Freshman Program

The Freshman Program at AUCE follows the American educational system, and is considered equivalent to the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II.

 The Freshman Program at AUCE follows the American educational system, and is considered equivalent to the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II. It is offered to all Lebanese or non-Lebanese students who qualify for admission into this program. Freshman students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits in either the Freshman Arts program or the Freshman Sciences program. The Freshman programs are designed in compliance with the Ministry of Education Equivalence Committee's specifications.

The Freshman Program requires a minimum of 30 credits distributed among the following. One course may not be used to meet two separate requirements.

Area A: Language (6 credits)

Two English courses will be assigned based on your English test scores upon admission.

ENG 140               Freshman 1        (3)         

ENG 160               Freshman 2        (3)         

ENG 220               Advanced Academic English       (3)         

ENG 260               Advanced Writing Research       (3)         

Area B: Natural Sciences (3 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

SCI 200  Ecology & Evolution       (3)         

SCI 210  Physics (3)         

SCI 250  Environmental Science (3)         

Area C: Social & Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

Choose three of the following courses:

PSY 101                Introduction to Psychology         (3)         

SOC 101                Introduction to Sociology            (3)         

PSY 201                Social Psychology            (3)         

PSY 210                Career & Life Skills         (3)         

Area D: Mathematics (3 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

MAT 100              College Algebra       (3)         

MAT 101              Calculus 1                (3)         

Area E:  Humanities/History (6 credits)

Choose two of the following courses:

HTY 101                World History                  (3)         

HTY 252                Middle East History        (3)         

Area F:  Life Skills (3 credits)

Choose two of the following courses:

PSY 210                Career & Life Skills         (3)         

HED 210               Health Education             (3)         

The Freshman Arts Program should be completed during the first year of admission into the university.

Upon successfully completing 30 credits as listed above, students are eligible to move to sophomore status.

It is the responsibility of the students to equate their Freshman Class.

 

FRESHMAN SCIENCES PROGRAM

AUCE Requirements for Freshman Sciences Program

The Freshman Program requires a minimum of 30 credits distributed among the following. One course may not be used to meet two separate requirements.

Area A: Language (6 credits)

Two English courses will be assigned based on your English test scores upon admission.

ENG 140               Freshman 1        (3)         

ENG 160               Freshman 2        (3)         

ENG 220               Advanced Academic English       (3)         

ENG 260              Advanced Writing Research       (3)         

Area B: Natural Sciences (9 credits)

Choose three of the following courses:

SCI 200  Ecology & Evolution       (3)         

SCI 210  Physics (3)         

SCI 250  Environmental Science (3)         

Area C: Social & Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)

Choose three of the following courses:

PSY 101                Introduction to Psychology         (3)         

SOC 101                Introduction to Sociology            (3)         

PSY 201                Social Psychology                         (3)         

PSY 210                Career & Life Skills                       (3)         

Area D: Mathematics (6 credits)

Choose two of the following courses:

MAT 101              Calculus 1            (3)         

MAT 102              Calculus 2            (3)         

Area E:  Humanities/History (3 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

HTY 101                World History                  (3)         

HTY 252                Middle East History        (3)               

Area F:  Life Skills (3 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

PSY 210                Career & Life Skills         (3)         

HED 210               Health Education             (3)         

                                                 

The Freshman Sciences Program should be completed during the first year of admission into the university.

Upon successfully completing 30 credits as listed above, students are eligible to move to sophomore status.

It is the responsibility of the students to equate their Freshman Class.