CE 110 – Introduction to Civil Engineering
  • CE 111 – Civil Engineering Graphics
  • BIOL 107 – Environmental Biology
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Computer Science - All Concentrations
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Religious Studies General Education Course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. 
  • CS 112/CS 112L – Computers in Problem Solving and Computers in Problem Solving Lab
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Creative Writing
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • ENG 211 or ENG 212 – Introduction to Literature I or Introduction to Literature II
    • If you are not listed as a Creative Writing, English or English for Corporate Communications major, you will not be able to register for these classes without special permission. Please email Academic Services at advising@cbu.edu if you have any questions.
  • Religious Studies Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
Cultural Studies (Education Grades 6-8)
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU 
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • MATH 105, 107 & 110, 117, 129, 131, or 162
  • PSYC 105 – General Psychology
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • ARTS Elective
Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • CS 112/CS 112L – Computers in Problem Solving and Computers in Problem Solving Lab
  • MIS 153 - Introduction to Computer Business Applications
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Early Childhood (Grades Prek-3)
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • MATH 105, 107 & 110, 117, 129, 131, or 162
  • PSYCH 105 – General Psychology
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • PHIL 201 – Introduction to Logic
Ecology
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • BIOL 111/BIOL 111L - Principles of Biology I and Principles of Biology I Lab
    • If you do not place into BIOL 111/L, register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements:
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
Electrical Engineering - All Concentrations
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Religious Studies General Education Course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • ECE 101 – Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving
  • ECE 150 – Introduction to Multimedia DSP
  • PSYC 105 – General Psychology
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Dual Degree)
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for PSYC 105. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CS 112/CS 112L – Computers in Problem Solving and Computers in Problem Solving Lab
  • ECE 150 - Introduction to Multimedia DSP
  • PSYC 105 – General Psychology
Engineering Management - Concentration in Sustainability
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • BIOL 107/BIOL 107L – Environmental Biology and Environmental Biology Lab
  • SPCH 125 – Speech Communications
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Engineering Management - Concentration in Information Systems
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • ECE 101 – Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving
  • ECE 150 – Introduction to Multimedia DSP
  • ME 121 – Solids Modeling
Engineering Management - Concentration in Video Game Design
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • ECE 101 - Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving
  • ECE 150 - Introduction to Multimedia DSP
  • ME 121 – Solids Modeling
Engineering Management - Concentration in Packaging
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) OR 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • PKG 101 – Introduction to Packaging
  • SPCH 125 – Speech Communications
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • ENGR 100 – Exploring Engineering
Engineering Physics
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. Please email Dr. Varriano to determine a which course to delay. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • ME 121 – Solids Modeling
  • CHEM 115/CHEM 115L – General Chemistry and General Chemistry Lab
    • If you do not place into MATH 131 you should register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements:
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
English
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – ENG 111 or per your placement profile
  • ENG 211 or ENG 212 – Introduction to Literature I or Introduction to Literature II
    • If you are not listed as a Creative Writing, English or English for Corporate Communications major, you will not be able to register for these classes without special permission. Please email Academic Services at advising@cbu.edu if you have any questions.
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Religious Studies Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
English for Corporate Communications
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – per your placement profile
  • ENG 211 or ENG 212 – Introduction to Literature I or Introduction to Literature II
    • If you are not listed as a Creative Writing, English or English for Corporate Communications major, you will not be able to register for these classes without special permission. Please email Academic Services at advising@cbu.edu if you have any questions.
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Political Science Elective – Choose one of the following:
    • POLS 112, 113, 115, 215, 220, or 230
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
General Studies
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • MATH 105, 107/110, 117, 129, 131 
    • If you are considering a major in Arts or Business, take MATH 105 OR per your MATH placement profile. 
    • If you are considering a major in Engineering or Science, do not take MATH 105. Take the highest eligible MATH course per your placement profile.
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Religious Studies Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
History
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • HIST 107 – World History to 1500
  • HIST 151 – American Society to 1877
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
Liberal Studies (Education Grades K-5)
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • MATH 105, 107 & 110, 117, 129, 131, or 162
  • PSYC 105 – General Psychology
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • ARTS Elective – Any ART or THEA (excluding ART/THEA 475)
Mathematics (Bachelor of Science)
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CS 112/CS 112L – Computers in Problem Solving and Computers in Problem Solving Lab
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Mathematics (Bachelor of Arts)
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Religious Studies course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CS 112/CS 112L - Computers in Problem Solving and Computers in Problem Solving Lab
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
Mathematics & Computer Science (Dual Degree)
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU - Required
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Social Sciences GER course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year. 
  • CS 112/CS 112L - Computers in Problem Solving and Computers in Problem Solving Lab
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Mechanical Engineering
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 - Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Social Sciences GER course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year.
  • ME 121 – Solids Modeling
  • CHEM 115/ CHEM 115L – General Chemistry and General Chemistry Lab
    • If you are not taking MATH 131, please choose from one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements instead of CHEM 115 & 115L:
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Natural Science - All Concentrations
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 117 or MATH 131 – Pre-Calculus or Calculus I
  • BIOL 111/BIOL 111L - Principles of Biology I and Principles of Biology I Lab
    • If you do not place into BIOL 111/L, register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements:
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
Physics
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 – Calculus I
    • MATH 129 (Functions and Engineering Calculus I) (6 credit hours) is recommended if you do not place into MATH 131. If you choose this option, do not sign up for the Social Sciences GER course. This option will keep you on track for your degree but requires 9 hours of contact time per week in math. 
    • You can take MATH 117 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 107/110 (Functions/Trigonometry) if you did not place into MATH 131 or 129 based on your ACT/SAT scores or if you only wish to take 3/4 contact hours of math per week. Summer courses may be needed to stay on a 4-year degree plan up between you freshmen and sophomore year.
  • CHEM 113/CHEM 113L – Principles of Chemistry and Principles of Chemistry Lab
    • You can take CHEM 101 (Introduction to College Chemistry) if you did not place into CHEM 113/L based on your ACT/SAT scores
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Psychology
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • PSYC 105 – General Psychology
  • SOC 101 – Introduction to Sociology
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
Religion & Philosophy
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Religious Studies Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Foreign Language Requirement – French or Spanish
    • Other language options available with permission of the Dean of the School of Arts
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
Special Education Interventionist (Grades PreK-8 or 6-12)
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • MATH 105, 107 & 110, 117, 129, 131, or 162
  • PSYC 105 – General Psychology
  • SOC 101 – Introduction to Sociology
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
Visual Arts - Art Therapy or Studio Art
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU 
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • ART 102 – 2-D Design
  • ART 111 – Drawing I
Visual Arts - Graphic Design
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • ART 102 or ART 111
  • ART 314/ART 314L – Beginning Digital Imaging and Beginning Digital Imaging Lab
Unspecified Arts
  • CBU 101 – Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • MATH 105, 107 & 110, 117, 129, 131, or 162
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Religious Studies Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Moral Values General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, or 234
Unspecified Business
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 105 - Finite Math or Per Your Math Placement Profile
  • MIS 153 - Introduction to Computer Business Applications
  • BUS 103 - Fundamentals of Business
  • SPCH 125 - Speech Communication
Unspecified Engineering
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 or Per Your Math Placement Profile
  • ENGR 100 – Exploring Engineering
  • Religious Studies General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
Unspecified Sciences
  • CBU 101 - Orientation to CBU
  • English – Per your Placement Profile
  • MATH 131 or Per Your Math Placement Profile
  • CHEM 113/L or Per Your Chemistry Placement Profile
    • If you do not place into any CHEM courses, register for one of the following Religious Studies General Education Requirements
      • RS 200, 217, 218, 220, 221, 230, 240, 260, 270, 271, 280, or 285
  • Social Sciences/History General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • ANTH 160; HIST 107, 108, 151, 152; HUM 210; POLS 112, 113, 115; PSYC 105; or SOC 101
  • Moral Value General Education Requirement – Choose one of the following:
    • PHIL 219, 220, 223, 224, 234, 322, 324, 325, or 340