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If you completed a CORE course during the life cycle it was considered a valid core offering, the course will continue to satisfy the designated area of core at the time the course was completed.

Guided Writing and Research (GWR) Courses

Previously Writing and Research Intensive, WRI.

  • Provide instruction in writing and research
  • Provide periodic instructor feedback on the student's performance

CORE Areas of Understanding

Experimental Core

Courses formally approved to satisfy a particular Core Area of Understanding but the course is not a regular offering in the College Catalog. Course List

 















Creative Expression:

Creative Expression
ART 105
2003
CE Drawing I
ART 106
2003
CE Ceramics I
ART 120
2003
CE Sculpture
ART 145
2006
CE Digital Photography
COM 145
2006
CE Digital Photography
DA 101
2003
CE Introduction to Modern Dance
DA 102
2003
CE Introduction to Ballet
DA 103
2003
CE Introduction to Jazz Dance
DA 202
2003
CE Ballet II
DA 203
2003
CE Jazz Dance II
EN 101
2004
CE Literature: Form and Performance
EN 180
2004
CE Introduction to Creative Writing
EN 281
2004
CE Writing and Analyzing the Short Story
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
MA 275
2008
CE Hnr Mathematics in Music
MU 115
2003
CE Music Fundamentals at the Keyboard
MU 245
2010
CE Introduction to Songwriting
(May Term Offering)
MU 268 -
MU 287
2003
CE Applied Music Lessons
MU 361
2003
CE Concert Choir
(Letter Graded Section ONLY)
MU 363
2003
CE Community Chorus
(Letter Graded Section ONLY)
MU 364
2003
CE Women's Chorus
(Letter Graded Section ONLY)
MU 365
2003
CE Orchestra
(Letter Graded Section ONLY)
MU 369
2003
CE Symphonic Band
(Letter Graded Section ONLY)
TH 155
2003
CE Stagecraft
TH 165
2003
CE Basic Acting
TH 255
2003
CE Fundamentals of Theatrical Design

 


Humanities:
Humanities
COM 252
2003
HUM Multicultural Communications
EN 104
2003
HUM Introduction to Literature
(Drama, Fiction, Poetry or Mixed)
EN 245
2003
HUM Growing Up in America
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
EN 251
2003
HUM Multicultural Literature
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
HEN 252
2003
Honors HUM Irony Humor Despair in Modern Literature
(Not approved as a Guided Writing and Research offering; Previously a Writing and Research Intensive course offering)
HI 101
2003
HUM History of the United States to 1877
HI 102
2011
HUM History of the United States Since 1877
PH 115
2003
HUM Ethics
PH 234
SP 2013
HUM Justice Through the Ages
PH 275
SP 2013
HUM Science and Values
PCS 160
2013
HUM Conflict Dynamics and Transformation
PCS 165
2008
HUM Peace, War, and Nonviolence
PCS 260
2013
HUM Peace-building Themes and Trends
PCS 265
2013
HUM Nonviolence in America
PS 220
2011
HUM The Good, the Free and the Powerful
PS 225
2006
HUM Politics in Film and Fiction: Democracy in America
PSY 209
2004
HUM Psyche and Film
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
REL 103
2013
HUM Religion and Nonviolence
REL 105
2003
HUM Exploring Religion and Religions
REL 145
2008
HUM Jesus and the Moral Life
REL 267
2013
HUM Radical Christianity
TH 105
2003
HUM Introduction to Theater
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Mathematics:
Math Core - Students enrolled Prior Fall 2013
CS 121
2003-2012
MA Computer Science I
MA 105
2003-2012
MA Mathematics for Liberal Studies
MA 117
2003-2012
MA Concepts of Calculus
MA 121
2003
MA Calculus I
MA 121R
2014
MA Calculus I with an Intensive review of Precalculus
MA 251
2003
MA Probability and Statistics
HMA 270
2003-2012
Honors MA History of Mathematics
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 Mathematics-FA13:
Math Core - Effective Fall 2013
MA 121
2003
MA Calculus I
MA 251
2003
MA Probability and Statistics

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Natural and Physical Science:
Natural and Physical Science
  • Two courses must be completed from two different disciplines. One offering must be a lab science.
NON-LAB SCIENCE OPTIONS:
AN 201
2003
NPS Principles of Biological Anthropology
CH 109
2007
NPS Introduction to Forensic Science
CS 113
2013
NPS The Power and Beauty of Computing
ES 117
2013
NPS Climate Change and the Fate of Civilization
PSY 111
2003
NPS Introduction to Neuroscience

LAB SCIENCE OPTIONS:
BIO 101
2003
NPS Biological Concepts
BIO 102
2003
NPS Human Heredity and Inherited Diseases
BIO 103
2003
NPS Living with the Environment
CH 101
2003
NPS General Chemistry: Practical Principles
CH 105
2003
NPS Fundamentals of Chemistry: Introduction to Molecular Science
HCH 207
2004
Honors NPS The Chemistry and Politics of Cancer and AIDS
(Not approved as a Guided Writing and Research Offering; Previously a Writing Intensive Offering)
ES 113
2003
NPS Earth in Space: Evolution of a Planet
ES 114
2003
NPS Geosystems: Landscapes, Oceans and Atmosphere
PHY 105
2003
NPS How Things Work

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Non-Western Cultural Heritage:
Non-Western Cultural Heritage
AN 111
2003
NCH Understanding Human Cultures
ART 250
2013
NCH A History of Japanese Art and Aesthetics
ART 280
2013
NCH World Architecture
CHN 133
2012
NCH Introduction to Chinese Culture and Society
EN 103
2013
NCH Literary Culture of the East
HI 111
2008
NCH History of Pre-Modern Asia
HI 112
2005
NCH History of Modern Asia
JA 245
2008
NCH From Anime to Zen: Introduction to Japanese Society, Business and Culture
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
JA 250
2013
NCH A History of Japanese Art and Aesthetic
MU 205
2003
NCH World Music's
PS 150
2008
NCH Intro to Comparative Politics
PS 245
2003
NCH International Relations
REL 225
2003
NCH The Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
REL 290
2011
NCH Dharma Traditions: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Sikh
TH 210
2012
NCH World Cinema, WWII to 21st Century
(May Term Offering)
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Power of Language:

Power of Language
  • Two courses must be completed: One English and One Ancient or Modern Language

One Writing based English Course (PLE):
EN 100
2003
PLE Writing and Language
EN 150
2003
PLE Advanced Writing and Language
PH 110
2003
PLE Logic and Critical Thinking

One Ancient or Modern Language (PLO)
CHN 111
2006
PLO Chinese: Fundamentals of Language and Culture
CHN 112
2006
PLO Chinese: Fundamentals of Language and Culture II
FR 111
2003
PLO Elementary French I
FR 112
2003
PLO Elementary French II
FR 211
2003
PLO Intermediate French I
FR 212
2003
PLO Intermediate French II
GER 111
2003
PLO Elementary German I
GER 112
2003
PLO Elementary German II
GER 211
2003
PLO Intermediate German I
GER 212
2003
PLO Intermediate German II
JA 111
2003
PLO First Year Japanese I
JA 112
2003
PLO First Year Japanese II
JA 211
2003
PLO Second Year Japanese I
JA 212
2003
PLO Second Year Japanese II
LAT 111
2012
PLO Elementary Latin I
LAT 112
2012
PLO Elementary Latin II
REL 213
2004
PLO Biblical Hebrew I
REL 217
2003
PLO Introduction to Sanskrit I
SP 111
2003
PLO Elementary Spanish I
SP 112
2003
PLO Elementary Spanish II
SP 211
2003
PLO Intermediate Spanish I
SP 212
2003
PLO Intermediate Spanish II

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Social Science:
Social Science
PS 111
2003
SSC American National Government
PS 211
2008
SSC Political Psychology
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
PS 215
2011
SSC Political Communication
(Not a Guided Writing and Research Offering - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive Offering)
PSY 105
2003
SSC General Psychology
PSY 211
2008
SSC Political Psychology
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
SO 101
2003
SSC Discovering Society
SO 204
2006
SSC Population and Global Issues
HSO 224
2009
Honors SSC The Amish in Modern Society
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
SW 160
2003
SSC Social Problems and the Response of Social Welfare Institutions
WGS 105
2003
SSC Sex and Gender in Society

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Western Cultural Heritage:
Western Cultural Heritage
ART 155
2003
WCH Introduction to the History of Art
ART 157
2003
WCH Introduction to the History of Art II
EN 102
2013
WCH Western Literary Culture
EN 220
2003
WCH Pre-1800 British Literature and Culture: Medieval, Renaissance or Neoclassical
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
EN 230
2003
WCH Post-1800 British Literature and Culture:
Romantic, Victorian or Modern
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
EN 240
2003
WCH American Literature and Culture:
Romantic, Realist and Modern
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)
HI 114
2010
WCH Western Civilization I
HI 115
2003
WCH Western Civilization II
MU 105
2004
WCH Introduction to Music Literature
PH 105
2003
WCH Introduction to Philosophy
PH 201
2003
WCH History of Western Philosophy I
PH 202
2003
WCH History of Western Philosophy II
PS 205
2003
WCH Western Political Heritage
PS 240
2011
WCH Foundations of American Democracy
REL 226
2003
WCH The New Testament
HRE 285
2004
Honors WCH Amish Brethren and Mennonites
(Guided Writing and Research - Previously a Writing and Research Intensive)

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New offerings:

New Core Offerings with Effective Catalog Year
MA 121R
Fall 2014
MA Calculus I with Intensive Review of Precalculus
This is a 6 credit course
ART 280
Spring 2014
NCH World Architecture
PH 234
Spring 2014
HUM Justice Through the Ages
ART 240
Fall 2013
NCH A History of Japanese Art and Aesthetics
CS 113
Fall 2013
NPS The Power and Beauty of Computing
(This is a non-lab science)
EN 102
Fall 2013
WCH Western Literary Culture
EN 103
Fall 2013
NCH Literary Culture of the East
ES 117
Fall 2013
NPS Climate Change and the Fate of Civilization
(This is a non-lab science)
JA 240
Fall 2013
NCH A History of Japanese Art and Aesthetics
PCS 160
Fall 2013
HUM Conflict Dynamics and Transformation
PCS 260
Fall 2013
HUM Peace-building Themes and Trends 
PCS 265
Fall 2013
HUM Nonviolence in America
REL 103
Fall 2013
HUM Religion and Nonviolence
REL 267
Fall 2013
HUM Radical Christianity
CHN 133
Spring 2013
NCH Introduction to Chinese Culture and Society
MU 287
Spring 2013
CE Harp
LAT 111
Fall 2012
PLO Elementary Latin I
LAT 112
Fall 2012
PLO Elementary Latin II
 TH 210
Fall 2012
NCH World Cinema, WWII to 21st Century
(May Term Offering)
HI 102
Fall 2011
HUM United States History Since 1877
PS 215
Fall 2011
SSC Political Communication
(Writing Intensive)
PS 220
Fall 2011
HUM The Good, the Free and the Powerful
PS 240
Fall 2011
WCH Foundations of American Democracy
REL 290
Fall 2011
NCH Dharma Traditions: Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Sikh
MU 364
Spring 2011
CE Women's Chorus
HI 114
Fall 2010
WCH Western Civilization I
MU 245
Fall 2010
CE Introduction to Songwriting
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Revised offerings:

Core Offerings that with Revisions & Effective Catalog Year
  • Core offerings that were Renewed with Revisions
REL 226
Spring 2014
The New Testament
(This course is no longer a WRI offering - Not GWR approved)
CH 207
Fall 2012
Chem and Politics of AIDS and Cancer
(This course is no longer a WRI offering - Not GWR approved)
HEN 252
Fall 2012
Honors HUM Irony, Humor & Despair in Modern Literature
(This course is no longer a WRI offering - Not GWR approved)
HI 201
Fall 2012
HUM History of the US to 1877
(This course was renumbered to HI 101 - Not GWR approved)
PS 215
Fall 2012
SSC Political Communication
(This course is no longer a WRI offering - Not GWR approved)
HI 111
Fall 2011
NCH History of Pre-Modern Asia
(This course is no longer a WRI offering)
HI 112
Fall 2011
NCH History of Modern Asia
(This course is no longer a WRI offering)
HI 115
Fall 2010
WCH Western Civilization II
(This course had a slight title change to accommodate the addition of a new WCH core offering HI 114 Western Civilization I)

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Expired offerings:

Core Offerings that Expired/Not Renewed
  • The following courses have not been resubmitted to CORE Committee for renewal. They will no longer fulfill the indicated Core Area of Understanding.
  • If you completed a course during the approved timeline when the course was a valid core offering, the course will continue to satisfy the area of core in which it was previously approved
DA 120
Fall 2010
CE Dance Improvisation and Composition
PH 111
Fall 2010
PLO Introduction to Classical Greek
PS 252
Fall 2010
NCH Latin American Society
ART 270
Fall 2011
NCH Art of Africa, Asia and Americas
(Writing Intensive)
HEN 243
Fall 2011
Honors WCH American Visions: Cultural Dialogue in the U.S.
MA 110
Fall 2011
MA College Algebra and Trigonometry
HMA 272
Fall 2011
Honors Ethno Mathematics
HPH 234
Fall 2011
Honors HUM Justice Through the Ages
PH 200
Fall 2011
WCH Philosophy of History and Science
PSY 237
Fall 2011
SSC Psychology of Women
REL 215
Fall 2011
PLO Koine Greek
REL 291
Fall 2011
NCH Hinduism
REL 292
Fall 2011
NCH Buddhism
HES 215
Fall 2012
Honors NPS Meteorology
HEN 253
Fall 2012
Honors Gaelic and Anglo Irish Ireland
HI 230
Fall 2012
AM Minds I: From Puritanism to Transcendentalism
HI 231
Fall 2012
AM Minds II: From Victorianism yo Multiculturalism
CS 121
Fall 2013
Introduction to Computer Applications
(This course will continue to satisfy Math Core for students enrolled PRIOR to Fall 2013)
MA 105
Fall 2013
Mathematics for Liberal Studies
(This course will continue to satisfy Math Core for students enrolled PRIOR to Fall 2013)
MA 117
Fall 2013
Concepts of Calculus
(This course will continue to satisfy Math Core for students enrolled PRIOR to Fall 2013)
HMA 270
Fall 2013
History of Mathematics
(This course will continue to satisfy Math Core for students enrolled PRIOR to Fall 2013)

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 Experimental Core Offerings:

Experimental Core Offerings
  • The following courses have been approved to satisfy core.  These courses are experimental offerings that are not part of the College Catalog at the time of approval.
  • <spanstyle="color: #c00000;">Experimental courses may/may not be offered for a MAXIMUM of 3 semesters. As a result, please be advised, if a student does not successfully complete an experimental course there is no guarantee it will be offered in a future semester in order to be repeated.
  • Experimental courses cannot be taken as directed-studies.
  • Please review to the course description defined in JayWeb.
SO 170
Fall 2014
WCH Crime, Society and Interpretation
INT 170
May Term 2014
NCH The Arab Spring (PS 170)
PS 170
May Term 2014
NCH The Arab Spring (INT 170)
BIO 170
Spring 2014
NPS (non-lab science) Ecology in Short Fiction
Please be advised, this course is cross-listed with EN 170 which satisfies the Creative Expression (CE) CORE Area of Understanding (AU).  Students registering in this section of the course will receive Natural and Physical Science - Non Lab core credit ONLY.   Please be sure you are registered in the desired Core AU.  This course will NOT be double counted in CORE.  No schedule changes will be made after the 5th day of any given semester.
EN 170
Spring 2014
CE Ecology in Short Fiction
Please be advised, this course is cross-listed with BIO 170 which satisfies the Natural and Physical Science (NPS-non Lab) CORE Area of Understanding.  Students registering in this section of the course will receive Creative Expression CORE credit ONLY .  Please be sure you are registered in the desired Core AU. This course will NOT be double counted in CORE. No schedule changes will be made after the 5th day of any given semester.
PCS 170
Spring 2013
NCH Peace and Conflict Studies in South Africa I & II
ART 370
Spring 2013
NCH A History of Japanese Art and Aesthetics - formally introduced into the Catalog as ART 240 - Fall 2013.
JA 370
Spring 2013
NCH A History of Japanese Art and Aesthetic - formally introduced into the Catalog as JA 240 - Fall 2013.
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