Courses that Fulfill General Education Requirements

Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC) | Ethnicity and Race (ER) | Interpreting Arts and Media (IM) | Mathematical and Formal Reasoning (MF) | Scientific Inquiry (SI) | Statistical Reasoning (SR) | Textual Analysis (TA) | Perspectives: Environmental Awareness (PE-E) | Perspectives: Human Behavior (PE-H) | Perspectives: Technology and Society(PE-T) | Practice: Collaborative Endeavor (PR-E) | Practice: Creative Process (PR-C) | Practice: Service Learning (PR-S) | Composition (C1 and C2)

Descriptions of the goals of each requirement and the number of credits to fulfill it are available here.

Cross-Cultural Analysis (CC code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that emphasizes understanding of one or more cultures and societies outside the United States.

Anthropology 2, 110H, 110K, 110L, 110O, 110P, 110U, 130A, 130B, 130C, 130E, 130F, 130H, 130I, 130J, 130L, 130M
Applied Linguistics 113
Chinese 6
Cowell College 83, 84, 87
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies 140A
Education 170, 171
Environmental Studies 154
Feminist Studies 1, 10, 40, 80S, 120, 175
Film and Digital Media 132A, 132B, 165E, 165G, 168
French 4, 5, 6
German 4, 5, 6, 119
History 2A, 2B, 40A, 40B, 41, 50, 62A, 62B, 63, 65A, 70A, 70B, 74A, 74B, 80N,  101C,  106A,  134B, 137A, 137B, 137C, 140B, 140C, 140D, 140E, 141A, 141B, 141G, 147A, 147B, 147C, 150A, 150C, 150F, 152, 155, 156, 157, 159A, 159D, 160A, 160C, 163B, 166, 167B, 173A, 173B, 173C, 174, 176, 178C, 181, 181A
History of Art and Visual Culture 10, 20, 22, 24, 58, 70, 85, 110, 111, 115, 122A, 122B, 122F, 123A, 123B, 124A, 124B, 124C, 124D, 127A, 127B, 137A, 143C, 160A, 162A, 162B, 172, 179, 180A, 190N, 191K, 191O
History of Consciousness 113, 131, 140A, 185C
Italian 4, 5, 6, 80, 106
Japanese 5, 6
Latin American and Latino Studies 30, 50, 60, 80D, 80H, 80S, 80X, 145, 152, 156, 165,  170, 194G, 194M, 194Q
Legal Studies 116, 128C
Linguistics 80C
Literature 61C, 61S, 61T, 80D, 80Q, 80T, 80W, 114A, 117A, 125H, 130A, 130D, 133D, 133G, 133H, 133I, 134A, 137A, 138C, 141A, 141B, 141C, 141D, 141E, 155E, 160J, 164B, 165C, 168A, 181D, 181E, 185H, 188E, 188I, 189A, 189B, 189E, 189L, 189M, 189S, 189X, 190X
Music 11D, 80A, 80I, 80P, 80Q, 80S, 80T, 80X, 81J, 150I, 180D
Philosophy 22
Politics 60, 65, 116, 152, 166
Portuguese 65A, 65B, 80
Psychology 114
Sociology 15, 128C, 162, 188A
Spanish 4, 5, 5M, 6, 156A, 156J, 156M, 190A
Spanish for Heritage Speakers 4, 5, 6
Theater Arts 22, 31A, 80Z, 122, 151I, 161D, 161H, 167

Ethnicity and Race (ER code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that focuses on issues of ethnicity and/or race.

Anthropology 104, 110C, 110T, 130N, 130O, 130P, 130T, 149, 159, 176D
Art 80F
Cowell College 170F
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies 10, 100
Education 128, 140, 177, 181
Environmental Studies 147
Feminist Studies 20,  115, 139, 145, 150
Film and Digital Media 165B, 165D
Hebrew 80
History 9, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B, 12, 15, 30, 44, 74, 80X, 104D, 106B, 109A, 110A, 110H, 111, 115A, 116, 120, 121A, 121B, 123, 125, 126, 128, 134A, 178E, 181B, 185C, 185M
History of Art and Visual Culture 46, 60, 80, 118, 124E, 140B, 140C, 140D, 163, 170, 190J, 190X, 191C
Jewish Studies 77
Latin American and Latino Studies 1, 20, 40, 45, 80F, 80J, 90, 100, 112, 143, 150, 161P, 171, 175, 178, 194C
Legal Studies 128I
Literature 61J, 61R, 80H, 80L, 80N, 110C, 121L, 126F, 133F, 135E, 138A, 146F, 147A, 160E, 160I, 160K, 161A, 161B, 162A, 164D, 164H, 164J, 165A, 185B, 189C, 189F
Music 11C, 80E, 80F, 81C, 81M
Oakes 170F
Politics 21
Porter College 170F
Sociology 156, 128I, 148
Spanish 105
Stevenson College 80H
Theater Arts 80A, 80M, 80R, 80U, 131A, 151A, 161P, 166

Interpreting Arts and Media (IM code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that focuses on the practice, analysis, interpretation, and/or history of one or more artistic or mass media (media in which non-textual materials play primary roles).

Anthropology 110A, 110B, 110Q, 110R, 120, 132
Art 10D, 10E, 10F, 80D, 147T
Art and Design: Games and Playable Media 80G
Computational Media 80K
Cowell College 65
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies 110Q
Crown College 60
Education 102, 120
Feminist Studies 14, 16, 21, 110Q, 126
Film and Digital Media 80A, 80M, 80S, 80X, 130, 134A, 134B, 136A, 136B, 136D, 160, 162, 165C
French 108
History 20, 75, 104C, 122A, 122B, 159B, 172B, 172C
History of Art and Visual Culture  27, 30, 40, 41, 43, 45, 50, 51, 55, 117, 122D,  127C, 127E, 133A, 135B, 135D, 135E, 135H, 135P, 137E, 140A, 140P, 141A, 141B, 141C, 141E, 141F, 141H, 141I, 141J, 141K, 143A, 143B, 143D, 143F, 151, 152, 154, 155, 157B, 157C, 157D, 160B, 186, 190C, 191P, 191S, 191W
History of Consciousness 80N
Latin American and Latino Studies 70, 124, 128
Literature 61H, 149A, 150D, 155A, 155C, 155D, 155H, 155N, 157A, 189G
Music 7, 11A, 80G, 80H, 80M, 80N, 80V, 80Y, 150C, 150P, 150T, 150X
Oakes College 128
Politics 107
Porter College 63W, 90B, 131P, 135W
Stevenson College 80G
Theater Arts 10, 20, 40, 80D, 80L, 80N, 80P, 80Q, 108, 113, 116A, 117, 165

Mathematical and Formal Reasoning (MF code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that emphasizes university-level mathematics, computer programming, formal logic, or other material that stresses formal reasoning, formal model building, or application of formal systems.

Applied Mathematics and Statistics 3, 6, 10, 11A, 11B, 15A, 15B, 20, 114, 147
Art 101
Astronomy and Astrophysics 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 15, 16
Biology: Evolutionary and Ecology 148A, 148B
Biomolecular Engineering (BME) 160
Computer Engineering 8, 16
Computer Science 5C, 5J, 5P, 10, 11, 12B
Earth and Planetary Sciences  81B
Economics 11A, 11B
Linguistics 53, 101, 111, 112
Mathematics 3, 11A, 11B, 19A, 19B, 20A, 20B, 21, 22, 23A, 23B, 100, 152
Music 80L, 130, 80U
Philosophy 9
Physics 5A, 6A, 7A, 80U

Scientific Inquiry (SI code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that focuses on the essential roles of observation, hypothesis, experimentation and measurement in the sciences.

Anthropology 1, 3
Astronomy and Astrophysics 1, 6
Biology: Evolutionary and Ecology 136
Biology: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental 80A, 80E, 88
Biomolecular Engineering (BME) 18
Chemistry and Biochemistry 1A
Carson College 81C
Crown College 85
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 20, 66
Electrical Engineering 80T, 81C
Environmental Studies 24
History 101D, 151
Linguistics 50
Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology 80E
Ocean Sciences 1, 80A
Physics 1, 5B, 5C, 6B, 6C, 7B

Statistical Reasoning (SR code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that focuses on developing skills in approaching quantitative data and statistical reasoning.

Applied Mathematics and Statistics 5, 7, 80A, 80B, 131, 132
Astronomy and Astrophysics 8
Biology: Evolutionary and Ecology 80S
Biomolecular Engineering (BME) 163
Community Studies 30
Computer Engineering 7, 107, 145
Computer Science 17, 44, 80L
Crown College 87, 88
Earth Sciences 12, 125
Economics 113
Electrical Engineering 80S
Environmental Sciences 160
Linguistics 147, 157
Mathematics 4
Ocean Sciences 90
Philosophy 8
Physics 133
Politics 101
Psychology 2
Sociology 3B

Textual Analysis and Interpretation (TA code)—One course required (5 credits)

One five-credit course or equivalent is required that has as its primary methodology the interpretation or analysis of texts.

Anthropology 100, 152, 170
Biology: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental 114, 126, 127
Biomolecular Engineering (BME) 122H, 132, 177, 178
Chinese 103, 104, 105, 107, 108
Crown College 80F
History 13, 100, 147D, 154, 158A, 167A, 170C, 184B
History of Consciousness 12, 85, 112, 120, 129, 187
Japanese 105, 109
Kresge College 16, 171
Latin American and Latino Studies 131, 144, 180
Linguistics 80K, 108
Literature 1, 61F, 61K, 61M, 61N, 61P, 61X, 61Z, 80B, 80E, 80I, 80V, 80X, 80Y, 80Z, 102, 110A, 111B, 111D, 112C, 112I, 114C, 116F, 118A, 120A, 120B, 120C, 120F, 121G, 125B, 125I, 131D, 136B, 139A, 145A, 146A, 146B, 146D, 146G, 149D, 149G, 149I, 156A, 160F, 160L, 163A, 166E, 167E, 185L, 185M, 186A, 188H, 190U
Mathematics 181
Philosophy 11
Politics 4, 10, 20
Psychology 140H
Sociology 164
Spanish 156F
Stevenson College 2, 23, 36
Theater Arts 61A, 61B, 61C, 80K, 80X, 163H, 163K

Perspectives (5 credits)

Choose one five-credit course or equivalent from any of the three following categories: PE-E, PE-H, PE-T.

Environmental Awareness (PE-E code)

Courses focus on humankind's interactions with nature.

Anthropology 110E, 110I, 110W, 146, 147
Art 80B
Biology: Evolutionary and Ecology 85, 125
College Ten 105
Community Studies 149
Crown College 80L
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1, 9, 106, 110A
Electrical Engineering 80J, 180J
Environmental Sciences 30
Environmental Studies 25, 65, 80B, 125, 146
History 177
History of Art and Visual Culture 44, 48, 116, 141P, 142, 143G
Kresge College 161
Latin American and Latino Studies 80P
Literature 167G
Music 80K
Ocean Sciences 80B
Physics 2
Sociology 125, 173, 173X, 185
Technology and Information Management 155

Human Behavior (PE-H code)

Courses focus on aspects of individual human behavior or the operation of human groups.

Anthropology 107B, 110D, 110F, 110N, 110S, 125, 161
Applied Linguistics 80
Art 80X
Art and Design: Games and Playable Media 80I
Community Studies 156
Cowell College 82, 138A
Crown College 92
Economics 1, 2, 20, 116
History 76, 118A
Latin American and Latino Studies 5
Linguistics 80D
Music 80O
Philosophy 23, 24, 27
Politics 1, 70
Psychology 1
Sociology 136, 137, 172
Technology and Information Management 80L
Theater Arts 80C

Technology and Society (PE-T code)

Courses emphasize issues raised by the prevalence of technology in society.

Anthropology 110V, 110Z
Art 80T, 190A
Art and Design: Games and Playable Media 80H
Biomolecular Engineering (BME) 5, 80G, 80H
Computational Media 80A
Computer Engineering 80A, 80E, 80N
Computer Science 2, 80J, 80S, 119
Cowell College 78
Carson College 151A
Crown College 80J
Environmental Studies 176
Feminist Studies 30, 124, 133
Film 80T, 80V, 136C, 189
History 60, 110E, 151A
History of Art and Visual Culture 49, 140E, 141N, 141O, 143E
Literature 80K, 126A
Music 80C, 80R
Philosophy 80G
Politics 176
Sociology 30A, 115
Stevenson College 90
Theater Arts 80T

Practice (minimum 2 credits)

Choose one minimum two-credit course from any of the three following categories: PR-E, PR-C, PR-S

Collaborative Endeavor (PR-E code)

Courses provide significant experience with collaboration on a project.

Anthropology 172, 179, 189
Art and Design: Games and Playable Media 120
Astronomy and Astrophysics 9B
Biology: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental 102L, 188
Biomolecular Engineering (BME) 129C, 180
Carson College 122
College Nine 86, 120
College Ten 60, 86, 120
Computational Media 120
Computer Engineering 123A, 129B
Computer Science 116, 183
Cowell College 86, 122
Crown College 38, 90
Earth and Planetary Sciences 109L, 110L, 188A
Electrical Engineering 123A, 129B
Environmental Studies 100L
Film and Digital Media 151, 185X
History 80Y,  158C, 185N, 189
Jewish Studies 185N
Kresge College 68, 71, 72, 73, 74, 78, 90C, 172, 173, 174
Latin American and Latino Studies 32
Linguistics 144
Literature 80O, 149C
Mathematics 101
Merrill College 38
Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology 119L
Music 1C, 2
Oakes College 11
Physics 9B, 180
Porter College 131C, 193J
Psychology 182
Stevenson College 11A, 11B, 11C, 12, 13, 86
Technology and Information Management 20, 21
Theater Arts 139

Creative Process (PR-C code)

Courses teach creative process and techniques in the arts (including creative writing), at an individual or a collaborative level.

Anthropology 82, 154
Art 20G, 20H, 20I, 20J, 20K, 121
Art and Design: Games and Playable Media 179
College Ten 106
Computational Media 25, 26, 150, 178, 179
Computer Science 80V
Crown College 86
Environmental Studies 18
Film and Digital Media 20P, 150, 170A, 170B, 171C
Kresge College 65F, 65M, 65W, 90A
Literature 61L, 80U, 90, 90X, 91A, 91B, 179A, 179C
Music 3, 5A, 5B, 5C, 8A, 8B, 9, 10, 12, 12B, 55, 56, 80Z, 163, 166
Oakes College 70
Porter College 41I, 41S, 41W, 47G, 61B, 61J, 61N, 63F, 90A, 141C, 141L, 141W, 151P, 161B
Theater Arts 14, 15, 17,  30, 31C, 31E, 36, 37, 114, 115A, 115B, 119, 128, 136, 153

Service Learning (PR-S code)

Courses provide the opportunity for supervised campus or community service that contributes to a student's overall education.

Biology: Ecology and Evolutionary 95
Biology: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental 191
Chemistry and Biochemistry 182
Carson College 55, 155, 162
College Ten 98, 115
Community Studies 105A, 105B, 105C, 191
Cowell College 168, 184A, 184B, 184C
Crown College 70
Economics 193, 193F, 198, 198F
Education 50A, 50B, 50C, 180
Environmental Studies 83, 184
History of Art and Visual Culture 193F
Kresge College 12A, 12B, 12C, 62, 63, 64
Legal Studies 185
Literature 191
Mathematics 188, 189
Merrill College 85B, 85C, 90, 90F
Oakes College 73B, 76, 130, 151B, 152, 153
Politics 136F
Porter College 35P
Psychology 155, 193, 193A, 193B, 193C, 193D
Writing 169

Composition (C1, C2 code) and C code

(C code for students beginning Fall 2018, C1 and C2 code for students entering before Fall 2018)

C1

Writing 1A

C2

Writing 2

C

Writing 2, 2H

 Revised: 11/01/18