Guide to Selecting Electives


You may download the Guide to Selecting Electives as a PDF by clicking here.

Check the Catalog for additional information, course descriptions and prerequisites as well as your program's Curriculum Worksheet, which may be found here and Degree Audit.

Humanities Electives/Prefixes

  • ART 133, 135
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Communications (COM)
  • DRA 123, 143
  • English (ENG)
  • French (FRE)
  • History (HIS)
  • Italian (ITA)
  • Literature (LIT)
  • MUS 115, 121, 127, 131, 257, 258
  • Philosophy (PHI)
  • Religion (REL)
  • Spanish (SPA)

Math Elective/Prefix

  • MAT
    Note:  MAT 118, 124, 126 will not satisfy A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Follow your Curriculum Worksheet to be sure you take a course appropriate for your degree program. MAT 085 and 095 are developmental courses and do not apply to any certificate or degree programs.

Science Elective/Prefixes

  • Astronomy (AST)
  • Biology (BIO)
  • Chemistry (CHM)
  • Environmental Science (ENV)
  • Geology (GEO)
  • GHY 121 Physical Geography
  • NMT 150 Intro to Material Science
  • NMT 152 Intro to Nanoscale Materials
  • Physics (PHY)
  • Notes

    1. BIO 111, 112 or CHM 113 will not satisfy requirements for the Science, Biology Conc, Math/Science or Computer Science degrees.  Follow your Curriculum Worksheet to be sure you take a course appropriate for your program.
    2. NTR 161 Human Nutrition is not a science or liberal arts course.

Social Science Electives/Prefixes

  • Anthropology (ANT)
  • Communications (COM)
  • Economics (ECO)
  • History (HIS)
  • HUS 150, 252, 255
  • Philosophy (PHI)
  • Political Science (POL)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Sociology (SOC)

Liberal Arts Electives
Choose any course from the following elective categories:

  • Humanities
  • Math See note regarding MAT 118, 124, 126
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • GHY 123 Population Geography

Restricted Electives
Choose from those courses designated in your program requirements. Check your program's Curriculum Worksheet or Degree Audit for specific courses allowed.

General Electives
Choose any credit-bearing course as long as it is applicable to the appropriate degree program. See your advisor for specifics.

 

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