Academics

2009-11 General Education Requirements

English Requirement
Complete six credit hours with a grade of C- or above
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing: Selected Topics 3
ENGL 1010 may be waived for students with ACT English subscores of 29 or above. Students with an ACT English subscore below 17 must take English 1000 as a co-requisite to English 1010

Quantitative Literacy Requirement (C)
Mathematics - Complete at least 3 credit hours with a grade of C- or above:
MATH 1030 Quantitative Reasoning 4
MATH 1040 Statistics 4
MATH 1050 College Algebra 4
MATH 1100 Business Calculus 3
MATH 1210 Calculus I 4
MATH 2040 Applied Statistics 4
OR any other MATH course requiring Intermediate Algebra as a prerequisite

Information Literacy Requirement (C)
Complete one credit hour with a grade of C- or above
LM 1010 Information Literacy (co-requisite UNIV 1000) 1

Student Success Requirement (C)
Complete one credit hour with a grade of C- or above
UNIV 1000 First Year Seminar (co-requisite LM 1010) 1
Students who have earned 30 or more credits before beginning at SUU may be exempt from this requirement. Consultation with an adviser is necessary to determine if exemption applies.

Computer Literacy Requirement (C)
Complete three credit hours with a grade of C- or above
CSIS 1000 Intro to Computers Apps and the Internet 3

American Institutions Requirement (I)
Complete three credit hours in this category
ECON 1740 U.S. Economic History 3
HIST 1700 American Civilization 3
POLS 1100 American National Government 3

Knowledge Areas Requirement
Complete 19 credit hours with a minimum of 3 credit hours in each knowledge area. (4 in Physical Science). Courses with the same academic prefix can not be counted in more than one knowledge area.
Knowledge Area: Fine Arts (F):
ART 1010 Introduction to Art 3
ART 1050 Photography 3
ART 1110 Drawing I 3
ART 1120 Two-dimensional Design 3
ART 1610 Ceramics I 3
DANC 1010 Inside the Art of Dance 3
ENGL 2020 Creative Writing 3
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music 3
MUSC 1020 Popular Music in America 3
MUSC 1050 Music of the World 3
THEA 1013 Survey of Theatre 3
THEA 1023 Introduction to Film 3
THEA 1033 Acting I 3
Knowledge Area: Interdisciplinary (D):
ANTH 1020 Biological Anthropology 3
BA 1010 Business and Society 3
CSIS 1010 Electronic Commerce and the Global Society 3
EDUC 2000 Exploring Education in Society 3
ENGR 1010 Engineering in the 21st Century 3
HONR 2010 Discourse in the Disciplines 3
HSS 1120 Introduction to Diversity 3
PE 1098 Wellness Dynamics 3
PVA 1040 Arts Retrospective 3
PSCI 2010 Planetary Science 3
Knowledge Area: Humanities (H):
ARTH 2300 Why Art? Introduction to Art Theory 3
ARTH 2710 Art History I 3
ARTH 2720 Art History II 3
COMM 1010 Introduction to Communication 3
COMM 1310 Thinking and Listening Critically 3
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENGL 2130 Introduction to Imaginative Literature 3
ENGL 2200 Introduction to Literature & Culture 3
ENGL 2230 Introduction to Mythology 3
ENGL 2240 Introduction to Poetry 3
FREN 1010 Beginning French I 4
FREN 1020 Beginning French II 4
FREN 2010 Intermediate French I 4
FREN 2020 Intermediate Grammar & Conversation 4
GERM 1010 Beginning German I 4
GERM 1020 Beginning German II 4
GERM 2010 Intermediate German 4
GERM 2020 Intermediate Grammar & Conversation 4
HIST 1100 Western Civilization I 3
HIST 1110 Western Civilization II 3
HU 1010 Introduction to Humanities 3
PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 1250 Reasoning and Rational Decision Making 3
SPAN 1010 Beginning Spanish I 4
SPAN 1020 Beginning Spanish II 4
SPAN 2010 Intermediate Spanish 4
SPAN 2020 Intermediate Grammar & Conversation 4
ASL 1050 American Sign Language I* 2
ASL 1060 American Sign Language II* 2
* Both ASL classes must be taken for humanities credit
Knowledge Area: Social and Behavioral Sciences (S):
ANTH 1010 Cultural Anthropology 3
BA 2350 Legal Issues in Society 3
CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
COMM 2010 Mass Communication and Society 3
COMM 2150 Intercultural Communication 3
ECON 1010 Economics as a Social Science 3
ECON 1740 U.S. Economic History (if not used as an American Institutions requirement) 3
ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
FLHD 1500 Human Development Through the Lifespan**  
FLHD 2400 Marriage and Family Relations 3
FLHD 2700 Consumerism and Family Finance in American Society 3
FIN 2870 Personal Finance 3
GEOG 1300 World Regional 3
GEOG 1400 Human Geography 3
HIST 1700 American Civilization (if not used as an American Institutions requirement) 3
HIST 1500 World History to 1500 C.E. 3
HIST 1510 World History from 1500 C.E. to the Present 3
POLS 1100 American National Government (If not used an an American Institutions requirement) 3
POLS 2100 Introduction to International Relations 3
POLS 2200 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
POLS 2300 Introduction to Political Thought 3
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
PSY 1110 Lifespan Development ** 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 1020 Social Problems 3
** Students may take either FLHD 1500 or PSY 1110, not both
Knowledge Area: Life Science *** (L):
AGSC 1010 Agriculture and Society 3
AGSC 1100 Principles of Animal Science 3
BIOL 1010 Introduction to Biology 3
BIOL 1015 Introduction to Biology Lab (optional) 1
BIOL 1020 Human Biology 3
BIOL 1025 Human Biology Lab (optional) 1
BIOL 1610
BIOL 1615
General Biology I Lecture
General Biology I Lab
3
1
BIOL 2000 Natural History Studies 3
BIOL 2050 Southern Utah Flora 3
NFS 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
NR 1010 Introduction to Natural Resources 3
Knowledge Area: Physical Science *** (P):
CHEM 1010
CHEM 1015
Introduction to Chemistry
Introduction to Chemistry Lab
3
1
CHEM 1110
CHEM 1115
Elementary Chemistry
Elementary Chemistry Lab
3
1
CHEM 1210
CHEM 1215
Principles of Chemistry I
Principles of Chemistry Lab
4
1
GEO 1010
GEO 1015
Geologic Controversies
Geologic Controversies Lab
3
1
GEO 1020
GEO 1025
Dinosaurs & the History of Life
Dinosaurs & the History of Life Lab
3
1
GEO 1030
GEO 1035
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Earthquakes and Volcanoes Lab
3
1
GEO 1050
GEO 1055
Geology of National Parks
Geology of National Parks Lab
3
1
GEO 1090
GEO 1095
Earth Systems
Earth Systems Lab
3
1
GEO 1110
GEO 1115
Physical Geology
Physical Geology Lab
3
1
GEO 2210
GEO 2215
Geology of Southern Utah
Geology of Southern Utah Lab
3
1
GEOG 1000
GEOG 1005
Earth's Natural Environments: Physical Geography
Physical Geography Lab
3
1
PHYS 1010
PHYS 1015
Elementary Physics
Elementary Physics Lab
3
1
PHYS 1040
PHYS 1045
Elementary Astronomy
Elementary Astronomy Lab
3
1
PHYS 2010
PHYS 2015
PHYS 2030
College Physics I
College Physics Lab
College Physics I Recitation
4
1
1
PHYS 2210
PHYS 2215
PHYS 2230
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Recitation
4
1
1
***NOTE: Labs in some Life Science courses are required to be taken concurrently with the lecture. Consult an advisor for more information.

****NOTE: Labs in all Physical Science courses are required to be taken concurrently with the lecture. Consult an advisor for more information.

If a transfer student has not completed the American Government requirement in his or her general education program, this must be completed at SUU.

By prior approval of your department chair, more advanced classes may be counted toward general education.

( ) Indication on Transcript
C: Core D: Interdisciplinary F: Fine Arts H: Humanities I: American Institutions L: Life Science P: Physical Science S: Social and Behavioral Sciences