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2013-2014 School of Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Core Curriculum


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The Core Curriculum is the heart of the liberal arts education for which Providence College is well-known. The program provides students with the knowledge and intellectual skills that will serve not only as a basis for a lifetime of interest in the humanities, social sciences, and the natural sciences, but also for a strong foundation for career and professional pursuits.

 

The following courses comprise the Core Curriculum and are required in all bachelor’s degree programs:

 

English: 12 credit hours


Including two courses in writing and one course in literature

Philosophy: 12 credit hours


A logic and an ethics course required plus any additional two courses

Theology: 12 credit hours


History: 6 credit hours


Social Science: 6 credit hours


anthropology, economics, law, leadership, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work

Science: 6 credit hours


Courses in biology, chemistry, natural science or physics

Mathematics: 3 credit hours


Fine Arts: 3 credit hours


creative writing, studio art, film, art history, music history, theater

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