General Education Requirements (GER)
UMUC Europe offers programs of study leading to UMUC associate's and bachelor's degrees. Students should consult with a UMUC field representative at their local education center about programs offered in their community. All requirements noted for the AA degree involve lower-level courses, although appropriate upper-level courses may be substituted.
Curriculum Requirements (25)
Students may choose a general curriculum or a specialized curriculum and must take 25 credits of coursework within their chosen curriculum. For the specialized curricula, at least 9 credits in core or core-related coursework for the chosen curriculum must be earned through UMUC.
Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all core or core-related curriculum courses.
The specialized curricula include
- business and management
- computer studies
- foreign language area studies (Arabic, German, Italian, Spanish)
- management studies
- women's studies
Common Associate of Arts Degree Requirements
- The Associate of Arts degree (AA) requires the completion of a minimum of 60 credits, of which at least 15 must be taken through UMUC.
- Of these 60 credits, 35 credits must be earned in courses that fulfill the general education requirements.
- The remaining 25 credits must satisfy the requirements of the curriculum the student has selected.
- A grade point average of 2.0 or higher in all courses taken through UMUC is required. Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all core or core-related curriculum courses.
- A student may pursue a second AA degree only after the awarding of the first AA. (see Second Associate's Degree in the Catalog).
A. Communications (9)
- WRTG 101 or WRTG 101S (3 credits)
Must be completed within first 18 credits with UMUC. Placement test required for WRTG 101. May not be earned through credit by examination.
- Another writing course (3 credits)
All 3-credit WRTG courses (except WRTG 288, 388, 486A or 486B); ENGL 102; and JOUR 201 apply.
- A course in communication, writing, or speech (3 credits)
All 3-credit COMM, SPCH, and WRTG courses (except 486A and 486B); ENGL 102, 281, and 384; and JOUR 201 apply.
B. Arts and Humanities (6)
- One 3-credit course that offers a historical perspective
(any 3-credit ARTH or HIST except ARTH 100).
- One 3-credit course chosen from the following disciplines:
ARTH, ARTT, ASTD (depending on course content), ENGL (except ENGL 281 and 384), GRCO, HIST, HUMN, MUSC, PHIL, THET, dance, literature, or foreign language.
C. Behavioral and Social Sciences (6)
- One 3-credit course each in two of the following disciplines:
AASP (AASP 201 only), ANTH, ASTD (depending on course content), BEHS, CCJS (CCJS 100, 105, 350, 360, 432, 453, 454, and 461 only), ECON, GEOG, GERO (except GERO 342, 351, and 353), GVPT, PSYC, SOCY, or WMST (WMST 200 only).
D. Biological and Physical Sciences (7)
- A science lecture course (3 credits) with related laboratory course (1 credit) or a science course combining lecture and laboratory (4 credits).
- Any other science course (3 credits)
E. Mathematics (3)
- MATH 103, MATH 106, MATH 107, or a course at or above the level of college algebra.
F. Interdisciplinary or Emerging Issues (4)
- One course (LIBS 150) in information literacy and research methods (1 credit), which must be completed within the first 18 credits with UMUC.
- IFSM 201 (3 credits)
Total Degree Requirements 60
UMUC Europe Undergraduate Catalog
Last updated: 2 August 2012