Distribution Requirements and Electives, 26 hours

Physical, Earth, and Life Sciences, 6 hours

  • Choose two courses, one each from two different departments.

ASTRO 100 - Introductory Astronomy: A Study of the Solar System and Beyond
ASTRO 120 - Stars and Stellar Systems
BIO 100 - People and the Life Sciences
BIO 111 - Principles of Biology 1
CHEM 100 - People and Chemistry
CHEM 101 - General, Organic, and Biochemistry for the Health Sciences
CHEM 111 - General Chemistry 1
GEOG 101 - Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic View
GEOL 101 - Planet Earth's Geological Environment
HSC 160 - Fundamentals of Human Health
NREM 101 - Environment and Society
PHYC 100 - Conceptual Physics
PHYC 110 - General Physics 1
PHYC 120 - General Physics 1


Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6 hours

  • Select two courses, one each from two different departments.

ANTH 101 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 103 - Archaeology and Culture
ANTH 105 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
ECON 116 - Survey of Economic Ideas
ECON 201 - Elementary Microeconomics
GEOG 121 - Geography of the Cultural Environment
HIST 201 - American History, 1492-1876
HIST 202 - American History, 1877 to Present
POLS 130 - American National Government
PSYS 100 - General Psychology
SOC 100 - Principles of Sociology


Fine Arts and Humanities, 6 hours

  • Select two courses, one each from the two categories.

Fine Arts

AHS 100 - Introduction to Art
DANCE 100 - Introduction to Dance History
MUHI 100 - Introduction to Music
THEA 100 - Introduction to Theatre

Humanities

CC 101 - Word Origins and Vocabulary Development
CC 105 - Introduction to the Classical World
ENG 205 - World Literature
PHIL 100 - Introduction to Philosophy

Foreign Languages in Core Curriculum
Read more about taking Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, or Spanish foreign language classes (3-4 credits).


Distribution Elective, 3 hours

  • Select one additional course from the Physical, Earth, and Life Sciences; Social and Behavioral Sciences; or Fine Arts and Humanities.
  • All teaching majors must take this elective course from the Fine Arts and Humanities category.

International/Global Studies, 3 hours

  • Select one course.
  • Specifically approved international travel courses may also satisfy this requirement; check with your academic advisor.


ANTH 111 - Global Cultural Diversity
CC 205 - Mythologies of the World
ECON 279 - Economic and Political Problems of Emerging Nations
POLS 281 - Economic and Political Problems of Emerging Nations
GEOG 150 - Global Geography
GEOL 206 - Oceans and Nations
HIST 198 - Studies in Non-Western Civilizations
NREM 205 - International Natural Resources: Development and Conservation
POLS 293 - International Relations
SOC 228 - Globalization and the Third World


Physical Education, Fitness, and Wellness, 2 hours

  • Select one course.
  • Students may receive credit toward graduation for only one PEFWL course.

PFW 100 - Physical Conditioning
PFW 103 - Fitness Walking
PFW 104 - Jogging 
PFW 117 - Water Aerobics
PFW 148 - Rhythmic Aerobics 
PFW 217 - Fitness Swimming