Academic Catalog

2019-2020 Edition

Core Requirements

The Los Angeles Pacific University Core comprises the General Education requirements and the LAPU Distinctives. Students are encouraged to complete the Core before starting their major requirements. General Education requirements may met by transfer work. The LAPU Distinctives are required for all undergraduate degrees at LAPU.

Requirement Title Credits
General Education Requirements25
LAPU Distinctives9
Total Credits34

General Education Requirements

Requirement Title Credits
English Communication
COMM 105Public Communication3
ENG 105Introduction to Academic Research and Writing3
Arts and Humanities
ART 110Introduction to Art3
Select one of the following: 13
Introduction to Literature 2
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Quantitative Reasoning
Select one of the following: 33
Survey of College Mathematics
College Algebra 4
Applied Statistics 5
Behavioral Sciences
APSY 105Introduction to Psychology 63
or ECO 203 Principles of Microeconomics
Social Sciences
Select one of the following:3
World Civilizations 7
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History from 1865
United States History and the Constitution 7
Physical and Biological Sciences
Select one of the following: 84
Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab
Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab
Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab 9
Introduction to Astronomy/Lab
Total Credits25

LAPU Distinctives

Requirement Title Credits
BIBL 100Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy3
BIBL 230Introduction to Biblical Literature: Luke/Acts3
MO 101Success in the University 13
Total Credits9