Core Curriculum Requirements

Augustinian Values (18 Credits)
ACS 1000            Ancients
ACS 1001             Moderns
ETH 2050           The Good Life: Ethics & Contemporary Problems
PHI 1000             Knowledge, Reality, Self
THL 1000            Top: Catholic Studies; OR
                            Top: Faith, Reason, and Culture; OR
                            Top: Global Religious Experience
THL XXXX           Theology Elective

Math and Science (11 Credits)
XXXX                   Computer Science1 OR Natural Science1
MAT 1500            Calculus I (4 cr.)
STAT 1430           Business Statistics (4 cr.)

Humanities and Social Sciences (15 Credits)
XXXX                   Behavioral Science2
XXXX                   Computer Science1 OR Natural Science1 OR
                             Social Science1                          
XXXX                   Humanities Elective3
ENG 1050            The Literary Experience
HIS XXXX            History Elective4

ECO 1001            Intro to Microeconomics
ECO 1002           Intro to Macroeconomics
ECO 3108           Global Political Economy
VSB 0099          Backpack-to-Briefcase: FR Experience (0 cr.)
VSB 1000           Information Technology (1 cr.)
VSB 1015            Business Dynamics
VSB 2000          Backpack-to-Briefcase: SO Seminar (1 cr.)
                           (or HON 5003: Shaping a Work Life – 1 cr.)
VSB 2004          Financial Accounting
VSB 2006          Introduction to MIS
VSB 2007          Corporate Responsibility & Regulation
VSB 2008          Business Analytics
VSB 2009          Principles of Finance
VSB 2014           Principles of Managerial Accounting
VSB 2020          Competitive Effectiveness (6 cr.)
VSB 3000          Backpack-to-Briefcase: JR Seminar (1 cr.)
VSB 3008          Operations and Supply Chain Management
VSB 4002          Strategic Thinking & Implementation

1. Course selection for Computer Science or Natural Science or Social Science:
   *     Computer Science: choose from CSC 1010, CSC 1035, CSC 1051, CSC 1052,
         or CSC 1300.
   **    Natural Science: choose from Astronomy & Astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry,
          Meteorology, Physics, Geography and the Environment (GEV 1050 to GEV 1053 only)
          except internship/CoOp. A lab is not required.
   ***  Social Science: choose from Criminology, Geography and the Environment, History,
         Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, and Social Science
         except internship/CoOp.

2. Behavioral Science: choose from any PSY or any SOC except internship/CoOp.

3. Humanities: choose from Art & Art History, ASL 1111, ASL 1112, Classical Studies, English (2000 level or higher. Note: ENG 1975 is acceptable mostly for the transfer students), Humanities, Languages, Philosophy, Studio Art & Music, SWA 1111, SWA 1112, or Theater except internship/CoOp.  A course with the fine arts attribute may also fulfill the Humanities requirement.  Note: If a student completed 2 years of a language in high school (except Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindustani, Japanese, or Russian), credit for introductory courses in that language taken at the college level will not satisfy degree requirements, including electives. 

4. History: choose from AAH 1101, AAH 1102, or any HIS except internship/CoOp.

Total Credits:


The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Summer 2024 and beyond. Please consult the appropriate archived catalog available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog. 


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