System-wide General Education Requirements

GOAL 4: Arts & Humanities 6 credits (in two disciplines or a sequence of foreign language courses)

Students will understand the diversity and complexity of the human experience through study of the arts and humanities.

Student Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the diversity of values, beliefs, and ideas embodied in the human experience.
  2. Identify and explain basic concepts of the selected disciplines within the arts and humanities.

In addition, as a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will be able to do at least one of the following:

  1. Identify and explain the contributions of other cultures from the perspective of the selected disciplines within the arts and humanities.
  2. Demonstrate creative and aesthetic understanding.
  3. Explain and interpret formal and stylistic elements of the literary or fine arts.
  4. Demonstrate foundational competency in reading, writing, and speaking a non-English language.
General Education Requirements  
  Credits
Arts & Humanities Requirement 6
ART 111 Drawing I 3
ART 121 Design I 3
ART 123 3-Dimensional Design 3
ARTH 100 Art Appreciation 3
ARTH 211 History of World Art I *
3
ARTH 212 History of World Art II *
3
ARTH 231 Survey of Art, Music, Theatre 3
ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature **
3
ENGL 211 World Literature I *
3
ENGL 212 World Literature II *
3
ENGL 221 British Literature I 3
ENGL 222 British Literature II 3
ENGL 241 American Literature I 3
ENGL 242 American Literature II 3
ENGL 268 Literature 3
FREN 101 Introduction to French I 4
FREN 102 Introduction to French II 4
HIST 121 Western Civilization I *
3
HIST 122 Western Civilization II *
3
HUM 254 World Civilizations *
3
LAKL 101 Introduction to Lakota I 4
LAKL 102 Introduction to Lakota II 4
MUS 100 Music Appreciation *
3
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 200 Introduction to Logic 3
SPAN 101 Introduction to Spanish I *
4
SPAN 102 Introduction to Spanish II *
4
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I * 3
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II * 3
THEA 100 Introduction to Theatre * 3
THEA 131 Intro to Acting 3
THEA 200 Theatre History *
3
THEA 201 Film Appreciation * 3
NOTE: Foreign language courses (FREN, LAKL, SPAN) are 4 credits. All other courses are 3 credits.  
NOTE: ART & ARTH are considered one discipline.
 
* Global Issues Requirement (see Part II of Institutional Graduation Requirement)  
** IGR Written Communications Requirement  

Last Updated: 6/7/12