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Stillman College

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Louisiana Massachusetts

 

Stillman College is a liberal arts institution with a historical and formal affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is committed to fostering academic excellence, to providing opportunities for diverse populations, and to maintaining a strong tradition of preparing students for leadership and service by fostering experiential learning and community engagement designed to equip and empower Stillman’s students and its constituents.


Last Updated: 2021-07-12


Passport Block


The Passport Block listed here is for general information only.
Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

 Passport Block Overview:

 

The Stillman College General Education Core is designed to provide intellectual and aesthetic experiences to teach the fundamental qualities of critical thought, analytical acumen, and integrative thinking. These skills enable students to solve problems and to make intellectual and value assessments in complex environments and to value engagement with the challenging world environment which is rapidly changing. Crucial to these expereinces are the relationships that students build with their peers and their mentors in a supportive learning environment.

 

To earn a Passport at Stillman College, students must complete its Passport Block, earning a minimum grade of C in each course. Earning the Passport assures students that they will not have to repeat learning already achieved to meet lower-division general education requirements should they transfer to an institution participating in the Interstate Passport Network. Moreover, for students entering Stillman College with a Passport means that they will be able to move directly into their major course of study without repeating learning for which they have demonstrated proficiency in the identified learning outcomes shared by Stillman College General Education core courses. Some of the Passport Learning Outcomes are embedded in Stillman College courses in more than one knowledge and skill area, but they are specifically stressed in the course(s) listed in each area below.   

 

 Oral Communication


To satisfy the foundational skill of oral communication, the student must successfully complete the following course with a grade of C or better.

 

 

 

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SPE 232 Public Speaking

 Written Communication


To satisfy the foundational skill of written communication, the student must successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C or better.

  • English and Journalism students must take ENG 199 and 200.
  • All other students take ENG 131 and 132 in sequence.

 

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENG 131 English Composition I
ENG 132 English Composition II
ENG 199 English Composition I for English /Journalism Majors
ENG 200 English Composition II for English/Journalism Majors

 Quantitative Literacy


To satisfy the foundational skill of quantitative literacy, the student must successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C or better.

  • Students majoring in Business, Biology, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Mathematics or Psychology are required to take MAT 131 Algebra.
  • All other students must take MAT 101 to satisfy the Quantitative Literacy learning outcomes.

 

 

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MAT 101 Quantitative Literacy
MAT 131 Algebra

 Natural Science


To satisfy the knowledge area of natural science, the student must successfully complete one course from List 1 and one course from List 2 with a grade of C or better.

  • Students who major in Biology are required to take BIO 141 General Biology with a Lab from List 1 and PHY 243 Physics I with a Lab from List 2.
  • Students who major in Chemistry are required to take CHM 141 General Chemistry with a Lab from List 1 and PHY 243 Physics I with a Lab from List 2.
  • Students who major in Education are required to take BIO 143 Biology for Non-majors with a Lab from List 1 and PHY 141 Physical Science with a Lab from List 2.
  • All other students must take BIO 131 Life Science from Llist 1 and PHY 131 Physical Science from List 2.

 

 

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BIO 131 Life Science
BIO 141 General Biology/Lab
BIO 143 Biology for Non-majors/Lab
CHM 141 General Chemistry I/Lab

List 2
Courses in List 2
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
PHY 131 Physical Science
PHY 141 Physical Science/Lab
PHY 243 Physics I/Lab

 Human Cultures


To satisfy the knowledge area of human cultures, the student must successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C or better. Students must take the three courses in List 1 and one course from List 2.

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
HUM 130 African American Heritage
REL 131 Introduction to Old Testament
REL 132 Introduction to New Testament

List 2
Courses in List 2
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
GEO 231 World Regional Geography
PSC 230 Political and Geo-Political Studies
REL 235 World Religions

Critical Thinking

To satisfy the crosscutting skill of critical thinking, the student must successfully complete the following course with a grade of C or better.

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
LOG 330 Logic

 Creative Expression


To satisfy the knowledge area of creative expression, the student must successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C or better. The student must select one course from List 1 and one course from List 2.

 

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
REL 234 The Bible and Film
REL 238 Christianity, Fine Arts, and Literature

List 2
Courses in List 2
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 233 Graphic Design I
ENG 230 Introduction to Creative Writing
MUS 133 Music Appreciation


 Teamwork and Value Systems


To satisfy the crosscutting skills of teamwork and value systems, students must successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C or better. These Freshman year courses teach teamwork by identifying personal strengths and group roles, mutual accountability, ethical obligation to group values, and life skills such as time management, conflict resolution, inter-generational communication strategies for group success. Students learn to understand individual success as integral to group success as they become part of the college community with shared values and goals.

 

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
STI 111 Orientation I
STI 114 Orientation II

 Human Society and the Individual


To satisfy the knowledge areas of human society and the individual, the student must successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C or better. The student must take the course in List 1 and must select one course from List 2.

 

List 1
Courses in List 1
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
HIS 131 World Civilizations

List 2
Courses in List 2
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
BUS 233 Principles of Macroeconomics
BUS 234 Principles of Microeconomics
PSY 230 Introduction to Psychology
REL 239 Ethics


Program Highlights


 

Among the many programs offered at Stillman College that prepare students for graduate or professional school, our pre-law program and our biomedical academy provide unique professional learning opportunities for students to develop the key skills for success in the classroom and in professional environments. Students exercise their personal skills of honesty and integrity, while sharpening the diverse skills needed for success in law school, medical school, as well as the professional vocations to which they aspire.

 

 


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Victoria Boman
Contact for Students: Greta Eubanks




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