Class of 2016

The curriculum outlined below provides a suggested sequence to complete the baccalaureate degree requirements. It incorporates some modifications based on particular majors.

This suggested sequence should not be viewed as limiting, since individual adjustments can be made to achieve your goals. Please refer to the Course Catalog for more detailed information on the courses listed below.

Freshman Year | Sophomore Year | Junior Year | Senior Year

 

Freshman Year

Course Code Credits
Total Credits       33

Sophomore Year

Behavioral Science *3

3

Total Credits       31

Junior Year

History Elective

3


Humanities Elective *4

3

Three Major Courses

9

Natural Science *5

3

Social Science or Natural Science *6

3

Total Credits       31

Senior Year

Three Major Courses

9

THL Elective (Level 2000+)

3

Free Electives *7

15

 

Total Credits       30
  1. ENG 1050 or PHI 1000: Students wish to take a language in the fall or spring semester may defer either ENG 1050 or PHI 1000 to the next semester.
  2. ENG 1050, ETH 2050, and all VSB courses must be taken at Villanova.
  3. Behavioral Science: choose from any SOC or PSY 1000.
  4. Humanities: choose from Art & Art History, Classical Study, English, Humanities, *Languages, Philosophy, Studio Art & Music, or Theater. *If a student completed 2 years of a language in high school, credit for introductory courses in that language taken at the college level will not satisfy degree requirements, including electives.
  5. Natural Science: choose from Astronomy & Astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry, Meteorology, Physics, GEV 1050, or GEV 1051. 
  6. Social Science or Natural Science: choose from Criminology, Geography and the Environment, History, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Science, or the Natural Sciences listed above.
  7. BL 2185: is recommended for ACC majors who want to sit for CPA certification.