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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 (A, B, C & D)

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 (E, F & G)

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
    COMM 203 Media Literacy 4
    COMM 290 Film Analysis 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 167 Script Analysis 3
    TA/SHS/ENG 201 Shakespeare 4
    TA/SHS/ENG 202 Shakespeare 4
    WR 280 Introduction to Rhetoric 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 (H, I & J)

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
    ARTH 346 Art and Sustainability 4
    BA 320 Business, Government, and Nonprofits 4
    BA 475 Organizational Behaviors 4
    BA 476 Business Ethics 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
    MUS 315 Business of Music 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 476 Business Ethics 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 447 Chicana/o Literature 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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