General Education Program

Recently Added or Changed Courses by year

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Approved 2012-2013

Approved 2011-2012

Approved for Removal 2011-2012

Approved 2010-2011

Approved for Removal 2010-2011

Approved 2009-2010

Approved 2008-2009

Approved 2007-2008

Approved 2006-2007

 

 

Approved 2012-2013

Issues Courses
 

AAA 305 - Perspectives on the Black Arts Movement

AAA/PLS 319 - African Politics

AAA/ENG 337 - Contemporary Black Literature
AAA/WGS 352 - Black Women's Histories and Cultures
AHS 340 - Health Care Management
ANT 315 - Comparative Religions
ANT 340 - Culture and Environment  
ANT 345 - Perspectives on Globalization
ART 335 - Digital Creativity (3/26/13)
ART 391 -
 Civic Studio
ART 392 - Curatorial Studio
BIO 311 - Who's Running Your Life: Genes, Evolution and Behavior 
BIO 328 - Biomedical Ethics 
BIO 329 -  Evolution of Social Behavior
BIO 338 - Environmental Ethics
CIS 358 - Information Assurance
CJ  325 - Criminal Justice and Human Rights
CLA 365 - Stoicism, Identity and the Happy Life
CLA 367  -Thinking Like a (Roman) Lawyer (previously CLA 287)
COM 438 - Communication Ethics
ECO 343 - Health Economics
ECO 345 - Environmental and Resource Economics
ECO 365 -  Comparative Economic Systems
EGR 306 - Urban Sustainability 
EGR 406 - Renewable Energy Systems: Structure, Policy, and Analysis
GEO 360 -  Earth Resources in Transition: Conventional to Sustainable
GPY 354 - Geography of Asia
GPY 362 - Farmers, Crops and Our Challenging Agricultural World
GPY/MKT 365 - GIS for Economic and Business Decision Making (previously GPY 364) 
HST 322 - American Identity and Sports (3/28/13)
HST 370 - History of Medicine and Health
HST 378 - Contesting Human Rights
HTM 368 - Geotourism 
LIB 314 - Life Journeys
LIB 320 - Voices of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States
LIB 322 - Wicked Problems of Sustainability 
LIB 325 - LGBTQ Identities
LIB 335 - Sacred Texts - Global Contexts
LIB 341 - Leadership for Social Change
LS/WGS 370 - Women and the Law
MOV 350 - The Obesogenic Environment
MTH 312 - Cryptography and Privacy 
NRM 451 - Natural Resource Policy
PHI 300 - Theories of Human Nature 
PHI 320 - Social and Political Philosophy: Liberty and Justice 
PHI 325 - Ethics in Professional Life
PHI 370 - Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in the Contemporary World
PLS 301 - Poverty, Inequality, and U.S. Public Policy
PLS/ENS 303 - Introduction to U.S. Environmental Policy (Previously PLS/ENS 207) 
SOC/WGS 318 - Sociology of Sexuality (effective Winter 2014)
SOC 351 - Urban Sociology 
SOC 355 - Sociology of Work and Employment (effective Winter 2014)
SOC 382 - Race & Ethnicity
SOC 420 - Sociology of Community
STA 340 - 
Statistics in the Media
WGS 335 - Women, Health and Environment
WRT 354 - Writing in the Global Context: Culture, Technology, and Language Practices
 

EDF 315 (previously ED 315) 
Course prefix changed. Continues to fulfill U.S. Diversity

GPY 352 - Geography of Latin America

Added to World Perspectives

GPY 362 - Farmers, Crops and Our Challenging Agricultural World

Added to World Perspectives

 

GPY 364 - GIS for Economic & Business Decision Making

Course renumbered to GPY 365

HTM 202  - International Tourism
Added to World Perspectives.   Removed from Theme 15

 

HRN 311 - Sacred Self: The Disruptive Force of Monotheistic Identity

Added to Issues - Identity

 

ITC 100 (previously ICE 100)
Course prefix changed. Continues to fulfill U.S. Diversity

 

MES 201 - Introduction to Middle East Studies
Added to Historical Perspectives

NRM 140 - The Climatic Factor
Course removed from Physical Science Lab 


PLS 105 -Introduction to Human Rights
Added to Philosophy and Literature Foundation

SOC/WGS 318 - Sociology of Sexuality (effective Winter 2014)
Added to U.S. Diversity 

SOC 420 - Sociology of Community
Added to U.S. Diversity 

WGS 255 - Gender and Popular Culture

Added to U.S. Diversity

WRT 219 - Introduction to Creative Writing

Added to Art Foundation. Removed from Theme 18

This course counts as a Theme if you took it before Fall 2013.  
Effective Fall 2013 it will count as a Foundation-Art (not a Theme course)
 

 

Approved 2011-2012

 

If you are graduating in December 2011 or after, you will need to choose 2 courses from 2 disciplines within a Theme

 

CTH 373  - Global Arts Performance and Management
Added to World Perspectives (already in Theme 15)

EGR 306 - Urban Sustainability
Added to Theme 11

GPY 352 - Geography of Latin America
Added to World Perspectives

GPY 356 - Geography of Europe
Added to World Perspectives

GPY/ENS 410
Added ENS 410 as cross-listing to GPY 410 in Theme 11

GPY/ENS 412
Added ENS 412 as cross-listing to GPY 412 in Theme 11

LIB 201 (previously US 201)
Course prefix changed
Removed from Theme 20
Added to Social and Behavioral Sciences (already in US Diversity)
Through Spring 2012  US 201 fulfills US Diversity and Theme 20
Starting in Fall 2012     LIB 201 fulfills US Diversity and F-SBS
     **Note: students cannot receive credit for both US 201 and LIB 201

MTH 110
Substitutions available depending on when the student enrolled - More Information
 

SOC 205 (previously SOC 280)
Course renumbered, continues to fulfill Social and Behavioral Sciences and US Diversity

SOC 386 (previously SS 381) - Death and Dying
Course prefix changed and renumbered, continues to fulfill Theme 14

WRT 150 added to the General Education Foundations category

Approved for Removal 2011-2012
 
WRT 305
This junior-level writing course is no longer required. However, the university SWS requirements are still in place. More Information

Approved 2010-2011

CLA 265 - Stoicism and the Happy Life
Added to Theme 4

GPY 200 - Computer Cartography
Added to Mathematical Sciences

GPY 324 (previously SS 324) - Urbanization
Course prefix changed, continues to fulfill World Perspectives and Theme 17

HPR courses changed prefix to AHS

HST 204 - World History since 1500
Added to World Perspectives

HST 310 (previously HST 210) - Cultural and Social Topics in Nonwestern History
Course renumbered, continues to fulfill World Perspectives

HST 205 - American History to 1877
Added to US Diversity

HST 206 - American History since 1877
Added to US Diversity

HST 207 - European Civilization to the Later Middle Ages
Added to Historical Perspectives

HST 208 - European Civilization since the Later Middle Ages
Added to Historical Perspectives

HST 212 - Indian Civilization c. 2500 B.C.E to c. 1500 C.E.
Added to World Perspectives

HST 230 - Latin America in World History
Added to World Perspectives

HST 235 - Africa in World History
Added to World Perspectives

HST 240 (previously HST 340) - A History of East Asia to 1800
Course renumbered, continues to fulfill World Perspectives

HST 314 - African American History
Added to US Diversity

HST 344 - Urban Africa
Added to Theme 17

ITC 100 - Intro to Intercultural Competence
Added to US Diversity

LAS 210 - Exploring Latin America
Added to Social & Behavioral Sciences, Removed from Theme 7

MKT 369 - Creativity in a Cubicle Environment
Added to Theme 18

MUS 218 - World Music
Added to Arts

SOC/WGS 350 (previously SS/WGS 351) - Family and Gender in the Developing World
Course prefix changed and renumbered, continues to fulfill World Perspectives and Theme 8

 

Approved for Removal 2010-2011

ED 225
LAS 210 - Removed from Theme 7 only
SPA 310
SPA 311


Approved 2009-2010

GPY 353 - Geography of the United States and Canada
Added to U.S. Diversity

GPY 363 - World Forests and their Use
Added to Theme 11

CFV 225 (previously COM 225)
Course prefix changed, continues to fulfill Arts

ENG 105 (previously 205) - Literatures in English
Course renumbered, continues to fulfill Philosophy and Literature

CHM 111 - Introduction to Green Chemistry
Added to Physical Science

GPY 362 - A Geography of World Agriculture and Farmers
Added to World Perspectives

 

Approved 2008-2009

AAA 200 - Understanding Africa
Added to Social & Behavioral Sciences and World Perspectives

AAA 201 - Introduction to African American Studies
Added to Social & Behavioral Sciences and U.S. Diversity

AAA 300 - US-Africa Relations
Added to World Perspectives and Theme 15

AAA 302 - African Diaspora
Added to World Perspectives and Theme 1

AAA/PLS 319 - African Politics
Added to World Perspectives

AAA 341 - Civil Conflicts in Africa
Added to Theme 5

AAA 355 - History of Underground Railroad
Added to U.S. Diversity and Theme 13

ANT 345 - Perspectives on Globalization
Added to World Perspectives and Theme 15

ARA 202 - Intermediate Arabic II
Added to World Perspectives

BIO 104 - Biology for the 21st Century
Added to Life Science

CLA 101 - Greek and Roman Mythology
Added to Philosophy and Literature

CTH 161 - Theatre Production
Added to The Arts

ED 315 - Diverse Perspectives on Education
Added to U.S. Diversity

GPY 361 - Historical Geography of the Amazon
Added to Theme 11

GPY 385 - Economic Geography of the United States
Added to Theme 17

NUR 344 - Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Journey
Added to Theme 4

PHY 220 - General Physics I
Added to Physical Science

PHY 230 - Principles of Physics I
Added to Physical Science

PLS 385 - Russian and Post-Soviet Politics
Added to World Perspectives

POL 202 - Intermediate Polish II
Added to World Perspectives

 

Approved for Removal 2008-2009

BIO 103
CLA 345
GPY 352

Approved 2007-2008

HST 311 - History of Religion in the United States
Added to Theme 9

PLS 103 - Issues in World Politics
Added to World Perspectives

SPA 300 - Reading and Telling Stories
Added to Theme 18

WGS 335 - Women, Health & Environment
Added to Theme 11

 

Approved 2006-2007

CMB 150 - Biotechnology and Society
Added to Life Science - Lab

ENG/AAA 231 - Early African American Literature
Added to Foundation - Philosophy and Literature

LIB 311 - Meaning
Added to Theme 19

MGT 466 - International Management and Multinational Corporations
Added to World Perspectives

MKT 361 - Sports Marketing
Added to Theme 22

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