Apr 26, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

UCC Courses


Beginning Fall 2011, the University Core Curriculum (the Core) became the general education program of William Paterson University for students entering Fall 2011 or later. It is a 40 credit program, which constitutes a third of the entire undergraduate curriculum.

Students create their Core experience by choosing a sequence of 13 (thirteen) courses from each of the following six areas of study.

  1. Personal Well-Being
  2. Expression
  3. Ways of Knowing
  4. Diversity and Justice
  5. Community and Civic Engagement
  6. Global Awareness

Each area and sub-area will have a variety of courses to choose from.

Click here for more information about the CORE.

UCC Area 1: Personal Well Being


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 2A: Expression: Arts and Communication


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 2B: Expression: Writing


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 3A: Ways of Knowing: Philosophical Perspective


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 3B: Ways of Knowing: Historical Perspective


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 3D: Ways of Knowing: Scientific Perspective


REQUIRED CREDITS: 4.000

UCC Area 3E: Ways of Knowing: Quantitative Thinking


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 4: Diversity and Justice


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 5: Community and Civic Engagement


REQUIRED COURSES: 1

UCC Area 6: Global Awareness


REQUIRED COURSES: 1