Group 1 & 2 Courses

Group 1 General Education courses are designed to enhance skills and knowledge for students to succeed in academic, career and life goals. Students pursuing a two-year degree will need to fulfill specific general education requirements by selecting courses from Group 1 based on the degree requirements listed on the following pages. The Group 1 courses are listed below.

Group 2 courses are all remaining 100-level courses or above, which may fulfill occupational specialty program requirements, major area requirements, and elective requirements for degree and certificate programs.

Cultural Perspective/Diversity
One Cultural Perspective/Diversity course is required for the ASA, AGS, and BS degrees. To meet this requirement, choose any of these courses or a 100-level French, German, or Spanish course.

Group 1 Courses

Excess credits may be applied toward Group 2 requirements.

Communications

Course Title Credits
English Dept.
ENG 111English Composition4
ENG 112English Composition4

Humanities

Course Title Credits
Art Dept.
ART 100Art Appreciation3
ART 111History of Western Art I 14
ART 112History of Western Art II 14
ART 213Modern Art History3
History Dept.
HST 101Western Civilization to 1500AD 14
HST 102Western Civilization from 1500 14
HST 111U S History to 1865 14
HST 112U S History Since 1865 14
HST 211Native American History 13
HST 212African-American History 13
HST 213American Women's History 13
HST 225American Civil War3
HST 228The Vietnam War3
HST 230A History of Michigan3
HST 23520th Century Europe3
Humanities Dept.
HUM 101Introduction to Humanities 13
HUM 102Introduction to Humanities 13
HUM 116World Cultures 14
Literature Dept.
ENG 210Children's Literature 13
ENG 240Introduction to Literature3
ENG 241World Mythology 13
ENG 242Introduction to Women Writers 13
ENG 246British Literature I 13
ENG 247British Literature II 13
ENG 254Shakespeare3
ENG 256Environmental Literature3
ENG 262American Literature3
ENG 263World Literature 13
ENG 265Science Fiction and Fantasy3
ENG 266Popular Culture3
ENG 267Film as Literature3
ENG 271Adolescent Literature 13
Music Dept.
MUS 110Music Appreciation Stand Lit3
MUS 111Music Appreciation Jazz3
MUS 129History of Rock and Roll3
MUS 201Theory of Music3
MUS 202Theory of Music3
Philosophy/Religion Dept.
PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy 13
PHL 105Critical Thinking 13
PHL 121Western Religions 14
PHL 122Eastern Religions 14
PHL 201Ethics 13
PHL 202Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas 13
PHL 203Environmental Ethics 13
World Language (Intermediate Level) Dept.
FRN 201Intermediate French I 14
FRN 202Intermediate French II 14
GRM 201Intermediate German I 14
GRM 202Intermediate German II 14
SPN 201Intermediate Spanish I 14
SPN 202Intermediate Spanish II 14
SPN 227ASpanish for Environmental Mgmt 13

Note: Not all four-year schools will accept second year World Language courses as Humanities Distribution credits.

Mathematics

Course Title Credits
Mathematics Dept.
MTH 120Mathematical Explorations3
MTH 121College Algebra4
MTH 122Trigonometry3
MTH 131Intro to Prob & Stats3
MTH 141Calculus I5
MTH 142Calculus II5
MTH 241Calculus III5
MTH 251Differential Equations4

Natural Science

Course Title Credits
Astronomy Dept.
AST 109
109L
Planetary Astronomy
and Planetary Astronomy Lab
4
AST 119
119L
Astronomy
and Astronomy Lab
4
Biology Dept.
BIO 106
106L
Human Biology
and Human Biology Lab
4
BIO 108
108L
Plant Biology
and Plant Biology Lab
4
BIO 110
110L
Essential Biology
and Essential Biology Lab
4
BIO 115
115L
Cell,Plant & Ecosystem Biology
and Cell, Plant, Ecosystem Bio Lab
4
BIO 116
116L
Genetic, Evolution, Animal Bio
and Genetic, Evolu, Animal Bio Lab
4
BIO 208
208L
Microbiology
and Microbiology Lab
4
BIO 215Genetics (no lab)3
BIO 227
227L
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
and Human Anatomy & Phys I Lab
4
BIO 228
228L
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
and Human Anatomy & Phys II Lab
4
BIO 255Pathophysiology (no lab)4
BIO 268Biochemistry (no lab)3
Chemistry Dept.
CHM 101
101L
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab
4
CHM 150
150L
150R
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
and General Chemistry I, Recitatn
5
CHM 151
151L
151R
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
and General Chemistry II Recitatn
5
CHM 201
201L
Intro to Organic Chemistry
and Intro to Organic Chemistry Lab
4
CHM 250
250L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
5
CHM 251
251L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
5
Environmental Science Dept.
ENV 103
103L
Earth Science
and Earth Science Lab
4
ENV 104
104L
Life of the Past
and Life of the Past Lab
4
ENV 111
111L
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
4
ENV 112
112L
Historical Geology
and Historical Geology Lab
4
ENV 117
117L
Meteorology & Climatology
and Meteorology & Climatology Lab
4
ENV 131
131L
Oceanography
and Oceanography Lab
4
ENV 140
140L
Watershed Science
and Watershed Science Lab
4
ENV 270AMichigan Basin Geology (lab only)2
ENV 270BField Mapping Techniques (lab only)2
ENV 270CPrecambrian Geology of MI (lab only)2
Physics Dept.
PHY 105
105L
Physics of the World Around Us
and Physics/World Around Us Lab
4
PHY 121
121L
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
4
PHY 122
122L
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
4
PHY 221
221L
221R
Problems & Princ.of Physics I
and Prob./Prin. of Physics I Lab
and Prob.& Princ. of Physics I Rec
5
PHY 222
222L
222R
Prob. & Princ. of Physics II
and Prob./ Prin. of Physics II Lab
and Prob. & Princ. of Physics II R
5

Social Science

Course Title Credits
Anthropology Dept.
ANT 113Intro to Cultural Anthropology 13
Economics Dept.
ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics3
Geography Dept.
GEO 101Introduction to Geography 13
GEO 105
105L
Physical Geography
and Physical Geography Lab
4
GEO 108Geography of U S & Canada3
GEO 109World Regional Geography 13
GEO 115Introduction to GIS3
Political Science Dept.
PLS 101Intro to American Politics 13
PLS 132Comparative Politics 13
PLS 211International Relations 13
PLS 222Intro to Political Theory3
PLS 233U.S. Foreign Policy 13
Psychology Dept.
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology3
PSY 211Developmental Psychology3
PSY 221Psychology of Personality3
PSY 223Intro to Social Psychology3
PSY 225Human Sexuality3
PSY 231Psychology of Adjustment3
PSY 250Abnormal Psychology3
Sociology Dept.
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology 13
SOC 201Modern Social Problems3
SOC 211Marriage and the Family 13
SOC 220Gender and Society 13
SOC 231Deviance and Criminal Behavior 13

Group 2 Courses

All 100-level or higher courses not listed in the Group 1 section are Group 2 courses.