1. A maximum of 126 credit hours at the lower division may be applied toward a baccalaureate degree.
2. Students with the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)Degree from an accredited Oregon community college will be considered as having met the general education distribution requirements at Eastern.
3. General Education Curriculum Requirement: In the absence of the AAOT degree from an Oregon community college, students must complete 15 credits in Communication and Critical Thinking with the credits distributed between the three sub categories of Communication, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, and Quantitative Reasoning. Students must also complete a minimum of 9 credits in each of the following five areas within General Knowledge: Study of Aesthetics and Humanities, Study of Human Behavior, Study of the Natural World, Study of Arts and the Creative Process, and Study of Logic, Language and Culture.
4. Students graduating from high school Fall 1997 and beyond who did not satisfy the second language requirement in high school must have two terms of the same college-level second language or satisfactory performance on an approved second language assessment.
5. For the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.): In addition to completing the General Education Distribution Requirements, students are required to demonstrate the application of mathematics at the college level. Means for satisfying this requirement are described in each major at Eastern.
6. For the Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.): In addition to completing the General Education Distribution Requirements, students are required to demonstrate proficiency in a single foreign language (two years or completion of a second-year foreign language course sequence or equivalency).
7. The Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) must be passed prior to graduation from Eastern. Students are required to complete writing courses through WR121 or, upon entering,demonstrate a Test of Standard Written English (TSWE) score of 50 or better before attempting the WPE given at Eastern.
8. Courses in which "D" grades have been earned will transfer to Eastern.
9. Courses in the major will meet general education distribution requirements. Example: a history major can use an approved history course to fulfill the social science requirement.
NOTE: University requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with RCC advisers or counselors and their transfer institution to ensure the accuracy of their academic plan.
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