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List of GEM Courses

ENG 104 – College Writing and Rhetoric

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. Instruction in reading and writing; emphasizes expository prose. Fulfills first half of the general studies requirement in English composition. Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in RDG 095, or an ACT Reading score of 18 or higher, or a passing score on the Accuplacer test. A grade of C or higher in ENG 100, or an ACT English score of 18 or higher, or a passing score on the Writing Placement Examination. (See class schedule for information about placement exams.)

ENG 108 – College Writing and Research

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. Instruction in college-level research and rhetoric: continued practice in college-level writing. Fulfills second half of the General Studies requirement in English composition. Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in ENG 104.

MAT 110 – Contemporary Problem Solving

Description: Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. Mathematics for solving selected real-world problems using elementary graph theory, data analysis, techniques of decision making, and the mathematics of finance. Same as MAT 110E. Prerequisite(s): ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

MAT 112 – Finite Mathematics

Description: Offered: F, Sp. Linear and quadratic equations, graphs, and functions including exponential and logarithmic functions; mathematics of finance, annuities, sinking funds and mortgages; linear programming; counting methods, probability, expectation; descriptive statistics. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 165 or MAT 167. Prerequisites: ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a grade of C or higher in MAT 110E or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

MAT 116 – College Algebra

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. Linear, quadratic, and miscellaneous equations and inequalities; relations and functions including polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions; graphing; systems of equations; and matrices. Not open to the student with credit in MAT 165 or MAT 167. Prerequisites: ACT math subscore of at least 22 or a grade of C or higher in MAT 110E or a sufficient score on the math placement exam or departmental approval.

COM 104 – Oral Communication

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. Principles of speech as applied in meaningful participation in society.

ECO 261 – Principles of Microeconomics

Description: Offered: F 2017. Introduction to economic fundamentals with emphasis on supply and demand analysis, factor markets, different market structures, international economics, and various economic problems.

GEO 100 – World Geography

Description: Offered: F, Sp. A systematic and regional analysis of the world’s diverse cultural realms emphasizing the five themes of geography (location, place, interaction of people and the physical environment, movement, and region).

HIS 140 – American History to 1865

Description: Offered: F, Sp. The discovery of America to the end of the Civil War; colonial America, the Revolution, national development, sectionalism, and the Civil War.

HIS 150 – American History since 1865

Description: Offered: F, Sp. Continuation of HIS 140. Reconstruction, industrialization, urbanization, emergence as a world power, progressivism, World War I, the New Deal, World War II, and postwar America.

HIS 200 – Ancient & Medieval Civilization

Description: Offered: F, Sp. The western world from antiquity to the fifteenth century; the emergence of civilization in the Nile and Tigris-Euphrates valleys; the political, social, economic, and intellectual contributions of Greece, Rome, and medieval Europe.

HIS 210 – Early Modern Civilization

Description: Offered: F, Sp. The western world from 1500 to 1815; national states, the geographical revolution, the founding of European overseas empires, the Reformation, the emergence of constitutional governments, the Scientific Revolution, and the American and French Revolutions.

PSC 101 – American National Government

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. The American constitutional system, including Congress, the presidency, and the courts; and public issues.

PSY 101 – General Psychology

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. General information about psychology in everyday life, designed to correct misconceptions and to give the student a better understanding of self and others.

SOC 110 – Introduction to Sociology

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. An introduction to the discipline of sociology; basic sociological concepts and theories; a survey of the major topics such as culture, society, social interaction, groups, crime, race/ethnicity, class, gender, the family, education, religion, medicine, economy, politics. Cross-cultural comparisons.

ART 100 – Introduction to Art

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. General background in the history, philosophy, principles, and techniques of the visual arts.

ENG 210 – Approaches to Literature

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. A General Studies course emphasizing ways of reading and writing about multiple genres of literature. Various thematic approaches may be offered. Course may not be repeated for credit.

HUM 203 – Ancient and Medieval

Description: Offered: F, Sp. The social and intellectual history of humanity as reflected by literature, art, music, drama and discourse from the classical period to the Renaissance.

MUS 101 – Perspectives in Music

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. Music materials, forms, historical-social development of composers and compositions. Various themes may be pursued. May not be repeated for credit.

PHL 230 – Ethics

Description: Offered: F, Sp. An introduction to ethical theory focusing on the major traditions of Western philosophical ethics and their practical application to contemporary moral issues.

THR 113 – Introduction to Theatre

Description: Offered: F, Sp, Su. The contributions made by directors, actors, designers, technicians, and playwrights to modern dramatic productions. Participation in a production as performer, member of stage or construction crew, or members of production committee may be required.