The Marist Core: A Summary

I. Academic Foundation courses                            



   Students typically take these courses in Fall or Spring of
    freshman
year. Both courses engage with at least one of
    the following
themes: Cultural Diversity; N
ature & the
   
Environment; Civic Engagement; and Quantitative
    Reasoning.


II. Distribution courses

  Breadth Requirements: 1 course in each area

 Pathway Requirement : 4 courses engaging with an interdisciplinary topic    

 



   Breadth and Pathway courses may overlap, but students   
   must
complete a total of 36 distribution credits in order to
   graduate.
Students who have completed Breadth and
   Pathway
requirements in fewer than 36 credits can reach
   the threshold
using any Core Breadth or Modern
   Languages course.

III. Skill requirements

 

IV. Capping

  • Senior-level course in the major


   This course typically addresses academic skills,
   values awareness,
and professional issues
   related to particular majors.

 

 

 

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