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Oral and Written Communication

Courses Hours
COM 161 Intro. to Public Speaking 3
COM 260 Communication Ethics 3
COM 331 Interpersonal Communication 3
CHN 101 Fundamental Communication in Chinese 3
CHN 102 Social Interactions in Chinese 3
CHN 201 Intercultural Chinese 3
CHN 202 Practical Applications in Chinese 3
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing, & Inquiry 4
ENG 204 Advanced Expository Writing 3
ENG 205 Writing for the Social Sciences 3
ENG 214 Intro. to Creative Writing 3
ENG 224 Writing in the Professions 3
FRE 101 Fundamental Communication in French 3
FRE 102 Social Interactions in French 3
FRE 110 Basic Conversational French 3
FRE 201 Intercultural Communications in French 3
FRE 202 Practical Applications in French 3
FRE 210 Intermediate French Conversation 3
GER 101 Fundamental Communication in German 3
GER 102 Social Interactions in German 3
GER 110 Basic Conversational German 3
GER 201 Intercultural Communications in German 3
GER 202 Practical Applications in German 3
GER 210 Intermediate Conversational German 3
HON 165 Honors Seminar in Communication 3
JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I 3
JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II 3
JPN 110 Basic Conversational Japanese 3
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 3
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 3
JPN 210 Intermediate Conversational Japanese 3
SPA 101 Fundamental Communication in Spanish 3
SPA 102 Social Interactions in Spanish 3
SPA 110 Basic Conversational Spanish 3
SPA 201 Intercultural Communications in Spanish 3
SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish 3
SPA 210 Intermediate Conversational Spanish 3
THD 211 Oral Interpretation 3

Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies, and Quantitative Skills

Courses Hours
Science Category
AST 115/116 Intro. to Astronomy/Lab  4
BIO 101 Biological Concepts  4
BIO 102 Introductory Biology  3
BIO 109 The Biology of Cancer  3
BIO 216 Biological Inquiry & Analysis  4
BIO 221 Zoology: Animal Form and Functions  4
BIO 222 Botany: Plant Form and Functions  4
CHE 101 Consumer Chemistry 4
CHE 105 Intro. Chem I  4
CHE 111 Essentials of Chem. & Biochem.  5
CHE 201 General College Chem.
CHE 202 Gen. Chem. & Quantitative Analysis
CHE 210 Brief Organic Chem
CHE 215 Organic Chem. Lab
GSC 101 The Earth and the Environment  4
GSC 102 Earth Through Time
GSC 125 Weather and Climate
GSC 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 & Wave Motion/Lab
PHY 255/256 Electricity, Magnetism, & Light/Lab  5
Mathematics Category
HON 262 Honors Seminar in Mathematics  3
MAT 117 Mathematical Concepts
MAT 120 College Algebra with Business Applications
MAT 130 Technical Math I
MAT4 135 Intro. to Probability & Statistics  4
MAT 140 College Algebra
MAT 145 Trigonometry
MAT 150 Algebra & Trigonometry
MAT 220 Business Calculus 3
MAT 230 Tech. Math II
MAT 250 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I
MAT 308 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II
MAT 309 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III
MAT 330 Technical Math III

World's Historical, Literary, & Philosophical Traditions

Courses Hours
ART 211 Ancient and Medieval Art  3
ART 212 Art from the Renaissance to the Present
ART 213 Art of Global Cultures
CIV 201/202 World Civilizations
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 100 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  3
PHI 321 Philosophy of Religion
PHI 357 Feminist Philosophy
POL 261 Introduction to Political Theory
RGS 200 Intro. to Comparative Religions

Global Awareness, Cultural Diversity, and the World's Artistic Traditions

Courses Hours
AGR 200 International Agricultural Experience 3
AGR 353 World Food, Agriculture and Society 3
ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
ARC 150 Introduction to Archaeology 3
ART 105 Studio Art for Non-Majors 3
ART 121 Art and Visual Culture 3
ART 211 Ancient and Medieval Art 3
ART 212 Art from the Renaissance to the Present 3
ART 213 Art of Global Cultures 3
CHN 101 Fundamental Communication in Chinese 3
CHN 102 Social Interactions in Chinese 3
CHN 105 Introduction to Chinese Culture 3
CHN 201 Intercultural Chinese 3
CHN 202 Practical Applications in Chinese 3
CHN 340 Chinese Diversity Through Food 3
CIV 190 Special Topics in World Civilizations 3
FRE 101 Fundamental Communication in French 3
FRE 102 Social Interactions in French 3
FRE 105 Introduction to French Culture 3
FRE 110 Basic Conversational French 3
FRE 201 Intercultural Communications in French 3
FRE 202 Practical Applications in French 3
FRE 210 Intermediate French Conversation 3
GDS 201 Introduction to Gender and Diversity 3
GER 101 Fundamental Communication in German 3
GER 102 Social Interactions in German 3
GER 105 Introduction to German Culture 3
GER 110 Basic Conversational German 3
GER 201 Intercultural Communications in German 3
GER 202 Practical Applications in German 3
GER 210 Intermediate Conversational German 3
GSC 110 World Geography 3
HIS 202 Understanding Global History 3
HON 150 Honors Seminar in Archaeology 3
HON 161 Honors Seminar in Visual Arts 3
HON 162 Honors Seminar in Music 3
HON 163 Honors Seminar in Theatre 3
HON 164 Honors Seminar in Arts and Culture Abroad 3
HON 270 Honors Seminar in International Relations 3
HON 272 Honors Seminar in International Politics 3
HUM 215 Humanities in the Modern World 3
JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I 3
JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II 3
JPN 105 Introduction to Japanese Culture 3
JPN 110 Basic Conversational Japanese 3
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I 3
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II 3
JPN 210 Intermediate Conversational Japanese 3
MLA 105 Introduction to Contemporary Culture 3
MUS 104 Introduction to Jazz History 3
MUS 105 Introduction to Music History 3
MUS 106 Music in Film 3
MUS 107 Introduction to American3 Music Theatre 3
MUS 108 Introduction to World Music 3
MUS 109 Introduction to Music Theory 3
POL 250 Introduction to International Relations 3
POL 252 Contemporary Political Systems 3
RGS 200 Introduction to Comparative Religions 3
SPA 101 Fundamental Communication in Spanish 3
SPA 102 Social Interactions in Spanish 3
SPA 105 Introduction to Spanish Culture 3
SPA 110 Basic Conversational Spanish 3
SPA 201 Intercultural Communications in Spanish 3
SPA 202 Practical Applications in Spanish 3
SPA 210 Intermediate Conversational Spanish 3
THD 101 Dance Appreciation 3
THD 104 The Theatre Experience 3
THD 201 World Theatre 3

Social and Self-Awareness, Responsible Citizenship and Social Sciences

Courses Hours
Ethics, Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement
BIO 103 Saving Planet Earth 3
BIO 308 Ethics in Biology 3
COM 260 Communication Ethics 3
CRJ 140 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ENG 226 Argument and Discourse  3
HIS 176 History of U.S. Constitution  3
HIS 221 American Experience to 1865  3
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
PHI 202 Ethics 3
POL 140 American Government
Social Science
AGR 199 Contemporary Issues in Agriculture  3
ECO 140 Contemporary Economics
ECO 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics
EDP 260 Pscyhology of Human Development
EDU 103 Issues and Practice of American Experience
FIN 230 Personal Financial Planning 3
GDS 201 Introduction to Gender and Diversity 3
HON 133 Honors Seminar in Sociology
HON 180 Honors Seminar in Pscyhology
HON 232 Honors Seminar in Economics
HON 270 Honors Seminar in International Relations
POL 250 Introduction to International Relations  3
PSY 180 General Psychology
SOC 133 Introduction to Sociology  3
SOC 231 Social Problems

Enrichment Electives

Includes all courses under the thematic categories listed above

Technology-Intensive

Courses Hours
BIS 399 Seminar in Integrated Studies  3
CSC 101 Introduction to Problem Solving
CSC 125 Internet and Web Page Design
CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology

Writing-Intensive

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

* Students who have completed CIV 101 or CIV 102 will have satisfied the CIV course requirement