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Technical Requirements: Physics

What is required?

At least a one-year sequence of introductory physics.

The Core Curriculum - University Writing

University Writing, with its focus on academic reading and writing, complements the other courses in

Technical Requirements: Calculus

What is required?

Completion of Calculus IV (MATH V1202) is required for almost all SEAS majors.

Technical Requirements: Computer Science

What is required?

Generally, one semester of computer science.  (Note that chemical engineering majors do not have a computer science requirement.)

The Core Curriculum - Masterpieces of Western Music

Through analysis and discussion, Music Humanities introduces students to representative musical works from

The Core Curriculum - Foreign Language

The key to every Columbia student’s liberal arts experience is a solid knowledge of at least one foreign language and culture.

Technical Requirements: Chemistry

What is required?

At least one semester of chemistry (possibly two, depending on your major).


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