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1718 GEF Courses

F1. Composition and Rhetoric (3 or 6 credits)

  • ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric & ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric
  • ENGL 103 Accelerated Academic Writing

F2A/B. Science & Technology (4-6 credits)

Lecture Courses (F2A)

  • ARE 187 Energy Resource Economics
  • ASTR 106 Descriptive Astronomy
  • ASTR 110 Explosions in Space
  • BIOL 105 Environmental Biology
  • BIOL 107 Biotechnology and Society
  • BIOL 108 Drugs and the Body
  • CS 101 Intro to Computer Applications
  • DSGN 340 Design for Energy Efficiency
  • ENVP 119 Soil in the City
  • ENVP 155 Elements of Environmental Protection
  • FDST 200 Food Science and Technology
  • FIS 201 Introduction to Forensic Identification
  • FOR 140 West Virginia’s Natural Resources
  • GEN 101 Beginner’s Guide to Genetics
  • GEOG 107 Physical Geography
  • GEOG 207 Climate and Environment
  • GEOL 101 Planet Earth
  • GEOL 103 Earth Through Time
  • GEOL 230 Fossils and Evolution
  • HN&F 171 Introduction to Human Nutrition
  • HONR 202 Science and Technology
  • PHYS 107 Physics of Music
  • PLSC 105 Plants and People: Past and Present
  • SOCA 252 Physical Anthropology
  • WMAN 175 Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries

Lecture/Lab Combination Courses (F2B)

  • AEM 341 General Microbiology
  • ASTR 106 & 107 Descriptive Astronomy and Laboratory
  • BIOL 101 & BIOL 103 General Biology and Laboratory
  • BIOL 102 & BIOL 104 General Biology and Laboratory
  • BIOL 105 & BIOL 106 Environmental Biology and Laboratory
  • BIOL 111 General Biology (WVU Tech Campus Only)
  • BIOL 112 General Biology (WVU Tech Campus Only)
  • BIOL 115 Principles of Biology
  • BIOL 117 Introductory Physiology
  • CHEM 111 Survey of Chemistry
  • CHEM 112 Survey of Chemistry
  • CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • CHEM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • CHEM 117 Principles of Chemistry
  • CHEM 118 Principles of Chemistry
  • GEOG 106 & GEOG 107 Physical Geography and Laboratory
  • GEOG 110 & GEOG 111 Environmental Geoscience and Laboratory
  • GEOG 149 & GEOG 150 Digital Earth and Laboratory
  • GEOL 101 & GEOL 102 Planet Earth and Laboratory
  • GEOL 103 & GEOL 104 Earth Through Time and Laboratory
  • GEOL 110 & GEOL 111 Environmental Geoscience and Laboratory
  • PHSC 101 Introductory Physical Science 1
  • PHSC 102 Introductory Physical Science 2
  • PHYS 101 Introductory Physics
  • PHYS 102 Introductory Physics
  • PHYS 105 Conceptual Physics
  • PHYS 111 General Physics
  • PHYS 112 General Physics
  • PLSC 206 Principles of Plant Science

F3. Mathematics & Quantitative Skills (3-4 credits)

  • CDFS 250 Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • ECON 225 Elementary Business and Economics Statistics
  • HONR 203 Honors Mathematics and Quantitative Skills
  • MATH 121 Introductory Concepts of Mathematics
  • MATH 123 Finite Math 1 (WVU Tech Campus Only)
  • MATH 124 Algebra with Applications
  • MATH 128 Plane Trigonometry
  • MATH 129 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
  • MATH 150 Applied Calculus
  • MATH 153 Calculus 1a with Precalculus
  • MATH 154 Calculus 1b with Precalculus
  • MATH 155 Calculus 1
  • MATH 156 Calculus 2
  • MATH 218 History of Mathematics
  • MATH 126A College Algebra 5-Day
  • MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day
  • MATH 126C College Algebra 3-Day
  • PHIL 260 Introduction to Symbolic Logic
  • STAT 111 Understanding Statistics
  • STAT 201 Applied Statistical Modeling
  • STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference
  • STAT 215 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

F4. Society & Connections (3 credits)

  • ADV 201 Advertising and Society
  • ADV 215 Principles of Advertising
  • AGEE 220 Group Organization and Leadership
  • ARE 150 Introductory Agricultural and Agribusiness Economics
  • ARE 220 Introductory Environmental and Resource Economics
  • A&VS 275 Companion Animal Science
  • BIOL 122 Human Sexuality
  • BUSA 201 Survey of Economics
  • CDFS 110 Families Across the Life Span
  • CDFS 112 Introduction to Marriage and Family
  • COMM 100 & COMM 102 Principles of Human Communication and Human Communication in the Interpersonal Context
  • COMM 105 Introduction to the Mass Media
  • COMM 112 Small Group Communication
  • COMM 122 Human Communication in Contemporary Society
  • COMM 306 Human Communication in Organizations and Institutions
  • COMM 308 Nonverbal Communication
  • COMM 309 Health Communication
  • COMM 410 Family Communication
  • COUN 230 Life Choices
  • CSAD 270 Effective Public Speaking
  • DSGN 280 Sustainable Design and Development
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 401 Managerial Economics (WVU Tech Campus Only)
  • GEOG 205 Natural Resources
  • GEOG 210 Urban Geography
  • GEOG 240 United States and Canada
  • HN&F 126 Society and Food
  • HONR 204 Society and Connections
  • JRL 101 Media and Society
  • JRL 235 Electronic Media and Society
  • LING 101 Introduction to Language
  • MILS 101 Military Science
  • MILS 102 Military Science
  • MILS 201 Military Science
  • MILS 202 Military Science
  • PET 101 Games in American Culture
  • PHIL 314 Philosophy of Sex and Gender
  • POLS 102 Introduction to American Government
  • POLS 210 Law and the Legal System
  • POLS 220 State and Local Government
  • POLS 373 American Political Philosophy
  • PR 215 Introduction to Public Relations
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 241 Introduction to Human Development
  • PSYC 251 Introduction to Social Psychology
  • RPTR 140 Adventure West Virginia
  • SEP 271 Sport in American Society
  • SEP 272 Psychological Perspectives of Sport
  • SOCA 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCA 221 Families and Society
  • SOCA 232 Criminology
  • SOWK 105 Social Welfare Institutions
  • SPED 304 Special Education in Contemporary Society
  • ULIB 302 Research for Non-Profits
  • USAF 131 Foundations of United States Air Force 1
  • USAF 132 Foundations of United States Air Force 2
  • USAF 251 Air and Space Power 1
  • USAF 252 Air and Space Power 2
  • USAF 371 Leadership Studies 1
  • USAF 372 Leadership Studies 2
  • UTCH 221 Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science

F5. Human Inquiry & the Past (3 credits)

  • ADRC 102 Adventure in Society
  • CLAS 101 Elementary Latin 1
  • CLAS 102 Elementary Latin 2
  • CLAS 203 Intermediate Latin 1
  • CLAS 204 Intermediate Latin 2
  • CLAS 231 Greek & Roman Civilizatn Cultr
  • CLAS 232 Greek And Roman Myths
  • COMM 104 Public Communication
  • COMM 314 Nonviolence in Communication Behavior
  • ENGR 140 Engineering in History
  • EXPH 235 Introduction to Global Issues in Exercise Physiology
  • HIST 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1600
  • HIST 102 Western Civilization: 1600 to Present
  • HIST 108 North America: Past and Present
  • HIST 152 Growth of the American Nation to 1865
  • HIST 153 Making of Modern America: 1865 to the Present
  • HIST 203 Introduction to Medieval Europe
  • HIST 204 Renaissance and Reformation
  • HIST 205 Absolutism & Enlightenment
  • HIST 207 Revolutionary Europe
  • HIST 209 Twentieth Century Europe
  • HIST 210 Modern Military History
  • HIST 217 History of Russia to 1917
  • HIST 218 History of Russia: 1900-Present
  • HIST 221 History of Modern Germany
  • HIST 257 Antebellum America: 1781-1861
  • HIST 259 The United States: 1865-1918
  • HIST 261 Recent America: The United States since 1918
  • HIST 264 American Indian History
  • HIST 277 Revolutions-Science/Technology (WVU Tech Campus Only)
  • HIST 281 The Agrarian Transformation
  • HN&F 350 Cross-Cultural Cuisine
  • HONR 205 Human Inquiry and the Past
  • HONR 210 City-As-Text-Morgantown
  • HUM 112 Humanities of Greece
  • MATH 318 Perspectives on Mathematics and Science
  • PHIL 100 Problems of Philosophy
  • PHIL 130 Current Moral Problems
  • PHIL 140 Historical Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 170 Introduction to Critical Reasoning
  • PHIL 212 Philosophy of Sport
  • PHIL 244 History of Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 248 History of Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 301 Metaphysics
  • PHIL 302 Theory of Knowledge
  • PHIL 306 Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 308 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHIL 310 Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 315 Free Will and Moral Responsibility
  • PHIL 321 Ethical Theory
  • PHIL 323 Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 325 Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 331 Health Care Ethics
  • PHIL 346 History of Ethics
  • PHIL 351 Topics in Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 354 Themes in Continental Philosophy
  • PHIL 355 Existentialism
  • RELG 219 The History of Christianity
  • RELG 222 Origins of Judaism
  • RELG 223 Christianity in America
  • RELG 303 Studies in Christian Scripture
  • RELG 304 Studies in Hebrew Scriptures
  • SOCA 258 Introduction to Archaeology
  • WDSC 100 Forest Resources in United States History
  • WMAN 100 The Tradition of Hunting

F6. The Arts & Creativity (3 credits)

  • ARHS 101 Landmarks of World Art
  • ARHS 120 Survey of Art History 1
  • ARHS 160 Survey of Art History 2
  • ARHS 181 World Architecture 4: 1850-Present
  • ARHS 382 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright
  • ARHS 388 The Art of Andy Warhol
  • ART 109 Basic Drawing 1 for Non-Majors
  • ART 110 Basic Drawing 2 for Non Majors
  • COMM 305 Appreciation of the Motion Picture
  • DANC 170 Introduction to Dance
  • ENGL 131 Poetry and Drama
  • ENGL 132 Short Story and Novel
  • ENGL 154 African American Literature
  • ENGL 156 Literature of Native America
  • ENGL 170 Literature of Minds and Selves
  • ENGL 171 Literature of Science and Nature
  • ENGL 172 Literature of the Human Body
  • ENGL 180 Literature of Love, Sex, and Gender
  • ENGL 212 Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENGL 213 Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ENGL 214 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
  • ENGL 225 Western World Literature
  • ENGL 226 Non-Western World Literature
  • ENGL 230 Film Studies
  • ENGL 232 Poetry
  • ENGL 233 The Short Story
  • ENGL 234 Drama
  • ENGL 235 Novel
  • ENGL 236 The Bible as Literature
  • ENGL 238 Literature of Place
  • ENGL 241 American Literature 1
  • ENGL 242 American Literature 2
  • ENGL 251 American Folklore and Culture
  • ENGL 252 Appalachian Fiction
  • ENGL 254 African American Literature
  • ENGL 255 Multiethnic Literature
  • ENGL 257 Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • ENGL 258 Popular American Culture
  • ENGL 261 British Literature 1
  • ENGL 262 British Literature 2
  • ENGL 263 Shakespeare 1
  • ENGL 272 Modern Literature
  • ENGL 273 Contemporary Literature
  • ENGL 277 Reading Publics:  Exploring the Humanities in Public Places
  • ENGL 285 Images of Women in Literature
  • FCLT 206 Introduction to Japanese Culture
  • FCLT 240 Italian-American Experience
  • FCLT 250 Russian Fairy Tales
  • FCLT 280 Science Fiction: East and West
  • FCLT 281 Vampire: Blood and Revolution
  • FCLT 306 Japanese Culture and Cinema
  • FCLT 310 Chinese Cinema
  • FCLT 321 Gods and Heroes of Nordic Mythology
  • FCLT 380 Holocaust: Eastern Europe Film and Literature
  • FCLT 381 Contemporary Polish Cinema
  • FCLT 382 Polish Cinema: Kieslowski
  • FILM 101 The Art of Film 1
  • FILM 102 The Art of Film 2
  • FLIT 135 Introduction to French Literature
  • FLIT 216 Chinese Literature Translation 1
  • FLIT 217 Chinese Literature in Translation 2
  • FLIT 235 French Literature in Translation 1
  • FLIT 236 French Literature in Translation 2
  • FLIT 238 African Women Writers
  • FLIT 239 Francophone Literature in Translation
  • FLIT 240 Italian Women Writers
  • FLIT 256 Russian Literature Translation 1
  • FLIT 257 Russian Literature Translation 2
  • FLIT 266 Latin American Literature
  • FLIT 285 Brazilian Literature Translation
  • FLIT 316 Arab Women Writers
  • FLIT 360 Discovering Mesoamerica
  • FRCH 301 Language Through Civilization
  • FRCH 421 Survey of Literature 1
  • FRCH 422 Survey of Literature 2
  • GER 431 German Literature: Fables/Fairy Tales/Enlightenment – Romanticism
  • GER 432 German Literature: Since Romanticism
  • HONR 206 Arts and Creativity
  • HUM 101 Introduction to Western Civilization 1
  • HUM 102 Introduction to Western Civilization 2
  • HUM 106 Promethean Myth, Modern Arts
  • HUM 107 The Humanities of Egypt
  • HUM 109 The Italian Renaissance
  • LARC 212 History of Landscape Architecture
  • MUSC 111 Introduction to Music
  • MUSC 112 Great Composers in Performance
  • MUSC 113 Twentieth Century American Pop Music
  • MUSC 114 Music in the Modern Age
  • MUSC 115 Introduction to History of Jazz
  • MUSC 120 History of Musical Theatre
  • MUSC 270 History of Western Musical Traditions 1
  • MUSC 271 History of Western Musical Traditions 2
  • MUSC 475 History of Jazz
  • PHIL 147 Philosophy and Film
  • PSYC 233 Psychology of Cinema
  • SPAN 331 Early Spanish American Literature
  • SPAN 332 Modern Spanish American Literature
  • THET 101 Introduction to the Theatre
  • THET 102 Acting
  • THET 144 Fundamentals of Acting
  • THET 170 World Theatre and Drama
  • THET 301 History of Western Theatre
  • ULIB 300 Film and Media Literacy
  • WGST 150 Women in Movies
  • WGST 215 African Women Writers

F7. Global Studies & Diversity (3 credits)

  • ACE 315 Sport for Exceptional Athlete
  • AGEE 101 Global Food and Agricultural Industry
  • ASP 220 Introduction to Africana Studies
  • CHIN 101 First Year Chinese 1
  • CHIN 102 First Year Chinese 2
  • CHIN 203 Second Year Chinese 1
  • CHIN 204 Second Year Chinese 2
  • COMM 212 Gender and Communication
  • COMM 315 American Diversity in Film
  • COMM 316 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 317 Communication and Aging
  • CSAD 280 Communication Disorder in Film
  • DISB 380 Disability and the Family
  • DISB 385 Disability and Society
  • DSGN 140 Sustainable Living
  • FCLT 161 The Many Latin Americas
  • FCLT 210 Chinese Civilization and Culture
  • FCLT 260 Cultures of Mexico
  • FCLT 460 Sexuality and Gender in Hispanic Cinema
  • FRCH 100 Intensive Elementary French
  • FRCH 101 Elementary French 1
  • FRCH 102 Elementary French 2
  • FRCH 200 Intensive Intermediate French
  • FRCH 203 Intermediate French 1
  • FRCH 204 Intermediate French 2
  • GEOG 102 World Regions
  • GEOG 108 Human Geography
  • GEOG 243 Geography of Africa
  • GEOG 244 Geography of the Middle East
  • GER 101 Introduction to German Language and Culture 1
  • GER 102 Introduction to German Language and Culture 2
  • GER 203 Intermediate German 1: The German-Speaking World
  • GER 204 Intermediate German 2: Life in Germany
  • GERO 212 Introduction to Gerontology
  • HIST 104 Latin America: Past and Present
  • HIST 105 The Middle East
  • HIST 106 East Asia: An Introduction
  • HIST 179 World History to 1500
  • HIST 180 World History Since 1500
  • HIST 225 Modern South Asia
  • HIST 241 Latin America: Culture, Conquest, Colonization
  • HIST 242 Latin America: Reform and Revolution
  • HONR 207 Global Studies and Diversity
  • ITAL 101 Elementary Italian 1
  • ITAL 102 Elementary Italian 2
  • ITAL 203 Intermediate Italian 1
  • ITAL 204 Intermediate Italian 2
  • JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese 1
  • JAPN 102 Elementary Japanese 2
  • JAPN 203 Intermediate Japanese 1
  • JAPN 204 Intermediate Japanese 2
  • MUSC 116 Music in World Cultures
  • MUSC 477 Music of Africa
  • NAS 200 Introduction: Native American Studies
  • PLSC 140 Sustainable Living
  • POLS 103 Global Political Issues
  • POLS 250 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 260 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS 337 Gender/Politics and Policy
  • POLS 351 Russian and Post-Soviet Politics
  • POLS 355 Governments of Latin America
  • POLS 361 International Law and Institutions
  • PORT 101 Elementary Portuguese 1
  • PORT 102 Elementary Portuguese 2
  • PORT 203 Intermediate Portuguese 1
  • PORT 204 Intermediate Portuguese 2
  • PSYC 232 Sex Roles and Behavior
  • PSYC 281 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • RELG 102 Introduction to World Religions
  • RELG 231 Religions of China and Japan
  • RELG 232 History and Practice of Islam
  • RELG 301 Studies in Asian Scriptures
  • RELG 302 Studies in Islamic Scriptures
  • RESM 140 Sustainable Living
  • RUSS 101 Elementary Russian 1
  • RUSS 102 Elementary Russian 2
  • RUSS 203 Intermediate Russian 1
  • RUSS 204 Intermediate Russian 2
  • SEES 101 Introduction to Slavic and Eastern European Studies
  • SEP 373 African Americans in Sports
  • SM 275 The Olympic Games
  • SM 375 Sport in the Global Market
  • SOCA 105 Introduction to Anthropology
  • SOCA 207 Social Problems in Contemporary America
  • SOCA 235 Race and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCA 351 Traditional and Changing Africa
  • SOWK 147 Human Diversity
  • SPAN 100 Intensive Elementary Spanish
  • SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 1
  • SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish 2
  • SPAN 200 Intensive Intermediate Spanish
  • SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish 1
  • SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish 2
  • SPAN 330 Latin American Culture
  • SPAN 340 Culture of Spain
  • WGST 170 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WGST 225 Women in Appalachia
  • WGST 245 Women in International Development
  • WGST 250 Women in Science
  • WGST 260 Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
  • WGST 340 Gender and Violence
  • WMAN 150 Principles of Conservation Ecology

F8. Focus (9 credits)

  • Minor (link to minors available)
  • Double major
  • Dual degree
  • 9 credits of additional coursework from the list of courses approved for GEF Areas 2-7 Students are expected to work with their advisors to ensure completion of the Focus. Students completing three minors as part of a MDS program must satisfy the Focus by completing 9 additional credits of GEF coursework, or a fourth minor.