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Explore Arts & Letters Programs & General Education Courses

 

 

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To explore current degree programs in the College of Arts and Letters, please check out the catalog.

Spring 2023 General Education (GE) Course Offerings

Consult with your academic advisor to determine if an Arts & Letters General Education class will fulfill your graduation requirements. For more information about scheduling and mode of instruction, check out the Schedule of Classes today!

Arts and Letters

Subject

Category

Title

Units

Level

GE

AL

1010

INTRO TO HIGHER ED IN A&L

3.00

Lower Division

GE E: Lifelong Understanding

Art

Subject

Cat

Title

Units

Level

GE

ART

1011

WORLD ART I: ANCIENT-GOTHIC

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

1012

WORLD ART HIST 2: REN-CONTEMP

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

1500

INTRO TO SCULPTURE

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

1520

SURVEY & STUDIO: INTRO CERAMIC

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

1550

INTRO TO PAINTING

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

1590

INTRO TO DRAWING

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

2090

PERSPECTIVES ON ART

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

2100

INTRO TO FASHION, FIBER

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

2800

WORLD ANIMATION HISTORY

3.00

Lower Division

GE C1: Arts

ART

3110

SOCIAL ENGMNT FFM

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

ART

3170

VISUAL ARTS IN URBAN CONTEXTS

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

Communication

Subject

Cat

Title

Units

Level

GE

COMM

1100

ORAL COMMUNICATION

3.00

Lower Division

GE A1: Oral Comm

COMM

1200

ARGUMENTATION

3.00

Lower Division

GE A3: Critical Thinking & Comp

COMM

2500

COMM ID CULTURE

3.00

Lower Division

GE C2: Humanities

COMM

3835

SEX AND GENDER IN LANG & LIT

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

COMM

3850

COMM OF RACE, CLASS, GENDER

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

COMM

3720

MEDIA COMM & ENVIRONMENT

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD D: Social Science

COMM

3840

GLOBALIZATION, CULTURE & COMM

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD D: Social Science

COMM

3855

MEDIA LITERACY

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD D: Social Science

COMM

3890

INTERCULTURAL CIVIC COMM

3.00

Upper Division

GE UD D: Social Science

 

English

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
ENGL 1005B COLLEGE WRITING II 3.00 Lower Division GE A2: Written Communication
ENGL 1010 ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING 3.00 Lower Division GE A2: Written Communication
ENGL 1050 ARGUMENT WRITING & CRIT THINK 3.00 Lower Division GE A3:Critical Thinking & Comp
ENGL 2070 BEGINNING CREATIVE WRITING 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
ENGL 2800 SHAKESPEARE AND POP CULTURE 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
ENGL 1665 INTRO TO SCIENCE FICTION 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
ENGL 2700 WHY LITERATURE MATTERS 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
ENGL 2100 LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY 3.00 Lower Division GE D: Social Science
ENGL 3810 LIT EXPL RACISM & JUSTICE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
ENGL 3822 ETHNICITY EMOTIONS/US FILM 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
ENGL 3825 PSYCHOLOGY IN FANTASY LIT 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
ENGL 3830 GENDER/SEXUALITY/POP CULTUR 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
ENGL 3840 AGING IN LITERATURE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

Liberal Studies

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
LBS 2340 MULTICULTURAL ARTS LA 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
LBS 2666 SCIENCE FICTION AND TV 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
LBS 1665 INTRO TO SCIENCE FICTION 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
LBS 2500 SOCIAL CHG US 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
LBS 3860 GENDER IN SCIENCE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD B:Nat Sci & Quant Reason
LBS 3665 GENDER & SEXUALITY IN SCI FICT 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
LBS 3200 DISABILITY STUDIES 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science

Modern Languages and Literatures

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
CHIN 1001 ELEMENTARY MANDARIN 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
FREN 1001 ELEMENTARY FRENCH 1 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
FREN 1002 ELEMENTARY FRENCH 2 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
FREN 3729 ISLAM IN FRANCOPHONE WORLD 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
JAPN 1001 ELEMENTARY JAPANESE 1 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
JAPN 1002 ELEMENTARY JAPANESE 2 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
JAPN 2002 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE 2 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
JAPN 2500 JAPANESE CULTURE 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
KOR 1001 ELEMENTARY KOREAN 1 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
KOR 2002 INTERMEDIATE KOREAN 2 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
ML 3123 WORLD POPULAR FICTION 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
ML 3000 LANGUAGE DIVERSITY IN THE U.S. 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
SPAN 1001 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
SPAN 1002 ELEMENTARY SPANISH 2 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
SPAN 1050 ELEM SPAN HERITAGE 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
SPAN 2002 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH 2 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
SPAN 2050 INTERMEDIATE SPAN HERITAGE 4.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities

Music

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
MUS 1500 MUSIC IN WORLD CULTURE 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
MUS 1510 CLASSICAL MUS WESTERN CULTURE 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
MUS 1520 ROOTS OF ROCK 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
MUS 3500 WOMEN IN MUSIC 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
MUS 3580 MUSIC OF OPPRESSED LATIN AMER 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

Philosophy

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
PHIL 1600 CRITICAL THINKING & COMP 3.00 Lower Division GE A3:Critical Thinking & Comp
PHIL 1080 PROOF AND PROBABILITY 3.00 Lower Division GE B4: Quant Reason/Math
PHIL 1081 PROOF AND PROBABILITY WITH LAB 4.00 Lower Division GE B4: Quant Reason/Math
PHIL 2400 PHILOSOPHY OF FILM 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
PHIL 1510 INTRO PHIL 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
PHIL 2000 INTRO TO COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
PHIL 3800 ANCIENT AND MODERN SCIENCE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD B:Nat Sci & Quant Reason
PHIL 3850 MEASUREMENT OF HUMAN DIFFERENC 3.00 Upper Division GE UD B:Nat Sci & Quant Reason
PHIL 3007 PHIL SPORT 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3250 VIOLENCE AND ETHICS 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3270 PHIL, GENDER AND CULTURE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3330 ENGAGED PHIL 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3400 MORALITY SCI-TECH 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3690 PHILOSOPHY OF SEX 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3720 PHILOSOPHY AND THE EMOTIONS 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
PHIL 3730 ADULT LIFE AND AGING 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

Theatre Arts

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
TA 1520 INTRO TO THEATRE 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
TA 3140 STAGING VIOLENCE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

Television, Film, & Media Studies

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
TVF 1938 COMIC BOOKS 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
TVF 2260 JOURNEY THRU WORLD CINEMA 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
TVF 2666 SCIENCE FICTION FILM & TV 3.00 Lower Division GE C1: Arts
TVF 2500 MEDIA CULTR IDENT 3.00 Lower Division GE D: Social Science
TVF 3240 THIRD CINE/VID 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
TVF 3340 RACE JUSTICE MEDIA 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
TVF 3830 GENDER/SEXUALITY/POP CULTUR 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Subject Cat Title Units Level  GE 
WGSS 2300 AMERIND COMMUNITIES 3.00 Lower Division GE C2: Humanities
WGSS 2000 INTRO TO WGSS 3.00 Lower Division GE D: Social Science
WGSS 2030 GENDER AND RACE IN THE US 3.00 Lower Division GE D: Social Science
WGSS 2200 CHICANAS / LATINAS IN US 3.00 Lower Division GE F: Ethnic Studies
WGSS 3860 GENDER IN SCIENCE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD B:Nat Sci & Quant Reason
WGSS 3050 BLACK FEMINISM AND WOMANISM 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
WGSS 3650 LGBTQ CULTURAL PRODUCTION 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
WGSS 3665 GENDER & SEXUALITY IN SCI FICT 3.00 Upper Division GE UD C: Arts & Humanities
WGSS 3150 GENDER SEXUALITY AND US LAW 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
WGSS 3200 DISABILITY STUDIES 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
WGSS 3400 LGBT POLITICAL HIST US 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
WGSS 3500 INTERSECTIONALITY FEMINIST MVT 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
WGSS 3715 RETHINKING THE WELFARE QUEEN 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science
WGSS 3720 REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE 3.00 Upper Division GE UD D: Social Science