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Flags Required by College in the 2010-12 Catalog

Architecture

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags OR Substantial Writing Components1

Business

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags OR Substantial Writing Components1
  • One Quantitative Reasoning flag
  • One Ethics and Leadership flag

Communication

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags OR Substantial Writing Components1

Education

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags OR Substantial Writing Components1

Engineering

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags
  • One Independent Inquiry flag
  • One Quantitative Reasoning flag

Fine Arts

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags OR Substantial Writing Components1

Geosciences

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags

For Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology degree:

  • Two Writing flags
  • One Independent Inquiry flag
  • One Quantitative Reasoning flag

Liberal Arts

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags

Natural Sciences

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags OR Substantial Writing Components1

Nursing

For all majors:

  • Two Writing flags
  • One Cultural Diversity in the U.S. flag
  • One Ethics and Leadership flag
  • One Global Cultures flag
  • One Independent Inquiry flag
  • One Quantitative Reasoning flag

Pharmacy

For all majors, EXCEPT students who enter with a bachelor’s degree:

  • Three Writing flags
  • One Cultural Diversity in the U.S. flag
  • One Ethics and Leadership flag
  • One Independent Inquiry flag
  • One Quantitative Reasoning flag

Additional flag for all majors who enter the professional curriculum in Fall 2012 or later, EXCEPT those who enter with a bachelor’s degree:

  • One Global Cultures flag

Social Work

For all majors:

  • Three Writing flags; one of these must be completed outside of the School of Social Work
  • One Cultural Diversity in the U.S. flag
  • One Ethics and Leadership flag


1 The Substantial Writing Component (SWC) is a discontinued course designation for writing-intensive classes. The Writing flag has replaced the SWC in the Catalog.