The following is a list of courses that have been approved as fulfilling the New Core Requirements. To view the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences core curriculum requirements, visit the Core Curriculum section. The Core Curriculum Foundational Courses Rationale may be found here.
ETH 2050 The Good Life: Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems
ONLY those courses that are designated with the "Fine Arts" attribute will fulfill the core requirement. Courses are typically available in Theater, Studio Art, Art History, English, and Communications.
ONLY SELECTED COURSES under the topics areas have been approved for New Core History credit, these courses have the "CORE HISTORY" attribute in the Master Schedule. Check with your academic advisor or the History department prior to registering for a History course if you are unsure whether it meets the new requirements or not. Beginning Fall 2013, ALL core courses will be numbered in the 1000's.
Under the New Core Curriculum, students are required to take one course in either mathematics or statistics. Any course offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics fulfills the core requirement, however the department offers courses every semester that are specifically designed for the New Core Curriculum. Courses listed below are the ones usually taken by freshman and sophomores who are NOT math majors.
MSE 2101 AST: Life in the Universe (Corequisite lab MSE 2150)
MSE 2102 AST: Planetary Skies and Lanscapes (Corequisite lab MSE 2150)
MSE 2104 AST: Earth - Our Habitable World (Corequisite lab 2152)
MSE 2201 BIO: How Microbes Rule the World
MSE 2202 BIO: Biology and Politics
MSE 2203 BIO: Heredity and Human Affairs
MSE 2206 BIO: Biotechnology in Our Society
MSE 2208 BIO: Cancer Chronicles
MSE 2301 CHM: Water
MSE 2302 CHM: Criminalistics
MSE 2400 CSC: Evolution and Learning in Computational and Robotic Agents
MSE 2501 GEV: Our Warming Planet
MSE 2603 PHY: Big Bang - Forces/Particles (Corequisite lab MSE 2653)
Each "Topics" course must be approved separately, check for the Social Science attribute in the course listing.