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Core Curriculum Courses

 Note: Students must earn a C average or higher in the core curriculum. I. SKILL AREAS A. English Composition (select one course from the following): College Composition II: Books and Ideas (ENGL 1130) 3 College Composition II: The American Experience (ENGL 1140) 3 *College Composition II: Women in Society (ENGL 1170/WMST 1170) 3 College Composition II: Film for Composition (ENGL 1180) 3 College Composition II: Science Fiction (ENGL 1190) 3 *College Composition II: American Ethnicity (ENGL 1210) 3 *College Composition II: The African-American Experience (ENGL 1220) 3 *College Composition II: The Native American Experience (ENGL 1230) 3 Technical Writing for Engineers (ENGL 1930) 3 Sci-Tech Report Writing (ENGL 2950) 3 Organizational Report Writing (ENGL 2960) 3 Readings Conference I (HON 1010) 3 Readings Conference II (HON 1020) 3 Leadership Seminar: Developing Emerging Leaders (HUMA 2900) 3 Technical Writing (WRIT 2000) 3 B. Mathematics (select one course from the following): Mathematics for Liberal Arts (MATH 1180) 3 Mathematics for Elementary Education I (MATH 1210) 3 Mathematics for Elementary Education II (MATH 1220) 3 Modern Business Mathematics I (MATH 1260) 3 Modern Business Mathematics II (MATH 1270) 3 College Algebra (MATH 1320) 3 Trigonometry (MATH 1330) 3 College Algebra & Trigonometry (MATH 1340) 4 Mathematics for the Life Sciences I (MATH 1750) 4 Mathematics for the Life Sciences II (MATH 1760) 3 Single Variable Calculus I (MATH 1850) 4 Single Variable Calculus II (MATH 1860) 4 Elementary Linear Algebra (MATH 1890) 3 Honors Calculus I (MATH 1920) 4 Honors Calculus II (MATH 1930) 4 Introduction to Statistics (MATH 2600) 3 II. COMPETENCY AREAS A. Humanities/Fine Arts (select two courses; minimum of 6 hours total from the following; no more than one course from any discipline): Art Crafts in Art (AED 3300) 3 Foundations Drawing I (ART 1080) 3 Foundations 2D Design (ART 2050) 3 Foundations 3D Design (ART 2060) 3 *Visual Construction of Gender (ART 3820/WMST 3020) 3 Art in History (ARTH 1500) 3 Aspects of Ancient Art (ARTH 2000) 3 History of Ren. & Baroque Art (ARTH 2040) 3 History of Modern Art (ARTH 2080) 3 Introduction to Architecture (ARTH 2300) 3 Communication Communication Principles & Practices (COMM 1010) 3 Mass Communication & Society (COMM 2000) 3 Interpersonal Communication (COMM 3840) 4 Culture and Communication (COMM 3860) 4 Film Introduction to Film (THR 1310) 3 French Culture and Commerce in the French-Speaking World (FREN 1080) 3 French & Francophone Culture in the Modern World (FREN 1090) 3 Elementary French II (FREN 1120) 4 Review of Elementary French (FREN 1500) 4 Intermediate French I (FREN 2140) 3 Intermediate French II (FREN 2150) 3 German German Culture and Commerce (GERM 1080) 3 Introduction to Modern German Culture (GERM 1090) 3 Elementary German II (GERM 1120) 4 Review of Elementary German (GERM 1500) 4 Intermediate German I (GERM 2140) 3 Intermediate German II (GERM 2150) 3 History Europe to 1600 (HIST 1010) 3 Europe from 1600 (HIST 1020) 3 America to 1865 (HIST 1030) 3 America from 1865 (HIST 1040) 3 World History to 1500 (HIST 1050) 3 World History since 1500 (HIST 1060) 3 The Contemporary World (HIST 1070) 3 *East Asia to 1800 (HIST 1080) 3

*East Asia from 1800 (HIST 1090) 3 *Latin American Civilizations (HIST 1100) 3 *African Civilizations (HIST 1110/AFST 1110) 3 *Middle East Civilization (HIST 1120) 3 Intro to Hist. Thinking (HIST 1130) 3 *Ancient Near East (HIST 2040/CLC 2040) 3 Ancient Greece (HIST 2050/CLC 2050) 3 Ancient Rome (HIST 2060/CLC 2060) 3 Cultural History (HON 2010) 3 *African American Culture (HUMA 2100) 3 Humanities (interdisciplinary) Honors Readings Conference I (HON 1010) 3 Honors Readings Conference II (HON 1020) 3 Classical Humanities (HUM 1010/CLC 1010) 3 Framing Cultures, Building Communities (HUM 1200) 5 World Humanities Traditions I (HUM 2010) 3 World Humanities Traditions II (HUM 2020) 3 Telling Stories, Valuing Lives (HUM 2220) 5 Hum: Greeks to the Renaissance (HUMA 1200) 3 Hum: Baroque to the Modern Period (HUMA 1210) 3 Leadership Seminar: Developing Emerging Leaders (HUMA 2900) 3 Honors Readings in Humanities (HUMA 2920) 3 *Educ. and the Construction of Societies (TSOC 3540) 3 Japanese *Japanese Culture and Commerce (JAPN 1080) 3 *Introduction to Japanese Culture (JAPN 1090) 3 Elementary Japanese II (JAPN 1120) 4 Intermediate Japanese I (JAPN 2140) 3 Intermediate Japanese II (JAPN 2150) 3 Latin Elementary Latin II (LAT 1120) 4 Intermediate Latin I (LAT 2140) 3 Intermediate Latin II (LAT 2150) 3 Literature Interpretation of Literature (ENGL 2700) 3 Reading Fiction (ENGL 2710) 3 Reading Drama (ENGL 2720) 3 Reading Poetry (ENGL 2730) 3 Writing About Literature (ENGL 2800) 3 Critical Approaches to Literature (ENGL 3790) 4 *Multicultural Literatures: The North American Experience (HON 2020) 3 *Multicultural Literatures: The Non-European World (HON 2030) 3 American Literature: Romantic to Post Modern Writers (LIT 2300) 3 World Literature (LIT 2310) 3 Music Music Appreciation (HUMA 1230) 3 Music Theory for the Non-Major (MUS 2200) 3 Introduction to Music (MUS 2210) 3 *History of Jazz (MUS 2220/AFST 2220) 3 The Inner Workings of Music (MUS 2230) 3 History of Rock and Roll (MUS 2240) 3 *Musical Diversity in the United States (MUS 2250) 3 *Cultures and Music of Non-Western Styles (MUS 2420) 3 Philosophy Intro to Logic (PHIL 1010) 3 Critical Thinking (PHIL 1020) 3 Intro to Philosophy (PHIL 2200) 3 Contemporary Moral Problems (PHIL 2400) 3 Religion *World Religions (HUMA 1220) 3 Introduction to Religion (REL 2200) 3 *Understanding the Monotheistic Religions (REL 2300) 3 Old Testament History and Ideas (REL 2310) 3 New Testament History and Ideas (REL 2330) 3 Russian *Russian Culture and Commerce (RUS 1080) 3 *Introduction to Russian Culture (RUS 1090) 3 Elementary Russian II (RUS 1120) 4 Intermediate Russian I (RUS 2140) 3 Intermediate Russian II (RUS 2150) 3 Spanish Culture and Commerce in the Spanish-Speaking World (SPAN 1080) 3 *Culture of Latin America (SPAN 1090) 3 Culture of Spain (SPAN 1100) 3 Elementary Spanish II (SPAN 1120) 4 Review of Elementary Spanish (SPAN 1500) 4 Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 2140) 3 Intermediate Spanish II (SPAN 2150) 3 Theater Introduction to Theater (THR 1100) 3 Introduction to the Dance (THR 1250) 3

B. Social Sciences (select two courses; minimum of 6 hours total from the following; no more than one course from any discipline): Anthropology Introduction to Anthropology (ANTH 1020) 3 Introduction to Archaeology (ANTH 2020) 3 *Human Society Through Film (ANTH 2100) 3 World Pre-History (ANTH 2750) 3 *Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 2800) 3 Economics Intro. to Economic Issues (ECON 1010) 3 Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 1150) 3 Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 1200) 3 Introduction to Macroeconomic and Microeconomic Analysis (ECON 1880) 4 Geography Human Geography (GEPL 1010) 3 Environmental Geography (GEPL 1100) 3 Political Science Principles of Political Science (PSC 1100) 3 American National Government (PSC 1200) 4 The American Political System (SOSC 1200) 3 Contemporary World Problems (SOSC 1210) 3 Psychology Principles of Psychology (PSY 1010) 3 Social Work *Introduction to Social Welfare (SOCW 1030) 3 Sociology Introduction to Sociology (SOC 1010) 3 Social Problems (SOC 1750) 3 American Society (SOC 2100) 3 Communities (SOC 2410) 3 *Race, Class & Gender (SOC 2640) 3 Marriage and the Family (SOSC 1400) 3 *Women's Roles: A Global Perspective (SOSC 2400) 3 C. Natural Sciences (select two courses; minimum of 6 hours total from the following including one laboratory; no more than one course from any discipline): Anatomy/Physiology Anatomy and Physiology (PED 2500) 3 Anatomy and Physiology Lab (PED 2550) 1 Human Anatomy (PED 2510) 3 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (TSBS 1110) 3 Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab I (TSBS 1120) 1 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (TSBS 1130) 3 Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab II (TSBS 1140) 1 Astronomy Survey of Astronomy (ASTR 1010) 3 Solar System Astronomy (ASTR 2010) 3 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe (ASTR 2020) 3 Elementary Astronomy Lab (ASTR 2050) 1 Biology Survey of Biology (BIOL 1120) 3 Human Ecology (BIOL 1130) 3 Biological Aspects of Human Consciousness (BIOL 1140) 3 Human Inheritance (BIOL 1150) 3 Major Concepts in Biology (BIOL 2010) 3 Fundamentals of Life Sciences I (BIOL 2150) 4 Fundamentals of Life Sciences II (BIOL 2170) 4 Fundamentals of Life Sciences I Lab (BIOL 2160) 1 Fundamentals of Life Sciences II Lab (BIOL 2180) 1 Introduction to Biology (TSBS 1010) 3 Introduction to Biology Lab (TSBS 1020) 1 Nutrition (TSBS 1220) 2 Nutrition Lab (TSBS 1230) 1 Microbiology (TSBS 2100) 4 Chemistry Concepts in Chemistry (CHEM 1100) 3 Concepts in Chemistry Lab (CHEM 1150) 1 Chemistry for Life Science I (CHEM 1210) 3 Chemistry for Life Science II (CHEM 1220) 3 General Chemistry I (CHEM 1230) 4 General Chemistry II (CHEM 1240) 4 Chemistry for Life Science I, Lab I (CHEM 1260) 1 Chemistry for Life Science II, Lab II (CHEM 1270) 1 General Chemistry Lab I (CHEM 1280) 1 General Chemistry Lab II (CHEM 1290) 1 Chemistry for Technicians I (CHMT 1400) 4 Chemistry for Technicians II (CHMT 1800) 4 Chemistry for Life Science (TSPS 1110) 3 Chemistry for Medicinal Sciences (TSPS 1120) 4 Environmental Science Environmental Science (TSBS 2320) 3

Environmental Science Lab (TSBS 2330) 1 Geology Physical Geology (GEOL 1010) 3 Introductory Geology Lab (GEOL 1020) 1 Historical Geology (GEOL 1030) 3 Historical Geology Lab (GEOL 1040) 1 Geological Hazards and the Environment (GEOL 2010) 3 Water and Mineral Resources and the Environment (GEOL 2020) 3 Environmental Geology and Resources Lab (GEOL 2030) 1 Physics Matter and Energy (NASC 1100) 3 Matter and Energy Lab (NASC 1110) 1 The World of Atoms (PHYS 1050) 3 Physics in Everyday Life (PHYS 1300) 3 Physics of Music and Sound (PHYS 1310) 3 Jurassic Physics (PHYS 1320) 3 Physics of Light and Color (PHYS 1330) 3 Intro to Physics (PHYS 1750) 4 General Physics I (PHYS 2070) 5 General Physics II (PHYS 2080) 5 Physics for Science & Engr. I (PHYS 2130) 5 Physics for Science & Engr. II (PHYS 2140) 5 Topics in Introductory Physics (PHYS 2970) 1 Technical Physics: Mechanics (TSPS 1010) 4 Technical Physics (TSPS 1020) 4 Science (interdisciplinary) The Sciences (TSPS 1230) 3 The Sciences Lab (TSPS 1240) 1 C. Multicultural Studies (select one course from Area 1 and one course from Area 2 for a total of 6 hours): *Students may satisfy one of the two multicultural requirements with at most one course that simultaneously fulfills a second area of the core. 1. Diversity of U.S. Culture (at minimum select one course of at least 3 hours from the following): Multi-cultural Approaches for Art Appreciation (AED 3130) 3 Introduction to Africana Studies (AFST 1100) 3 Foundations of Black Intellectual History (AFST 2100) 3 Indians of North America (ANTH 3920) 3 The Irish-American Experience (ANTH 4860) 3 *Visual Construction of Gender (ART 3820/WMST 3020) 3 Managing Diversity in the Workplace (BMGT 2700) 3 Multicultural Literature (CI 4360) 3 Economics of Gender (ECON 3050/WMST 3650) 3 Economic History of the African American Community (ECON 3490/AFST 3490) 3 *College Composition II: Women In Society (ENGL 1170/WMST 1170) 3 *College Composition II: American Ethnicity (ENGL 1210) 3 *College Composition II: The African-American Experience (ENGL 1220) 3 *College Composition II: The Native American Experience (ENGL 1230) 3 African-American Writers Before the 20th Century (ENGL 4650/AFST 4650) 3 African-American Literature in the 20th Century (ENGL 4660/AFST 4660) 3 Folklore (ENGL 3730/AMST 3730) 3 Women and Literature (ENGL 3750/WMST 3750) 3 Language in the African American Community (ENGL 4140/LING 4140/AFST 4140) 3 Geography of U.S. and Canada (GEPL 3050) 3 American Indian History (HIST 2340) 3 African-American History to 1865 (HIST 3250/AFST 3250) 3 African-American History from 1865 (HIST 3260/AFST 3260) 3 Ethnic America (HIST 3310) 3 The Early Frontier (HIST 3350) 3 Women in Early America (HIST 4210) 3 History of Native American Religious Movements (HIST 4310) 3 Indians in Eastern North America (HIST 4320) 3 Western American Indians (HIST 4330) 3 Far Western Frontier (HIST 4340) 3 The American West (HIST 4350) 3 Selected Topics in African-American History (HIST 4420/AFST 4420) 3 Slavery in America (HIST 4430/AFST 4430) 3 American Labor and Working-Class History I (HIST 4440) 3 American Labor and Working-Class History II (HIST 4450) 3 Women in American History (HIST 4460/WMST 4510) 3 *Multicultural Literatures: The North American Experience (HON 2020) 3 *African American Culture (HUMA 2100) 3 *History of Jazz (MUS 2220/AFST 2220) 3 *Musical Diversity in the United States (MUS 2250) 3 Feminism & Philosophy (PHIL 3540/WMST 3550) 3 Women in American Politics (PSC 2210/WMST 2610) 3 *Race, Class & Gender (SOC 2640) 3 Racial and Ethnic Minorities in the US (SOC 4660) 3 African Americans in the U.S. (SOC 4670/AFST 4670) 3 Gender Roles (SOC 4820/WMST 4140) 3 *Introduction to Social Welfare (SOCW 1030) 3 Diversity in Contemporary Society (TSOC 2000) 3 Introduction to Gender Studies: Gender, Sex & Differences (WMST 2010) 3 Issues in Women's Studies (WMST 3010) 3

2. Other Than U.S. (Non-Western) (at minimum, select one course of at least 3 hours from the following): Introduction to the African Experience (AFST 1200) 3 Foundations of Culture in the African Diaspora (AFST 2200) 3 *Human Society Through Film (ANTH 2100) 3 *Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 2800) 3 Peoples of the World: An Evolutionary Approach (ANTH 3850) 3 Peoples of Subsaharan Africa (ANTH 3940) 3 Peoples of the Caribbean (ANTH 3950) 3 Biocultural Ecology (ANTH 4730) 3 Medical Anthropology (ANTH 4760) 3 Anthropology of Religion (ANTH 4820) 3 Peasant Society (ANTH 4890) 3 Asian Art (ARTH 2100) 3 Ethnographic Art (ARTH 2200) 3 Topics in Ethno Art (ARTH 3270) 3 African Art (ARTH 3300/AFST 3300) 3 Ancient Art of the Americas (ARTH 3350) 3 Comparative Economic Systems (ECON 3500) 3 Cross-Cultural Understanding (FREN 3400) 3 Cultural Geography (GEPL 2030) 3 Geography of Asia (GEPL 3120) 3 Geography of Africa (GEPL 3220/AFST 3220) 3 Geography of Central and South America (GEPL 3300) 3 *East Asia to 1800 (HIST 1080) 3 *East Asia from 1800 (HIST 1090) 3 *Latin American Civilizations (HIST 1100) 3 *African Civilization (HIST 1110/AFST 1110) 3 *Middle East Civilization (HIST 1120) 3 *Ancient Near East (HIST 2040/CLC 2040) 3 Medieval Russia (HIST 2640) 3 Modern Russia (HIST 2650) 3 Japan and WWII (HIST 2700) 3 Postwar Japan (HIST 2710) 3 History of Tokyo (HIST 2720) 3 The Chinese Revolution (HIST 2730) 3 Colonial Latin America (HIST 3200) 3 Latin American Republics (HIST 3210) 3 Mexico (HIST 4470) 3 History of the Mid. East from 600 to 1500 (HIST 4520) 3 History of the Middle East Since 1500 (HIST 4530) 3 Africa to 1800 (HIST 4570/AFST 4570) 3 Africa Since 1800 (HIST 4580/AFST 4580) 3 Culture & History of the People of Eastern Africa (HIST 4590/AFST 4590) 3 Imperial Russia, 1700-1917 (HIST 4660) 3 20th Century Russia (HIST 4680) 3 Modern Chinese History (HIST 4720) 3 Modern Japanese History (HIST 4740) 3 Europe & Asia: Exploration & Exchange, 1415-1800 (HIST 4750) 3 Colonialism & Imperialism in the 19-20th Centuries (HIST 4760) 3 *Multicultural Literatures: The Non-European World (HON 2030) 3 *World Religions (HUMA 1220) 3 *Japanese Culture and Commerce (JAPN 1080) 3 *Introduction to Japanese Culture (JAPN 1090) 3 Understanding Cultural Differences for Business (MKTG 3150) 3 *Cultures and Music of Non-Western Styles (MUS 2420) 3 Eastern Thought (PHIL 3500) 3 Philosophy of Culture (PHIL 3550) 3 Buddhist Philosophy (PHIL 4500) 3 Current International Problems (PSC 1710) 3 Politics in Africa (PSC 2660/AFST 2660) 3 Governments of Asia (PSC 2680) 3 Government and Political Institutions of Africa (PSC 4660/AFST 4680) 3 Government of China (PSC 4690) 3 *Understanding the Monotheistic Religions (REL 2300) 3 Comparative Religion: Living Non-Western Religions (REL 3510) 3 *Russian Culture and Commerce (RUS 1080) 3 *Introduction to Russian Culture (RUS 1090) 3 Development in Third World Nations (SOC 4800/AFST 4800) 3 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (SOC 4810/WMST 4190) 3 *Women's Roles: A Global Perspective (SOSC 2400) 3 *Culture of Latin America (SPAN 1090) 3 *Educ. and the Construction of Societies (TSOC 3540) 3 *Students may satisfy one of the two multicultural requirements with at most one course that simultaneously fulfills a second area of the core.
Last Updated: 3/22/15