Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
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Academic Advising & Resource Center

Majors & Minors

General Education

Students must have at least 40 hours of general education (GE) courses in order to graduate. Depending on the major, certain classes may be required in each attribute (consult the first page of your checksheet for this info!) while other majors allow students to freely pick GE courses. See link below for more information.

General Education

Major Check Sheets

You are expected to follow all requirements as found in the undergraduate catalog for your specific major. These checksheets are provided simply as a tool to help you understand the catalog.


 Past Checksheets

Undergraduate Catalog

The University's undergraduate catalog is found online. Through this link, you can access the following information:

  • Policies on Admission & Readmission
  • Academic Advisement (General Education, Academic Support Services)
  • Academic Regulations (drops, GPA, grade replacements, academic standing, etc.)
  • Academic programs (requirements for all undergraduate majors & minors available at ECU)
  • Course descriptions (description of all the undergraduate courses taught & whether or not they fulfill general education requirements)


Some of the degrees within the college require a student to also have a minor. For a list of comprehensive minors, and their requirements, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.

Four Year Plans

To see a sample four year plan for every major offered at ECU, please see Degree Plans

This can give you an idea of the course sequencing required for each major. (Please note these are sample plans only; each student's path to graduation is unique and dependent upon many variables. You are encouraged to consult their academic advisor when mapping out courses each semester.)

To find the most accurate and up to date requirements for graduation, students should refer to the Undergraduate Catalog.

Departmental Resources

For more information on the majors offered within the Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences, please visit each department's website.

Departmental websites are a wealth of information! You can find information on major requirements, faculty, major related clubs/organizations, internships,and scholarships.