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Current Courses Fulfilling General Education Requirements

Updated for the fall 2018 school year.

First Year Seminars
COM2 Communication-Second 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

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

II. Communication Skills

COM2 Communication-Second 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
  • ARTH 121 Survey I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages
  • ARTH 122 Survey of Western Art from the Renaissance to the Present
  • ARTH 225 Art & Asia
  • ARTH 227 Gender and the Arts of Japan
  • ARTH 310 Late Antique and Early Christian Art
  • 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 248 Europe in Crisis, 1881-1949
  • HIST 249 Twentieth-Century Europe
  • HIST 270 Early Islamic World
  • HIST 282 Africa in the Twentieth Century
  • 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
  • RELG 210 Religion and History
  • 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 Religion & the Medieval Imagination
  • 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 236 Global Women Writers
  • ENGL 237 Queer Literatures
  • 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
  • FREN 328 Introduction to Magrhebian Literature and Culture
  • GERM 321 Introduction to German Literature
  • ITAL 321 Italian Literature in Context
  • LAIS 321 Literary Spain: Poetry, Drama, Fiction
  • LAIS 331 Introduction to Latin American Literature I
  • LAIS 332 Introduction to Latin 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 Astronomy with Lab
  • PHYS 125 Elements of Physics with Lab
  • PHYS 127 Algebra-Based General Physics 1 with Lab
  • PHYS 128 Algebra-Based General Physics 2 with Lab
  • PHYS 131 Calculus-Based General Physics 1 with Lab
  • PHYS 132 Calculus-Based General Physics 2 with 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 Global Development
  • GS 210 Geographic Dimensions of Global Development
  • JOUR 200 News Media and Society
  • LDST 102 Leadership and the Social Sciences
  • LLC 203 Introductory Linguistics
  • 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
  • CLSC 105 Introduction to Syntax
  • 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
  • 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 122 America's Music and Media
  • MUS 123 Meaning and Music
  • MUS 125 Indonesian Theater and Music
  • 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 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.