General Education Courses Approved for All Degree Programs

Table 1:View the semester hours of credit (SHC) and category of general education courses required for each degree.
Table 2:View the courses and the general education category satisfied for each course and for each type of degree.
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TABLE 1: General Education Degree Requirements
A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. General Education Requirements
DEGREE English Composition Humanities/Fine Arts Social/Behavioral Sciences Natural Science Mathematics
A.A. 6 SHC 12 SHC 12 SHC 8 SHC 6 SHC
A.F.A. 6 SHC 6 SHC 9 SHC 4 SHC 3 SHC
A.S. 6 SHC 9 SHC 9 SHC 8-14 SHC 6-12 SHC
A.A.S. and A.G.E. General Education Requirements
DEGREE Communication Humanities/Fine Arts Social/Behavioral Sciences Natural Sciences/Mathematics
A.A.S. 6 SHC 3 SHC 3 SHC 3 SHC
A.G.E. 6 SHC 3 SHC 3 SHC 3 SHC

TABLE 2: Courses and General Education Category Satisifed for Each Degree
COURSE ANTHROPOLOGY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
ANT 210 General Anthropology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
ANT 221 Comparative Cultures Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
ANT 240 Archaeology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE ART A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
ART 111 Art Appreciation Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 114 Art History Survey I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 115 Art History Survey II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 121 Design I Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 131 Drawing I Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 132 Drawing II Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 171 Computer Art I Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 240 Painting I Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
ART 241 Painting II Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE ASTRONOMY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy Natural Science Natural Science
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab Natural Science Natural Science
COURSE BIOLOGY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
BIO 110 Principles of Biology Natural Sciences
A.A. and A.F.A. only
Natural Science
BIO 111 General Biology I Natural Science Natural Science
BIO 112 General Biology II Natural Science Natural Science
BIO 120 Introductory Botany Natural Science Natural Science
BIO 130 Introductory Zoology Natural Science Natural Science
BIO 140 Environmental Biology Natural Science Natural Science
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab Natural Science Natural Science
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology Pre-Major/Elective Natural Science
BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I Pre-Major/Elective Natural Science
BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II Pre-Major/Elective Natural Science
BIO 275 Microbiology Pre-Major/Elective Natural Science
COURSE CHEMISTRY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
CHM 130 General Organic & Biochemistry Pre-Major/Elective Natural Science
CHM 130A General Organic & Biochemistry Lab Pre-Major/Elective Natural Science
CHM 151 General Chemistry I Natural Science Natural Science
CHM 152 General Chemistry II Natural Science Natural Science
COURSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Mathematics
(quantitative option)
Not gen. ed. for these degrees.
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic Mathematics
(quantitative option)
Not gen. ed. for these degrees.
COURSE COMMUNICATION A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
COM 110 Introduction to Communication Humanities/Fine Arts
(Substitute)
Communication
COM 120 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication Humanities/Fine Arts
(Substitute)
Communication
COM 231 Public Speaking Humanities/Fine Arts
(Substitute)
Communication
COURSE DRAMA A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
DRA 126 Storytelling Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE ECONOMICS A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
ECO 151 Survey of Economics Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE ENGLISH A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
ENG 111 Expository Writing English Composition Communication
ENG 112 Argument-Based Research English Composition Communication
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting English Composition Communication
ENG 125 Creative Writing I Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 131 Introduction to Literature Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 231 American Literature I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 232 American Literature II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 241 British Literature I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 242 British Literature II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 261 World Literature I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 262 World Literature II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 273 African-American Literature Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE FRENCH A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
FRE 111 Elementary French I Humanities/Fine Arts Not gen. ed. for these degrees.
FRE 112 Elementary French II Humanities/Fine Arts Not gen. ed. for these degrees.
FRE 211 Intermediate French I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
FRE 212 Intermediate French II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE GEOGRAPHY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
GEO 111 World Regional Geography Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE HISTORY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
HIS 111 World Civilizations I Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
HIS 112 World Civilizations II Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
HIS 121 Western Civilization I Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
HIS 122 Western Civilization II Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
HIS 131 American History I Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
HIS 132 American History II Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
HIS 236 North Carolina History Pre-Major/Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE HUMANITIES A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
HUM 110 Technology and Society Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 115 Critical Thinking Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 120 Cultural Studies Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 122 Southern Culture Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 150 American Women's Studies Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 160 Introduction to Film Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 161 Advanced Film Studies Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 170 The Holocaust Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 211 Humanities I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 212 Humanities II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 220 Human Values and Meaning Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
HUM 230 Leadership Development Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE MATHEMATICS A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
MAT 115 Mathematical Models Does not count for degree. Mathematics
MAT 120 Geometry and Trigonometry Does not count for degree. Mathematics
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I Does not count for degree. Mathematics
MAT 122 Algebra/Trigonometry II Does not count for degree. Mathematics
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics Mathematics
A.A. and A.F.A. only
Mathematics
MAT 151 Statistics I Mathematics
(quantitative option)
Mathematics
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra Mathematics Mathematics
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry Mathematics Mathematics
MAT 263 Brief Calculus Mathematics Mathematics
MAT 271 Calculus I Mathematics Mathematics
MAT 272 Calculus II Mathematics Mathematics
MAT 273 Calculus III Mathematics Mathematics
MAT 285 Differential Equations Premajor/Elective Mathematics
COURSE MUSIC A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
MUS 110 Music Appreciation Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
MUS 111 Fundamentals of Music Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
MUS 113 American Music Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
MUS 121 Music Theory I Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
MUS 122 Music Theory II Pre-Major/Elective Humanities/Fine Arts
MUS 210 History of Rock Music Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE PHILOSOPHY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE PHYSICS A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics Natural Science Natural Science
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab Natural Science Natural Science
PHY 125 Health Science Physics Does not count for degree. Natural Science
PHY 131 Physics-Mechanics Does not count for degree. Natural Science
PHY 151 College Physics I Natural Science Natural Science
PHY 152 College Physics II Natural Science Natural Science
PHY 251 General Physics I Natural Science Natural Science
PHY 252 General Physics II Natural Science Natural Science
COURSE POLITICAL SCIENCE A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
POL 110 Introduction to Political Science Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
POL 120 American Government Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
POL 210 Comparative Government Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
POL 220 International Relations Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE PSYCHOLOGY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
PSY 110 Life Span Development Does not count for degree. Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology Does not count for degree. Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 141 Psychology of Death and Dying Does not count for degree. Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 150 General Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 231 Forensic Psychology Pre-Major/Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 237 Social Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 239 Psychology of Personality Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 263 Educational Psychology Pre-Major/Elective Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 265 Behavioral Modification Does not count for degree. Social/Behavioral Sciences
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE RELIGION A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
REL 110 World Religions Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
REL 211 Introduction to Old Testament Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
REL 212 Introduction to New Testament Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
REL 221 Religion in America Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
COURSE SOCIOLOGY A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
SOC 220 Social Problems Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
SOC 225 Social Diversity Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
SOC 230 Race and Ethnic Relations Social/Behavioral Sciences Social/Behavioral Sciences
COURSE SPANISH A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. A.A.S. and A.G.E.
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I Humanities/Fine Arts Not gen. ed. for these degrees.
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II Humanities/Fine Arts Not gen. ed. for these degrees.
SPA 211 Intermediate Spanish I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
SPA 212 Intermediate Spanish II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts

Updated June 12, 2011

 

 
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