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Major Credits, Courses, and GPA

  1. Check the catalog for the credit requirement in your major.
  2. The courses listed below are used for determining the major average. You must earn a 2.0 in the major to graduate.

  3.  

    Major

     
     

    Courses

     

    Art w/Archaeology

    All courses with ART, ARTS, AR prefix

    Art w/Art Education

    All courses with ART, ARTS, AR prefix

    Art w/Art History

    All courses with ART, ARTS, AR prefix

    Art w/Studio Art

    All courses with ART, ARTS, AR prefix

    Biochemistry

    BIOL and CHEM courses required for the major

    Biology

    All courses with BIOL, BI prefix

    Business Administration

    All courses with MGMT, MG prefix

    Chemistry

    All courses with CHEM prefix

    Communication Arts

    All courses with CMA, CA prefix

    Computational Science

    All courses required for the major

    Computer Science

    All courses with CS, IT prefix

    Economics

    All courses with ECON, EC prefix

    Elementary/Special Education

    All courses with EDUC prefix

    English

    All courses with ENGL, AFEN, CAEN, CLEN, ENHN, ENPL and ENTH prefix; also HON 308, HON 315 or
    HNPL 315, HON 317 may count as electives for the English major.

    Environmental Science & Policy

    ENSP, BIOL, BI, PSCI, PS, ES courses required for the major
    (for Environmental Chemistry concentration include CHEM prefix; for the Environmental Policy concentration, include ECON prefix)

    French

    All courses with FREN prefix

    French-German

    All courses with FREN, GER prefix

    German

    All courses with GER prefix

    History

    All courses with HIST, HS prefix

    Integrated Marketing Communication

    All courses required for the major

    Interdepartmental

    All courses approved for major

    Latin American Studies

    All courses required for major

    Law & Society

    All courses required for major

    Management

    All courses with MGMT, MG prefix

    Math

    All courses with MATH, MA prefix

    Middle Eastern Studies

    All courses required for the major

    Music

    All courses with MUSC, MUSE, MUSP prefix

    Nursing All courses with NUR prefix

    Philosophy

    All courses with PHIL, PLRL, HNPL, INPL, PLWS and ENPL prefix; also REL 304,
    REL 314 may count as electives for the philosophy major.

    Political Science

    All courses with PSCI, PS prefix

    Psychology

    All courses with PSY, PY prefix

    Religion

    All courses with REL, RL prefix; (HIST 406, PHIL 307, PHIL 308,
    PHIL 314 may count as electives for the religion major)

    Social Work

    All courses with SOWK, SW prefix

    Sociology

    All courses with SOC, SO prefix

    Spanish

    All courses with SPAN, LSSP prefix


  4. Students must earn a minimum of 12 credits in the major at Hood. This means that 12 of the credits listed under the major must be completed at Hood, regardless of the number transferred.
  5. Double majors:
    A separate Record Evaluation has been prepared for each major. Courses used to fulfill both majors are listed under both majors, but the credits are counted only for one major. For example, you are majoring in computer science and mathematics—MATH 207 is required for both majors, but the credits are counted only once under mathematics.