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General Education Courses

These courses help you become a generally well-educated person, capable of critical thinking and self-expression. Classes teach you to analyze social conflicts, read text closely, make judgments about scientific claims, and understand the contributions of western and other global civilizations.

Category I: Western Cultures and Traditions

COLT251g  Modern Literature and Thought of the West Since 1800
HIST 102g  Medieval Civilization
PHIL 155g  Modern Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
PHIL 220g  Science, Religion and the Making of the Modern Mind

Category II: Global Cultures and Traditions

ANTH 100g  Principles of Human Organization: Non-Western Societies
ANTH 235g  The Changing Pacific: Culture, History and Politics in the New South Seas
ANTH 263g  Exploring Culture Through Film
HIST 105g  The Korean Past
REL 133g    Religions of Latin America

Category III: Scientific Inquiry

ASTR 100Lxg   The Universe
BISC 120Lxg   General Biology: Organismal Biology and Evolution
CHEM 105aLg  General Chemistry
GEOL 107Lxg   Oceanography

GEOL 108Lg   Crisis of a Planet
PHYS 151Lg   Fundamentals of Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Category IV: Science and Its Significance

EXSC 205Lxg  The Science of Human Performance
GEOL 150Lxg  Climate Change

Category V: Arts and Letters

ARLT 100g  Arts and Letters
ARLT 101g  Studies in Arts and Letters

Category VI: Social Issues

GEOG 257g  Environment and Ethics
IR 101xg  International Relations
POSC 220g  Critical Issues in American Politics
SOCI 142gm  Diversity and Racial Conflict