Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Fine Arts

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Undergraduate Programs.

One course (3 credits) of introductory art history from the following:
AH 1032Survey of Art and Architecture II
AH 2071Introduction to the Arts in America
AH 2162History of Photography
or AH 2162W History of Photography
Two courses (6 credits) of art history from the following:
AH 2071Introduction to the Arts in America
AH 2109Sem:Ancient Art & Architecture
or AH 2109W European Art: Early 19th Cent
AH 2110WEuropean Art: Late 19th Cent
AH 2154American Architecture I
AH 2154American Architecture I
AH 2155American Architecture II
AH 2161History of Decorative Arts: American Heritage
AH 2162History of Photography
or AH 2162W History of Photography
AH 2190East Asian Art
AH 2191South Asian Art
AH 2192The Art of Southeast Asia
AH 3101Ancient Art of the Bronze Age and Greece
AH 3102Ancient Art of the Roman Empire
AH 3103Art and Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East
AH 3104Art and Archaeology of the Aegean Bronze Age
AH 3105Topics in Ancient Art and Archaeology
AH 3106Art and Archaeology of Israel and Neighboring Lands
AH 3107Ancient Mexican Civilizations
AH 3111Early Christian and Byzantine Art and Architecture
AH 3112Romanesque and Gothic Art and Architecture
AH 3113Islamic Art and Architecture
AH 3114Art of the Book in the Medieval Muslim World
AH 3117Special Topics in Precolumbian Art and Archaeology
AH 3120Italian Art and Architecture of the 13th through 15th Centuries
AH 3121Italian Art and Architecture of the 16th Century
AH 3122Topics in Early Northern Renaissance Art and Architecture
or AH 3122W Topics in Early Northern Renaissance Art and Architecture
AH 3123Topics in Northern Renaissance Art and Architecture
or AH 3123W Topics in Northern Renaissance Art and Architecture
AH 3131Italian Art and Architecture of the 17th Century
AH 3132Topics in Northern European Art and Architecture of the 17th Century
AH 3134Topics in Spanish and Portuguese Art through the 16th Century
or AH 3134W Topics in Spanish and Portuguese Art through the 16th Century
AH 3135Topics in 17th/18th Century Spanish and Portuguese Art
AH 3140European Art of the 18th Century
AH 3141European Art of the Early 19th Century
or AH 3141W European Art of the Early 19th Century
AH 3142European Art of the Late 19th Century
or AH 3142W European Art of the Late 19th Century
AH 3143European Art of the Early 20th Century
AH 3146Modern Architecture in Europe and America
or AH 3146W Modern Architecture in Europe and America
AH 3151American Art in the Age of Revolution
AH 3152American Art in the Era of National Expansion
AH 3153American Art of the 20th Century
AH 3160Latin American Art and Architecture
AH 3165Modernist and Postmodernist Art and Theory
AH 3170Materials, Methods, and Techniques in Art History
AH 4119Seminar in Medieval Art and Architecture
AH 4129Seminar in Renaissance Art and Architecture
AH 4139Seminar in Baroque Art and Architecture
AH 4149Seminar in Modern European Art and Architecture
AH 4159Seminar in American Art and Architecture
or AH 4159W Seminar in American Art and Architecture
AH 4189Seminar: Special Topics in Art History
Three courses (9 credits) from the following. The three courses should be drawn from three different areas.
FA 1000Dean's Seminar
Ceramics
FA 1101Introduction to Handbuilt Ceramics
FA 1102Introduction to Wheelthrown Ceramics
Sculpture
FA 1201Sculpture: Material Investigations
Drawing
FA 1301Drawing Fundamentals
Painting
FA 1401Painting: Visual Thinking
Photography
FA 1501Black & White Photography
FA 1502Color Photography
New Media
FA 1601New Media: Digital Art
One second-year seminar (3 credits):
FA 2001Studio Seminar: Conceptual Propositions
Three courses (9 credits) from the following. Minimum of one course from at least two different areas.
Ceramics
FA 2111Ceramic Design in Handbuilt Forms
FA 2112Ceramic Design in Wheelthrown Forms
FA 2113Ceramic Sculpture
FA 3101Special Topics: Ceramics
Sculpture
FA 2211Sculpture Fabrication
FA 2212Sculpture/Design in Action
FA 2213Digital Fabrication
FA 3201Special Topics: Sculpture
Drawing
FA 2311Drawing: Thinking and Mark Making
FA 2312Advanced Drawing Techniques
FA 2313Experimental Drawing
FA 3301Special Topics: Drawing
Painting
FA 2411Painting: Watercolor
FA 2412Painting a Figure
FA 2413Painting: Process and Materials Lab
FA 2431Painting: Contemporary Issues
FA 3401Special Topics: Painting
Photography
FA 2511Photography: Abstraction versus Representation
FA 2512Photography: Landscape/Cityscape
FA 2513Photography: From Photograms to Scanograms
FA 2531Photography: Contemporary Issues
FA 3501Special Topics: Photography
New Media
FA 2611Video Art & Time-based Media
FA 2612Video: Remixing the Archive
FA 2613Site and Sound
FA 3601Special Topics: New Media
Two courses (6 credits) of cross-disciplinary courses from the following:
FA 3901Special Topics: Fine Arts
FA 3911Collaborative Practices: Social Practices of Art
FA 3912The Cinematic in Contemporary Art
FA 3913Painting: Off the Wall
FA 3951Creative Photovoltaics
Two capstone courses (6 credits):
FA 4193Professional Practices
FA 4195Critical Practices
One elective fine arts course (3 credits), from any course listed above or,
FA 4199Internship
Additionally, required participation in a capstone exhibition, concurrently with FA 4195

In addition to the University General Education Requirement, undergraduate students in Columbian College must complete a further, College-specific general education curriculum—Perspective, Analysis, Communication, or G-PAC. Together with the University General Education Requirement, G-PAC engages students in active intellectual inquiry across the liberal arts. Students achieve a set of learning outcomes that enhance their analytical skills, develop their communication competencies, and invite them to participate as responsible citizens who are attentive to issues of culture, diversity, and privilege.

Course work for the University General Education Requirement is distributed as follows:

  • Writing—one course in university writing and two writing-in-the-disciplines (WID) courses; 
  • Humanities—one approved humanities course that involves critical thinking skills;
  • Mathematics or Statistics—one course in either math or statistics;
  • Natural or Physical Science—one approved laboratory course that employs the process of scientific inquiry; and,
  • Social Sciences—two courses in the social sciences 

Course work for the Columbian College general education curriculum is distributed as follows:

  • Arts—one approved arts course that involves the study or creation of artwork based on an understanding or interpretation of artistic traditions or knowledge of art in a contemporary context;
  • Global or Cross-Cultural Perspective—one approved course that analyzes the ways in which institutions, practices, and problems transcend national and regional boundaries;
  • Humanities—one approved humanities course that involves critical thinking skills (in addition to the one course in this category required by the University General Education Requirement);
  • Local or Civic Engagement—one course that develops the values, ethics, disciplines, and commitment to pursue responsible public action;
  • Natural or Physical Science—one approved laboratory course that employs the process of scientific inquiry (in addition to the one course in this category required by the University General Education Requirement; and,
  • Oral Communication—one course in oral communication.

Certain courses are approved to fulfill the requirement in more than one of these categories.

Courses taken in fulfillment of the Columbian College general education curriculum may also be counted toward majors or minors. Transfer courses taken prior to, but not after, admission to George Washington University may count toward the University general education requirement and Columbian College general education curriculum, if those transfer courses are equivalent to GW courses that have been approved by the University and the College.

University General Education and G-PAC Courses

Arts

AH 1031Survey of Art and Architecture I
AH 1032Survey of Art and Architecture II
AH 2071Introduction to the Arts in America
AH 2154American Architecture I
AH 2155American Architecture II
AMST 1100Politics and Film
AMST 2071Introduction to the Arts in America
AMST 2520American Architecture I
AMST 2521American Architecture II
CAH 1090Art History I: Art Now, Contemporary Perspectives in the Visual Arts
CHIN 3173Chinese Drama and Theatre
ENGL 1210Introduction to Creative Writing
ENGL 2210
FA 1026Painting: Visual Thinking
FA 1041Black & White Photography
FA 1042Color Photography
FA 1071New Media: Digital Art
ITAL 4183History of Italian Film
MUS 1103Music in the Western World
MUS 1104Topics in Music
MUS 1105Introduction to Musical Thought and Practice
MUS 2101Harmony
MUS 2121The Opera
MUS 2122Music in the US
SLAV 2785Introduction to Russian Cinema I
SLAV 2786Introduction to Russian Cinema II
TRDA 1020Women and the Creative Process
TRDA 1214Beginning Acting
TRDA 2191Dance History
TRDA 2195
TRDA 3245History of the Theatre I
TRDA 3246History of the Theatre II

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Global or Cross-Cultural 

AMST 1200The Sixties in America
AMST 2010Early American Cultural History
AMST 2011Modern American Cultural History
AMST 2120WFreedom in American Thought and Popular Culture
AMST 2210The African American Experience
AMST 2320U.S. Media and Cultural History
AMST 2350U.S. Religion and Politics
AMST 2380Sexuality in US History
AMST 241020th-Century U.S. Immigration
AMST 2440The American City
AMST 2710The United States in Global Context, 1898–Present
AMST 2730World War II in History and Memory
or AMST 2730W World War II in History and Memory
AMST 2750WLatinos in the United States
AMST 3352Women in the United States to 1865
or AMST 3352W Women in the United States to 1865
ANTH 1002Sociocultural Anthropology
or ANTH 1002W Sociocultural Anthropology
ANTH 1003Archaeology
ANTH 1004Language in Culture and Society
ANTH 2008Foundations of Anthropological Thought
or ANTH 2008W Foundations of Anthropology
ANTH 2750Latinos in the United States
or ANTH 2750W Latinos in the United States
ANTH 3838Theory and Practice in Archaeology
or ANTH 3838W Theory and Practice in Archaeology
CHIN 3111Chinese Literature in Translation
CHIN 3112Chinese Literature in Translation
CHIN 3123Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
CHIN 3124Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
CHIN 3163Taiwanese Literature and Film
CHIN 3173Chinese Drama and Theatre
CLAS 2113The Roman World to 337 A.D.
EALL 3811Confucian Literature in East Asia
EALL 3814Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
or EALL 3814W Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
ENGL 1330Myths of Britain
or ENGL 1330W Myths of Britain
ENGL 1340Essential Shakespeare
or ENGL 1340W Essential Shakespeare
ENGL 1610Introduction to Black American Literature I
or ENGL 1610W Introduction to Black American Literature I
ENGL 1611Introduction to Black American Literature II
or ENGL 1611W Introduction to Black American Literature II
ENGL 1710Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film I
or ENGL 1710W Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film I
ENGL 1711Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film II
or ENGL 1711W Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film II
FREN 2006Language, Culture & Society II
FREN 3020Contemporary France
FREN 3100Introduction to French Literature
or FREN 3100W Introduction to French Literature
FREN 454019th-Century French Literature and Culture
GEOG 1001Introduction to Human Geography
GER 2091Introduction to German Literature—in English I
GER 2092Introduction to German Literature—in English II
GER 2161German Culture—in English I
GER 2162German Culture—in English II
GREK 1001Beginning Classical Greek I
HIST 1011World History, 1500-Present
HIST 1110European Civilization in Its World Context
HIST 1120European Civilization in Its World Context
or HIST 1120W European Civ in World Context
HIST 1121The War of Ideas in European and International History, 1750–Present
HIST 1310Introduction to American History
HIST 1311Introduction to American History
HIST 2010Early American Cultural History
HIST 2011Modern American Cultural History
HIST 2050History of Jewish Civilization: From the Bible to Modernity
HIST 212419th-Century Europe
HIST 212520th-Century Europe
HIST 2131History of England Since 1689
HIST 2141History of France Since 1814
HIST 2160History of Germany
HIST 2312The American Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
HIST 2313History of the American West
HIST 2320U.S. Media and Cultural History
HIST 2321U.S. History, 1890-1945
HIST 2322U.S. History since 1945
HIST 2350U.S. Religion and Politics
HIST 2380Sexuality in US Cultural Hist
HIST 241020th-Century U.S. Immigration
HIST 2440The American City
HIST 2710The United States in Global Context, 1898–Present
HIST 2730World War II in History and Memory
or HIST 2730W World War II History & Memory
HIST 3044WThe Price of Freedom: Normandy 1944
HIST 3352Women in the United States to 1865
or HIST 3352W Women in the United States I
HIST 3360African American History to 1865
HIST 3361African American History Since 1865
HIST 3811The Middle East in the 20th Century
or HIST 3811W Middle East in 20th Century
ITAL 4380Italian Journeys Medieval to Postmodern
JAPN 3111Japanese Literature in Translation
JAPN 3112Japanese Literature in Translation
KOR 3111Korean Literature in Translation
KOR 3112Korean Literature in Translation
KOR 3123Introduction to Korean Linguistics
KOR 3124Introduction to Korean Linguistics
PHIL 2125Philosophy of Race and Gender
or PHIL 2125W Philosophy of Race and Gender
PHIL 2134Philosophy of Human Rights
PSC 1001Introduction to Comparative Politics
or PSC 1001W Intro to Comparative Politics
PSC 1012WIntroduction to Politics II
PSC 2120WFreedom in American Thought and Popular Culture
PSTD 1010Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
REL 1010The New Testament
or REL 1010W The New Testament
REL 2165The Canonical Gospels
REL 2169Lost Gospels
REL 2562Mythologies of India
REL 2811Confucian Literature in East Asia
REL 2814Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
REL 2981Women in Western Religion
REL 3149Biblical Issues
or REL 3149W Biblical Issues
REL 3151Jesus
or REL 3151W Jesus
REL 3161The Life and Thought of Paul
or REL 3161W The Life and Thought of Paul
REL 3923Violence and Peace in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
SPAN 2005Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 2006Advanced Spanish II
SPAN 2056Intensive Advanced Spanish
SPAN 3100Readings in Spanish and Latin American Literature
SPHR 1071Foundations of Human Communication
or SPHR 1071W Foundations of Human Communication
SPHR 1084Perspectives in Deaf Culture
WSTU 2380Sexuality in US Cultural Hist
WSTU 3352Women in the United States I
WSTU 3981Women in Western Religion

Note:  Global or Cross-Cultural courses can double count with an analysis/communication requirement.

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Humanities

AMST 1050Explorations in American Culture
AMST 1160Race, Gender and Law
AMST 1200The Sixties in America
AMST 2010Early American Cultural History
AMST 2011Modern American Cultural History
AMST 2020Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
or AMST 2020W Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
AMST 2120WFreedom in American Thought and Popular Culture
AMST 2210The African American Experience
AMST 2320U.S. Media and Cultural History
AMST 2350U.S. Religion and Politics
AMST 2380Sexuality in US History
AMST 241020th-Century U.S. Immigration
AMST 2440The American City
AMST 2710The United States in Global Context, 1898–Present
AMST 2730World War II in History and Memory
or AMST 2730W World War II in History and Memory
AMST 2750WLatinos in the United States
AMST 3352Women in the United States to 1865
or AMST 3352W Women in the United States to 1865
ANTH 2750Latinos in the United States
or ANTH 2750W Latinos in the United States
CHIN 3111Chinese Literature in Translation
CHIN 3112Chinese Literature in Translation
CHIN 3123Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
CHIN 3124Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
CHIN 3163Taiwanese Literature and Film
CLAS 2107Greek and Roman Drama
CLAS 2113The Roman World to 337 A.D.
EALL 3811Confucian Literature in East Asia
EALL 3814Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
or EALL 3814W Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
ENGL 1050Introduction to Literary Studies
ENGL 1315Literature and the Financial Imagination
ENGL 1320Literature of the Americas
or ENGL 1320W Literature of the Americas
ENGL 1330Myths of Britain
or ENGL 1330W Myths of Britain
ENGL 1340Essential Shakespeare
or ENGL 1340W Essential Shakespeare
ENGL 1351Shakespeare Seminar
ENGL 1410Introduction to English Literature I
or ENGL 1410W Introduction to English Literature I
ENGL 1411Introduction to English Literature II
or ENGL 1411W Introduction to English Literature II
ENGL 1510Introduction to American Literature I
or ENGL 1510W Introduction to American Literature I
ENGL 1511Introduction to American Literature II
or ENGL 1511W Introduction to American Literature II
ENGL 1610Introduction to Black American Literature I
or ENGL 1610W Introduction to Black American Literature I
ENGL 1611Introduction to Black American Literature II
or ENGL 1611W Introduction to Black American Literature II
ENGL 1710Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film I
or ENGL 1710W Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film I
ENGL 1711Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film II
or ENGL 1711W Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film II
ENGL 3446Shakespearean London
ENGL 3910Disability Studies
FREN 2006Language, Culture & Society II
FREN 3020Contemporary France
FREN 3100Introduction to French Literature
or FREN 3100W Introduction to French Literature
FREN 454019th-Century French Literature and Culture
GER 2091Introduction to German Literature—in English I
GER 2092Introduction to German Literature—in English II
GER 2161German Culture—in English I
GER 2162German Culture—in English II
GREK 1001Beginning Classical Greek I
HIST 1011World History, 1500-Present
HIST 1110European Civilization in Its World Context
HIST 1120European Civilization in Its World Context
or HIST 1120W European Civ in World Context
HIST 1121The War of Ideas in European and International History, 1750–Present
HIST 1310Introduction to American History
HIST 1311Introduction to American History
HIST 2010Early American Cultural History
HIST 2011Modern American Cultural History
HIST 2020Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
or HIST 2020W Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
HIST 2050History of Jewish Civilization: From the Bible to Modernity
HIST 212419th-Century Europe
HIST 212520th-Century Europe
HIST 2131History of England Since 1689
HIST 2141History of France Since 1814
HIST 2160History of Germany
HIST 2312The American Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
HIST 2320U.S. Media and Cultural History
HIST 2321U.S. History, 1890-1945
HIST 2322U.S. History since 1945
HIST 2350U.S. Religion and Politics
HIST 2380Sexuality in US Cultural Hist
HIST 241020th-Century U.S. Immigration
HIST 2440The American City
HIST 2710The United States in Global Context, 1898–Present
HIST 2730World War II in History and Memory
or HIST 2730W World War II History & Memory
HIST 3044WThe Price of Freedom: Normandy 1944
HIST 3352Women in the United States to 1865
or HIST 3352W Women in the United States I
HIST 3360African American History to 1865
HIST 3361African American History Since 1865
HIST 3611History of Modern China
HIST 3630History of Korea
HIST 3811The Middle East in the 20th Century
or HIST 3311W The Jacksonian Era and the Rise of Mass Politics
HONR 1016Honors Proseminar: Origins and Evolution of Modern Thought
HONR 2053Honors Proseminar: Arts and Humanities
or HONR 2053W Arts & World Cultures Prosem
ITAL 4380Italian Journeys Medieval to Postmodern
JAPN 3111Japanese Literature in Translation
JAPN 3112Japanese Literature in Translation
KOR 3111Korean Literature in Translation
KOR 3112Korean Literature in Translation
KOR 3123Introduction to Korean Linguistics
KOR 3124Introduction to Korean Linguistics
LATN 2001Intermediate Latin
LATN 3001Major Latin Authors I
or LATN 3001W Major Latin Authors I
LATN 3002Major Latin Authors II
or LATN 3002W Major Latin Authors II
PHIL 1051Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 1153The Meaning of Mind
PHIL 2124Philosophies of Disability
or PHIL 2124W Philosophies of Disability
PHIL 2125Philosophy of Race and Gender
or PHIL 2125W Philosophy of Race and Gender
PHIL 2131Ethics: Theory and Applications
PHIL 2132Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 2133Philosophy and Nonviolence
PHIL 2134Philosophy of Human Rights
PHIL 2136Contemporary Issues in Ethics
PHIL 2281Philosophy of the Environment
PHIL 3142Philosophy of Law
or PHIL 3142W Philosophy of Law
PHIL 3151Philosophy and Science
PHIL 3153Mind, Brain, and Artificial Intelligence
PSC 2120WFreedom in American Thought and Popular Culture
PSTD 1010Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
REL 1010The New Testament
or REL 1010W The New Testament
REL 2165The Canonical Gospels
REL 2169Lost Gospels
REL 2201Judaism
REL 2301Christianity
REL 2314Contemporary Philosophy of Religion
REL 2401Islam
REL 2501Hinduism
REL 2562Mythologies of India
REL 2811Confucian Literature in East Asia
REL 2814Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
REL 2981Women in Western Religion
REL 3149Biblical Issues
or REL 3149W Biblical Issues
REL 3151Jesus
or REL 3151W Jesus
REL 3161The Life and Thought of Paul
or REL 3161W The Life and Thought of Paul
REL 3405Shi'ite Islam
REL 3614Buddhist Philosophy
REL 3923Violence and Peace in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
SPAN 2005Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 2006Advanced Spanish II
SPAN 2056Intensive Advanced Spanish
SPAN 3100Readings in Spanish and Latin American Literature
WLP 1020WLP Humanities Seminar
WSTU 2380Sexuality in US Cultural Hist
WSTU 3352Women in the United States I
or WSTU 3352W Women in the United States I
WSTU 3981Women in Western Religion

Language courses require placement tests. 

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Local/Civic Engagement

AMST 2020Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
or AMST 2020W Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
BISC 1007Food, Nutrition, and Service
BISC 1008Understanding Organisms through Service Learning
CHEM 1003Contemporary Science for Nonscience Majors
GEOG 1003Society and Environment
HIST 2020Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
or HIST 2020W Washington, D.C.: History, Culture, and Politics
PHIL 2133Philosophy and Nonviolence
PHIL 2136Contemporary Issues in Ethics
PHIL 2281Philosophy of the Environment
PHIL 3142Philosophy of Law
or PHIL 3142W Philosophy of Law
PSC 1002Introduction to American Politics and Government
or PSC 1002W Intro-American Politics & Govt
PSC 1011Introduction to Politics I
SOC 1002The Sociological Imagination
SOC 2169Urban Sociology
SUST 1001Introduction to Sustainability

Note:  Local/civil engagement courses can double count with an analysis/communication requirement.

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Mathematics or Statistics

MATH 1007Mathematics and Politics
MATH 1009Mathematical Ideas I
MATH 1010Mathematical Ideas II
MATH 1051Finite Mathematics for the Social and Management Sciences
MATH 1221Calculus with Precalculus II *
MATH 1231Single-Variable Calculus I *
MATH 1232Single-Variable Calculus II
MATH 1252Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences *
MATH 2233Multivariable Calculus
STAT 1051Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics *
STAT 1053Introduction to Statistics in Social Science *
STAT 1111Business and Economic Statistics I *
STAT 1127Statistics for the Biological Sciences *
STAT 2112Business and Economic Statistics II
STAT 2118Regression Analysis

*MATH 1221, 1231, and 1252 are equivalent courses. STAT 1051, 1053, 1111, and 1127 are equivalent courses. Credit cannot be earned for more than one in either group.

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Natural or Physical Laboratory Sciences

ANTH 1001Biological Anthropology
ANTH 3412Hominin Evolution
ASTR 1001Stars, Planets, and Life in the Universe
ASTR 1002Origins of the Cosmos
BISC 1005The Biology of Nutrition and Health *
BISC 1006The Ecology and Evolution of Organisms *
BISC 1007Food, Nutrition, and Service *
BISC 1008Understanding Organisms through Service Learning *
BISC 1111Introductory Biology: Cells and Molecules
BISC 1112Introductory Biology: The Biology of Organisms
CHEM 1003Contemporary Science for Nonscience Majors
CHEM 1004Contemporary Science for Nonscience Majors
CHEM 1111General Chemistry I
CHEM 1112General Chemistry II
CHEM 2151
  & CHEM 2153
Organic Chemstry I
   and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I **
CHEM 2152
  & CHEM 2154
Organic Chemistry II
   and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II **
GEOG 1002Introduction to Physical Geography
GEOL 1001Physical Geology ***
GEOL 1002Historical Geology
GEOL 1005Environmental Geology ***
GEOL 1006Science & the Environment
HONR 1033Honors Proseminar: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery
HONR 1034Honors Proseminar: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery
PHYS 1003Physics for Future Presidents
PHYS 1007Music and Physics
PHYS 1011General Physics I
PHYS 1012General Physics II
PHYS 1021University Physics I
PHYS 1022University Physics II
PHYS 1025University Physics I with Biological Applications
PHYS 1026University Physics II with Biological Applications

*BISC 1005 and 1007 are equivalent courses; BISC 1006 and BISC 1008 are equivalent courses. Credit cannot be earned for both.
**To fulfill the G-PAC requirement, CHEM 2151 and CHEM 2153 must both be taken; same applies to CHEM 2152 and CHEM 2154.
***GEOL 1001 and GEOL 1005 are equivalent courses; credit cannot be earned for both.

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Oral Communication

AMST 2010Early American Cultural History
ANTH 1004Language in Culture and Society
ANTH 2008Foundations of Anthropological Thought
or ANTH 2008W Foundations of Anthropology
ANTH 2502Anthropology of Science and Technology: 21st-Century Brave New Worlds
ANTH 3838Theory and Practice in Archaeology
or ANTH 3838W Theory and Practice in Archaeology
COMM 1040Public Communication
COMM 1041Interpersonal Communication
ECON 4198WProseminar in Economics
ENGL 1510Introduction to American Literature I
or ENGL 1510W Introduction to American Literature I
ENGL 1710Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film I
or ENGL 1710W Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film I
ENGL 1711Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film II
or ENGL 1711W Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Film II
ENGL 3481The Eighteenth Century II
or ENGL 3481W The Eighteenth Century II
ENGL 3620American Poetry I
FREN 2005Language, Culture & Society I
FREN 2006Language, Culture & Society II
FREN 3020Contemporary France
GER 2091Introduction to German Literature—in English I
GER 2092Introduction to German Literature—in English II
GER 2161German Culture—in English I
HIST 1110European Civilization in Its World Context
HIST 2010Early American Cultural History
HIST 2050History of Jewish Civilization: From the Bible to Modernity
HIST 3044WThe Price of Freedom: Normandy 1944
ITAL 4380Italian Journeys Medieval to Postmodern
MUS 2122Music in the US
or MUS 2122W Music in the US
PHIL 2124Philosophies of Disability
or PHIL 2124W Philosophies of Disability
PHIL 2133Philosophy and Nonviolence
PHIL 2134Philosophy of Human Rights
PHIL 4198Proseminar
or PHIL 4198W Proseminar in Philosophy
PSTD 1010Introduction to Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
REL 1010The New Testament
or REL 1010W The New Testament
SPAN 2006Advanced Spanish II
SPAN 2056Intensive Advanced Spanish
SPAN 3022Advanced Oral Proficiency: Environmental and Social Sustainability in Latin America
SPAN 3100Readings in Spanish and Latin American Literature

Note:  Oral Communications courses can count toward analytic, perspective, WID, and major requirements.

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Social Sciences

ANTH 1002Sociocultural Anthropology
or ANTH 1002W Sociocultural Anthropology
ANTH 1003Archaeology
ANTH 1004Language in Culture and Society
ANTH 2008Foundations of Anthropological Thought
or ANTH 2008W Foundations of Anthropology
ANTH 2502Anthropology of Science and Technology: 21st-Century Brave New Worlds
ANTH 3838Theory and Practice in Archaeology
or ANTH 3838W Theory and Practice in Archaeology
COMM 1025Introduction to Communication Studies
COMM 1040Public Communication
COMM 1041Interpersonal Communication
ECON 1011Principles of Economics I
ECON 1012Principles of Economics II
GEOG 1001Introduction to Human Geography
GEOG 1003Society and Environment
HONR 2043Honors Microeconomics
HONR 2044Honors Macroeconomics
HONR 2047Honors Proseminar: Social and Behavioral Sciences
or HONR 2047W Prosem:Soc & Behav Sci
PSC 1001Introduction to Comparative Politics
or PSC 1001W Intro to Comparative Politics
PSC 1002Introduction to American Politics and Government
or PSC 1002W Intro-American Politics & Govt
PSC 1011Introduction to Politics I
PSC 1012WIntroduction to Politics II
PSYC 2011Abnormal Psychology *
or PSYC 2011W Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 2012Social Psychology *
PSYC 2013Developmental Psychology *
PSYC 2014Cognitive Psychology *
PSYC 2015Biological Psychology *
SMPA 1050Media in a Free Society
SMPA 2101Journalism: Theory & Practice
SMPA 2102Introduction to Political Communication
SOC 1002The Sociological Imagination
SOC 1003Introduction to Criminal Justice
SOC 2101Social Research Methods
SOC 2102Techniques of Data Analysis
SOC 2103Classical Sociological Theory
or SOC 2103W Classical Sociological Theory
SOC 2104Contemporary Sociological Theory
or SOC 2104W Contemporary Sociological Theory
SOC 2169Urban Sociology
SPHR 1071Foundations of Human Communication
or SPHR 1071W Foundations of Human Communication
SPHR 1084Perspectives in Deaf Culture
SUST 1001Introduction to Sustainability

*PSYC 1001 is a prerequisite for all Psychology courses.

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Writing

UW 1020University Writing
or HONR 1015 Honors Proseminar: UW 1020: Origins and Evolution of Modern Thought

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In addition to the general requirements stated under University Regulations, in order to be considered for graduation with Special Honors, students must have attained, by the end of the junior year, a grade-point average of at least 3.5 in the major and 3.3 overall. By the end of the junior year, students should consult their advisor regarding eligibility, selection of an area of study, and a director of the research or creative arts project.