Submitting the Area of Concentration

Students with diverse personal and/or professional interests or goals can design a curriculum that makes sense to them and furthers their professional growth and development far more than a standard, one-size-fits-all program.

Step 1: Complete the Requirements

Prior to submitting or starting your Area of Concentration, students will need to meet the following three requirements:

  • Complete all math requirements:
    • MTH 101 - College Algebra
      • Students who have not completed a college math course within the last academic year will be required to take the ALEKS Math Placement or complete MTH 099 (Intermediate Algebra) with a "C" or better.
    • MTH 113 - Finite Math
  • Complete the foreign language requirement
    • Students are required to complete at least one course at a 200-level or above.
  • Complete ENG 333 - Writing the Research Paper
    • Students must earn a "C" or better in this course. 

Step 2: Submitting the Area of Concentration

Complete the following items and submit them to

Helpful Resources for Writing the Rationale