General Education Requirements

Baruch Common Core: Tier I - Basic Skills

Tier I comprises the courses that reinforce the basic skills of oral and written communication and quantitative reasoning.

Communication Skills (3–5 courses)

Communication Studies

English

Foreign Language

Weissman students take 2 courses; Zicklin and School of Public Affairs students take 0–2 courses, depending on their high school background (see Undergraduate Bulletin 2010–2013).

The languages offered are Arabic, Chinese, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Quantitative Skills (1 course at the 2000 level*)

Mathematics

  • MTH 2003 Precalculus and Elements of Calculus
  • MTH 2140** Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning
  • MTH 2160** Ideas in Mathematics and Their Applications
  • MTH 2205 Applied Calculus
  • MTH 2207 Applied Calculus and Matrix Applications
  • MTH 2610 Calculus I

*Zicklin students must complete a course in calculus for the BBA base curriculum. They must also satisfy the prerequisites for whichever calculus course they take. Therefore, these students usually take MTH 2003 and one of the calculus courses listed above.

**MTH 2140 nor MTH 2160 do NOT meet the BBA base curriculum mathematics requirement. Similarly, these courses are not recommended for students whose major requires a statistics course or another math course.