Students must complete courses as designated in each group.
|English 101–102 (6 hours)
Communication 203 (3 hours)
|Behavioral and Social Sciences (3 courses )
|Economics: ECO 110
Government and International Studies: GOV 207, 211 or 217
Psychology: PSY 101
Sociology or Anthropology: SOC 200 or ANT 200
Courses will be selected from three of the above four behavioral- science areas.
|Humanities (5 courses)
| Fine Arts: ART 201, 202; MUS 215; or THE 201
History: HIS 154, 155, 205 or 206
Literature: Any 200-level literature course
Religion or Philosophy: Any 100-level course
One course will be selected from each of the above four humanities areas.
A fifth course will be selected from one of the humanities courses listed above, or students may complete HUM 200.
|Mathematics and Natural Sciences (3 courses)
|| 11-12 hours
|Mathematics (3-4 hours)
Any 100- or 200-level mathematics course, as determined by the student’s major.
Science (8 hours)
Two different laboratory-science courses chosen from different sciences—biology (BIO), chemistry (CHM), geology (GEO),
physics/astronomy (PHY or AST), or ANS 105.
|Health and Physical Education (3 courses)
|One course from 220, 221, 222 or 223 (221 may count as activity
or classroom course, but not both) plus two activity courses. A maximum
of four HPE activity courses may be applied toward degree requirements.
|Electives (2 courses)
| Courses selected outside the student’s major discipline, or the
minor, if one is chosen. (Students may use foreign-language courses to
fulfill this requirement.) Students with double majors are exempt from
|Total General Education (19 courses)
Full-time students must attend a minimum of 24 events (3 for each
semester of full-time enrollment) from a list of officially approved
cultural events to qualify for graduation. (See item 15 under Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees.)
Students studying abroad during fall or spring semesters are exempt
from Cultural Events-credit requirements for each semester spent abroad.
A cultural-events calendar is available on the college’s Web site at
the beginning of each semester.
Berry College Courses
Berry College Courses are those extending beyond the disciplinary
boundaries of any one department and representing educational
opportunities made available to students by the college as a whole. In
this category are educational-growth offerings and thematic courses.
BCC courses may not be used in satisfaction of general-education
requirements, other than electives. Only with the written permission of
the appropriate school dean may BCC courses be used in the major or the
The dean of academic services is the director of Berry College Courses,
and further information about these offerings may be secured from that