General Education Requirements B.A./B.S.

A. New Student Seminar
Students in the Adult Learner program must take GNED 100
Select one of the following: 11
Orientation to Athletic Training
Freshman Seminar in Chemistry
Adult Academic Success Seminar
New Student Seminar
Freshman Seminar in Health and Physical Education
New Student Experience for Mathematical Sciences
Freshman Seminar for Music Majors
Introduction to Nursing
Freshman Seminar in Political Science and Law
C. Communication
C1. Writing
Select one of the following:3
College Writing I
Honors Seminar in Great Books and Ideas Part I 2, 3
C2. Literature
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Literature: The Analytic Essay
Introduction to Literature: The Short Story
Introduction to Literature: Bestsellers and Popular Fiction
Introduction to Literature: Utopian and Dystopian Fiction
Honors Seminar in Great Books and Ideas Part II 2, 3
College Writing II
C3. Communication
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
D. Fine and Performing Arts
Select one of the following: 13
Introduction to the Visual Arts
Perceptual Drawing
Digital Photo and Imaging I
Objects in Clay
3D and Extended Media
Television and Culture
Introduction to Ballet (Non-Major)
Dance Appreciation
Introduction to Modern Dance (Non-Major)
Somatics and Self-care
Introduction to the Film
Honors Seminar in the Creative Process 3
Introduction to Music
Introduction to Jazz
Rap and Rock as Cultural Phenomena
The History of Broadway
Music in Film
Introduction to Music in World Cultures
Diverse Worlds of Music
Introduction to the Theatrical Medium
Acting I
The Contemporary Theatre of Cultural Diversity
F. Humanities
F1. Great Works and Their Influences
Select one of the following:3
World Literature: The Coming of Age Theme
World Literature: Voices of Tradition and Challenge
Fairy Tales from Grimm to Disney
Fairy Tales from Grimm to Disney
Troy and the Trojan War
General Humanities I (to 1400)
General Humanities II (from 1400)
Italian Americans in Film
The Great Russian Novel
The Great Russian Novel
Global Foundations in Art and Visual Culture
Modern Visions 1400-1945
F2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives
Select one of the following:3
Philosophical Orientation to Education 4
Honors Seminar on Ways of Knowing
Introduction to Philosophy
Religions of the World
Understanding Religion
Religious Ethics
Religion and Culture
G. Computer Science
Select one of the following: 13
Introduction to Computer Concepts
Python Programming I
Honors Seminar in Computing 3
Honors Seminar in Computing
Fundamentals of Java Programming
Fundamentals of Programming II
Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions
Music and Computer Technology I
H. Mathematics
Select one of the following: 13-4
Applied Calculus A
Fractals and Infinity 3
Statistical Methods in Business
Fractals and Infinity
Creative Thinking through Mathematics
Calculus I
Mathematics in Elementary Schools I
The Development of Statistics
Statistics for the Biological Sciences
I. Natural Science Laboratory
Select one of the following: 14
Physical Anthropology
Biological Sciences 6
The Biology of Human Life 6
Principles of Biology I
Anatomy and Physiology I
Introductory Chemistry
Fundamentals of Chemistry
General Chemistry I
Science Matters
Planet Earth
Physical Geology
Earth and the Environment
Understanding Weather and Climate
Introduction to Marine Sciences
Honors Seminar in Science 2, 3, 6
Nutrition with Laboratory 6
Astronomy for Everyone
University Physics I
J. Physical Education
Select one of the following: 11
Beginning Swimming
Personalized Fitness
Fitness for Life
Weight Training and Conditioning
Beginning Tennis
Figure Skating
Social Dance
Beginning Karate
Fitness Activities
K. Social Science
K1. American and European History
Select one of the following:3
Historical Foundations of American Education 4
Foundations of Western Civilization
Emergence of European Civilization, 1500-1914
Contemporary Europe, 1914 to the Present
Introduction to American Studies
History of the United States to 1876
History of the United States Since 1876
Honors Seminar in 20th Century Civilization 2, 3
Greek Civilization
Roman Civilization
K2. Global Cultural Perspectives
Select one of the following:3
Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Archaeology
Cultures of the Middle East
Native North Americans
Cultures of South Asia
Non-Western Contributions to the Western World
Cultures of Latin America
Health and Healing in Cross Cultural Perspective
The Arab World and Religion
Introduction to Arab Culture
Worlds of Dance
Images of Muslim Women in Twentieth Century Literature and Culture
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
Francophone Film
Transnational Feminisms
Israeli-Hebrew Culture
Introduction to African Civilization
Introduction to the Modern Middle East
Early Latin America
Modern Latin America
Introduction to Chinese Civilization
Introduction to Modern South Asia
Reading Asian Cultures
Introduction to International Justice
Perspectives on Latin America
Image and Identity: Representation of Latin American Women in Film and Fiction
Asian Philosophy
International Security and Diplomacy
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Government and Politics of China and Japan
Asian Religions
Islamic Religious Traditions
African Religions
Africana Religions in the Americas
Native American Religion
Religion in Latin America
Russian Culture and Civilization
Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations
K3. Social Science Perspectives
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Disability Studies, Rights, and Culture
Anthropology of Multicultural America
Anthropology of Conflict and Violence
The Anthropology of Race
Urban Anthropology
Historical Archaeology
Culture and Appearance
Child Abuse and Neglect
The Human Environment
World Geography
Introduction to Economics
Applied Macroeconomics
Psychological Foundations of Education
Gender Issues in Education
Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (GLBTQ) Studies
Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
Human Sexuality 6
Leisure and Recreation in Society
Perspectives on Law
Introduction to Law
Conflict and Its Resolution
Language of Food
Introduction to General Linguistics
Dynamics of Food and Society
Nutrition: A Socioecological Perspective 6
Social Problems in Sports
Introduction to Politics
American Government and Politics
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Leadership: Theory and Application
Introduction to Sociology
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Sociology of the Family
Individual and Society
Social Problems
Social Welfare Policy and Services
L. Interdisciplinary Studies
Select one of the following: 13
Human Culture in Biodiversity Conservation
Disability in US Popular Culture
Creative Thinking
Science Matters Too
Natural Disasters
General Oceanography
Energy, Environment and Society
Applied Microeconomics
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling 4
Education and the Social Development of Urban Youth
The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation
Introduction to the Medical Humanities
Food Composition and Scientific Preparation
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
Body and Soul
Total Credits42

Some courses may be restricted by major. Consult with academic advisor.


Honors Program students must complete this course.


Honors seminars are for Honors Program students only.


Course required for Teacher Education programs.


Course fulfills requirement for Public Health, Health Systems Administration and Policy majors only.


Course fulfills the Teacher Education Health/Hygiene requirement.