Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Macaulay Honors College General Education Requirements

Students who are part of the Macaulay Honors College must fulfill all general education requirements as listed below and as stipulated by the Macaulay Honors College https://community.macaulay.cuny.edu/handbook/policies/good-standing-and-graduation-requirements/.  These requirements include all curricular and co-curricular requirements as stipulated by Macaulay Honors College, including but not limited to four approved honors courses in addition to the required seminars, a senior project, study abroad/ research/ internship, and community service.

Macaulay Honors College sections are a recommended option to complete Macaulay requirement of four honors classes in addition to the required seminars.

I. Required Core: 12 credits

a. English Composition (RECR) (6 credits)

Macaulay Honors College section is required.

b. Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning (RMQR) (3 or more credits)

Macaulay Honors College section is an option to complete Macaulay requirement of four honors classes in addition to the required seminars.

c. Life and Physical Sciences (RLPR) (3 or more credits)

Macaulay Honors College section is an option to complete Macaulay requirement of four honors classes in addition to the required seminars.

 

II. Flexible Core: 18 credits

a. World Cultures and Global Issues (FWGR)

It is recommended that all BA Majors and BS Majors which require 213-level language proficiency (BS in Art; Business/International Business concentration; Communications; Dramatic Arts; Music, Social Work) take a 112-level language course to satisfy this area of the Flexible Core.

b. U.S. Experience in It's Diversity (FUSR)

Macaulay Honors College students are required to take HON 122 to satisfy this area of the Flexible Core.

c. Creative Expression (FCER)

Macaulay Honors College students are required to take HON 121 to satisfy this area of the Flexible Core.

d. Individual and Society (FISR)

Macaulay Honors College students are required to take HON 224 to satisfy this area of the Flexible Core.

e. Scientific World (FSWR)

f. Any flexible core course

Macaulay Honor College students are required to take HON 223 to satisfy this area of the Flexible Core.

III. College Option: 12 credits

Cr/Hr All BA Majors and BS Majors which require 114-level language proficiency
(BS in Art; Business/International Business concentration; Communications; Dramatic Arts; Music, Social Work)
BS Majors in STEM disciplines, Accounting, Business, Economics, Psychology
4 cr/4 hr Macaulay Honors College students may take HON 206 to satisfy the Social Scientific Analysis (social science). Macaulay Honors College students may take HON 206 to satisfy the Social Scientific Analysis (social science).
3 cr/3 hr Macaulay Honors College students may take HON 205 to satisfy the Textual Aesthetic Linguistic Analysis (TALA) requirement. Macaulay Honors College students are required to take HON 205 or HON 206 to satisfy the Textual Aesthetic Linguistic Analysis (TALA) requirement.**
1 cr/2 hr Science lab co-requisite of RLPR Science lab co-requisite of RLPR
1 cr/2 hr Science lab co-requisite of FWSR Science lab co-requisite of FSWR
3 cr/4 hr 114-level language STEM credits

 

**Macaulay students are required to take HON 205 or HON 206 to satisfy this area of the College Option in consultation with their advisor.

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours: 42