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Majors with Important Modifications to General Education Requirements

Following is a list of majors in which GE requirements have been modified. These modifications include special approval for various required non-GE courses to count in the GE categories indicated.

Agriculture

  • ANSC 101 is an approved major course substitution for Life Sciences (B2).
  • AGRI 482 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Social Sciences.

Concrete Industry Management

  • MATH 118 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4).
  • CHEM 107 or PHYS 202A are approved advanced course substitutions for Physical Science (B1).
  • CIMT 363 is an approved major course substitution for Upper Division Natural Sciences.

Construction Management

  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4).
  • CHEM 107 & PHYS 202A are advanced course substitution for Physical Science (B1)
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • CMGT 330 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.

Computer Information Systems

  • CSCI 217 is an approved major course substitution for Critical Thinking (A3).
  • MATH 109 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4).
  • CSCI 301 is an approved major course substitution for Upper Division Social Science.

Computer Science

  • CSCI 217 is an approved major course substitution for Critical Thinking (A3).
  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4).
  • PHYS 204A is an approved advanced course substitution for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • CSCI 301 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Social Science.
  • CSCI 551 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.

Liberal Studies

  • Completion of major satisfies all GE Pathway requirements. SOSC 302 and ASST 200 or SOSC 303 satisfy Diversity. Completion of MATH 110 and 111 meets Quantitative Reasoning (A4) requirement.

Music

  • MUSC 304 is an approved major course substitution for Arts (C1).

Nursing

  • CHEM 107, CHEM 108, & CHEM 111 are approved advanced course substitutions for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • PSYC 101 is an approved major course substitution for Societal Institutions (D2).
  • NURS 303 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.
  • For online RN-BSN program only: NURS 495W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.
  • NURS 422 or NURS 422W are approved GE Capstone substitutions.

Philosophy

  • PHIL 108 and PHIL 201 are approved major course substitutions for Humanities (C2).

Sustainable Manufacturing

  • MATH 119 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4)
  • CHEM 107 & PHYS 202A are approved advanced course substitutions for Physical Sciences (B1)
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • SMFG 211 and SMFG 360 are approved major course substitutions for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.

Engineering Majors

Civil Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (A1).
  • Critical Thinking (A3) is waived.
  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4)
  • PHYS 204A is an approved advanced course substitution for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • Take only one course in Individual & Society (D1) or Societal Institutions (D2).
  • CIVL 495 fulfills the Learning for Life (E) requirement.
  • MECH 332 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.
  • CIVL 595 fulfills the GE Capstone requirement.

Computer Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (A1).
  • Critical Thinking (A3) is waived.
  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4)
  • CHEM 111 & PHYS 204A is an approved advanced course substitution for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • PHYS 204B meets Life Sciences (B2).
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • Take only one course in Individual & Society (D1) or Societal Institutions (D2).
  • CIVL 495 fulfills the Learning for Life (E) requirement.
  • EECE 311 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (A1).
  • Critical Thinking (A3) is waived.
  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4)
  • CHEM 111 & PHYS 204A is an approved advanced course substitution for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • Take only one course in Individual & Society (D1) or Societal Institutions (D2).
  • CIVL 495 fulfills the Learning for Life (E) requirement.
  • EECE 311 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.

Mechanical Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (A1).
  • Critical Thinking (A3) is waived.
  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4)
  • CHEM 111 & PHYS 204A is an approved advanced course substitution for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • Take only one course in Individual & Society (D1) or Societal Institutions (D2).
  • CIVL 495 fulfills the Learning for Life (E) requirement.
  • MECH 332 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.

Mechatronic Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (A1).
  • Critical Thinking (A3) is waived.
  • MATH 120 is an approved advanced course substitution for Quantitative Reasoning (A4)
  • CHEM 111 & PHYS 204A is an approved advanced course substitution for Physical Sciences (B1).
  • Take only one course in either Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2).
  • Take only one course in Individual & Society (D1) or Societal Institutions (D2).
  • CIVL 495 fulfills the Learning for Life (E) requirement.
  • EECE 311 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Natural Sciences.
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