- Freshman Requirements
- Freshman Tutorial (FRT)
- Enduring Questions (FRC)
- Language Studies
- Proficiency in English: ENG-101 Composition as directed by the English Department through placement. If not placed into ENG-101 Composition, the requirement is waived with zero credits.
- Proficiency in a Foreign Language: Earn a passing grade for the elementary sequence (SPA-101 Elementary Spanish I and SPA-102 Elementary Spanish II or SPA-103 Accelerated Elementary Spanish) of any language that Wabash offers (Chinese, French, German, Greek, Latin, and Spanish).
Earn a passing grade for any single course beyond 103 (e.g. ASI-201 Intermediate Asian I, FRE-201 Intermediate French, CHI-201 Intermediate Chinese I, GER-201 Intermediate German, GRK-201 Intermediate Greek I, LAT-201 Intermediate Latin I, SPA-201 Intermediate Spanish).
Demonstrate proficiency by being admitted to Wabash as an International Student whose native language is one other than English.
Students may also fulfill the requirement by passing a proficiency exam with written and oral components.
- Distribution Courses
- One course credit in Language Studies from the following list:
Course List Code Title Credits ENG-110 Intro. to Creative Writing 1 ENG-121 Language Variation & Change 0.5 ENG-122 Modern Linguistics 0.5 ENG-150 Mass Communications 1 ENG-190 Special Topics: Language 0.5-1 ENG-201 Composition:The Essay 0.5 ENG-202 Writing With Power and Grace 1 ENG-210 Spec. Topics: Creative Writing 1 ENG-211 Creative Non-Fiction 1 ENG-212 Creative Writing: Poetry 1 ENG-213 Creative Writ: Short Fiction 1 ENG-221 Multicultural Dialects 0.5 ENG-290 Special Topics: Language 0.5 ENG-311 Advanced Workshop in Creative Nonfiction 1 ENG-312 Adv. Workshop in Poetry 1 ENG-313 Advanced Workshop in Fiction 1 ENG-410 Academic & Professional Writing 1 ENG-411 Bus & Tech Writing 1 RHE-101 Public Speaking 1 RHE-190 Spec. Topics: Language Studies 0.5-1 RHE-201 Reasoning & Advocacy 1 RHE-220 Persuasion 1 RHE-290 Spec. Topics: Language Studies 0.5-1 RHE-387 Independent Study/Lang Studies 0.5-1 THE-210 Playwriting 1 FRE-311 Studies in French Language 1 SPA-311 Studies in Spanish Language (if taught as a linguistics course) 1
- Three course credits in Literature and Fine Arts: This group includes courses in Art, Music, and Theater, as well as courses in literature offered by the departments of Classics, English, Modern Languages, and Rhetoric and must be from at least two departments. A maximum of one credit of Music Ensembles may be applied.
- Three course credits in Behavioral Science: This group includes courses in Economics, Political Science, and Psychology and EDU-101 Intro to Child & Adolescent Development from at least two departments. DV3-252 Stats Soc Sciences and PSY-204 Principles of Neuroscience do not satisfy this requirement.
- Two course credits in Laboratory Science: This group includes courses in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. The two lab credits may be from different departments.
- Two course credits in Quantitative Literacy from the following list:
Course List Code Title Credits Division I BIO-111 General Biology I 1 BIO-211 Genetics 1 BIO-212 Cell Biology 1 BIO-213 Ecology 1 BIO-311 Molecular Genetics 1 BIO-313 Advanced Ecology 1 BIO-351 Evolution of Populations 1 CHE-101 Survey of Chemistry 1 CHE-106 Survey of Biochemistry 1 CHE-111 General Chemistry 1 CHE-211 Chemical Structure & Reactivity 1 CHE-331 Analytical Chemistry 1 CHE-351 Physical Chem I 1 CHE-361 Biochemistry 1 CHE-451 Physical Chemistry II 0.5 CHE-452 Adv Physical Chem 0.5 CSC-101 Intro to Computer Science 1 CSC-111 Intro to Programming 1 CSC-112 Advanced Programming 1 CSC-121 Intro to Add. Program Language 0.5 CSC-171 Special Topics in Comp. Sci. 1 CSC-211 Intro Data Structures 1 CSC-235 Stochastic Simulation 1 CSC-271 Special Topics in Comp.Sci. 0.5-1 CSC-311 Intro Machine Organ 1 CSC-321 Programming Lang 1 CSC-331 Analysis Algorithms 1 CSC-337 Intro. Numerical Analysis 1 CSC-338 Topics Computational Math 1 CSC-341 Automata,Computability 1 DV1-277 Special Topics (non-Lab) 1 MAT-103 Probability 0.5 MAT-104 Statistics 0.5 MAT-106 Topics in Contemporary Math 1 MAT-108 Intro to Discrete Structures 1 MAT-110 Calc. I With Pre-Calc. Review 1 MAT-111 Calculus I 1 MAT-112 Calculus II 1 MAT-178 Special Topics 1 MAT-219 Combinatorics 1 MAT-221 Found of Geometry 1 MAT-222 Theory of Numbers 1 MAT-223 Elementary Linear Algebra 1 MAT-224 Elem Differential Equations 1 MAT-225 Multivariable Calculus 1 MAT-226 Operations Research 1 MAT-235 Stochastic Simulation 1 MAT-251 Mathematical Finance 0.5 MAT-252 Math. Interest Theory 0.5 MAT-253 Probability Models 0.5 MAT-254 Statistical Models 0.5 MAT-277 Special Topics 1 MAT-314 Modeling With Diff. Eq 1 MAT-323 Topics in Linear Algebra 1 MAT-324 Topics in Differential Equations 1 MAT-337 Numerical Analysis 1 MAT-338 Topics Computational Math 1 MAT-344 Complex Analysis 1 MAT-353 Probability Models II 0.5 MAT-354 Mathematical Statistics 0.5 MAT-355 Regression Models 0.5 MAT-377 Special Topics 0.5-1 MAT-378 Special Topics 0.5-1 MAT-400 Seminar 0.5 PHY-101 Astronomy 1 PHY-105 Adventures in Physics 1 PHY-109 Motion and Waves 1 PHY-110 Fluids and Fields 1 PHY-111 General Physics I 1 PHY-112 General Physics II - Science Majors 1 PHY-209 Intro Thermal Phy & Relativity 1 PHY-210 Intro Quantum Theory & Apps 1 PHY-381 Advanced Laboratory I 0.5 PHY-382 Advanced Laboratory II 0.5 Division II PHI-270 Elementary Symbolic Logic 1 Division III EDU-240 Educational Policy & Evaluation 1 ECO-241 Game Theory 1 ECO-251 Economic Approach With Excel 0.5 ECO-253 Intro Econometrics 1 DV3-252 Stats Soc Sciences 0.5 PSC-111 Intro to Amer Govt & Politics 1 PSC-297 Research/Stats-Political Sci 1 PSC-340 Adv Topics in International Relations 1 PSC-344 Insurgency, Revolution & Terrorism 1 PSY-201 Research Methods & Stats I 1 PSY-202 Research Methods & Stats II 1
- Two course credits in History, Philosophy, and Religion. EDU-201 Philosophy of Education may be used to fulfill this requirement.
- One course credit in Language Studies from the following list:
- Major: The major consists of no more than nine course credits and may additionally require co-requisite courses in allied fields. No more than 11 course credits are allowed towards the 34 course credits required for graduation. For every credit a student goes beyond 11 course credits in their major department, they are required to complete another credit towards graduation. For example, if a student has 12 course credits in the department of the major, then he will have to complete 35 course credits for graduation. For majors in foreign languages and literatures, courses numbered 101 and 102 shall not be included in the 11 course limit on the major.
- Minor: The minor consists of no more than five to eight course credits and may additionally require co-requisite courses in allied fields.
- Minimum of 34 course credits, of which at least 18 must be taken at Wabash College, and at least a 2.00 GPA. All course credits earned in approved Off-Campus Study or by Wabash Examination will be counted as Wabash course credits. Once a student has matriculated at Wabash College, no more than a total of 10 course credits will be accepted in transfer.
- Comprehensive Examination
- Senior Written Examination
- Senior Oral Examination