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.

Humanities Electives/Prefixes

  • ART 133, 135
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • COM 121, 231
  • DRA 123, 143
  • ENG 200, 211, 124 (if not required)
  • French (FRE)
  • History (HIS)
  • HON 144, 244 (consent of dept required)
  • Italian (ITA)
  • Literature (LIT)
  • MUS 115, 121, 127, 131, 257, 258
  • Philosophy (PHI)
  • Religion (REL)
  • Spanish (SPA)
  • Speech (SPE)

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 degree program.
    2. NTR 161 Human Nutrition is not a science or liberal arts course.

Social Science Electives/Prefixes

  • Anthropology (ANT)
  • COM 121, 231
  • History (HIS)
  • HON 144, 271, 281, 282 (consent of dept required)
  • HUS 150, 252, 255
  • Philosophy (PHI)
  • Political Science (POL)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Sociology (SOC)

Math Elective/Prefix

  • MAT
    Note:  MAT 126, 128, or 129 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.

Liberal Arts Electives
Choose any course from

  • Humanities
  • Math See note regarding MAT 126, 128, 129
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • GHY 123 Population Geography

Restricted Electives
Choose from those courses designated in your program requirements. Check your program's Curriculum Worksheet 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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