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Learning Goals Course Eligibility

The courses eligible to meet learning goal requirements change as new courses are added every year.


Foundation Strands

16 credits, earned through University Seminar and Math classes

  1. Strand A – Communication
       
    USem 101: University Studies 4
    HSE 101: House Experience I: University Foundations 4
    HON 101: Honors College 4
       
  2. Strand B – Thinking
       
    USem 102: University Studies 4
    HSE 102: House Experience I: University Foundations 4
    HON 102: Honors College 4
     
  3. Strand C – Information Literacy
       
    USem 103: University Studies 4
    HSE 103: House Experience I: University Foundations 4
    HON 103: Honors College 4
     
  4. Stand D Quantitative Reasoning
         
    MTH 105 Contemporary Mathematics 4
    MTH 111 College Algebra 4
    MTH 112 Precalculus II: Elementary Functions 4
    MTH 211 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics I (Must take both MTH 211 and 212) 4
    MTH 212 Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics II (Must take both MTH 211 and 212) 4
    MTH 243 Elementary Statistics 4
    MTH 251 Calculus I 4
    EC 232 Exploratory Data Analysis 4
    HON 243 Honors Probability and Statistics 4

Exploration Strands (Lower Division)

36 credits, earned with 3 courses in each of the following categories

  1. Strand E Humanities
         
    ART 133 Introduction to Drawing 4
    ARTH 204 History of Art: Prehistory through Medieval 4
    ARTH 205 History of Art: Early Modern 4
    ARTH 206 History of Art: Nineteenth Century to Contemporary 4
    ASL 202 Intermediate American Sign Language II 4
    ASL 203 Intermediate American Sign Language III 4
    CHN 202 Intermediate Mandarin Chinese Language & Culture II 4
    CHN 203 Intermediate Mandarin Chinese Language & Culture III 4
    COMM 200 Communication Across Cultures 4
    COMM 201 Media Across Cultures 4
    EMDA 201 Digital Image Foundations 4
    ENG 101 Academic English for ESOL Students 4
    ENG 102 Academic English for ESOL Students 4
    ENG 104 Introduction to Literature 4
    ENG 105 Introduction to Literature 4
    ENG 107 World Literature 4
    ENG 108 World Literature 4
    ENG/SHS/TA 201 Shakespeare 4
    ENG/SHS/TA 202 Shakespeare 4
    ENG 208 Explorations in Literary Genres 4
    ENG 209 Literature in the Modern World 4
    ENG 239 Native American Myth and Culture 4
    ENG 240 Native American Narratives, Fiction, and Poetry 4
    ENG 245 Ethnic American Literature in the U.S. 4
    FL 202 Intermediate Language 4
    FL 203 Intermediate Language  4
    FR 202 Intermediate French Language and Culture 4
    FR 203 Intermediate French Language and Culture 4
    FR 220 Francophone Cultures of the World 4
    GL 202 Intermediate German Language & Culture 4
    GL 203 Intermediate German Language & Culture 4
    HSE 201 House Experience II: University Explorations - Arts & Humanities  4
    JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese Language & Culture II 4
    JPN 203 Intermediate Japanese Language & Culture III 4
    MUS 201 Music of Western Culture 4
    MUS 202 Music of Nonwestern Culture 4
    MUS 203 American Jazz 4
    MUS 204 Rock and Popular Music 4
    PHL 201 Introduction to Philosophy 4
    PHL 205 Ethics: Moral Issues 4
    PHL 207 The Philosophy of Sport 4
    REL 201 Religion and the Human Experience 4
    REL 202 Religion and the Human Experience 4
    SHS/TA/ENG 201 Shakespeare 4
    SHS/TA/ENG 202 Shakespeare 4
    SHS 236 Introduction to Shakespeare Studies 4
    SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish Language & Culture 4
    SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish Language & Culture 4
    TA 147 Introduction to Theatre 3
    TA/SHS/ENG 201 Shakespeare 4
    TA/SHS/ENG 202 Shakespeare 4
         
  2. Strand F Social Science
         
    ANTH 211 Archaeology and Prehistory:Perspectives on Humanity's Past 4
    ANTH 213 Cultural Anthropology: Perspectives on Humanity 4
    ANTH/ENG 214 Language in the USA 4
    BA 110 Business, Government, and Society 4
    BA 218 Personal Finance 4
    CCJ 230 American Criminal Justice System 4
    CCJ 231 Introduction to Criminology 4
    EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics 4
    EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    ED 251 Introduction to Education 3
    ED 252 Introduction to Social Foundations in Education 3
    ENG/ANTH 214 Language in the USA 4
    ES 103 Introduction to Environmental Studies: Social Science 4
    GEOG 101 Introduction to Geography: The Rogue Valley 4
    GEOG 107 Introduction to Human Geography 4
    GEOG 108 Global Lands and Livelihoods 4
    GSWS 201 Introduction to Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies 4
    HE 250 Health and Society I 4
    HE 275 Health and Society II 4
    HSE 202 House Experience II: University Explorations - Social Science 4
    HST 110 World Civilizations 4
    HST 111 World Civilizations 4
    HST 250 American History and Life 4
    HST 251 American History and Life 4
    IS 250 International Scene 4
    PS 110 Globalization 4
    PS 201 Power and Politics 4
    PS 202 Law, Politics, & the Constitution 4
    PSY 201 General Psychology 4
    PSY 202 General Psychology 4
    SOC 204 The Sociological Imagination 4
    SOC 205 Social Problems & Policy 4
         
  3. Strand G Sciences: Physical, Biological, and Computer
    Two of the three Strand G courses must include a lab. Qualifying courses are marked with an asterisk (*).
         
    BI 101* General Biology: Cells 4
    BI 102* General Biology: Organisms 4
    BI 103* General Biology: Populations 4
    BI 211* Principles of Biology: Molecules, Cells, and Genes 4
    BI 212* Principles of Biology: Evolution & Diversity 4
    BI 213* Principles of Biology: Function & Ecology or Organisms 4
    CH 100* Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
    CH 101* Environmental Chemistry 4
    CH 201* General Chemistry with Lab (204) 3&2
    CH 202* General Chemistry with Lab (205) 3&2
    CH 203* General Chemistry with Lab (206) 3&2
    CS 210 Web Development (Non-Lab) 4
    ENGR 221/224* Calculus-Based Physics for Engineers I/Lab 4&2
    ENGR 222/225* Calculus-Based Physics for Engineers II/Lab 4&2
    ENGR 223/226* Calculus-Based Physics for Engineers III/Lab 4&2
    ES 101* Introduction to Environmental Studies: Earth Sciences 4
    ES 102* Introduction to Environmental Studies: Biological Science 4
    ES 111 Physical Environment I 4
    ES 112 Physical Environment II 4
    ES 200 Introduction to Environmental Science 4
    HSE 203 House Experience II: University Explorations - Sciences 4
    PH 100/104* Fundamentals of Physics w/Lab 3&1
    PH 110* Observational Astronomy/Lab 3
    PH 112/114* Astronomy: The Solar System/Workshop 3&1
    PH 113/115* Astronomy: The Stars/Workshop 3&1
    PH/ENGR 174 Digital Systems and Robotics (Non-lab) 3
    PH/ENGR 175 The Science and Technology of Nanoparticles (Non-lab) 3
    PH/ENGR 176 The Science and Technology of Materials (Non-lab) 3
    PH 201/224* General Physics I/Lab 3&2
    PH 202/225* General Physics II/Lab 3&2
    PH 221/224 *or ENGR 221/223 General Physics I/Lab 4&2
    PH 222/225* or ENGR 222/224 General Physics II/Lab 4&2
    PH 223/226* or ENGR 223/225 General Physics III/Lab 4&2

Integration Strands (Upper Division)

9 to 12 credits, earned by 1 course in each of the following categories; 2 of the 3 courses may be in the major

  1. Strand H Science, Technology and Society
         
    ART/EMDA 331 The Art of Data - Visualizing our World 4
    ARTH 330 Art, Culture, and Technological Change 4
    BA 450 Using GIS in Business 4
    BI 351/353 Microbiology and Lab 4
    BI 382 Biology and Society 4
    BI 383 Biology and Society 4
    BI 385 Women in Science 3
    BI 386 Forest Ecology and Management 4
    BI 387 Our Microbial World 3
    BI 388 Conservation of Natural Resources 4
    BI 430 Biological Illustration 3
    CCJ/CS 346 Computer Forensics and Digital Evidence 4
    CH 300 Forensic Investigation: Seeking Justice through Science 4
    CH 320 The Elements of Disaster 4
    CH 325 The Chemistry of Drugs 4
    CH 330 Metals and Civilization 3
    COMM 460D Technology, Communication, and Culture 4
    CS/CCJ 346 Computer Forensics and Digital Evidence 4
    ED 437 Scientific Inquiry in Teaching 3
    EMDA/ART 331 The Art of Data - Visualizing our World 4
    ENGR/PH 306 Sustainability: Materials Technology and Design 3
    ENGR 323/PH 361 Digital Electronics 4
    ES 353 Oceanography 4
    ES 360 Environmental Geology 4
    ES 379 Biodiversity 4
    ES 386 Environmental Data Analysis 4
    ES 481 Geomorphology 4
    ES 482 Climatology 4
    HON 317 Politics, Institutions and Society
    HON 319 Science, Sustainability and Nature  4
    HSE 301 House Experience III: University Integrations - Science, Technology & Society 4
    HST 421 Environmental History 4
    INL 437 Creative Thinking 4
    PH/ENGR 306 Sustainability: Materials Technology and Design 3
    PH 308 Energy and the Environment 3
    PH 309 Energy Alternatives 3
    PH 310 Energy Policy 3
    PH 312 Space, Time, and the Cosmos 3
    PH 313 Acoustics, Sound, and Music 4
    PH 314 Light, Vision, and Optical Phenomena 4
    PH 315 Cosmology 4
    PH 361/ENGR 323 Digital Electronics 4
    PHL 329 Science and Religion 4
    PHL 330 Science, Democracy, and Citizenship 4
    PHL/SC 339 History and Philosophy of Science 4
    PS 340 Law, Science, and the Environment 4
    PSY 437 Creative Thinking 4
    SC/PHL 339 History and Philosophy of Science 4
         
  2. Strand I Citizenship and Social Responsibility
         
    ANTH 310 American Culture 4
    ANTH 336 Topics in Global/Local Interconnections 4
    ARTH 342 History of Collaborative Art and Social Practice 4
    ARTH 345 Activist Art 4
    BA 320 Business, Government, and Nonprofits 4
    BA 475 Organizational Behaviors 4
    BA 480 Nonprofit Theory and Leadership 4
    BA 481 Principles of Human Resource Management 4
    BA 483 Sustainable Organizational Leadership 4
    BA 490 Case Studies in Corporate Sustainability 4
    CCJ 430 Crime Control Theory and Policies 4
    CCJ 460 Comparative Criminal Justice 4
    COMM 332 Discourse Analysis of Social Problems 4
    COMM 343 Argumentation, Debate, and Critical Thinking 4
    COMM 460B Communication and Third World Development 4
    CS/PHL 310 IT Ethical and Legal Issues 4
    EC 325 Labor Economics 4
    EC 340 Gender Issues in Economics 4
    EC 345 Healthcare Economics 4
    ED 459 Foundations of Education 3
    ENG 315 Studies in Autobiographical Writing 4
    ENG/WR 410 Community Engagement Writing: Internships and Practica 4
    ES 360 Environmental Geology 4
    ES/GEOG 439 Land Use Planning 4
    GEOG 350 Urban Environments 4
    GEOG 360 Global Issues in Politics, Population, Development, and the Environment 4
    GEOG/ES 439 Land Use Planning 4
    GEOG 440 Planning Issues 4
    HE 331 Environmental Health 3
    HE 362 Community Healthy 3
    HE 444 Sexuality Education 3
    HE 453 Drugs and Society 3
    HON 315 Art, Culture and Humanities 4
    HON 317 Politics, Institutions and Society  4
    HON 319 Science, Sustainability and Nature  4
    HSE 302 House Experience III: University Integrations - Citizenship & Social Responsibility 4
    HST/PS 382 Vietnam War in Film 4
    IS 375 Human Rights in a Global Age 4
    PH 308 Energy and the Environment 4
    PH 309 Energy Alternatives 4
    PH 310 Energy Policy 4
    PHL/CS 310 IT Ethical and Legal Issues 4
    PHL 330 Science, Democracy, and Citizenship 4
    PS 310 Mass Media and Politics 4
    PS/HST 382 Vietnam War in Film 4
    PSY 445 Organizational Psychology 4
    PSY 498 Psychology Capstone-Project/Internship 4
    PSY 499 Psychology Capstone-Project/Internship 4
    SOC 304 Poverty, Family, and Policy 4
    SOC 310 Community Studies 4
    SOC 320 Schools and Society 4
    WR 312 Writing Workshop for Teachers 4
    WR 329 Grant Writing 4
    WR/ENG 410 Community Engagement Writing:Internships and Practica 4
         
  3. Strand J Diversity and global awareness
         
    ANTH 310 American Culture 4
    ANTH 317 Pacific Cultures 4
    ANTH 318 Native North America 4
    ANTH 319 Cultures of the World 4
    ANTH 334 Native North America: Anthropological Perspectives on the American
    Indian Frontier
    4
    ANTH 336 Topics in Global/Local Interconnections 4
    ARTH/MUS 311 Art and Music of the 20th Century to Present 4
    ARTH 343 Globalization and Contemporary Art 4
    ARTH 344 Art, Culture, and Politics 4
    ARTH 431 Italian Renaissance Art and Culture 4
    ARTH 450 Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Art 4
    BA 447 International Marketing 4
    BA 475 Organizational Behaviors 4
    BA 477 International Business 4
    CCJ 361 Juvenile Delinquency 4
    COMM 441 International Communication 4
    COMM 460A Women Transforming Language 4
    COMM 460C Culture, Identity, and Communication 4
    ED/ENG 398 Teaching Global Perspectives through Children's Literature 4
    ED 438 Children Around the World 3
    ED 460 Multicultural Education 3
    ENG 341 Class, Culture, and Feminism 4
    ENG/ED 398 Teaching Global Perspectives through Children's Literature 4
    ENG 443 Chicana/o Subjectivities and Religious Perspectives 4
    ENG 448A Major Authors: Toni Morrison 4
    ENG 454 American Multicultural Literature 4
    ENG 455 World Literature: Contemporary Chinese OR Contemporary West African 4
    ENG 457 Postcolonial Literature and Theory 4
    ENG 491 History of the English Language 4
    FR 314 La France Contemporaine 4
    FR 427 Noncontinental Francophone Literature 4
    GEOG 330 The Geography of Latin America 4
    GEOG 336 The Geography of East and Southeast Asia 4
    GEOG 338 The Geography of Central and Southwest Asia 4
    GL 301 German Culture, Conversation, and Composltion 4
    GSWS 302 Contemporary US Women's Movements 4
    GSWS/SOC 343 Gender and the Body 4
    GSWS 417 Sexual Politics in U.S. History 4
    HON 315 Art, Culture and Humanities 
    HON 319 Science, Sustainability and Nature 
    HSE 303 House Experience III: University Integratons - Diversity and Global Awareness 4
    HST 320 Religion in America 4
    HST 380 War in the Modern World 4
    IS 350 World Politics 4
    IS 370 Topics in International Political Economy 4
    IS 380 Regional and Country Studies 4
    MUS/ARTH 311 Art and Music of the 20th Century to Present 4
    MUS 360 The History of Music: Medieval and Renaissance 4
    MUS 361 The History of Music: Baroque and Classical 4
    MUS 362 The History of Music: Romantic and Contemporary 4
    NAS 440 American Indian Identities 4
    PSY 313 Human Behavior and Film 4
    PSY 369 Human Sexuality 4
    PSY 432 Personality 4
    PSY 479 Abnormal Psychology 4
    SOC 333 Global Culture, Media and Politics 4
    SOC 340 Sociology of Gender 4
    SOC/GSWS 343 Gender and the Body  
    TA 349 Fashion Through the Centuries 4
    TA 458 Topics in Drama 4

 

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