Essential Studies Program

I. Communications Category - 9 Hours

English, 6 hours

ENGL 110College Composition I

3

ENGL 120College Composition II

3

ENGL 125Business and Technical Writing

3

Speech, 3 hours

COMM 110Fundamentals Of Public Speaking

3

II. Computer Information System Category - 1 SH

CIS 175Information Literacy

1

III. Humanities & Social Science Category - 15 Hours

Humanities, 6 hours

COMM 316Intercultural Communication

3

ENGL 236Women's Literature

3

ENGL 353Survey of American Literature

3

ENGL 317/LMIS 317Children's Literature and Media

3

ENGL 415Environmental/Indigenous Literature and Global Ecological Writing

3

HUM 220History of Music in a Multicultural World

3

HUM 221History of Art in a Multicultural World

3

MUSC 122Music Theory I

3

MUSC 124Music Theory II

3

MUSC 200Music in America

3

SPAN 101First Year Spanish I

4

SPAN 102First Year Spanish II

4

UNIV 305International Perspectives in Health I

3

Social Science, 6 hours

BUSN 348Personal and Consumer Finance

3

ECON 105Elements Of Economics

3

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

ECON 202Principles Of Macroeconomics

3

GEOG 103Multicultural World, Global Issues

3

HIST 103U.S. To 1877

3

HIST 104U.S. Since 1877

3

HIST 211World Civilizations to 1500

3

HIST 212World Civilizations Since 1500

3

HIST 365World Leaders

3

PSYC 111Introduction To Psychology

3

PSYC 332Applied Psychology

3

SOC 110Introduction To Sociology

3

SOC 355Drugs and Society

3

IV. Mathematics & Science Category - 11 Hours

Mathematics, 3 hours

MATH 103College Algebra

3

MATH 105Trigonometry

2

MATH 165Calculus I

4

Science (must include one lab science), 4 hours

ASTR 150Meteorology

3

ASTR 150LMeteorology Lab

1

BIOL 111Concepts Of Biology

3

BIOL 111LConcepts Of Biology Lab

1

BIOL 150General Biology I

3

BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIOL 151General Biology II

3

BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

BIOL 220Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 220LAnatomy & Physiology Lab I

1

BIOL 221Anatomy & Physiology II

3

BIOL 221LAnatomy & Physiology II Lab

1

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CIS 385Contemporary Multimedia Tools

4

GEOL 115/GEOG 115Introductory Geology

3

GEOL 115L/GEOG 115LIntroductory Geology Lab

1

PHYS 110Introductory Astronomy

3

PHYS 110LIntroductory Astronomy Lab

1

SCNC 101Natural Science

3

SCNC 101LNatural Science Lab

1

SCNC 102Physical Science

3

SCNC 102LPhysical Science Lab

1

SCNC 115Every Day Chemistry and Physics

2

SCNC 150STEM in Society

3


NOTE: A 2.00 GPA in essential studies courses is required for graduation. Refer to each major for a listing of the general education program prerequisites under the North Dakota University Transfer Agreement.