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Summary of CAR

 

Humanities

Twelve semester hours required, distributed as follows:

Literature (GLT)

6ap

Fine Arts (GFA)

3ap

Philosophical/Religious/Ethical (GPR)

3

 

Historical Perspectives (GEC: GHP + CAR: GPM and GMO)

6ap

Six semester hours required, including one course from each category:

 

Premodern (GPM)

(3 s.h.)

CCI 201 

Introduction to Greek Civilization

CCI 202 

Introduction to Roman Civilization

CCI 211 

Introduction to Greek Archaeology

CCI 212 

Introduction to Roman Archaeology

CCI 240 

Ancient Warfare

FMS 150 

Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern

FMS 151  

Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern—Global Perspectives

FMS 152 

Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern—Global Non-Western Perspectives

HIS 203 

History of Africa to 1870

HIS 206 

Topics in Premodern World History I

HIS 207 

Topics in Premodern World History II

HIS 215 

The Civilizations of Asia

HIS 220 

The Ancient World

HIS 221 

Medieval Legacy

HIS 222 

Europe 1400–1789

HIS 251 

The History of Western Science: A Survey

HIS 369 

History of Spain

HIS 373 

English History to 1660

HSS 201 

Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Premodern

MUS 331 

History of Western Music I

PHI 251 

History of Ancient Philosophy

RCO 108 

Residential College Core Course: The American Experience

RCO 240–244 

Residential College Seminars in Historical Perspectives of Western Culture—Premodern

REL 202 

Hebrew Scriptures

REL 204 

New Testament and the Origins of Christianity

REL 210 

Christianity to the Reformation

REL 215 

Judaism

REL 217 

The Synagogue

WCV 101 

Western Civilization

   

Modern (GMO)

(3 s.h.)

AFS 201 

Introduction to African American Studies

CRS 372

Survey of Historic Costume

FMS 160 

Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern

FMS 161 

Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern—Global Perspectives

FMS 162 

Freshman Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern—Global Non-Western Perspectives

HIS 204 

History of Africa since 1870

HIS 208 

Topics in Modern World History I

HIS 209 

Topics in Modern World History II

HIS 211 

The United States: A General Survey to 1865

HIS 212 

The United States: A General Survey since 1865

HIS 216 

The Civilizations of Asia

HIS 217 

The World in the Twentieth Century: 1900–1945

HIS 218 

The World in the Twentieth Century: since 1945

HIS 223 

Modern Europe

HIS 239 

Latin America: Colonial Period

HIS 240 

Latin America: National Period

HIS 252 

The History of Western Science: A Survey

HIS 301 

Race and Slavery

HIS 302 

Race and Segregation

HIS 311 

Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

HIS 327 

American Cultural History

HIS 335 

The American Colonial Period, 1607–1763

HIS 336  

The Age of the Democratic Revolution

HIS 345 

The Unfit: Race Cleansing in the United States

HIS 360 

The Structure of Scientific Change: Topics in the History of Science

HIS 371 

Europe since World War I

HIS 374 

British History 1688–Present

HIS 381 

The Near and Middle East

HSS 202 

Seminar in Historical Perspectives: Modern

MUS 434 

American Music

PHI 252 

History of Modern Philosophy

RCO 109, 208–209

Residential College Core Course: The American Experience

RCO 245–249 

Residential College Seminars in Historical Perspectives of Western Culture—Modern

REL 212 

Christianity from the Reformation to the Present

REL 229 

Introduction to African American Religions

REL 231 

Religion in America

REL 240  

Modern Jewish Thought

WCV 102 

Western Civilization

WGS 333 

Gendered Worlds

 

Natural Science (GEC: GNS + CAR: GPS and GLS)

 

9–10ap

Nine to ten semester hours required including one laboratory course, and at least one course from each category:

   

Physical Science (GPS)

(3–7 s.h.)

AST 203 

Conceptual Astronomy

AST 209 

Astronomy: The Solar System

AST 235 

Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies

CHE 101 

Introductory Chemistry (formerly 106)

CHE 103 

General Descriptive Chemistry I

CHE 104 

General Descriptive Chemistry II

CHE 110 

Introductory Chemistry Laboratory

CHE 111 

General Chemistry I

CHE 112 

General Chemistry I Laboratory

CHE 114 

General Chemistry II

CHE 115 

General Chemistry II Laboratory

FMS 183 

Freshman Seminar in Physical Science

FMS 183L 

Freshman Seminar in Physical Science Laboratory

GEO 103 

Introduction to Earth Science

GEO 106 

Geosystems Science

GEO 106L 

Geosystems Science Laboratory

GEO 111 

Physical Geology

GEO 111L 

Physical Geology Laboratory

GEO 121 

Introduction to Geographic Information Science

GEO 311 

Weather and Climate

GEO 311L 

Climatology Laboratory

GEO 314 

Physical Geography: Landscape Processes

GEO 314L 

Physical Geography Laboratory

HSS 203 

Seminar in the Physical Sciences

PHY 205 

Conceptual Physics

PHY 205L 

Conceptual Physics Laboratory

PHY 211 

General Physics I

PHY 211A 

General Physics I

PHY 212 

General Physics II

PHY 212A 

General Physics II

PHY 291 

General Physics I with Calculus

PHY 292 

General Physics II with Calculus

RCO 255–259

Residential College Seminars in Natural Science*

     

Life Science (GLS)

(3–7 s.h.)

ATY 253 

Introduction to Physical Anthropology

BIO 105 

Major Concepts of Biology

BIO 105L 

Major Concepts of Bio Laboratory

BIO 111 

Principles of Biology I

BIO 112 

Principles of Biology II

FMS 184 

Freshman Seminar in Life Science

FMS 184L 

Freshman Seminar in Life Science Laboratory

HSS 204 

Seminar in the Life Sciences

NTR 213 

Introductory Nutrition

PSY 230 

Biological Psychology

RCO 250–254

Residential College Seminars in Natural Science*


* RCO 250–259 may carry either GPS or GLS credit; see advisor or semester Schedule of Courses.

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)

9ap

Nine semester hours required, with courses from at least two different academic departments

 


Foreign Language (GFL)

0–12 or proficiencyap

Intermediate-level proficiency in one language required. Proficiency may be demonstrated by placement test or by completing course work through course number 204 in:

 

American Sign Language, French, Chinese, German**, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish.


**In German, proficiency may also be demonstrated by completing GER 311.

Non-native speakers of English are exempted from the College foreign language requirement.

 

Writing Intensive (WI)

12

Students must complete a total of four WI courses, with at least one at the 200 level or below, at least one at the 300 level or above, and one in the major. See semester Schedule of Courses for complete listing of Writing Intensive courses.


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ap Indicates that AP credit is available in these categories; see AP course information.