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Majors with Modifications to General Education Requirements

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

Advanced Manufacturing and Applied Robotics

  • Take one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2).  The other is waived.
  • AMAR 440B is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • AMAR 360 fulfills Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Agriculture

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

    These modifications apply to The Option in Agricultural Science and Education only.

  • EDTE 451 is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development.
  • ENGL 471 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.

Agriculture Business

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

Animal Science

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

Biochemistry

  • CHEM 401W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Biological Sciences - BA

  • BIOL 360 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Biological Sciences - BS

  • BIOL 360 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Chemistry - BA

  • CHEM 401W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Chemistry - BS

  • CHEM 401W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Communication Design- BFA

  • ANTH 283 is an approved major course substitution for Social Sciences (Area D).

Computer Information Systems

  • MATH 217 is an approved major course substitution for Critical Thinking (Area A3).
  • CSCI 301W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.

Computer Science

  • MATH 217 is an approved major course substitution for Critical Thinking (Area A3).
  • CSCI 551 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).
  • CSCI 301W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.

Concrete Industry Management

  • CIMT 363W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Construction Management

  • Take only one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2). The other is waived.
  • CMGT 330 fulfills Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Environmental Science

  • GEOS 370Wis an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Geology

  • GEOS 580 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Geosciences

  • GEOS 300W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Journalism

  • JOUR 460W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.

Liberal Studies

  • SCED 141 is an approved major course substitution for Physical Sciences (Area B1).
  • SCED 142 is an approved major course substitution for Life Sciences (Area B2).
  • SCED 343 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).
  • ENGL 341 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.
  • SOSC 302 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Social Sciences.

Mathematics

  • MATH 217 is an approved major course substitution for Critical Thinking (Area A3).
  • MATH 330W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

    These modifications apply to The Option in Mathematics-Education Credential Path only.

  • EDTE 451 fulfills Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • EDTE 302, ENGL 471, and MATH 333 fulfill the Upper-Division Pathway requirement.

Microbiology

  • BIOL 360 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Music

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

    These modifications apply to The Option in Music Education only.

  • MUSC 302W is an approved major course substitution for Humanities (Area C2).
  • EDTE 451 is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • ENGL 471 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.
  • EDTE 302 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Social Sciences.

Musical Theatre - BFA

  • THEA 150 is an approved major course substitution for Arts (Area C1).
  • THEA 352 is an approved major course substitution for Humanities (Area C2).
  • THEA 160 is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • THEA 354 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Arts/Humanities.

Nursing

  • PSYC 101 is an approved major course substitution for Social Sciences (Area D).
  • NURS 303 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).
  • NURS 477 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Physics

  • PHYS 492W is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Plant and Soil Science

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

Engineering Majors

Civil Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (Area A1).
  • Critical Thinking (Area A3) is waived.
  • Take only one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2). The other is waived.
  • CIVL 302 fulfills Social Sciences (Area D).
  • CIVL 495 fulfills Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • CIVL 461 is an approved major course substitution for Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Computer Engineering

  • Critical Thinking (Area A3) is waived.
  • PHYS 204B fulfills Life Sciences (Area B2).
  • Take only one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2). The other is waived.
  • EECE 490B is an approved major course substitution for Social Sciences (Area D).
  • EECE 490AW is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • EECE 311 fulfills Upper-Division Scientific and Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  • Take CMST 131 for Oral Communication (Area A1).
  • Take ENGL 130W for Written Communication (Area A2).
  • Critical Thinking (Area A3) is waived.
  • Take only one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2).  The other is waived.
  • EECE 490B is an approved major course substitution for Social Sciences (Area D).
  • EECE 490AW is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • EECE 311 fulfills Upper-Division Scientific and Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Mechanical Engineering

  • Critical Thinking (Area A3) is waived.
  • Take only one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2).  The other is waived.
  • MECH 340 is an approved major course substitution for Social Sciences (Area D).
  • MECH 440B is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • MECH 332 fulfills Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).

Mechatronic Engineering

  • Critical Thinking (Area A3) is waived.
  • Take only one course in either Arts (Area C1) or Humanities (Area C2).  The other is waived.
  • MECH 340 is an approved major course substitution for Social Sciences (Area D).
  • MECH 440B is an approved major course substitution for Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (Area E).
  • MECH 332 fulfills Upper-Division Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (Area UD-B).
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