Contemporary Society and Institutions:

Communication 101 Introduction to Mass Communication, 203 Principles of Advertising, 204 Principles of Public Relations;
Economics 162 Principles of Macroeconomics, 163 Principles of Microeconomics;
English 212 Writing for College and Community;
Political Science 225 American Politics, 304 Public Policy Analysis, 330 Media and Politics;
Religious Studies 224 Religion and Culture;
Sociology 150 Social Problems.

Aesthetic Awareness and Creativity:

Communication 205 Principles of Graphic Design, 218 Audio-Video Performance and Production, 228 Video Animation, 305 Feature Writing, 410 Desktop Publishing;
English 160 Introduction to Film, 230 Writing from Nature, 240 Creative Writing;
Department of Visual and Performing Arts, all courses offered by the department.

(NOTE: Students may elect to complete three one-credit courses in this area rather than one three-credit course to fulfill this category.)

Cultural Awareness:

Communication 200 Digital Media and Digital Culture, 218 Digital Production and Performance, 345 Intercultural Communication;
English 267 Masterpieces of World Literature, 383 African American Novel;
French 130 French III, 220 Conversation and Composition: France, 321 Contemporary France;
German 130 German III, 220 Conversation and Composition: Germany, 320 Civilization of Germany;
History 326 Latin America, 330 Modern China, 331 Modern Japan;
Japanese 130 Japanese III, 321 Modern Japan;
Psychology 250 Ethnicity and Psychology;
Religious Studies 220 Introduction to World Religions, 223 Faces of Jesus in Theology, Art, and Literature, 228 Buddhism, 352 Islamic Civilization;
Sociology 210 Human Diversity;
Spanish 130 Spanish III, 220 Conversation and Composition: Spain, 320 Civilization of Spain.

Human Behavior:

Communication 346 Gender Communication;
Economics 287 Organizations and Human Behavior;
Education 203 Human Development;
Interdisciplinary Studies 204 Human Sexuality, 210 The Art and Science of Peace;
Philosophy 100 Introduction to Philosophy, 124 Introduction to Ethics, 252 Philosophy of Mysticism, 254 Contemporary Ethical Issues, 355 Philosophy of Religion;
Psychology 188 Psychology of Death and Dying, 210 Psychology of Women, 224 Psychology of Personal Growth, 287 Organizations and Human Behavior, 324 Personality: Theory and Application, 325 Abnormal Psychology, 326 Social Psychology, 328 Interpersonal Aspects of Psychotherapy and Counseling, 329 Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling;
Religious Studies 321 Myth, Symbol, and Ritual; Social Work 145 Women’s Issues Across the Lifespan;
Sociology 145 Women’s Issues Across the Lifespan.

International Understanding:

Communications 403 International Communication;
English 268 Modern World Literature;
Economics 260 Comparative Economic Development, 270 Comparative Economic Systems
French 221 Conversation and Composition: Francophone World;
General Science 202 Physical and Cultural Geography;
German 221 Conversation and Composition: The German-Speaking World, 321 Civilization of the German-Speaking World;
Interdisciplinary Studies 201 The World Food Supply, 202 World Energy Resources, 203 International Terrorism;
Political Science 243 International Politics, 253 Nature and International Society, 351 Comparative Politics: Western, 352 Comparative Politics: Non-Western, 364 International Relations Theory;
Spanish 221 Conversation and Composition: Latin America, 321 Civilization of Latin America.

Life Science:

Biology 100 Modern Concepts in Life Science, 102 Horticultural Science, 108 Botany, 326 Ecology;
Physical Education 327 Physiology of Muscular Activity;
Psychology 100 General Psychology.


English 150 Honors Freshman English, 200 Literature and Literary Diversity, 245 British Literature I, 246 British Literature II, 250 American Literature, 264 Masterpieces of Drama, 266 Masterpieces of European Literature, 270 Shakespeare, 275 American Short Stories, 280 American Novels, 1970 to the Present, 285 Women & Literature: The American Experience;
French 420 Survey of French Literature I, 421 Survey of French Literature II;
German 420 Survey of German Literature I, 421 Survey of German Literature II;
Spanish 420 Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature I, 421 Survey of Latin American Literature I, 422 Survey of Peninsular Spanish Literature II, 423 Survey of Latin American Literature II.


Mathematical Understanding:

Computer Science 107 Introduction to Computing, 151 Computer Science I, 210 Discrete Mathematics;
Mathematics 103 College Algebra, 105 Precalculus, 107/108/109 Tools of Mathematical Understanding, 120 Foundations of College Mathematics, 170 Connections in Mathematical Understanding, 201 Calculus I, 202 Calculus II, 210 Discrete Mathematics, 281 Statistical Methods I;
Philosophy 123 Introduction to Logic;
Psychology 205 Quantitative Methods in Psychology.

Physical Science:

Chemistry 100 Consumer Chemistry, 108 Introduction to Forensic Science, 111 Organic Chemistry I, 112 General Chemistry I;
General Science 100 Consumer Chemistry, 103 Everyday Physics, 151 Astronomy, 220 Geology;
Physics 103 Everyday Physics, 151 Astronomy, 201 General Physics I, 202 General Physics II.

The Western Tradition:

French 320 French Civilization;
History 101 World Civilization I, 102 World Civilization II, 201 U.S. History I, 202 U.S. History II;
Interdisciplinary Studies 251 Origins of Western Thought I: The Ancient World, 252 Origins of Western Thought II: The Middle Ages and Renaissance, 253 Origins of Western Thought III: The Modern Age;
Philosophy 333 History of Philosophy: Ancient through Modern, 334 Existential Philosophy, 336 Twentieth Century Philosophy, 353 History and Philosophy of Science, 358 Aesthetics, the Arts, and Philosophy;
Physical Education 244 Philosophical-Historical Perspective of Physical Activities;
Political Science 361 Ancient and Medieval Thought, 362 Modern Political Thought, 363 American Political Thought;
Religious Studies 311 Studies in the Gospels, 326 The World of Late Antiquity, 417 A History of Biblical Interpretation.