How to move from Clare College to the New General Education requirements

  • If you took a Clare course in the left column, you have fulfilled the General Education requirement on the right.
  • If you did not take a Clare course in the left column, you must take a course in the right column. (Not all courses are offered every semester: please check schedule)
Clare Courses (and their Substitutions) New General Education Requirements
CLAR 101. The Intellectual Journey One course from the Philosophy Distribution:
PHIL 102. Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 111. Introduction to Critical Thinking
PHIL 320. Existentialism
PHIL 325. Philosophy of Law
PHIL 361. Evil and Modern Thought
CLAR 103. Foundations of the Western World
(ARTH 101, CULT 101, CULT 102, HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 201, HIST 202)
One course from the Historical Studies Distribution:
CULT 101. Greek Civilization
CULT 102. Roman Civilization
HIST 101. Europe to 1815
HIST 201. United States History to 1865
HIST 202. United States History since 1865
HIST 360. World History to 1450
HIST 361. World History since 1450
HIST 407. Twentieth Century United States
CLAR 105. Inquiry in the Social World
(ECO 101, ECO 102, EDUC 210, EDUC 250, POLS 102, PSYC 101, SOC 101)
One course from the Social Sciences Distribution:
Courses to be announced
CLAR 206. Foundational Religious Texts of the Western World One course from the Franciscan Studies/Theology Distribution (but not FS/THEO 101):
Courses to be announced
CLAR 207. The Catholic-Franciscan Heritage FS/THEO 101. The Way of Francis and Clare
CLAR 208. World Views
(ARTH 103, ARTH 234, ARTH 330, ARTH 331, ARTH 332, ARTH 333, CULT 106, HIST 360, HIST 361, IS 101, IS 202, ML 300, MU 312, MU 315, THEO 200, THEO 203, THEO 205, WS 101)
One diversity coded course:
THEO 205. Myth and Culture
THEO 324. Religion and Race
THEO 327. Religion and Terrorism
EDUC 270. English Language Learners in K-12 Classrooms
MU 315. An Introduction to World Music
ENG 379. African American Literature
NV 358. The Philosophy of Gandhi
NV 203. Martin Luther King Jr.
CLAR 209. Art and Literature
(CULT 103, EDUC 325, ENG 203, ENG 220, MU 111, MU 212, THTR 101, VA 101)
One course from the Literature and the Visual and Performing Arts Distribution:
Courses to be announced
CLAR 302. Inquiry in the Natural World and
CLRL 302. Inquiry in the Natural World Laboratory
(PHSC 106 and PHSC 113L)

If a student took either CLAR 302 or CLRL 302 but not both, or either PHSC 106 or PHSC 113L but not both, see the next two rows.
One course with lab from the Natural Science with a Lab Distribution:
BIO/BIOL 101. Fundamentals of Biology and Laboratory
BIO/BIOL 105. Biological Science I
BIO 135. Introduction to Biotechnology and BIOL 135
CHEM 101. General Chemistry I and CHML 101
PHSC 101. Earth Science and PHSL 101
PHSC 106. Stars and Stellar Systems and PHSC 113L
PHYS 103. General Physics I and PHYL 103
(Continued from entry above) Student took only
CLAR 302. Inquiry in the Natural World or
PHSC 106. Stars and Stellar Systems
Student will need to finish sequence by taking
CLRL 302. Inquiry in the Natural World Laboratory or
PHSC 113L. Astronomy Laboratory
(Continued from two entries above) Student took only
CLRL 302. Inquiry in the Natural World Laboratory or
PHSC 113L. Astronomy Laboratory
Student will need to take
CLAR 302. Inquiry in the Natural World or
PHSC 106. Stars and Stellar Systems
CLAR 304. The Good Life PHIL 104. Introduction to Ethics
CLAR 110. Composition and Critical Thinking I ENG 101. Writing I
CLAR 111. Composition and Critical Thinking II ENG 102. Writing II
Quantitative Reasoning Requirement:
Course determined by the academic department
One course from the Quantitative Literacy Distribution:
MATH 107. Introduction to Statistics
MATH 108. Pre-Calculus Mathematics
MATH 111. Mathematics for Elementary Education I
MATH 112. Mathematics for Elementary Education II
MATH 117. Introduction to Statistics for Natural Science Majors
MATH 121. Finite Mathematics for Management and Social Sciences
MATH 145. Introduction to Mathematical Concepts
MATH 151. Calculus I
CLAR 401. The University Forum & CLRL 401 (Lab) CLAR 401 is waived if student moves to new Gen Ed Curriculum
  SBU 101. Community of Learners is waived for all current students
  SBU 102. An Introduction to Contemporary Diversity is waived for all current students
  Writing Intensive is waived for all current students