General Education Electives and Course Attributes

This page lists courses by their general education discipline or broad domain. Many programs organize their general education elective choices by using these categories.  Please see individual Programs of Study - Degrees and Certificates pages for more detail.

For a complete listing of general education courses in each discipline or domain, review the courses below.

Humanities

ARTS 1001Introduction to Visual Arts3
ARTS 1010Drawing I3
ARTS 1310Two-Dimensional Design3
ARTS 1410Three-Dimensional Design3
ARTS 1510Art History: Ancient to Medieval3
ARTS 1520Art History: Renaissance to Modern3
ARTS 1530Art History: Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas3
ASLG 1010American Sign Language I3
ASLG 1020American Sign Language II3
CHIN 1030Elementary Chinese I3
CHIN 1040Elementary Chinese II3
COMM 1010Communication Fundamentals3
COMM 1050Mass Media Foundations3
ENGL 1010Composition I (or ENGL 1010A)3
ENGL 1040World Literature to 16th Century3
ENGL 1200Introduction to Literature3
ENGL 1210Introduction to Film3
ENGL 1220Introduction to Poetry3
ENGL 1230Modern Literature3
ENGL 1240Readings in the Novel3
ENGL 1250Readings in the Short Story3
ENGL 1260Readings in Shakespeare3
ENGL 1270Contemporary Drama3
ENGL 1280Dramatic Literature3
ENGL 1290African American Literature3
ENGL 1300Composition I for Speakers of English as a Second Language (ESL)6
ENGL 1370Literature of Imagination and Fantasy3
ENGL 1410Business Writing3
ENGL 1430Creative Writing3
ENGL 2010Composition II3
ENGL 2015Advanced Writing for the Liberal Arts3
ENGL 202020th-Century American Literature3
ENGL 2030British Literature II3
ENGL 2040World Literature from 16th Century3
ENGL 2100Technical Writing3
ENGL 2200Children's Literature3
ENGL 2210Special Topics in Film3
ENGL 2230Contemporary Literature3
ENGL 2270Multicultural American Literature3
FILM 2204History of Film I3
FILM 2205History of Film II3
FILM 2210Film Theory3
FREN 1010Elementary French I3
FREN 1020Elementary French II3
FREN 1030Elementary French I3
FREN 1040Elementary French II3
FREN 2010Intermediate French I3
FREN 2020Intermediate French II3
GERM 1010Elementary German I3
GERM 1020Elementary German II3
GERM 1030Elementary German I3
GERM 1040Elementary German II3
GERM 2010Intermediate German I3
GERM 2020Intermediate German II3
ITAL 1010Elementary Italian I3
ITAL 1020Elementary Italian II3
ITAL 1030Elementary Italian I3
ITAL 1040Elementary Italian II3
ITAL 2010Intermediate Italian I3
ITAL 2020Intermediate Italian II3
ITAL 2210Italian Conversation and Composition I3
ITAL 2220Italian Conversation and Composition II3
MUSC 1010Foundations in Music3
MUSC 1110Jazz History3
MUSC 1160Introduction to Music3
MUSC 1165History of Rock3
MUSC 1210Chorus (must complete 3 credits for Gen Ed requirement)1
PHIL 1010Introduction to Philosophy3
PHIL 2030Ethics3
PHIL 2040Logic3
PORT 1010Elementary Portuguese I3
PORT 1020Elementary Portuguese II3
PORT 1030Elementary Portuguese I3
PORT 1040Elementary Portuguese II3
PORT 2010Intermediate Portuguese I3
PORT 2020Intermediate Portuguese II3
SPAN 1010Elementary Spanish I3
SPAN 1020Elementary Spanish II3
SPAN 1030Elementary Spanish I3
SPAN 1040Elementary Spanish II3
SPAN 2010Intermediate Spanish I3
SPAN 2020Intermediate Spanish II3
SPAN 2210Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition I3
SPAN 2220Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition II3
THEA 1090Introduction to Theatre3
THEA 1130Origins of Theatre3

Fine Arts

ARTS 1001Introduction to Visual Arts3
ARTS 1010Drawing I3
ARTS 1310Two-Dimensional Design3
ARTS 1410Three-Dimensional Design3
ARTS 1510Art History: Ancient to Medieval3
ARTS 1520Art History: Renaissance to Modern3
ARTS 1530Art History: Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas3
MUSC 1010Foundations in Music3
MUSC 1110Jazz History3
MUSC 1160Introduction to Music3
MUSC 1165History of Rock3
MUSC 1210Chorus (must complete 3 credits for Gen Ed requirement)1
THEA 1090Introduction to Theatre3
THEA 1130Origins of Theatre3

Literature

ENGL 1040World Literature to 16th Century3
ENGL 1200Introduction to Literature3
ENGL 1210Introduction to Film3
ENGL 1220Introduction to Poetry3
ENGL 1230Modern Literature3
ENGL 1240Readings in the Novel3
ENGL 1250Readings in the Short Story3
ENGL 1260Readings in Shakespeare3
ENGL 1270Contemporary Drama3
ENGL 1280Dramatic Literature3
ENGL 1290African American Literature3
ENGL 1370Literature of Imagination and Fantasy3
ENGL 202020th-Century American Literature3
ENGL 2030British Literature II3
ENGL 2040World Literature from 16th Century3
ENGL 2200Children's Literature3
ENGL 2210Special Topics in Film3
ENGL 2230Contemporary Literature3
ENGL 2270Multicultural American Literature3

Music

MUSC 1010Foundations in Music3
MUSC 1110Jazz History3
MUSC 1160Introduction to Music3
MUSC 1165History of Rock3
MUSC 1210Chorus (must complete 3 credits for Gen Ed requirement)1

Theatre

THEA 1090Introduction to Theatre3
THEA 1130Origins of Theatre3

World Languages

ASLG 1010American Sign Language I3
ASLG 1020American Sign Language II3
CHIN 1030Elementary Chinese I3
CHIN 1040Elementary Chinese II3
FREN 1010Elementary French I3
FREN 1020Elementary French II3
FREN 1030Elementary French I3
FREN 1040Elementary French II3
FREN 2010Intermediate French I3
FREN 2020Intermediate French II3
GERM 1010Elementary German I3
GERM 1020Elementary German II3
GERM 1030Elementary German I3
GERM 1040Elementary German II3
GERM 2010Intermediate German I3
GERM 2020Intermediate German II3
ITAL 1010Elementary Italian I3
ITAL 1020Elementary Italian II3
ITAL 1030Elementary Italian I3
ITAL 1040Elementary Italian II3
ITAL 2010Intermediate Italian I3
ITAL 2020Intermediate Italian II3
ITAL 2210Italian Conversation and Composition I3
ITAL 2220Italian Conversation and Composition II3
PORT 1010Elementary Portuguese I3
PORT 1020Elementary Portuguese II3
PORT 1030Elementary Portuguese I3
PORT 1040Elementary Portuguese II3
PORT 2010Intermediate Portuguese I3
PORT 2020Intermediate Portuguese II3
SPAN 1010Elementary Spanish I3
SPAN 1020Elementary Spanish II3
SPAN 1030Elementary Spanish I3
SPAN 1040Elementary Spanish II3
SPAN 2010Intermediate Spanish I3
SPAN 2020Intermediate Spanish II3
SPAN 2210Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition I3
SPAN 2220Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition II3

Mathematics and Science

ASTR 1010The Solar System4
ASTR 1020The Stellar System4
BIOL 1000Cell Biology for Technology4
BIOL 1001Introductory Biology: Organismal4
BIOL 1002Introductory Biology: Cellular4
BIOL 1005Biology in the Modern World4
BIOL 1007Explorations in Biology4
BIOL 1050Humans and the Environment3
BIOL 1070Human Biology3
BIOL 1200The Human in Health & Disease3
BIOL 2201Human Anatomy & Physiology I4
BIOL 2202Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
BIOL 2210Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM 1000Chemistry of Our Environment4
CHEM 1010Survey of Biomedical Chemistry5
CHEM 1030General Chemistry I5
CHMT 1120Chemical Technology I6
COMI 1150Programming Concepts3
GEOL 1010Introduction to Geology - How the Earth Works4
GEOL 1020The Earth Through Time4
GEOL 1030Natural Disasters3
MATH 1015Mathematics of Finance3
MATH 1139Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students3
MATH 1139CMathematics for Liberal Arts Students3
MATH 1155History of Mathematics3
MATH 1175Statistics for the Health and Social Sciences3
MATH 1175CStatistics for the Health and Social Sciences3
MATH 1179Applied Technical Mathematics I3
MATH 1181Applied Technical Mathematics II3
MATH 1240Statistical Analysis I3
MATH 2077Quantitative Business Analysis I3
MATH 2103Applied Precalculus3
MATH 2111Pre-Calculus Mathematics4
MATH 2131Applied Calculus3
MATH 2138Quantitative Business Analysis II3
MATH 2141Calculus I4
MATH 2142Calculus II4
MATH 2243Calculus III4
OCEN 1010Introduction to Oceanography (and OCEN 1030)3
PHYS 1000Physics of Everyday Life4
PHYS 1030General Physics I4
PHYS 1110Radiographic Physics4
PHYS 1150University Physics I (and PHYS 1151)3

Mathematics

MATH 1015Mathematics of Finance3
MATH 1139Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students3
MATH 1139CMathematics for Liberal Arts Students3
MATH 1155History of Mathematics3
MATH 1175Statistics for the Health and Social Sciences3
MATH 1175CStatistics for the Health and Social Sciences3
MATH 1179Applied Technical Mathematics I3
MATH 1181Applied Technical Mathematics II3
MATH 1240Statistical Analysis I3
MATH 2077Quantitative Business Analysis I3
MATH 2103Applied Precalculus3
MATH 2111Pre-Calculus Mathematics4
MATH 2131Applied Calculus3
MATH 2138Quantitative Business Analysis II3
MATH 2141Calculus I4
MATH 2142Calculus II4
MATH 2243Calculus III4

Sciences

ASTR 1010The Solar System4
ASTR 1020The Stellar System4
BIOL 1000Cell Biology for Technology4
BIOL 1001Introductory Biology: Organismal4
BIOL 1002Introductory Biology: Cellular4
BIOL 1005Biology in the Modern World4
BIOL 1007Explorations in Biology4
BIOL 1050Humans and the Environment3
BIOL 1070Human Biology3
BIOL 1200The Human in Health & Disease3
BIOL 2201Human Anatomy & Physiology I4
BIOL 2202Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
BIOL 2210Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM 1000Chemistry of Our Environment4
CHEM 1010Survey of Biomedical Chemistry5
CHEM 1030General Chemistry I5
CHMT 1120Chemical Technology I6
GEOL 1010Introduction to Geology - How the Earth Works4
GEOL 1020The Earth Through Time4
GEOL 1030Natural Disasters3
OCEN 1010Introduction to Oceanography (and OCEN 1030)3
PHYS 1000Physics of Everyday Life4
PHYS 1030General Physics I4
PHYS 1110Radiographic Physics4
PHYS 1150University Physics I (and PHYS 1151)3

Lab Sciences

ASTR 1010The Solar System4
ASTR 1020The Stellar System4
BIOL 1000Cell Biology for Technology4
BIOL 1001Introductory Biology: Organismal4
BIOL 1002Introductory Biology: Cellular4
BIOL 1005Biology in the Modern World4
BIOL 1007Explorations in Biology4
BIOL 2201Human Anatomy & Physiology I4
BIOL 2202Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
BIOL 2210Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM 1000Chemistry of Our Environment4
CHEM 1010Survey of Biomedical Chemistry5
CHEM 1030General Chemistry I5
CHMT 1120Chemical Technology I6
GEOL 1010Introduction to Geology - How the Earth Works4
GEOL 1020The Earth Through Time4
OCEN 1010Introduction to Oceanography (and OCEN 1030)3
PHYS 1000Physics of Everyday Life4
PHYS 1030General Physics I4
PHYS 1110Radiographic Physics4
PHYS 1150University Physics I (and PHYS 1151)3

Social Science

BUSN 1010Introduction to Business3
ECON 2030Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 2040Principles of Macroeconomics3
HIST 1010Survey of Western Civilization I3
HIST 1020Survey of Western Civilization II3
HIST 1210History of the United States to 18773
HIST 1220History of the United States from 18773
LRCT 1015College Research3
POLS 1010American Government and Politics3
POLS 2010International Relations3
POLS 2110Modern Political Ideologies3
PSYC 1030Psychology of Personal Adjustment3
PSYC 2010General Psychology4
PSYC 2020Social Psychology3
PSYC 2030Developmental Psychology3
PSYC 2070Educational Psychology3
PSYC 2120Foundations of Psychological Research3
SOCS 1010General Sociology3
SOCS 2020Marriage and Family3
SOCS 2040Race and Ethnic Relations3
SOCS 2300Criminology3

History 

HIST 1010Survey of Western Civilization I3
HIST 1020Survey of Western Civilization II3
HIST 1210History of the United States to 18773
HIST 1220History of the United States from 18773

Course Attributes

Many courses have been assigned an attribute, a quality that signifies that a particular course will satisfy a specific academic program requirement. This list of courses satisfies the programming language requirement for certain programs.

Programming (PROG)
COMI 1215Programming in C++3
COMI 1225Programming in C#3
COMI 1240Object-Oriented Programming3
COMI 1260Introduction to SQL3
COMI 1300Introduction to Data Analytics3
COMI 1350Data Analytics: Tools & Visualization3
COMI 1510Java Programming3
COMI 1750Web Development 13
COMI 1751Introduction to HTML1
COMI 1755Fundamentals XML eXtensible Markup Language3
COMI 2010Client-Side Scripting Languages3
COMI 2040Beginning Game Programming3
COMI 2225Advanced Programming in C#3
COMI 2510Advanced Java Programming3
COMI 2520Data Structures and Algorithms3
COMI 2530Introduction to Software Engineering3