The Gordon Rule

State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, the Gordon Rule, requires that students complete with grades of C or better 12 credits in designated courses in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments and six credits of mathematics course work at the level of college algebra or higher. These courses must be completed successfully (grades of C or better) prior to the receipt of an A.A. degree and prior to entry into the upper division of a Florida public university. Students who have not earned an Associate in Arts degree must complete the Gordon Rule requirement prior to being admitted to a Bachelor degree program. 

For graduation with the Associate in Arts degree from Valencia, the Gordon Rule requirements can be satisfied by completing either the writing and mathematics requirements listed below or the Interdisciplinary Studies Program and the Mathematics requirements.

Writing

Required: Freshman Composition I and II
ENC 1101FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I (GR)3
or ENC 1101H FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I - HONORS (GR)
ENC 1102FRESHMAN COMPOSITION II (GR)3
or ENC 1102H FRESHMAN COMPOSITION II - HONORS (GR)
Humanities
HUM 2220HUMANITIES - GREEK AND ROMAN (GR)3
or HUM 2220H HUMANITIES- GREEK AND ROMAN- HONORS (GR)
HUM 2223 ');">HUM 2223  HUMANITIES - LATE ROMAN AND MEDIEVAL (GR)3
or HUM 2223H ');">HUM 2223H   HUMANITIES - LATE ROMAN AND MEDIEVAL HONORS (GR)
HUM 2232 ');">HUM 2232  HUMANITIES - RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE (GR)3
or HUM 2232H HUMANITIES - RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE - HONORS (GR)
HUM 2234HUMANITIES - ENLIGHTENMENT AND ROMANTICISM (GR)3
or HUM 2234H HUMANITIES - ENLIGHTENMENT AND ROMANTICISM - HONORS (GR)
HUM 2250HUMANITIES - TWENTIETH CENTURY (GR)3
or HUM 2250H HUMANITIES - TWENTIETH CENTURY - HONORS (GR)
HUM 2310 ');">HUM 2310  MYTHOLOGY (GR)3
or HUM 2310H ');">HUM 2310H   MYTHOLOGY - HONORS (GR)
HUM 2403 ');">HUM 2403  MIDDLE EASTERN HUMANITIES 3
HUM 2410 ');">HUM 2410  ASIAN HUMANITIES (GR) (GR) 3
HUM 2454 ');">HUM 2454  AFRICAN - AMERICAN HUMANITIES 3
HUM 2461LATIN AMERICAN HUMANITIES (GR)3
ARC 1701HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I (GR)3
ARH 2051INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY II (GR)3
or ARH 2051H INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY II - HONORS (GR)
MUL 1010MUSIC APPRECIATION (GR) (GR)3
PHI 2600ETHICS AND CRITICAL THINKING (GR)3
REL 2300WORLD RELIGIONS (GR)3
or REL 2300H WORLD RELIGIONS - HONORS (GR)
Social Science
ASL 2510DEAF CULTURE (GR)3
EUH 2000ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL WESTERN CIVILIZATION (GR)3
EUH 2001MODERN WESTERN CIVILIZATION (GR)3
INR 2002INTERNATIONAL POLITICS (GR)3
or INR 2002H INTERNATIONAL POLITICS HONORS (GR)
POS 2112STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GR)3
or POS 2112H STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT - HONORS

Mathematics

Students must complete, with grades of C or better, at least six credits from the following list:

MAC 1105COLLEGE ALGEBRA (GR)3
or MAC 1105H ');">MAC 1105H   COLLEGE ALGEBRA - HONORS (GR)
MAC 1114 ');">MAC 1114  COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY (GR)3
MAC 1140PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA (GR)3
MAC 2233CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (GR)3
or MAC 2233H CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (GR)
MAC 2311CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I (GR)5
or MAC 2311H CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I - HONORS (GR)
MAC 2312CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II (GR)5
or MAC 2312H CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II - HONORS (GR)
MGF 1106COLLEGE MATHEMATICS (GR)3
MGF 1107MATH FOR THE LIBERAL ARTS (GR)3
STA 2023STATISTICAL METHODS (GR)3
or STA 2023H STATISTICAL METHODS - HONORS (GR)