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BELL Core Courses

What Will You Take, and When . . . ?

First Year

  • First-Year Seminar (first semester)
  • First-Year Writing (first semester)
  • Learning Community Courses, aka "links" (second semester)

By 60 Credit Hours (end of sophomore year)

  • Speech
  • Mathematics
  • 1000-level Religion (first of two courses)

Third Year

  • Junior Cornerstone Seminar
  • Third-Year Writing (spring semester)
  • 3000-level Religion class (second of two courses)

Fourth Year

Senior Capstone Seminar (fall, spring, or summer semester depending on college or school – see Senior Capstone Seminar for details).

  • Requirements for Capstone in General Education
  • Senior Capstone Seminar FAQs

By 128 Credit Hours (end of senior year) You will complete all other General Education 'Human Experience' courses for your respective degree.