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General Education Course Lists

(Subject to Further Additions)

I. Fundamental Literacies

A. Writing

ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition (with a grade of C or higher)
ENG-W 140 Honors Elementary Composition (with a grade of C or higher)

B. Critical Thinking

ENG-W 270 Argumentative Writing
HPSC-X 200 Scientific Reasoning
PHIL-P 105 Thinking and Reasoning
PHIL-P 110 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL-P 150 Elementary Logic
PHIL-P 250 Introductory Symbolic Logic
POLS-Y 201 Controversies in U.S. Politics
PSY-P 211 Methods of Experimental Psychology
SPCH-S 228 Argumentation and Debate

C. Oral Communication

SPCH S-121 Public Speaking

D. Visual Literacy

CMLT-C 190 Intro to Film Studies
CMLT-C 293 History of the Motion Picture I
CJUS-P 424 Crime Mapping and Geographic Info Systems
EDUC-W 200 Microcomputing for Education: An Introduction ENG-W 315 Writing for the Web
ENG-W 367 Writing for Multiple Media
FINA-A 109 Ways of Seeing (replaces FINA-A 100)
INFO-I 310 Multimedia Arts and Technology
JOUR-J 210 Visual Communication
NURS-S 485 Professional Growth and Empowerment
THTR-T 228 Design for the Theatre

E. Quantitative Reasoning

Level 6 math placement, or:
CJUS-K 300 Statistical Techniques
MATH-K 300 Statistical Techniques for Health Professions
MATH-K 310 Statistical Techniques
MATH-M 111 Mathematics in the World
MATH-M 115 Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry (5 cr.)
MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics
MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I
MATH-M 125 Pre-Calculus Mathematics (3 cr.)
and MATH-M 126 Trigonometric Functions (2 cr.)
MATH-M 208 Technical Calculus I
MATH-M 209 Technical Calculus II
MATH-M 215 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5 cr.) MATH-M 216 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (5 cr.) NURS-H 355 Data Analysis in Clinical Practice and Health Care Research
SOC-S 351 Social Statistics

F. Information Literacy

COAS-Q 110 Introduction to Information Literacy (1 cr.)

G. Computer Literacy

BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business
CSCI-A 106 Introduction to Computing
CSCI-A 107 Programming within Applications (4 cr.)
CSCI-A 201 Introduction to Programming (4 cr.)
CSCI-C 101 Computer Programming I (4 cr.)
CSCI-C 201 Computer Programming II (4 cr.)
FINA-P 273 Computer Art and Design I
INFO-I 101 Introduction to Informatics (4 cr.)
INFO-I 210 Information Infrastructure I (4 cr.)
INFO-I 211 Information Infrastructure II (4 cr.)
MUS-T 120 Computer Skills for Musicians

II. Common Core Courses

III. Contemporary Social Values

A. Non-Western Cultures

ANTH-A 250 Anthropology in the Modern World
ANTH-A 385 Topics in Anthropology
VT: Contemporary Chinese Society
VT: Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations
VT: Race and Ethnicity in Latin America
VT: Brazil: Culture, Race & Identity
ANTH-A 460 Topics in Anthropology
VT: Deep Mexico: Its Influence Past & Present
ANTH-E 105 Culture and Society
ANTH-E 300 Culture Areas and Ethnic Groups
VT: Latin America
ANTH-E 310 Introduction to the Cultures of Africa
ANTH-E 320 Indians of North America
ANTH-E 321 Peoples of Mexico
ANTH-E 323 Indians of Indiana
ANTH-E 335 Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica
ANTH-E 365 Women and Power (Crosslist: WOST-W 301)
ANTH-E 391 Women in Developing Countries (Crosslist: WOST-W 301, WOST-E 391)
ANTH-E 397 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East ANTH-E 402 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
ANTH-P 398 The Rise of Civilization
EALC-E 271 20th Century Japanese Culture
FINA-A 307 Intro to Non-Western Art (was FINA-A 300)
HIST-C 391 History of Medieval Near East
HIST-G 300 Issues in Asian History
HIST-G 358 Early Modern Japan
HIST-G 369 Modern Japan
HIST-H 207 Modern East Asian Civilization
HIST-H 237 Traditional East Asian Civilization
HIST-W 300 Issues in World History
VT: Intro to Islamic Civilization
MUS-M 375 Ethnic & Pop Music of the World
PHIL-P 283 Non Western Philosophy
PHIL-P 374 Early Chinese Philosophy
PHIL-P 383 Topics in Philosophy
VT: Non Western Philosophy
POLS-Y 107 Intro to Comparative Politics
POLS-Y 109 Intro to International Relations
POLS-Y 324 Women and World Politics (Crosslist: WOST-W 301)
POLS-Y 330 Central American Politics
POLS-Y 337 Latin American Politics
POLS-Y 343 Politics of International Development
REL-R 153 Religions of the East
SOC-S 362 World Societies and Cultures
VT: Costa Rica (study abroad)
VT: Mexico (study abroad)
SOC-S 460 Topics in Non-Western Cultures
(This course number is valid AFTER Fall 2010)
VT: Gender and Work in the Global Economy (was S410)
VT: International Inequalities (was S410)
SPAN-S 275 Hispanic Culture and Conversation
TEL-R 404 Topical Seminar in Telecommunication:
VT: Japan, Asia, and the World in Media
WGS-E 391 Women in Developing Countries
(Crosslist: ANTH-E 391)
WGS-W 301 Global Perspectives on Women
(Crosslist: POLS-Y 324)
WGS-W 400 Topics in Women's Studies
VT: Gender and Work in Global Economy

B. Diversity in U.S. Society

AFAM-A 150 Survey of the Culture of Black Americans (crosslist: HIST-A 100)
(formerly known as AFRO-A 150 - prior to Fall 2010)
ANTH-A 385 Topics in Anthropology
VT: Asian Immigrant Communities in the US ANTH-A 460 Topics in Anthropology
VT: Archaeology of Ethnicity in America
ANTH-E 380 Urban Anthropology
CMLT-C 253 Third World and Black American Films
EDUC-H 340 Education and American Culture
ENG-E 110 Diversity in U.S. Literature
ENG-L 370 Recent Black American Writing
ENG-L 379 American Ethnic and Minority Literature
HIST-A 100 Issues in U.S. History
VT: Survey of the Culture of Black Americans (crosslist AFAM-A 150)
HIST-A 310 Survey of American Indians I
HIST-A 352 History of Latinos in the U.S.
HIST-A 355 Afro-American History to the 1890s
HIST-A 356 Afro-American History, 1890s to the Present
HIST-H 105 American History I
HIST-H 106 American History II
HIST-H 260 History of Women in the U.S. (Crosslist: WGS-H 260)
LSTU-L 110 Labor and Society
LSTU-L 390 Topics inLabor History
VT: Labor in U.S. History
POLS-Y 329 Racial and Ethnic Politics in the United States
PSY-P 391 Psychology of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity (Crosslist: WOST-P 391)
REL-R 160 Religion in American Culture
SOC-S 161 Principles of Sociology
SOC-S 163 Social Problems
SOC-S 306 Urban Society
SOC-S 316 Sociology of the Family
SOC-S 317 Inequality
SOC-S 335 Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC-S 338 Sociology of Gender Roles (Crosslist: WOST-S 338)
SOC-S 360 Topics in Social Policy
VT: Law and Society
WGS-H 260 History of Women in the U.S. (Crosslist: HIST-H 260)
WGS-P 391 Psychology of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity (Crosslist: PSY-P 391)
WGS-S 338 Sociology of Gender Roles (Crosslist: SOC-S 338)
WGS-W 100 Gender Studies
WGS-W 201 Women and Culture: Introduction to Women's Studies
VT: Race, Class, and Ethnicity: Confronting Biases

C. Health and Wellness (2 cr.)

EDUC-M 359 Health & Wellness for Teachers (2 cr.) HPER-E 190 Yoga I (1 cr., plus any 1 cr. HPER course)
HPER-N 220 Nutrition for Health
MUS-X 070 University Choral Ensembles (1-2 cr.)
NURS-B 108 Personal Health and Wellness (2 cr., restricted to Nursing students)
NURS-B 109 Personal Health and Wellness (1 cr., plus any 1 cr. HPER course satisfies the Health and Wellness requirement)
NURS-B 233 Health and Wellness (4 cr.)
SPEA-H 120 Contemporary Health Issues
THTR-D 110 Social Dance (2 cr.)
THTR-D 111 Intro to Latin Dance (2 cr.)
THTR-D 115 Modern Dance I (2 cr.)
THTR-D 120 Ballet I (2 cr.)
THTR-D 130 Flamenco I (2 cr.)
THTR-D 140 Jazz Dance I (2 cr.)
THTR-D 150 Middle Eastern Dance I (2 cr.)
THTR-D 215 Modern Dance II (2 cr.)
THTR-D 220 Ballet II (2 cr.)
THTR-D 230 Flamenco Dance II (2 cr.)
THTR-D 240 Jazz Dance II (2 cr.)
THTR-D 250 Middle Eastern Dance II (2 cr.)