Pasadena City College 2014-15 University Core
UNIVERSITY CORE REQUIREMENTS
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
-- introduces students to the intellectual life of LMU
-- guides them to confront important issues about values, faith, justice, race, gender, sexuality, and culture
-- emphasizes fundamental communication and reasoning skills
-- builds on the skills and knowledge gained in the Foundations
-- refines the Foundations courses through the different disciplinary methods and perspectives of the
humanities, arts, natural sciences, and social sciences
-- challenges students to take the skills and knowledge from the Foundations and Explorations and apply them
to interdisciplinary consideration of thematic questions
Transfer students may fulfill the designated categories for Foundations and Explorations. Requirements for Integrations must be fulfilled at LMU.
The following courses from Pasadena City College will fulfill the following Core categories. Students choose one course for each category:
|CATEGORIES FOR FOUNDATIONS||PCC Courses|
|First Year Seminar||Must be completed at LMU|
Credit for the Rhetorical Arts core is granted upon transfer to LMU only. Students admitted to the University without having completed the designated courses for RA must complete this requirement at LMU.
|Take PHIL 025 plus one course from each of the following categories:
Info Science Literacy Category: LIB 001, 010A
Oral Rhetoric Category: SPCH 002, 006
Note: Students in the College of Science and Engineering are not required to complete the Quantitative Reasoning Core area.
|• MATH 5B, 15, 38, 55H
• STAT 18, 50
|Theological Inquiry*||No courses identified|
|Philosophical Inquiry*||No courses identified|
|Studies in American Diversity||• LING 14|
Students in the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) are required to fulfill at least one and up to two of the following Core areas under Explorations.
Students in all other Colleges and the School of Film and Television fulfill all core areas in Explorations.
|CATEGORIES FOR EXPLORATIONS||PCC Courses|
|Creative Experience||• ART 11A
• ENGL 5A, 6, 8
• PHOT 33
|Historical Analysis and Perspectives||• HIST 1A, 1B, 2S, 2B, 7A, 7B, 9A, 9B, 18, 19, 25A, 25C,
25E, 27A, 27B, 38
|Nature of Science, Technology, and Mathematics
Students in the College of Science and Engineering are not required to complete the Nature of Science, Technology and Mathematics core area.
|• ANTH 1+1L
• BIOL 10A, 14
• GEOL 12
• PHSC 3+3L
|Understanding Human Behavior||• ANTH 2
• ECON 1A, 1B
• PSYC 2, 21