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Program Specifications

Applicants are admitted to the Freshman class in either Arts or Sciences. Students should confer with their advisors to ensure that the number of credits and the types of subjects taken during their Freshman year are in compliance with the requirements of the “Equivalence Committee” of the Lebanese Ministry of Education. These requirements are as follows:

 

Category

Freshman Arts (credits)

Freshman Sciences (credits)

Humanities

minimum 9 credits in Humanities & Social Sciences

minimum 9 credits in Humanities & Social Sciences

Mathematics

Natural Sciences

minimum 6 credits:
 credits in Mathematics
credits in Natural Sciences

minimum 6 credits:
 credits in Mathematics
credits in Natural Sciences​

Social Sciences

minimum 9 credits in Humanities & Social Sciences

minimum 9 credits
in 
Humanities & Social Sciences

Electives

Maximum of 3 credits of Arts

Maximum of 3 credits of Arts

Total

30

30

Courses may be chosen from different topics as distributed under the above categories:

Humanities History, Languages, Literature, Philosophy

Social Sciences Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Sciences, Management

Natural Sciences Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Astronomy, Nutrition

Mathematics

Electives Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Arts​​

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