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Exploratory Courses (Electives)
The following courses may be used for career exploration or may be used
as an elective course for an unrelated major. This list is designed specifically
for the beginning freshman.

ACCOUNTING         AGRICULTURE         ANTROPOLOGY         ART         BIOLOGY         CHEMISTRY     
COMMUNICATION
         COMPUTER SCIENCE         COUNSELING & SPECIAL EDUCATION     
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
         ECONOMICS         ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE         FINANCE     
FORESTRY
         GENERAL BUSINESS         GEOGRAPHY         GEOLOGY         HISTORY
HUMAN SCIENCES         KINESIOLOGY & HEALTH SCIENCE         MATHEMATICS     
MILITARY SCIENCE         MODERN LANGUAGE         MUSIC         PHILOSOPHY         PHYSICS     
PSYCHOLOGY         SOCIAL WORK         SOCIOLOGY         THEATRE

ACCOUNTING Top of Page
ACC 101 Small Business Accounting (for Non-Business Majors only)
ACC 231 Principles of Accounting Pre: 3 hrs. college level
math

AGRICULTURE Top of Page
AGR 100 The Agricultural Industry (1)
AGN 110 Crop Science (Same as HRT 100) (2) with required lab
AGM 120 Fundamentals of Agricultural Technology (4) with required lab
ANS 131 Introductory Animal Science (2) with required lab
HRT 210 Ornamental Horticulture (2) with required lab
HRT 212 Fruit and Vegetable Production (2) with required lab
AGM 236 Welding and Metals (1) with required lab
PLS 237 Introductory Poultry Science (2) with required lab
HRT 239 Basic Landscape Design (2) with required lab
Pre: AGM 120 or some drawing experience
ANS 241 Horse Production (2) with required lab
ANS 243 Beef Cattle Science (2) with required lab
AGN 262 Forages
AGN 267 World Crops

ANTHROPOLOGY Top of Page
ANT 231 Cultural Anthropology
ANT 248 Physical Anthropology
ANT 251 Introduction to Archeology (4) Co: ANT 251L

ART Top of Page
ART 100 Drawing I with required studio & independent study
Fall & Spring only
ART 110 Design I
with required studio & independent study Fall & Spring only
ART 212 Art Film/Video Production
with required studio & independent study Fall & Spring only
ART 280 Art Appreciation
ART 281 Art History Survey I – Fall & Spring only
ART 282 Art History Survey II – Fall & Spring only

BIOLOGY Top of Page
BIO 121 Concepts of Biology (4) with required lab
*
BIO 123 Human Biology (4) with required lab
*
BIO 131 Introductory Botany (4) with required lab
BIO 133 Introductory to Zoology (4) with required lab
*not for majors in College of Math & Science or high school certification in biology

CHEMISTRY Top of Page
CHE 111 Introductory Chemistry (4)

COMMUNICATION Top of Page
COM 101 Communication in Contemporary Society (journalism)
COM 103 News Writing I with required lab Pre: keyboarding proficiency
COM 111 Principles of Speech Communications
COM 112 Introduction to Radio/Television
COM 170 Interpersonal Communication
COM 201 Basic Photography with required lab

COM 270 Non Verbal Communication

COMPUTER SCIENCE Top of Page
CSC 101 Introduction to Computing***
CSC 102 Computer Science Principles*
CSC 121 Introduction to Information Processing Systems***
CSC 201 Introduction to Computer Programming*
*Pre: 2 years high school algebra or equiv.
**no credit if has taken either course previously

COUNSELING & SPECIAL EDUCATION Top of Page
SPH 130 Introduction to Speech Language Pathology
SPH 172 American Sign Language*
SPH 173 Beginning Manual Communication*
RHB 220 Introduction to Rehabilitation Services
RHB 222 Introduction to Alcohol and Other Dependency
RHB 325 Introduction to Working with Persons with visual disabilities
SPE 329 Survey of Exceptionalities Pre: 6 hrs.
EDU, PSY, or SOC
*may be taken concurrently

CRIMINAL JUSTICE Top of Page
CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

ECONOMICS Top of Page
ECO 231 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 232 Principles of Microeconomics

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Top of Page
ENV 110 Introduction to Environmental Science (4) with required lab

FINANCE Top of Page
FIN 265 Real Estate Principles
FIN 268 Real Estate Appraisal Pre: FIN 265
or instructor consent
FIN 269 Personal Finance

FORESTRY Top of Page
FOR 111 Introduction to Forestry (2) with required lab
FOR 151 Introduction to Forest Recreation (2) with required lab
FOR 152 Introduction to Forest Wildlife Management(2) with required lab

GENERAL BUSINESS Top of Page
GBU 147 Introduction to Business and the Environment

GEOGRAPHY Top of Page
GEO 130 Physical Geography
GEO 131 The Non-American World
GEO 230 Cultural Geography
GEO 234 Problems in Conservation

GEOLOGY Top of Page
GOL 131 General Geology I (4) with required lab
GOL 132 General Geology II (4) with required lab
Pre: GOL 131 or GOL 133

HISTORY (HIS) Top of Page
133 U.S. History Survey, 1000-1877
134 U.S. History Survey, 1877-Present

HUMAN SCIENCES Top of Page
HMS 102 Introduction to Hospitality Industry
HMS 115 Principles, Elements and Resources in Design
HMS 119 Introduction to Fashion Merchandising
HMS 131 Apparel I
HMS 137 Principles of Food Science
HMS 138 Diet and Fitness (1)
HMS 139 Management in Meal Production Pre: HMS 137
HMS 147 Personal and Family Management
HMS 202 Travel and Tourism
HMS 204 Aesthetics Pre: must be sophomore
HMS 230 Cultural Aspects of Clothing Pre: must be sophomore

KINESIOLOGY AND HEALTH SCIENCE Top of Page
KIN 120 Foundations of Kinesiology
All Activity (1 to 2)
**See Military Science

MATHEMATICS Top of Page
MTH 098 Fundamental Mathematics (No Credit)
MTH 099 Fundamentals of College Algebra (No Credit)
MTH 127 Introduction to Mathematics for Elementary Teachers*
MTH 128 Intermediate Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
*Pre: MTH 127 or equiv.
MTH 133 Plane Trigonometry*
MTH 138 College Algebra*
MTH 139 Plane Analytical Geometry Pre: MTH 133 & MTH 138 or
equiv.
MTH 143 Finite Mathematics*
MTH 144 Elements of Calculus with Application for Business
Pre: MTH 143
MTH 220 Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
MTH 233 Calculus I Pre: MTH 139
*only for students majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies
*see math department for placement guidelines

MILITARY SCIENCE Top of Page
MSC 101 Introduction to Military Science (2)
Fall only*
MSC 102 Basic Leadership Skills (2) with required lab Spring only
*
MSC 201 Leadership and Team Building (2) with required lab Fall only
*
MSC 202 Small Unit Leadership (2) Spring only
*
MSC 207 Basic Leadership Laboratory (1) Fall & Spring
***
*Co: MSC 207
**See Dean about using for Kinesiology credit
***To be taken concurrently with 100 & 200 level MSC
courses. Repeated for total of 4 credits.

MODERN LANGUAGE Top of Page
ILA 111 Elementary German I (4) with required lab
ILA 112 Elementary German II (4) with required lab
FRE 131 Elementary French I (4) with required lab
FRE 132 Elementary French II (4) with required lab
FRE 231 Intermediate French Pre: C in FRE 132 or equiv.
FRE 232 Intermediate French Pre: C in FRE 231 or equiv.
FRE 235 Conversational French Pre: FRE 231 or equiv.
SPA 131 Elementary Spanish I (4) with required lab
SPA 132 Elementary Spanish II (4) with required lab
SPA 231 Intermediate Spanish Pre: C in SPA 132 or equiv.
SPA 232 Intermediate Spanish Pre: C in SPA 231 or equiv.
SPA 235 Conversational Spanish Pre: SPA 231 or equiv.

MUSIC Top of Page
MUP 101 Class Piano (2) Fall & Spring only - must be taken in sequence
MUP 102 Class Piano (2) Fall & Spring only - must be taken in sequence
MUP 132 Opera Workshop (1) Spring only
* **
MUP 133 University Choirs (1) Fall & Spring only * **
Choose A Capella, Choral Union, or Women’s Choir
MUP 134 University Symphony Orchestra (1)Fall & Spring
* **
MUP 135 University Bands (1) * **
Choose Wind Ensemble, Symphonic, or Concert
MUP 136 Marching Bands (2) Fall only
* **
MUP 137 Lab Band (2) Fall & Spring only * **
MUS 140 Music Appreciation (for non music majors/minors)
MUS 141 Basic Guitar (no credit for music majors/minors)
MUS 160 Fundamentals of Music
*Open to non music majors by audition only
**May be repeated for credit

PHILOSOPHY Top of Page
PHI 153 Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 163 Introduction to Logic
PHI 223 Introduction to Ethics

PHYSICS Top of Page
PHY 101 General Physics I (4) with required lab
Pre: 1 year of high school algebra**
PHY 102 General Physics II (4) with required lab
**
PHY 110 Fundamentals of Electronics(4) with required lab
AST 105 Classical Astronomy (4) with required lab
**For non majors in College of Sciences & Mathematics

PSYCHOLOGY Top of Page
PSY 133 General Psychology
PSY 143 Psychology of Adjustment
PSY 153 Human Sexuality

SOCIAL WORK Top of Page
SWK 215 Introduction to Social Work Pre: non social work majors - none;
majors in social work - PSC 141, HIS 133, and Sophomore standing

SOCIOLOGY Top of Page
SOC 137 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 138 Contemporary Social Issues
SOC 139 Minority Relations
SOC 253 Social Psychology

THEATRE Top of Page
THR 127 Stage Movement (2)
THR 150 Production Laboratory (1) *May be repeated for maximum of 4 credits
THR 161 Theater Appreciation
THR 221 Beginning Acting
THR 223 Theater Speech

 

 

 
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