University Studies courses

Required Courses for all Bachelor's Degrees:

  • ENG 105 (or ENG 104)

  • CIV 201 or CIV 202 (or HON 151 or 152)*

  • COM 161 (or HON 165)

  • HUM 211 (or HON 251)

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University Studies Courses

  • COM 161 Intro. to Public Speaking
  • COM 181 Intro. to Interpersonal Communication
  • COM 260 Communication Ethics
  • CHN 101 Fundamental Communication in Chinese
  • CHN 102 Social Interactions in Chinese
  • CHN 201 Intercultural Chinese
  • CHN 202 Practical Applications in Chinese
  • ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry
  • ENG 204 Advanced Expository Writing
  • ENG 205 Writing for the Social Sciences 
  • ENG 214 Intro. to Creative Writing
  • ENG 224 Writing in the Professions
  • FRE 101 Fundamental Communication in French
  • FRE 102 Social Interactions in French
  • FRE 110 Basic Conversational French
  • FRE 201 Intercultural Communications in French
  • FRE 202 Practical Applications in French
  • FRE 210 Intermediate French Conversation
  • GER 101 Fundamental Communication in German
  • GER 102 Social Interactions in German
  • GER 110 Basic Conversational German
  • GER 201 Intercultural Communications in German
  • GER 202 Practical Applications in German
  • GER 210 Intermediate Conversational German
  • HON 165 Honors Seminar in Communication
  • JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I
  • JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II
  • JPN 110 Basic Conversational Japanese
  • JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I
  • JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II
  • JPN 210 Intermediate Conversational Japanese
  • PHI 142 The Big Questions
  • SPA 101 Fundamental Communication in Spanish
  • SPA 102 Social Interactions in Spanish
  • SPA 110 Basic Conversational Spanish
  • SPA 201 Intercultural Communications in Spanish
  • SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish
  • SPA 210 Intermediate Conversational Spanish
  • THD 211 Oral Interpretation

Science Category:

  • AST 115/116 Intro. to Astronomy/Lab
  • BIO 101 Biological Concepts
  • BIO 102 Introductory Biology
  • BIO 109 The Biology of Cancer
  • BIO 116 Biological Inquiry and Analysis
  • BIO 221 Zoology: Animal Form and Functions
  • BIO 222 Botany: Plant Form and Functions
  • CHE 101 Consumer Chemistry
  • CHE 105 Intro. Chem I
  • CHE 111 Essentials of Chem. and Biochem.
  • CHE 201 General College Chem.
  • CHE 202 Gen. Chem. and Quantitative Analysis
  • CHE 210 Brief Organic Chem.
  • CHE 215 Organic Chem. Lab
  • EES 101 The Earth and the Environment
  • EES 102 Earth Through Time
  • EES 125 Weather and Climate
  • EES 199 Earth Science
  • PHY 105 The Science of Sound
  • PHY 125/126 Brief Intro Physics/Lab
  • PHY 130/131 Gen. Physics/Lab
  • PHY 132/133 Gen. Physics II/Lab
  • PHY 235/236 Mechanics, Heat and Wave Motion/Lab
  • PHY 255/256 Electricity, Magnetism, and Light/Lab

Mathematics Category:

  • HON 262 Honors Seminar in Mathematics
  • MAT 117 Mathematical Concepts
  • MAT 120 College Algebra with Business Applications
  • MAT 130 Technical Math I
  • STA 135 Intro. to Probability and Statistics
  • STA 235 Introduction to Probability and Statistics II
  • MAT 140 College Algebra
  • MAT 145 Trigonometry
  • MAT 150 Algebra and Trigonometry
  • MAT 220 Business Calculus
  • MAT 230 Tech. Math II
  • MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • MAT 309 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
  • MAT 330 Technical Math III
  • ART 211 Ancient and Medieval Art
  • ART 212 Art from the Renaissance to the Present
  • ART 213 Art of Global Cultures
  • CHN 305 Understanding China: Traditions and Trends
  • CIV 201/202 World Civ. (formerly CIV 101/102)
  • ENG 201 Appreciation of Literature
  • ENG 213 Film and Literature
  • ENG 243 Literary Masterpieces
  • HIS 201 Modern Europe
  • HIS 221 American Experience to 1865
  • HIS 222 American Experience since 1865
  • HON 109 Interdisciplinary Humanities and Fine Arts
  • HON 201 Honors Seminar in Social Science I
  • HON 202 Honors Seminar in Social Science II
  • HON 251 Seminar in Literature and Philosophy
  • HON 252 Seminar in Literature and Philosophy II
  • HUM 205 Humanistic Traditions Abroad
  • HUM 211 Western Humanities Tradition
  • PHI 103 Critical Thinking
  • PHI 201 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHI 202 Ethics
  • PHI 321 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI 357 Feminist Philosophy
  • POL 261 Introduction to Political Theory
  • RGS 200 Intro. to Comparative Religions
  • AGR 200: International Agricultural Experience
  • AGR 353 World Food, Agriculture and Society
  • ANT 140 Intro. to Cultural Anthropology
  • ARC 150 Intro. to Archaeology
  • ART 105 Studio Art for Non-Majors
  • ART 121 Art and Visual Culture
  • ART 211 Ancient and Medieval Art
  • ART 212 Art from the Renaissance to the Present
  • ART 213 Art of Global Cultures
  • CHN 101 Fundamental Communication in Chinese
  • CHN 102 Social Interactions in Chinese
  • CHN 105 Introduction to Chinese Culture
  • CHN 201 Intercultural Chinese
  • CHN 202 Practical Applications in Chinese
  • CHN 305 Advanced Survey of Chinese Culture
  • CHN 340 Chinese Diversity Through Food
  • CIV 290 Special Topics in World Civilizations
  • FRE 101 Fundamental Communication in French
  • FRE 102 Social Interactions in French
  • EES 110 World Geography
  • FRE 105 Introduction to French Culture
  • FRE 110 Basic Conversational French
  • FRE 201 Intercultural Communications in French
  • FRE 202 Practical Applications in French
  • FRE 210 Intermediate French Conversation
  • GDS 201 Introduction to Gender and Diversity 
  • GER 101 Fundamental Communication in German
  • GER 102 Social Interactions in German
  • GER 105 Introduction to German Culture
  • GER 110 Basic Conversational German
  • GER 201 Intercultural Communications in German
  • GER 202 Practical Applications in German
  • GER 210 Intermediate Conversational German
  • HIS 105 The History of Fashion
  • HIS 202 Understanding Global History
  • HON 150 Honors Seminar in Archaeology
  • HON 161 Honors Seminar in Visual Arts
  • HON 162 Honors Seminar in Music
  • HON 163 Honors Seminar in Theatre
  • HON 164 Honors Seminar in Arts and Culture Abroad
  • HON 270 Honors Seminar in International Relations
  • HON 272 Honors Seminar in International Politics
  • HON 351 Honors Seminar in International Affairs
  • HUM 215 Humanities in the Modern World
  • JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I
  • JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II
  • JPN 105 Introduction to Japanese Culture
  • JPN 110 Basic Conversational Japanese
  • JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I
  • JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II
  • JPN 210 Intermediate Conversational Japanese
  • MLA 105 Intro. to Contemporary Culture
  • MUS 104 Intro. to Jazz History
  • MUS 105 Intro. to Music History
  • MUS 106 Music in Film
  • MUS 107 Intro. to Am. Music Theater
  • MUS 108 Intro. to World Music 
  • MUS 109 Introduction to Music Theory
  • POL 250 Intro. to International Relations
  • POL 252 Contemporary Political Systems
  • RGS 200 Intro. to Comparative Religions
  • SPA 101 Fundamental Communication in Spanish
  • SPA 102 Social Interactions in Spanish
  • SPA 105 Introduction to Spanish Culture
  • SPA 110 Basic Conversational Spanish
  • SPA 201 Intercultural Communications in Spanish
  • SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish
  • SPA 210 Intermediate Conversational Spanish 
  • THD 101 Dance Appreciation
  • THD 104 The Theatre Experience
  • THD 201 World Theater

Ethics, Soc. Responsibility, and Civic Engagement:

  • BIO 103 Saving Planet Earth
  • BIO 308 Ethics in Biology 
  • CRJ 140 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • COM 260 Communication Ethics
  • ENG 226 Argument and Discourse
  • HEA 191 Personal Health
  • HEA 260 Introduction to Medical Ethics
  • HIS 176 History of U.S. Constitution 
  • HIS 221 American Experience to 1865
  • HIS 222 American Experience since 1865
  • HON 212 Honors Seminar in Ethics
  • INF 101 Research in the Information Age
  • NLS 290 Introduction to the Role of Service and the Non-Profit Sector or HON 290 Seminar in Service and the Non-profit Sector
  • POL 140 American National Government or HON 140 Seminar in American National Government
  • PHI 142 The Big Questions
  • PHI 202 Ethics
  • PHI 357 Feminist Philosophy

Social Science:

  • AGR 199 Contemporary Issues in Agriculture
  • ECO 140 Contemporary Economics
  • ECO 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics
  • EDP 260 Psychology of Human Development
  • EDU 103 Issues and Practice of Am. Education
  • HON 133 Honors Seminar in Sociology
  • HON 180 Honors Seminar in Psychology
  • HON 232 Honors Seminar in Economics
  • HON 270 Honors Seminar in International Relations
  • FIN 230 Personal Financial Planning
  • GDS 201 Introduction to Gender and Diversity 
  • POL 250 Intro. to International Relations
  • PSY 180 General Psychology
  • SOC 133 Intro. to Sociology
  • SOC 231 Social Problems

Includes all courses under the thematic categories listed above.

  • BIS 399 Seminar in Integrated Studies
  • CSC 101 Intro. to Problem Solving
  • CSC 125 Internet and Web Page Design
  • CSC 199 Intro. to Information Technology

All departments have identified a writing-intensive course for each of its majors and areas. Information on those courses can be obtained from the chair of the department or your academic advisor.

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