All provisions within this catalog are subject to change without notice. If you have questions or comments, please contact admissions@gfcmsu.edu.

UP Core

This program of study is designed for students planning to apply to the University of Providence.

Students may begin pursuit of a baccalaureate degree from UP by following the articulated plan of study.

The information on transfer programs is subject to change. Students should contact the Admissions Office at UP for potential changes: 406.791.5202.


Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Estimated costs are for the Great Falls College portion of this plan of study. Please contact the partnering school for information on the estimated cost of classes there.

Tuition and Fees $3,255
Application Fee $30
Lab Fees $105
Books/Supplies $1,553
Total $4,943
*

Fall 2017, MUS Student Health Insurance Premium will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.

Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.

I. General Education Core Courses - 25 Credits

Communication - 6 Credits (3 credits written, 3 credits verbal)

Written
WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
Verbal
COMX 111Intro to Public Speaking +3

Mathematics - 3 Credits

STAT 216Introduction to Statistics **,+4

Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 Credits

Fine Arts
Select one of the following:
ARTH 160Global Visual Culture +3
ARTZ 101Art Fundamentals +3
ARTZ 105Visual Language-Drawing +3
MUSI 101Enjoyment of Music +3
MUSI 103Fundamntls of Musical Creation +3
MUSI 203American Popular Music +3
MUSI 207World Music (equiv to 307) +3
Humanities
Select one of the following:
LIT 110Intro to Lit +3
PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy +3
WGSS 242Gender and Equality +3

Natural Science - 4 Credits (Must include 1 lab course)

Select one of the following:
BIOB 101Discover Biology/Lab **,+4
BIOB 160Princpls of Living Systems/Lab **,+4
BIOB 170Prin Biological Diversity/Lab **,+4
BIOH 104Basic Human Biology & Lab **,+4
CHMY 121Intro to General Chem w/Lab **,+4
CHMY 141College Chemistry I w/Lab **,+4
CHMY 143College Chemistry II w/Lab *,+4
GEO 101Intro to Physical Geologyw/Lab +4
PHSX 105Fund of Physical Science w/Lab +4
PHSX 205College Physics I w/Lab **,+4
PHSX 220Physics I w/Lab **,+4

Social Sciences/History - 6 Credits

PSYX 100Introduction to Psychology +3
SOCI 101Introduction to Sociology +3

II. Computer Skills/Usage – 3 Credits

CAPP 131Basic MS Office +3
OR a satisfactory Computer Skills test score.

III. Articulation Coursework – 3 Credits

WRIT 201College Writing II *,+3

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 29

Outline for the Completion of the University Core Curriculum from The University of Providence

Foundation Skills Courses - 6 Credits

CPS 110Conquering the Digital Divide +3
TRL 200Fund. Of Christian Theology +3

Great Questions Courses - 8 credits

ILC 330x What is Truth +4
ILC 350xWhat is the Common Good +4

Upper Division Writing Course - 3 credits

ENG 300-319Upper level writing course +3
*

Indicates prerequisites needed.

**

Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.

+

A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.