General Studies

Approved Courses in the General Studies Program, Effective for 2014-2015

Students can take a maximum of 10 hours from the same discipline to apply to their General Studies Program.

Written Communication

  • ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research

Math

  • MATH 102 - College Algebra
  • MATH 103 - Trigonometry
  • MATH 106 - Math for Liberal Arts
  • MATH 120 - Finite Mathematics
  • MATH 123 - Applied Calculus
  • MATH 230 - Math for Elementary School Teachers I
  • STAT 235 - Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences
  • STAT 241 - Elementary Statistics

Oral Communication

  • ITEC 290 - Communicating Through Technology
  • SPCH 100 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Democracy in Perspective

  • ART 121 - Artistic Freedom, Censorship and Controversy in a Democratic Society
  • CJUS 102 - Crime, Democracy, and Justice
  • ENG 153 - Democratic Vistas
  • GEOG 323 - Political Geography
  • HIST 176 - Democratic Debates
  • ITEC 225 - The Influence of Technology on Democracy
  • JMC 100 - Global Media Literacy
  • PHIL 105 - Philosophical Roots of American Democracy
  • PSCI 140 - Democracies around the World
  • PSCI 170 - Democracy as a Political Idea
  • SOC 210 - Participating in a Democratic Society
  • SOWK 170 - Introduction to Social Welfare
  • TE 100 - Teaching in a Democratic Society

Portal

  • Students may take any course numbered 188 in any department to satisfy the portal requirement.
  • Approved portal courses may be offered in the next term after receiving full approval from the GSC and SVCASA.
  • See the Approved Portal and Capstone Courses.

Aesthetics

  • ART 100 - Art Structure
  • ART 120 - Art Appreciation
  • DANC 122 - Dance Appreciation
  • MUS 100 - Music Appreciation
  • MUS 101 - American Musical Theatre
  • MUS 106 - Introduction to Jazz & Blues
  • MUS 107 - Introduction to Rock & Blues
  • MUS 159 - Piano Fundamentals
  • MUS 347 - Music History and Literature I
  • MUS 348 - Music History and Literature II
  • THEA 120 - Introduction to Theatre
  • THEA 121 - Completing the Look: The Art of Costuming

Humanities

  • ENG 235H - American Studies
  • ENG 240H - Literary Classics of the Western World
  • ENG 250 - Introduction to Literature: British Literature
  • ENG 251 - Introduction to Literature: American Literature
  • ENG 252 - Introduction to Literature: Western Civilization
  • ENG 253 - Introduction to Literature: Non-Western Civilization
  • ENG 254 - Introduction to Literature: Special Topics
  • ENG 280H - Special Topics
  • FREN 200/GERM 200/SPAN 200 & FREN 201/GERM 201/SPAN 201 - Intermediate French/German/Spanish I & Intermediate French/German/Spanish II
  • FREN 201 - Intermediate French II (see FREN 200 above)
  • HIST 210 - Western Civilization
  • HIST 211 - Western Civilization (II)
  • HIST 212 - Non-Western World History
  • HIST 215 - Introduction to Latin America
  • HIST 250 - American History
  • HIST 251 - American History (II)
  • GERM 200 - Intermediate German (see FREN 200 above)
  • GERM 201 - Intermediate German II (see FREN 200 above)
  • GERM 204/SPAN 204 - Culture, Conversation and Composition/Culture, Conversation and Writing
  • PHIL 100 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 120 - Introduction to Ethics
  • PHIL 250 - Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 251 - Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 253 - Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 254 - Contemporary Philosophy
  • PHIL 260 - Philosophy of Culture
  • SPAN 200 - Intermediate Spanish (see FREN 200 above)
  • SPAN 201 - Intermediate Spanish II (see FREN 200 above)
  • SPAN 204 - Culture, Conversation and Writing (see GERM 204 above)
  • SPCH 154 - Cross-Cultural Communication

Social Sciences

  • CJUS 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJUS 375 - Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • CJUS 380 - Minorities in Criminal Justice
  • ECON 100 - Contemporary Economic Issues
  • ECON 270 - Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
  • ECON 271 - Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
  • ETHS 101 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • FSID 151 - Human Sexual Behavior
  • FSID 351 - Marriage and Family Relationships
  • GEOG 104 - World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 106 - Human Geography
  • GEOG 206 - Geography of the United States and Canada
  • INTS 100 - Introduction to International Studies
  • ITEC 210 - Society and Technology
  • PSCI 110 - Introduction to American Politics
  • PSCI 168 - Introduction to International Relations
  • PSCI 280H - Special Topics
  • PSY 203 - General Psychology
  • PSY 230 - Human Development
  • SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 250 - Anthropology
  • SOSC 288 - Modes of Inquiry: Understanding Revolution: From 1776 to the Arab Spring
  • SPCH 202 - Communication Concepts in Society
  • WSTD 220 - Women's and Gender Studies

Natural Sciences

  • BIOL 103 - General Biology
  • BIOL 105 - Biology I
  • BIOL 106 - Biology II
  • BIOL 211 - Human Microbiology
  • BIOL 215 - Human Physiology
  • CHEM 145 - Introduction to Chemistry
  • CHEM 150 - Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
  • CHEM 160 - General Chemistry I
    and CHEM 160L - General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • CHEM 161 - General Chemistry II
    and CHEM 161L - General Chemistry II Laboratory
  • GEOG 101 - Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere
  • GEOG 102 - Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere
  • GEOG 103 - The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment
  • GEOG 209 - Meteorology (see PHYS 209 below)
  • PHYS 100 & L - Physical Science
  • PHYS 107 & L - Physical Science for Elementary Teachers
  • PHYS 131H - Newton's Universe
  • PHYS 132H - Einstein's Universe
  • PHYS 155 & L - Science of Sound and Music
  • PHYS 201 - Earth Science
  • PHYS 205 & L - Physics I
  • PHYS 206 & L - General Physics II
  • PHYS 209 / GEOG 209 - Meteorology
  • PHYS 210 & L - Astronomy
  • PHYS 211 - Planetary Astronomy
  • PHYS 275 & L - General Physics I
  • PHYS 276 & L - General Physics II

Analytical and Quantitative Thought

  • CSIT 100X** - Computing Environments
  • CSIT 108** - Computers in Society
  • CSIT 111** - Applied Computer Programming
  • CSIT 112** - Programming in C
  • CSIT 130** - Introduction to Computer Science
  • ITEC 150 - Telecommunications Literacy
  • MATH 330 - Math for Elementary Teachers II
  • MGT 233 - Business Statistics
  • MIS 182 - Software Productivity Tools
  • MIS 282* - Business Intelligence Using Databases
  • MUS 200 - Theory I
  • PSY 250 - Behavioral Statistics

* Added to the program, effective 2014-2015
** Course prefix changed, effective Spring 2015

Wellness

  • FSID 110 - Introduction to Nutrition
  • FSID 160 - Personal Money Management
  • HSCI 140 - Introduction to Public Health
  • PE 110 - Basic Sports
  • PE 150 - Healthy Wealthy and Wise
  • PSY 231 - Abnormal Behavior and Society

Capstone

  • Students may take any course numbered 388 in any department to satisfy the capstone requirement.
  • Approved portal courses may be offered in the next term after receiving full approval from the GSC and SVCASA.
  • See the Approved Portal and Capstone Courses.