SEEDS General Education

This pilot General Education program is for incoming Freshmen who have not declared a major as of the beginning of the Fall 2024 semester.

Effective Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Literature: The Analytic Essay
Introduction to Literature: The Short Story
Introduction to Literature: Utopian and Dystopian Fiction
Seminar: Inquiry in the Humanities
Digital Transformations in the Humanities
Mythic Traditions
Spanish Composition and Stylistics
College Writing I
Effective Writing II
Select one of the following:3
Strategic Business Communications
Writing History
Critical Reasoning and Arguments
College Writing II
College Writing II: Writing in Science
Workplace Writing
Technical Writing and Communication
Special Topics in Writing Studies
Interactive Communication
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement
Interpersonal Relations
Voices Across Time: Mastering Oral History Communication
Living in Translation
Language of Food
Voice and Speech I
Quantitative Reasoning
Select one of the following:4-3
Applied Calculus A
Discrete Mathematics
Fundamental Mathematics for Economics
Personal Finance
Fractals and Infinity
Honors Seminar in Computing
Statistical Methods in Business
Language and Computers
Fractals and Infinity
Creative Thinking through Mathematics
Calculus I
Mathematics in Elementary Schools I
Astronomy for Everyone
Introduction to Statistical Methods in Psychology
Statistics for Social Research
The Development of Statistics
Data Science and Statistics
World Languages
Complete two sequential classes in one World Language when starting at the Beginner I or Beginner II level. Complete one class when starting at the Intermediate/Advanced Level. See courses in the list below. 3-6
Political and Civic Life
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Disability Studies, Rights, and Culture
The Anthropology of Race
Indigenous Languages and Lifeways
The Human Environment
Perspectives on Early Childhood and Elementary Education in a Democracy
Applied Microeconomics
Economics and Finance for Non-Business Majors
Public History
Digital History
Introduction to Public Health
Human Sexuality
Community Matters
Classicism and American Culture
Introduction to Roman Law
Perspectives on Law
Introduction to Law
Language of Propaganda
Introduction to Native American Studies
Social and Political Philosophy
Introduction to Politics
American Government and Politics
International Security and Diplomacy
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Psychology of Leadership: Theory and Application
Religions of the World
Understanding Religion
Religion and Culture
Religion and Social Activism
The Holocaust: Religious Perspectives
Jihad, Just War and the Prospect of Peace
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Introduction to Sociology
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Sociology of Gender
Introduction to Urban Humanities
History of the United States in Art
Community Writing: Theories, Practices, and Partnerships
Complete one course from four of the categories below. 12
Total Credits31-33

World Language Courses

American Sign Language
AMSL 101
AMSL 102
Beginning American Sign Language I
and Beginning American Sign Language II
AMSL 102
AMSL 201
Beginning American Sign Language II
and Intermediate American Sign Language I
AMSL 201Intermediate American Sign Language I3
or AMSL 202 Intermediate American Sign Language II
ARAB 101
ARAB 112
Beginning Arabic I
and Beginning Arabic II
ARAB 112
ARAB 121
Beginning Arabic II
and Intermediate Arabic I
ARAB 121Intermediate Arabic I3
CHIN 101
CHIN 112
Beginning Chinese I
and Beginning Chinese II
CHIN 112
CHIN 121
Beginning Chinese II
and Intermediate Chinese I
CHIN 121Intermediate Chinese I3
or CHIN 132 Intermediate Chinese II
FREN 101
FREN 112
Beginning French I
and Beginning French II
FREN 112
FREN 121
Beginning French II
and Intermediate French
FREN 121Intermediate French3
GERM 101
GERM 102
Beginning German I
and Beginning German II
GERM 102
GERM 121
Beginning German II
and Intermediate German I
GERM 121Intermediate German I3
GREK 101
GREK 102
Beginning Greek I
and Beginning Greek II
GREK 102
GREK 201
Beginning Greek II
and Intermediate Greek I
GREK 201Intermediate Greek I3
or GREK 202 Intermediate Greek II
Beginning Hebrew I
and Beginning Hebrew II
ITAL 101
ITAL 102
Italian I
and Italian II
ITAL 102
ITAL 140
Italian II
and Comprehensive Italian III and IV
ITAL 111
ITAL 140
Comprehensive Beginning Italian for Spanish Speakers
and Comprehensive Italian III and IV
ITAL 140Comprehensive Italian III and IV3
or ITAL 242 Italian Grammar and Composition I
JAPN 101
JAPN 112
Beginning Japanese I
and Beginning Japanese II
JAPN 112
JAPN 121
Beginning Japanese II
and Intermediate Japanese I
JAPN 121Intermediate Japanese I3
or JAPN 132 Intermediate Japanese II
KORE 101
KORE 102
Beginning Korean I
and Beginning Korean II
KORE 102
KORE 121
Beginning Korean II
and Intermediate Korean I
KORE 121Intermediate Korean I3
or KORE 132 Intermediate Korean II
LATN 101
LATN 102
Beginning Latin I
and Beginning Latin II
LATN 102
LATN 205
Beginning Latin II
and Intermediate Latin I
LATN 205Intermediate Latin I3
or LATN 206 Intermediate Latin II
SPAN 101
SPAN 102
Spanish I
and Spanish II
SPAN 102
SPAN 103
Spanish II
and Spanish III
SPAN 105
SPAN 106
Spanish for Health Practitioners I
and Spanish for Health Practitioners II
SPAN 103Spanish III3
or SPAN 104 Spanish IV
or SPAN 107 Spanish for Health Practitioners III
or SPAN 110 Practical Spanish for Law Enforcement Personnel
or SPAN 135 Basic Spanish for Heritage Learners
or SPAN 241 Fundamentals of Spanish Grammar

Exploration Categories

Ethical Inquiry
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
HUMN 115Troy and the Trojan War3
MGMT 201Social Impact and Ethics of Business3
NURS 328Ethical and Legal Aspects of Health Care3
PHIL 100Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 102Ethics3
PHIL 105Happiness and Meaning in Life3
RELG 102Religious Ethics3
SOCI 113Social Problems3
SOCI 307Immigration3
SOCI 315Social Inequality3
Scientific Reasoning
ANTH 101Physical Anthropology4
BIOL 100Biological Sciences4
BIOL 110The Biology of Human Life4
BIOL 112Principles of Biology: Introduction to the Cell4
BIOL 113Principles of Biology: Organisms and Diversity4
BIOL 244Anatomy and Physiology I4
CHEM 100Introductory Chemistry4
CHEM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry4
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CSAM 101Science Matters4
CSIT 104Python Programming I3
DNCE 130Dance Science3
EAES 100Principles of Geography3
EAES 101Planet Earth4
EAES 105Physical Geology4
EAES 107Earth and the Environment4
EAES 150General Oceanography3
EAES 201Understanding Weather and Climate4
EAES 250Introduction to Marine Sciences4
HONP 210Honors Seminar in Science4
HONP 211Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science3
HUMN 181Introduction to Classical Archaeology3
LNGN 130Speech Processing4
LNGN 210Introduction to General Linguistics3
NUFD 150Food Composition and Scientific Preparation3
NUFD 192Nutrition with Laboratory4
PEGN 230Personalized Fitness3
PHIL 266Philosophy of Science3
PHYS 109Energy and Climate Change3
PHYS 191University Physics I4
Analyzing Cultures and Societies
ANTH 100Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 102Linguistic Anthropology3
ANTH 103Introduction to Archaeology3
ANTH 110Anthropology of Multicultural America3
ANTH 120Native North Americans3
ANTH 130Cultures of South Asia3
ANTH 150Cultures of Latin America3
ANTH 165Human Culture in Biodiversity Conservation3
ANTH 180Health and Healing in Cross Cultural Perspective3
ANTH 205Disability in US Popular Culture3
ANTH 255Urban Anthropology3
ANTH 330The Anthropology of Food and Nutrition3
ARTX 201Culture and Appearance3
DNCE 145Worlds of Dance3
EAES 260Energy, Environment and Society3
ECON 101Applied Macroeconomics3
FREN/FRIN 289Francophone Film3
FSHD 101Introduction to the Content Areas in Family Science and Human Development3
FSHD 201Social Gerontology: The Study of Aging3
FSHD 205Women in Contemporary Society3
FSHD 225Exploring Family Diversity3
GLQS 100Introduction to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (GLBTQ) Studies3
GSWS 102Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies3
GSWS 208Men and Masculinities3
HIST 108African History3
HIST 114Early Latin American History3
HIST 141Emergence of the Modern World3
HIST 205Race and Ethnicity in United States History3
HIST 206Latinx Histories3
HLTH 202Public Health Foundations, Ethics, and Cultural Competency3
HONP 208Innovations3
HUMN 201General Humanities I (to 1400)3
HUMN 202General Humanities II (from 1400)3
HUMN 217Reading Asian Cultures3
HUMN 283Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Ancient World3
INBS 250Introduction to International Business3
JUST 101Criminology3
JUST 103Introduction to International Justice3
JUST 205Perspectives on Justice Studies3
JUST 209Environmental Crime3
JUST 317Race and the U.S. Legal System3
LNGN 230Language in Society3
LNGN 240Languages of the World3
LNGN 245Language and Culture3
LNGN 255Language and Gender3
NUFD 153Dynamics of Food and Society3
NUFD 182Nutrition: A Socioecological Perspective3
PEMJ 227Social Problems in Sports3
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
PSYC 264Multicultural Psychology3
RELG 232Body and Soul3
RELG 240Asian Religions3
RELG 246Islamic Religious Traditions3
RELG 250African Religions3
RELG 254Native American Religion3
RELG 275Inter-religious Encounters3
RELG 364Religion, Culture, and Society3
SOCI 104Sociology of the Family3
SOCI 106Individual and Society3
SOCI 107Youth and Society3
SOCI 208Men and Masculinities3
SOCI 220Sociology of Rich and Poor Nations3
SOCI 311Urban Sociology3
SOCI 364Religion, Culture, and Society3
SPAN 347Spanish in the United States3
THTR 234History of Style: Pre-History to Elizabethan3
VIST 109Special Topics in Global Art Cultures3
WLNC 145Introduction to Asian Studies3
Literary and Artistic Analysis
CHEN/CHIN 210Contemporary Chinese Cinema and Society3
CMST 227Television and Culture3
DNCE 105Dance Appreciation3
ENFL 208Introduction to the Film3
ENGL 115Graphic Narratives3
ENGL 116World Literature: The Coming of Age Theme3
ENGL 117World Literature: Voices of Tradition and Challenge3
ENGL 210Myth and Literature3
ENGL 237Black Women Writers: US3
ENGL 238Black Writers in the United States: A Survey3
ENGL 255The Golden Age of Children's Literature3
ENGL 274Contemporary U.S. Literature of Immigration3
ENGL 279Latinx Writers in the United States3
FMTV 204Film Forum3
FREN/FRIN 283Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa3
GERM/GRIN 226Fairy Tales from Grimm to Disney3
GERM/GRIN 227Nazi Cinema and Propaganda3
HONP 100Honors Seminar in Great Books and Ideas Part I3
HONP 101Honors Seminar in Great Books and Ideas Part II3
HONP 202Honors Seminar in Contemporary American Issues3
HUMN 230Ancient Greece and Rome in the Cinema3
HUMN 285Mythology3
HUMN 314Greek Art3
HUMN 315Roman Art3
ITAL 262Italian Americans in Film3
MUGN 100Introduction to Music3
MUGN 109Introduction to Jazz3
MUGN 120Rap and Rock as Cultural Phenomena3
MUGN 152Music in Film3
MUGN 160Introduction to Music in World Cultures3
MUHS 106Diverse Worlds of Music3
READ 209Children's Literature for a Multicultural Society3
RELG 204New Testament/Christian Scriptures3
THTR 100Introduction to the Theatrical Medium3
THTR 208Drama in Text3
THTR 265The Contemporary Theatre of Cultural Diversity3
VIST 105Global Foundations in Art and Visual Culture3
VIST 106Modern Visions 1400-19453
Creative Expression
ANIM 101Drawing Anatomy for Animation3
ARAN 190Introduction to the Visual Arts3
ARFD 100Perceptual Drawing3
ARPH 201Digital Photo and Imaging I3
ARST 201Objects in Clay3
ARST 2023D and Extended Media3
ARST 204Painting3
ARST 205Photography3
ARST 206Printmaking3
DNCE 100Introduction to Ballet (Non-Major)3
DNCE 110Introduction to Modern Dance (Non-Major)3
DNCE 135Somatics and Self-care3
ENWR 213Introduction to Fiction Writing3
HONP 201Honors Seminar in the Creative Process3
STCM 130Fundamentals of Public Relations and Advertising3
THTR 105Acting I3
THTR 115Acting I - BFA3
THTR 330Play Direction I3
WRIT 209Visual Rhetoric and Writing3
Historical Thinking
ANIM 282History of Animation and VFX3
ANTH 290Historical Archaeology3
DNCE 319Black Dance in the United States3
EDFD 221Historical Foundations of American Education3
HIST 103Gods, Empires, Crusades Plague3
HIST 105Emergence of European Civilization, 1500-19143
HIST 106Contemporary Europe3
HIST 117Foundations of America3
HIST 118Emergence of the Modern United States3
HIST 245Science, Technology, and Society3
HUMN 281Greek Civilization3
HUMN 282Roman Civilization3
MATH 375History of Mathematics3
VIST 270On Photography3
WRIT 280Argumentation: from Antiquity to Online3