General University Requirements (GUR)

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  • Complete description of General University Requirements (GUR)

Note: this list is provided for informational purposes only. Course offerings and availability varies from academic year to academic year.

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Communication Block B (BCOM)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
COMM 235

Exposition and Argumentation

4

Communication Block B (BCOM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
CSCI 102

Computer-Mediated Communications

3

Communication Block B (BCOM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
EDUC 309

Storytelling: Oral Narrative in History, Culture, and Society

4

Communication Block B (BCOM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer

Communication Block C (CCOM)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
DNC 231

Introduction to Dance in Western Cultures

3

Communication Block C (CCOM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
LIBR 201

Introduction to Research Strategies

4

Communication Block C (CCOM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Spring
WGSS 320

Topics in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Caribbean Glb Ctxt

5

Communication Block C (CCOM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (ACGM)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ANTH 362

Peoples of Asia

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (ACGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
ANTH 366

Anth Perspectives on Africa

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (ACGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
DNC 232

Movement and Culture

3

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (ACGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
EUS 210

Nomads of Eurasia

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (ACGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Spring
Summer
WGSS 213

Introduction to Sexuality Studies

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (ACGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ANTH 353

Sex and Gender in Culture

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Summer
COMM 260

Communication Identity and Difference

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
EUS 201

Russian Civilization

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Summer
PSY 119

Psychology of Gender

4

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
SALI 201

Introduction to the Salish Sea

4

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
SOC 339

Women, Sexuality and Society

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Spring
WGSS 211

Intro to Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Spring
WGSS 211

Introduction to Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
Summer
WGSS 212

Introduction to Feminist Theory

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
WGSS 212

Intro to Feminist Theory

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Summer
WGSS 320

Sex Trafficking

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Spring

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

*English majors/minors may apply up to 10 credits of distance learning to their major/minor course of study. Contact your degree advisor for guidelines.

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ENG 338

Women and Literature in North America and Europe
Sample ENG 338 syllabus

5

Comparative, Gender, and Multicultural Studies (BCGM)

*English majors/minors may apply up to 10 credits of distance learning to their major/minor course of study. Contact your degree advisor for guidelines.

Delivery Mode: Self-Paced

Available Anytime

Humanities (HUM)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
A/HI 210

History of Architecture

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
COMM 220

Communication Theory

5

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
DNC 108

Introduction to the Fine Arts: the Classics

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Spring
HUMA 123

Modern Europe
Sample HUMA 123 Syllabus

5

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Self-Paced

Available Anytime
JOUR 340

History of U.S. Journalism

4

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
MUS 104

Art of Listening to Music

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
MUS 105

Pop and Rock Music Survey

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
MUS 106

Intro to Hip-Hop

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
MUS 107

Introduction to Country Music

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
MUS 108

Survey of Video Game Music

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
MUS 109

Iconic Music in Iconic Films

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
MUS 110

Electronic Music and Tech

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
MUS 205

Survey World Musical Cultures

3

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
REL 232

Myth and Folklore
Sample REL 232 syllabus

5

Humanities (HUM)

Delivery Mode: Self-Paced

Available Anytime

Natural Sciences [With a Lab Component] (LSCI)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ANTH 215

Intro Biological Anthro w/Lab

5

Natural Sciences [With a Lab Component] (LSCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
ENVS 203

Physical Geography

4

Natural Sciences [With a Lab Component] (LSCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer

Natural Sciences [Without a Lab Component] (SCI)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ESCI 101

Environmental Studies: A Scientific Approach

3

Natural Sciences [Without a Lab Component] (SCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Spring
Summer
ESCI 325

Fundamentals of Ecology

3

Natural Sciences [Without a Lab Component] (SCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
GEOL 204

Geology and Society: The Science of Monsters
Sample GEOL 204 Syllabus

3

Natural Sciences [Without a Lab Component] (SCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
GEOL 303

Dinosaurs and Their Environment
Sample GEOL 303 Syllabus

3

Natural Sciences [Without a Lab Component] (SCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Spring
GEOL 315

Minerals, Energy/Society

4

Natural Sciences [Without a Lab Component] (SCI)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Spring
Summer

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning (QSR)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ENVS 201

Environmental Data and Information

3

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning (QSR)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
FIN 216

Personal Investing

4

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning (QSR)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Spring
Summer

Social Sciences (SSC)

Course Number Course Title Credits Term
ANTH 102

Introduction to Human Origins

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
Spring
Summer
ANTH 201

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
ANTH 247

Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
C/AM 200

Intro to Canadian Studies

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
COMM 240

Media Studies

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
ECON 206

Introduction to Microeconomics

4

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Summer
ECON 207

Introduction to Macroeconomics

4

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
FIN 215

Personal Finance

4

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Fall
Winter
Summer
JOUR 190

Introduction to Mass Media

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
LING 201

Intro to Linguistics

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Summer
LING 204

Sociolinguistics

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Spring
PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology
Sample PSY 101 Syllabus

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Self-Paced

Available Anytime
SOC 255

Social Organization of Criminal Justice

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Winter
SOC 260

The Family in Society

5

Social Sciences (SSC)

Delivery Mode: Term-Based

Spring