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Current Courses Fulfilling General Education Requirements

Updated for spring 2017

First Year Seminars
COM2 Communication-Foreign Language
FSHT Historical Studies
FSLT Literary Studies
FSNB Natural Science, Biology
FSNC Natural Science, Chemistry
FSNP Natural Science, Physics
FSSA Social Analysis
FSSR Symbolic Reasoning
FSVP Visual & Performing Arts

I. First-Year Seminars (required for students entering Fall 2010 and later)

Two FYS 100 First Year Seminars
(One seminar in the fall semester, one in the spring semester.)

II. Communication Skills

COM2 Communication-Foreign Language
  • ARAB 202 Intermediate Arabic
  • CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese
  • FREN 221 Intensive Intermediate French with Practicum
  • GERM 202 Intermediate German
  • ITAL 221 Intensive Intermediate Italian
  • JAPN 202 Intermediate Japanese
  • RUSN 202 Intermediate Russian II
  • LAIS 221 Intensive Intermediate Spanish with Practicum
  • LAIS 231  Intensive Intermediate Portuguese
  • GREK 202 Intermediate Greek
  • LATN 202 Intermediate Latin

III. Fields of Study

FSHT Historical Studies

  • AMST 201 Introduction to American Studies
  • CLSC 207 Greek Magic
  • CLSC 305 Greek and Roman Values
  • CLSC 306 The Classical Tradition
  • HIST 110 Ideas and Institutions of Western Civilization I
  • HIST 111 Ideas and Institutions of Western Civilization II
  • HIST 199 Elements of Historical Thinking
  • HIST 249 Twentieth-Century Europe
  • HIST 270 Early Islamic World
  • LLC 225 Chinese Culture and Civilization
  • LLC 233 Russian Painting: 20th Century
  • LLC 332 Conscience and Consciousness in 19th Century Russian Painting
  • LLC 335 Bolsheviks, Bombs, and Ballet: Soviet Culture and Civilization
  • LLC 347 Islam, Nationalism, and the West-Modern Thought in the Arab World
  • MUS 134 Songbirds and Sirens
  • PHIL 271 Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • PHIL 272 Modern Western Philosophy
  • PHIL 275 Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud
  • RELG 230 The History of Israel
  • RELG 240 Lost Christianities
  • RELG 241 Introduction to Early Christian Era
  • RELG 242 Jesus in History and Tradition
  • RELG 257 Native American Religions
  • RELG 258 Medieval Religious Thought
  • RELG 260 History of Judaism
  • RELG 273 Witchcraft and Its Interpreters
  • RELG 281 Islam: Muhammad to the Modern Age
  • RELG 287 Ninety-nine Names of God

FSLT Literary Studies

  • CLSC 101 Classical Mythology
  • CLSC 205 Greek and Roman Mythology: Epic
  • CLSC 208 Mythology: Greek Drama
  • CLSC 304 The Feminine in Greco-Roman Literature
  • CLSC 329 The Ancient World in Cinema
  • ENGL 203 Children's Literature
  • ENGL 204 Literature and Culture
  • ENGL 206 Selected Readings in American Literature
  • ENGL 208 Twentieth-Century American Fiction
  • ENGL 214 Literature of India
  • ENGL 215 Reading Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • ENGL 216 Literature, Technology, and Society
  • ENGL 217 The Bible and Literature
  • ENGL 218 African Literature
  • ENGL 219 Introduction to Drama and Theater
  • ENGL 220 Introduction to Film Studies
  • ENGL 221 Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 222 Short Fiction
  • ENGL 223 The Modern Novel
  • ENGL 224 Great Novels
  • ENGL 227 Life-Writing as Literature: Studies in Biography and Autobiography
  • ENGL 229 The Black Vernacular
  • ENGL 230 Women in Modern Literature
  • ENGL 231 African-American Literature
  • ENGL 232 Southern Fiction
  • ENGL 233 Contemporary Native American Literatures
  • ENGL 234 Shakespeare
  • ENGL 235 Narratives of Personal Development
  • ENGL 238 Selected Readings in Caribbean Literature
  • ENGL 239 Vampires in Literature and Film
  • ENGL 240 Literature after 9/11
  • ENGL 297 Literature in Context: Genre and Mode
  • ENGL 298 Literature in Context: Texts in History
  • ENGL 299 Special Topics in Literary Analysis
  • ENGL 309 Desire and Identity in the Renaissance: The Lyric Tradition
  • FMST 201 Introduction to Film Studies
  • FMST 265 German Cinema
  • FREN 320 The Individual in Society
  • FREN 324 Francophone Cultures and Literature
  • FREN 325 The Origins of France
  • FREN 326 Revolution in France
  • FREN 327 The Question of Modernity
  • GERM 321 Introduction to German Literature
  • ITAL 321 Italian Literature in Context
  • LAIS 321 Literary Spain: Poetry, Drama, Fiction
  • LAIS 331 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature I
  • LAIS 332 Introduction to Spanish-American Literature II
  • LATN 307 Catullus
  • LLC 210 Women, Virtue, and Temptation in Literature
  • LLC 211 Reading to Live
  • LLC 243 Politics and Social Movements in Modern Middle Eastern Literatures
  • LLC 256 Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture
  • LLC 260 Literature and Social Change in Eastern Europe
  • LLC 265 German Cinema
  • LLC 321 Introduction to Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
  • LLC 322 Introduction to Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Russian Literature
  • LLC 325 Revolution and Modernity in Chinese Literature and Culture
  • LLC 341 Gender and Sexuality in 19th Century France
  • LLC 346 Insiders and Outsiders: Arabic Encounters with the West
  • LLC 351 Contemporary Literary Theory
  • LLC 358 Desire and Identity in the Renaissance: The Lyric Tradition
  • LLC 365 German Film in Context
  • PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophical Problems and Arguments
  • RELG 201 The Bible as Literature
  • RELG 253 Body/Sex in World Religious Literature
  • RELG 255 Queers in Religion
  • RELG 259 Orientalism, Racism, and Religion
  • RELG 268 Religion and Literature
  • RELG 288 Saints & Sinners in Muslim Literature
  • THTR 325 Script Analysis
FSNB Natural Science, Biology**
  • BIOL 108 Environmental Biology
  • BIOL 109 Introduction to Ecology
  • BIOL 111 Marine Biology of the Chesapeake Bay
  • BIOL 120 Modern Concepts in Biology
  • BIOL 190 Integrated Science/Math/Computer Science 1 with Lab
  • BIOL 192 Science, Math and Research Training
  • BIOL 199 Introduction to Biological Thinking
  • BIOL 201 Genetics
  • BIOL 216 Botany
  • BIOL 217 Integrative Physiology
  • ENVR 109 Introduction to Ecology
  • ENVR 111 Marine Biology of the Chesapeake Bay
  • ENVR 250 Introduction to Earth Systems and Physical Geography
  • GEOG 250 Introduction to Earth Systems and Physical Geography
FSNC Natural Science, Chemistry**
  • CHEM 110 Pollutants in the Environment
  • CHEM 111 Chemistry Detectives: Solving Real-World Puzzles
  • CHEM 112 Biochemistry in the Real World
  • CHEM 113 Catching Criminals with Chemistry
  • CHEM 114 The Chemistry of Cooking and Modernist Cuisine
  • CHEM 115 Chemistry in Art
  • CHEM 141 Introductory Chemistry: Structure/Dynamics/Synthesis
  • CHEM 191 Integrated Science/Math/Computer Science 3 with Laboratory
  • CHEM 192 Science, Math and Research Training II
  • ENVR 110 Pollutants in the Environment
FSNP Natural Science, Physics**
  • PHYS 121 Astrophysics with Lab
  • PHYS 125 Elements of Physics with Lab
  • PHYS 127 General Physics I with Lab
  • PHYS 128 General Physics II with Lab
  • PHYS 131 General Physics with Calculus I and Lab
  • PHYS 132 General Physics with Calculus II and Lab
  • PHYS 191 Integrated Science/Math/Computer Science 4 with Laboratory
FSSA Social Analysis
  • ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • BIOL 370 Women in Science
  • CLSC 212 Dining and Drinking in Classical Antiquity
  • CLSC 220 Introduction to Archaeology
  • CLSC 308 Women in Greece and Rome
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • GEOG 210 Geographic Dimensions of Human Development
  • IS 210 Geographic Dimensions of Human Development
  • JOUR 200 News Media and Society
  • LDST 102 Leadership and the Social Sciences
  • PLSC 240 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • PLSC 250 Introduction to International Relations
  • PLSC 260 Introduction to Public Policy
  • PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychological Science with Lab
  • RELG 200 Symbol, Myth, and Ritual
  • RELG 244 Sex and Family in the Greek and Roman Worlds
  • RELG 265 Religion and Moral Decisions
  • RELG 267 Varieties of Christian Ethics
  • RHCS 102 Interpersonal Communication
  • RHCS 105 Media, Culture, and Identity
  • SOC 101 Foundations of Society: Introduction to Sociological Analysis
  • WGSS 200 Introduction to Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
FSSR Symbolic Reasoning
  • CMSC 101 Minds and Machines
  • CMSC 105 Elementary Programming  
  • CMSC 150 Introduction to Computing with Lab
  • CMSC 155 Introduction to Scientific Computing with Lab
  • CMSC 221 Data Structures with Lab
  • MATH 102 Problem Solving Using Finite Mathematics
  • MATH 190 Integrated Science/Math/Computer Science II
  • MATH 211 Calculus I
  • MATH 212 Calculus II
  • MATH 232 Scientific Calculus II
  • MATH 235 Multivariate Calculus
  • PHIL 251 Elementary Symbolic Logic
FSVP Visual & Performing Arts
  • ARTH 226 Art and Culture of Japan
  • CLSC 301 Greek Art and Archaeology
  • CLSC 302 Roman Art and Archaeology
  • DANC 218 Capoeira Angola
  • DANC 238 Introduction to Contact Improvisation
  • DANC 256 Jazz Dance I
  • DANC 257 Ballet I
  • DANC 258 Writing from the Body: Words and Movement
  • DANC 259 Tap Dance I
  • DANC 260 Modern Dance I
  • FMST 203 With Images and Sound: Introduction to the Language of Film
  • GERM 314 German through Theatre
  • LATN 301 Plautus
  • MUS 100 Make, Listen, Play
  • MUS 107 Music Fundamentals
  • MUS 110 Tonal Harmony I: Common Practice Period
  • MUS 114 Popular Music of the 1970s and 1980s
  • MUS 115 The Jazz Tradition
  • MUS 116 Music Scenes
  • MUS 117 Salsa Meets Jazz
  • MUS 119 Broadway Music and Theatre
  • MUS 120 The Music and Poetry of Jazz
  • MUS 122 America's Music and Media
  • MUS 123 Meaning and Music
  • MUS 124 Asian Music and Globaliztion
  • MUS 125 Indonesian Theater and Music
  • MUS 126 Side by Side with Sondheim
  • MUS 136 The Grotesque in the Arts
  • MUS 137 Gender, Sex, and the Romantic Piano
  • MUS 202 Global Drums
  • MUS 204 Choral Music and Creed
  • MUS 208 Global Pop
  • MUS 213 Any Sound You Can Imagine: Recording, Transforming, and Organizing Sound
  • MUS 217 Soundscapes
  • MUS 221 Music in Film
  • MSEN* 190 Womens Choral
  • MSEN* 191 University Orchestra
  • MSEN* 192 Jazz Ensemble
  • MSEN* 193 University Band
  • MSEN* 194 University Choir
  • MSEN* 196 Schola Cantorum
  • MSEN* 201 Chamber Music Ensemble
  • MSEN* 203 Global Music Ensemble
  • MSEN* 204 Little Big Band
  • RELG 204 Choral Music and Creed
  • RELG 251 Sacred Arts of India
  • RELG 262 Sacred Arts of Native America
  • RELG 263 Religion and the Arts
  • THTR 115 Theatre Appreciation
  • THTR 119 Broadway Musical Theatre
  • THTR 201 Stagecraft
  • THTR 203 Introduction to Lighting and Sound
  • THTR 206 Introduction to Costume
  • THTR 212 Basics of Acting
  • THTR 215 Physical Theatre: Actor as Creator
  • THTR 219 Ensemble Performance
  • THTR 229 Going Solo: The Politics of Identity in Contemporary Solo Performance
  • THTR 239 Latinas/os On Stage: From the Barrio to Broadway
  • THTR 301 Scene Design
  • THTR 302 Scene Painting
  • THTR 313 Theatre for Social Change I
  • VMAP 112 Introduction to Drawing
  • VMAP 113 Introduction to Painting
  • VMAP 114 Introduction to Sculpture
  • VMAP 115 Introduction to Printmaking
  • VMAP 116 Introduction to Photography
  • VMAP 117 Introduction to Film, Sound, and Video

*Must take same ensemble for total of at least 1 unit for FSVP credit 

**Students may select 1 unit from the three natural science fields of study offered.