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In your first year at AUC, you will take ten courses in total: five in the first semester and five in the second semester. These courses will consist of a mix of Academic Core courses and courses in your major.

Courses in your first year at AUC

  • You will take 3 required Academic Core courses: Academic Writing Skills, Global Identity Experience, and Logic, Information, Argumentation.
  • In addition, you will take at least 1 methods course within your major.
  • You will then be able to choose the remaining 6 courses. Most of these courses will be 100-level major courses that eventually count toward fulfilling your major requirements and fulfilling prerequisites for future courses in your major. 

You can view a more detailed description of courses to take in your first year via the FAQ below.