Table of General Education Courses

For the purpose of satisfying Group Requirements, students may elect no more than TWO courses from a single subject area as defined by the University system of Subject Area Codes. (Subject Area Codes are the letter prefixes to course numbers.) Co-majors in the University Honors program are exempt from this limitation and may take more than two courses in the Subject Area Code of HON to satisfy Group Requirements.

American Society and Institutions (AI)

HIS 1050(AI) American Civilization Since World War II4
PS 1010(AI) American Government4
PS 1030(AI) The American Governmental System3

Basic Composition Competency (BC)

ENG 1020(BC) Introductory College Writing3
ENG 1050(BC) Freshman Honors: Introductory College Writing3

Critical and Analytic Thinking Competency (CT)

BA 1010(CT) Critical Thinking for Consumer Decisions3
COM 2110(CT) Argumentation and Debate3
PHI 1050(CT) Critical Thinking3

Foreign Culture (FC)

EITHER completion of one of the following foreign language sequences (through 2010 or 2110, as applicable): OR a course from the list immediately following.

ARB 2010(FC) Intermediate Arabic I4
CHI 2010(FC) Intermediate Chinese4
FRE 2010(FC) Intermediate French4
GER 2010(FC) Intermediate German I4
GKA 2010(FC) Intermediate Ancient Greek I4
GKM 2010(FC) Intermediate Modern Greek I4
HEB 2010(FC) Intermediate Hebrew I4
ITA 2010(FC) Intermediate Italian4
JPN 2010(FC) Intermediate Japanese I4
LAT 2010(FC) Intermediate Latin4
POL 2010(FC) Intermediate Polish4
RUS 2010(FC) Intermediate Russian I4
SPA 2010(FC) Intermediate Spanish4
SWA 2010(FC) Intermediate Swahili4
EITHER a course from the list below, OR completion of one of the

foreign language sequences in the list above:

AFS 3250(FC) Politics and Culture in Anglophone Caribbean3
AFS 3610(FC) Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Foreign Culture: The Africans4
ANT 3150(FC) Anthropology of Business3-4
ANT 3520(FC) Understanding Africa: Past, Present and Future3
ANT 3540(FC) Cultures and Societies of Latin America3
ANT 3550(FC) Arab Society in Transition3
ARM/GER/POL/RUS/SLA 3410(FC) New Soil, Old Roots: The Immigrant Experience3
DNC 2400(FC) Introduction to African Dance3
ENG/LIN 2730(FC) Languages of the World3
FRE 2710(FC) Introduction to French Civilization I3
FRE 2720(FC) Introduction to French Civilization II3
GER 2710(FC) Survey of Germanic Culture I3
GER 2720(FC) Survey of Germanic Culture II3
GKM 3710(FC) Modern Greek Literature and Culture in English3-4
HIS 2440(FC) History of Mexico3
HIS/GPH 2700/ENG 2670/PS 2700(FC) Introduction to Canadian Studies3
HON 4260(FC) Seminar in Foreign Culture3
ITA 2710(FC) Italy and Italians I3
ITA 2720(FC) Italy and Italians II3
JPN 4550(FC) Japanese Culture and Society I4
JPN 4560(FC) Japanese Culture and Society II4
LAS 2410(FC) History of Mexico3
LAS 2420(FC) History of Puerto Rico and Cuba3
LIN 2730(FC) Languages of the World3
NE 2000(FC) Introduction to Islamic Civilization of the Near East3
NE 3225(FC) Modern Israeli Culture: A Pluralistic Perspective3
NE 3550(FC)Arab Society in Transition3
NUR 4800(FC) Transcultural Health Through the Life Cycle3
PHI 2150(FC) Chinese Philosophy3
POL 2710(FC) Survey of Polish Culture3
RUS 2710(FC) Introduction to Russian Culture3

Historical Studies (HS)

ANT 3200(HS) Lost Cities and Ancient Civilizations3
ASN 1710(HS) History of Modern East Asia3
CLA/GKM 3590(HS) Byzantine Civilization3
CLA 3720/5720/GKM 5720(HS) Modern Greek Cities: An Historical-Ethnographic Study3
GSW 2600/HIS 2605(HS) History of Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Modern World3
HIS 1000(HS) World Civilization to 15004
HIS 1300(HS) Europe and the World: 1500-19454
HIS 1400(HS) The World Since 19454
HIS 1600(HS) African Civilizations to 18003-4
HIS 1610(HS) African Civilizations Since 18003-4
HIS 1710(HS) History of Modern East Asia3
HIS 1800/NE 2030(HS) The Age of Islamic Empires: 600-16003
HIS 1810/NE 2040(HS) The Modern Middle East3
HIS 1995(HS) Society and the Economic Transition3
HON 4250(HS) Seminar in Historical Studies3
LAS/HIS 1900(HS) History of Colonial Latin America3
LAS/HIS 1910(HS) Latin America from Independence to the Present3

Intermediate Composition Competency (IC)

AFS/ENG 2390(IC) Introduction to African-American Literature: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2100(IC) Introduction to Poetry: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2110(IC) Introduction to Drama: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2120(IC) Introduction to Fiction: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2210(IC) Great English Novels: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2310(IC) Major American Books: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2420(IC) Literature and the Professions: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2560(IC) Children's Literature: Literature and Writing3
ENG 2570(IC) Literature By and About Women: Literature and Writing3
ENG 3010(IC) Intermediate Writing3
ENG 3020(IC) Writing and Community3
ENG 3050(IC) Technical Communication I: Reports3

Life Sciences (LS)

ANT 2110(LS) Introduction to Physical Anthropology3
BIO 1030(LS) Biology Today3
BIO 1050(LS) An Introduction to Life 14
BIO 1510(LS) Basic Life Mechanisms 14
HON 4220(LS) Seminar in Life Science3
NFS 2030(LS) Nutrition and Health 13
PH 2100(LS) Introduction to Public Health3
PSY 1010(LS) Introductory Psychology 14
PSY 1020(LS) Elements of Psychology3

Courses can also satisfy the Life Science Laboratory Requirement when elected for appropriate credits and/or with appropriate laboratory. 

Oral Communication Competency (OC)

COM 1010(OC) Oral Communication: Basic Speech3
ENG 3060(OC) Technical Communication II: Presentations3

Philosophy and Letters (PL)

CLA 1010(PL) Classical Civilization3-4
CLA 2200(PL) Introduction to Greek Tragedy3-4
CLA 2300(PL) Ancient Comedy3
COM 2160(PL) Campaigns and Social Movements3
ENG 2200(PL) Shakespeare3
ENG 2430(PL) Digital Narrative3
ENG 2500(PL) The English Bible as Literature3
ENG 2510(PL) Popular Literature3
ENG 3110(PL) English Literature to 17003
ENG 3120(PL) English Literature after 17003
ENG 3130(PL) American Literature to 18653
ENG 3140(PL) American Literature after 18653
ENG 3470(PL) Survey of African-American Literature3
FRE/GER/ITA/SPA/RUS 2700(PL) Anguish and Commitment: European Existentialist Literature3-4
GER/SLA 2310(PL) Short Fiction from Central Europe and Russia3
GER/FRE 2991(PL) Understanding the Fairy Tale3
GLS 2700(PL) Introduction to Global Stories3
GSW 2500(PL) Humanities Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women3
HEB/NE 3240(PL) Survey of Modern Hebrew Literature in English Translation3
HON 4200(PL) Seminar in Philosophy and Letters3
LIN/ENG 2720(PL) Basic Concepts in Linguistics3
PHI 1010(PL) Introduction to Philosophy4
PHI 1020(PL) Honors Introduction to Philosophy3-4
PHI 1100(PL) Contemporary Moral Issues3
PHI 1110(PL) Ethical Issues in Health Care3
PHI 1120(PL) Professional Ethics3
PHI 1130(PL) Environmental Ethics3
PHI 1200(PL) Life and Death3
PHI 2100(PL) Ancient Greek Philosophy3
PHI 2110(PL) Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Philosophy3
PHI 2320(PL) Introduction to Ethics3
PHI 2400(PL) Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion3
PHI 2550(PL) Introduction to Philosophy of Science3
PHI 3500(PL) Theory of Knowledge3
PHI 3550(PL) Metaphysics3
PHI 3700(PL) Philosophy of Art3
PS 3510(PL) Law, Authority and Rebellion4
PS 3520(PL) Justice4
RUS 2991(PL) Understanding the Fairy Tale3
RUS 3600(PL) Nineteenth Century Russian Literature3
RUS 3650(PL) Russian Literature Since 19003

Physical Sciences (PS)

AST 2010(PS) Descriptive Astronomy4
CHM 1000(PS) Chemistry and Your World 14
CHM 1020(PS) Survey of General Chemistry 14
CHM 1220(PS) General Chemistry I 14
CHM 1225(PS) General Chemistry I for Engineers 13
GEL 1010(PS) Geology: The Science of the Earth 14
HON 4230(PS) Seminar in Physical Science3
PHY 1020(PS) Conceptual Physics: The Basic Science 14
PHY 2130(PS) Physics for the Life Sciences I 14
PHY 2170(PS) University Physics for Scientists I 14
PHY 2175(PS) University Physics for Engineers I4
PHY 3100(PS) The Sounds of Music 14

Courses can also satisfy the Natural Science Laboratory Requirement when elected for appropriate credits and/or with appropriate laboratory. 

Social Sciences (SS)

AFS 2210(SS) Black Social and Political Thought4
ANT 2100(SS) Introduction to Anthropology3-4
ANT/GLS/PH 3410(SS) Global Health3
ECO 1000(SS) Survey of Economics4
ECO 2010(SS) Principles of Microeconomics4
ECO 2020(SS) Principles of Macroeconomics4
GLS/HIS 2800(SS) Introduction to Global Issues and Institutions3
GLS/ANT 3700(SS) Globalization: Theories, Practices, Implications3
GPH 1100(SS) World Regional Patterns4
GPH 3130(SS) Introductory Urban Geography4
GPH 3200(SS) Europe3
GSW 2700(SS) Social Science Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women 3
HON 1000(SS) The City3
LAS 3610(SS) Seminar in Latino/a Urban Problems3
PH 3100(SS) Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health3
PS 1000(SS) Introduction to Political Science3
PS 2240(SS) Introduction to Urban Politics and Policy4
SOC 2000(SS) Understanding Human Society3
SOC 2020(SS) Social Problems3
SOC 3300(SS) Social Inequality4
SOC 3510(SS) People on the Move: International Migration and its Consequences3
SOC 4100(SS) Social Psychology4
US/GPH/HIS/PS 2000/SOC 2500(SS) Introduction to Urban Studies4

Visual and Performing Arts (VP)

AH 1000(VP) Introduction to Art3
AH 1110(VP) Survey of Art History: Ancient through Medieval3-4
AH 1120(VP) Survey of Art History: Renaissance through Modern3-4
AH 1130(VP) Encounters with the Arts of Global Africa3
AED 5050(VP) Integrating the Arts into the Elementary Classroom3
COM 2010(VP) Introduction to Film4
COM 2020(VP) History of Film3
DNC 2000(VP) Introduction to World Dance3
DNC 2310(VP) History of Dance from 1800 to the Present3
ENG 2440(VP) Introduction to Visual Culture3
ENG 2450(VP) Introduction to Film4
MUH 1340(VP) Music Appreciation: World Music3
MUH 1345(VP) Music Cultures3
MUH 1350(VP) History of American Popular Music3
MUH 1351(VP) History and Styles of Rock and Roll3
MUH 1370(VP) Music Appreciation: Beginnings to the Present3
NE 2060(VP) Hebrew/Israeli Film: Trends and Themes in Israeli Cinema3
POL 3750(VP) Polish and Yugoslavian Cinema3
SLA 3710(VP) Russian and East European Film3-4
SLA 3750(VP) Polish and Yugoslavian Cinema3
THR 1010(VP) Introduction to the Theatre3
THR 1030(VP) Introduction to Black Theatre and Performance3
THR 1041(VP) Musical Theatre Appreciation3

Writing Intensive Competency (WI)

ACS 5997(WI) Senior Seminar in the Visual Arts3
AFA 5997(WI) Seminar3
AFS/GSW 5110(WI) Black Women in America3
AFS 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in African American Studies0
AGD 5260(WI) Senior Seminar3
AH 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Fine Arts0
AIA 5997(WI) Senior Seminar3
AID 5997(WI) Senior Seminar3
ANT 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Anthropology0
ASN 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Asian Studies0
AST 4200(WI) Astronomical Laboratory2
BIO 4110(WI) Biomedical Technology and Molecular Biology4
BIO 4120(WI) Comparative Physiology4
BIO 4130(WI) General Ecology4
BME 4910(WI) Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design I3
CE 4995(WI) Senior Design Project3
CHE 4800(WI) Chemical Process Integration3
CHE 6810(WI) Chemical Engineering Research Project4
CHM 5550(WI) Physical Chemistry Laboratory2
CHM 6610(WI) Biological Chemistry Laboratory3
CLA 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Classical Civilization0
CLS 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Clinical Laboratory Science0
CMT 4200(WI) Senior Project3
COM 2230(WI) Broadcast News Writing and Digital Editing3
COM 3010(WI) Media Analysis and Criticism3
COM 3300(WI) Business and Professional Presentations3
COM 3400(WI) Theories of Communication3
COM 4100(WI) Feature Writing3
COM 4170(WI) Public Relations Writing3
COM 4560(WI) Telecommunications Policy: A Political Economy Approach3
COM 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course0
CRJ 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Criminal Justice0
CSC 4996(WI) Senior Project and Computer Ethics3
DNC 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Dance0
ECE 4600(WI) Capstone Design I4
ECO 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Economics0
ELE 6020(WI) Seminar in Early Childhood3
ELR 4700(WI) Senior Seminar3
ENG 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in English0
ET 4999(WI) Senior Project3
FRE 5100(WI) Advanced Composition3
GEL 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Geology0
GER 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in German0
GLS 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Global Studies0
HE 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Health Education0
HE 6430(WI) School Health Curriculum3
HIS 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in History0
IE 4310(WI) Production Control3
ITA 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Italian0
KIN 3550(WI) Motor Learning and Control3
LIN 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Linguistics0
MAT 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Mathematics0
ME 4500(WI) Mechanical Engineering Design II4
ME 5500(WI) Advanced Engineering Design4
MS 4300(WI) Pathology for Mortuary Science2
MUH 3330(WI) Music History and Literature III3
MUH 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Music0
NE 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Near Eastern and Asian Studies0
NFS 4210(WI) Dietetic Practice II10
NFS 6850Controversial Issues2
NUR 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Nursing0
OT 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Seminar in Occupational Therapy0
PH 5100(WI) Capstone Course in Public Health4
PHI 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Philosophy0
PHY 6780(WI) Research Methods in Biomedical Physics3
PHY 6850(WI) Modern Physics Laboratory2
POL 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Polish0
PPR 6180(WI) Advanced Ethics and Professional Responsibility2
PS 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Political Science0
PSY 3993(WI) Laboratory in Experimental Psychology2
RT 4360(WI) Clinical Practicum V4
RUS 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Russian0
SLP 5360(WI) Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology3
SOC 4996(WI) Sociology: Capstone Course4
SPA 5100(WI) Advanced Composition3
SW 4997(WI) Integrative Seminar in Social Work3
TED 5150(WI) Analysis of Elementary Teaching3 or 5
THR 5993(WI) Writing Intensive Course in Theatre0
US 4620(WI) Urban Studies Senior Capstone Research3