University Core Courses

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Doctrinal Foundations

Doctrinal Foundations (REL)

REL A 121 — Book of Mormon      
REL A 122 — Book of Mormon      
REL A 211 — New Testament      
*REL A 250 — Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel    
*REL A 275 — Teachings and Doctrine of the Book of Mormon    
*REL C 200 — The Eternal Family      
*REL C 225 — Foundations of the Restoration    

Additional BYU Religion Hours

REL C 324 — Doctrine and Covenants    
REL C 333 — Living Prophets      
REL C 351 — Survey of World Religions      
Also fulfills GCA
SFL 200 — The Eternal Family  

* Cornerstone curriculum

The Individual and Society

American Heritage (AHTG)

AHTG 100 — American Heritage    
ECON 110 — Economic Principles and Problems    
Might also fulfill SOC SCI
HIST 220 — The United States Through 1877    
HIST 221 — The United States Since 1877    
POLI 110 — American Government and Politics    
Might also fulfill SOC SCI

Global and Cultural Awareness (GCA)

ANTHR 101 — Social/Cultural Anthropology    
Also fulfills SOC SCI
ANTHR 343 — Chinese Culture and Society  
EUROP 200 — Introduction to European Studies  
Also fulfills SOC SCI
HIST 202 — World Civilization Since 1500    
Also fulfills CIV2
HIST 251 — Conquest and Civilization of Latin America  
MUSIC 203 — World Music Cultures  
POLI 150 — Comparative Government and Politics  
Also fulfills SOC SCI
POLI 170 — Introduction to International Politics  
Also fulfills SOC SCI
REL C 351 — Survey of World Religions and the Restored Gospel      
Also fulfills REL
GEOG 120 — Geography and World Affairs    
GEOG 130 — Introduction to Human Geography  
BULGN 330 — Cultural History of Bulgaria  
Also fulfills LANG
CREOL 330 — Advance Lang & Culture: Haitian Creole  
Also fulfills LANG
DUTCH 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
FIJI 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
HINDI 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
HMONG 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
HUNG 330 — Cultural History of Hungary  
Also fulfills LANG
INDON 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
MALAG 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
POLSH 330 — Cultural History of Poland  
Also fulfills LANG
SAMOA 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
SLOVK 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
SPAN 355 — Cultures of Spanish America  
Also fulfills LANG
SRBIA 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Serbian  
Also fulfills LANG
TAGAL 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Tagalog  
Also fulfills LANG
THAI 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Thai  
Also fulfills LANG
TONGA 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills LANG
VIET 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Vietnamese  
Also fulfills LANG

Skills

First-Year Writing

WRTG 150 — Writing and Rhetoric      

Advanced Written and Oral Communication (AWOC)

WRTG 311 — Writing About Art and Humanities  
WRTG 312 — Persuasive Writing      
WRTG 313 — Expository Writing El Ed  
WRTG 315 — Writing in the Social Sciences    
WRTG 316 — Technical Communication      
M COM 320 — Communication in Organizational Settings      

Quantitative Reasoning (QR)

ACC 200 — Principles of Accounting      
MATH 102 — Quantitative Reasoning  
MATH 110 — College Algebra    
MATH 111 — Trigonometry    
MATH 112 — Calculus 1      
Also fulfills LANG
MATH 113 — Calculus 2      
Also fulfills LANG
MATH 118 — Finite Mathematics  
Also fulfills LANG
PHIL 205 — Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking  
PSYCH 308 — Psychological Studies    
Also fulfills LANG
SFL 260 — Family Finance    
STAT 121 — Principles of Statistics    
Also fulfills LANG

Languages of Learning (LANG)

Math Course Options

Math 112 — Calculus 1      
Also fulfills QR
Math 113 — Calculus 2      
Also fulfills QR
Math 118 — Finite Mathematics  
Also fulfills QR
PHIL 305 — Intermediate Formal Logic  
PSYCH 308 — Psychological Statistics    
Also fulfills QR
STAT 121 — Principle of Statistics    
Also fulfills QR

Foreign Language Course Options

SPAN 321 — Third Year Spanish: Reading, Grammar, and Culture    
ASL 202 — Second Year ASL 2  
Also fulfills GCA
ARMEN 330 — Advance Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
BULGN 330 — Cultural History of Bulgaria  
Also fulfills GCA
CEBU 330 — Cultural History of Bulgaria  
Also fulfills GCA
CREOL 330 — Advance Lang & Culture: Haitian Creole  
Also fulfills GCA
DUTCH 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
FIJI 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
HINDI 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
HMONG 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
HUNG 330 — Cultural History of Hungary  
Also fulfills GCA
INDON 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
MALAG 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
POLSH 330 — Cultural History of Poland  
Also fulfills GCA
SAMOA 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
SLOVK 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
SPAN 355 — Cultures of Spanish America  
Also fulfills GCA
SRBIA 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Serbian  
Also fulfills GCA
TAGAL 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Tagalog  
Also fulfills GCA
THAI 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Thai  
Also fulfills GCA
TONGA 330 — Advanced Language Proficiency Through Cultural Studies  
Also fulfills GCA
VIET 330 — Advanced Language & Culture: Vietnamese  
Also fulfills GCA

Arts, Letters, and Sciences

Civilization 1 (CIV 1)

ARTHC 201 — World Civilization to 1500    
CMLIT 201 — Civilization: Literature 1  
ENGL 201 — Masterpieces of World Literature 1  
HIST 201 — World Civilization to 1500      
IHUM 201 — Western Humanities 1: Antiquity to Renaissance      
MUSIC 201 — Civilization: Music 1      
PHIL 201 — History of Philosophy 1  
POLI 201 — Western Political Heritage 1  

Civilization 2 (CIV 2)

ARTHC 202 — World Civilization Since 1500    
Also fulfills ARTS
CMLIT 212 — Civilization: World Literature 2  
Also fulfills LTRS
ENGL 202 — Masterpieces of World Literature 2  
Also fulfills LTRS
HIST 202 — World Civilization Since 1500    
Also fulfills GCA
IHUM 202 — Western Humanities 2: Renaissance to the Present    
Also fulfills LTRS
PHIL 202 — History of Philosophy 2  
Also fulfills LTRS
POLI 202 — Western Political Heritage 2  
MUSIC 202  
Also fulfills ARTS

Arts (ARTS)

ART 101 — Introduction to Art and Drawing for Non-Majors    
ART 104 — Introduction to Sculpture for Non-Majors  
ART 105 — Introduction to Ceramics for Non-Majors  
ARTED 326 — Art for Elementary Teachers  
ARTHC 111 — Introduction to Art History  
ARTHC 202 — World Civilization since 1500    
Also fulfills CIV2
IHUM 101 — An Introduction to the Humanities      
MUSIC 101 — Introduction to Music      
MUSIC 202 — Civilization: Music 2  
Also fulfills CIV2
MUSIC 203 — World Music Cultures  
MUSIC 204 — Introduction to Jazz    
PHIL 214 — Introduction to the Philosophy of Art  
PWS 103 — Residential Landscape Design  
PWS 112 — Floral Design  
SFL 102 — Introduction to Interiors  

Letters (LTRS)

CL CV 110 — Introduction to Greek and Roman Literature    
CL CV 241 — Greek and Roman Mythology    
CMLIT 212 — Civilization: World Literature 2  
Also fulfills CIV 2
ENG 202 — Masterpieces of World Literature 2  
Also fulfills CIV 2
ENG 235 — Studies in American Literature  
ENG 268 — Literature of the Latter-day Saints  
IHUM 202 — Western Humanities 2: Renaissance to the Present    
Also fulfills CIV 2
HIST 302 — The Italian Renaissance  
PHIL 110 — Introduction to Philosophy    
PHIL 202 — History of Philosophy 2  
Also fulfills CIV 2
PHIL 213 — Introduction to Ethics  
POLI 202 — Western Political Heritage 2  
Also fulfills CIV 2
SPAN 330 — Introduction to Hispanic Literature  

Biological Science (BIO SCI)

BIO 100 — Principles of Biology    
BIO 130 — Biology    
MMBIO 121 — General Biology: Health and Disease  
MMBIO 221 — General Microbiology      
MMBIO 240 — Molecular Biology    
PDBIO 120 — Science of Biology  
NDFS 100 — Essentials of Human Nutrition    

Physical Science (PHYS SCI)

CHEM 101 — Introductory General Chemistry  
CHEM 105 — General College Chemistry    
PHSCS 105 — General Physics 1    
PHSCS 121 — Introduction to Newtonian Mechanics  
PHSCS 127 — Descriptive Astronomy    
PHSCS 137 — Energy, Ecology, Weather, and the Environment  
PHY S 100 — Physical Science      
GEOL 101 — Introduction to Geology  
GEOL 103 — Life of the Past  

Social Science (SOC SCI)

ANTHR 101 — Social/Cultural Anthropology    
Also fulfills GCA
ECON 110 — Economic Principles and Problems    
Also fulfills AHTG
HIST 217 — The Family Historian's Craft  
POLI 110 — American Government and Politics    
Also fulfills AHTG
POLI 150 — Comparative Government and Politics  
Also fulfills GCA
POLI 170 — Introduction to International Politics  
Also fulfills GCA
PSYCH 111 — Psychological Science      
SFL 160 — Introduction to Family Processes    
SFL 210 — Human Development      
EXSC 221 — Science of Wellness  
SOC 111 — Introductory Sociology  
SOC W 200 — Introduction to Social Work    

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