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eCore Courses (FY18) Title Hrs Valdosta State University Title Hrs VSU Core Area
ARTS 1100 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding and appreciate of art, its production, function/purpose, and aesthetics as a significant form of human expression, within its social, cultural, and historical context.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Use appropriate vocabulary to critique and analyze form elements, techniques, and concepts of art.
Course-Specifice Outcome 3: Engage in critical thinking about art by distinguishing between and evaluating various kinds of evidence, and presenting valid arguments in written formats.
Art Appreciation 3 ART 1100 Introduction to Visual Arts 3 C
BIOL 1011K Course-Specific Outcome 1: Determine reputable sources of scientific information
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic biological principles.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic chemical nature of living things.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic chemical processes involved in living organisms.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Apply the scientific method, including designing controlled experiments to test variables, collecting and analyzing data and reporting and interpreting results in a scientific manner.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Explain the functions, structures and reproduction of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Explain the molecular functions of genes and how genetic traits are inherited.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Relate concepts of biology to current societal and environmental issues.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Use the scientific method to conduct experiments, analyze data and reach conclusions in virtual and physical lab settings.
Introduction to Biology 4 BIOL 1030 & 1040L (the lecture and lab are 2 separate courses) Introduction to Biology: The Evolution and Diversity of Life; Biodiversity Lab 3 and 1 D
CHEM 1211K Course-Specific Outcome 1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: matter and measurement; reactions and reaction stoichiometry; thermochemistry; properties of gases; periodic properties of elements; atomic structure, chemical bonding, and molecular bonding theories.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Use correct chemical nomenclature, structural symbols, and terminology to accurately communicate in standard English chemical principles, theories, and processes.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Employ critical thinking and systematic methods to solve problems, including conceptual and quantitative problems.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Demonstrate an awareness of the role of chemistry in everyday life.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Apply the rules of laboratory safety.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Collect and analyze scientific data, formulate appropriate conclusions from data analyses, and communicate findings.
Principles of Chemistry I & Lab 4 CHEM 1211, CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry I & Lab 3 + 1 D
CHEM 1212K Course-Specific Outcome 1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: intermolecular forces, liquids, and solids; properties of solutions; chemical kinetics; chemical equilibrium; acid-base equilibria; chemical thermodynamics; electrochemistry.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Use correct chemical nomenclature, structural symbols, and terminology to accurately communicate in standard English chemical principles, theories, and processes.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Employ critical thinking and systematic methods to solve problems, including conceptual and quantitative problems.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Demonstrate an awareness of the role of chemistry in everyday life.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Apply the rules of laboratory safety.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Collect and analyze scientific data, formulate appropriate conclusions from data analyses, and communicate findings.
Principles of Chemistry II & Lab 4 CHEM 1212, CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry II & Lab 3 + 1 D
COMM 1100 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify and describe: 1a. the basic components of the communication models; 1b. the various types of communication; 1c. the role communication plays to satisfy needs; 1d. the difference between communication and communications (information technology, satellite engineering, etc.).
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Utilize critical thinking skills to create communicative appeals that are coherent and well adapted to the receiver, stylistically appropriate, and substantively complex.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Describe the different ways in which language defines and frames situations.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Recognize how different language strategies (such as the use of vivid, evasive, and equivocal language) enhance orundermine communication effectiveness.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Describe and analyze the basic strategies for reducing communication anxiety.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Identify, analyze, and discuss common listening habits that interfere witheffective communication and strategies for improving listening skills.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Analyze the fundamental dimensions of cultural diversity (demographic, regional, and ideological) as they relate to communication.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Discuss the ethical aspects of communication.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Identify and explain the major theories of human communication and persuasion in 9a. Interpersonal communication contexts, 9b. in small group communication contexts 9c. and in public communication contexts.
Course-Specific Outcome 10: Observe, explain, and apply the major concepts used to describe interpersonal processes, including: 10a. the evolution of the self- concept; 10b. relational development; 10c. listening.
Course-Specific Outcome 11: Observe, explain, and apply the major concepts used to describe small group processes, including 11a. Group characteristics, 11b. decision making, roles, 11c. norms for interaction.
Course-Specific Outcome 12: Observe and utilize the recommended strategies for developing, delivering, and evaluating effective public presentations.
Human Communication 3 COMM 1100 Human Communication 3 B
ENGL 1101 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Demonstrate critical thinking skills in reading and writing assignments.
Course- Specific Outcome 2: Use a writing process to produce writing.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Write clear and complete sentences that are grammatically correct according to standard written English.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Use correct spelling and punctuation.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Develop unified, coherent paragraphs by expressing controlling ideas.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Support and clarify ideas with specific evidence and details.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Plan writing in light of situation, audience, and purpose.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Follow a format and structure appropriate to the rhetorical situation.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Introduce and close essays while linking paragraphs logically and clearly.
Course-Specific Outcome 10: Write for varied purposes informing, analyzing, and arguing.
Course-Specific Outcome 11: Select an organizational approach and style appropriate to varied situational contexts.
Course-Specific Outcome 12: Synthesize information and ideas from one or more sources and explain conclusions choherently.
Course-Specific Outcome 13: Integrate appropriate information from outside sources in the appropriate style and form.
Course-Specific Outcome 14: Use GALILEO and Web search engines to locate information.
Course-Specific Outcome 15: Critically evaluate sources and assess varied perspectives and viewpoints.
English Composition I 3 ENGL 1101 Composition I 3 A
ENGL 1102 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Write well developed and logically organized essay.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Enhance your appreciation of various types of texts, both visual and written.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate critical thinking skills in reading and writing assignments.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Reflect upon and respond to the ideas of others.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Plan and conduct a research project using a variety of research sources.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Use the writing process to understand different texts.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Refine your thinking, reading, and writing skills.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Increase your working vocabulary of literary terms.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Improve your research and documentation skills.
Course-Specific Outcome 10: Improve your electronic communication skills.
Course-Specific Outcome 11: Apply critical perspectives to various genres.
Course-Specific Outcome 12: Navigate and communicate effectively online.
Course-Specific Outcome 13: Expand your awareness of literary themes and explore the connections between these themes and your own experiences.
Course-Specific Outcome 14: Critically evaluate resources and assess varied perspectives and viewpoints.
English Composition II 3 ENGL 1102 Composition II 3 A
ENGL 2111 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Extend reading, writing, and critical thinking skilles developed in ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Develop a perspective on the variety of world cultures from ancient times through the early-modern period to understand how these cultures developed and how their ideas contributed to and still inform contemporary culture(s).
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Recognize the range of literary genres and conventions as well as the levels of sophistication of literary masterpieces coming from different cultures.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Analyze and evaluate literary works in their social, historical, and cultural context.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Compare and contrast the characteristics of literary works emerging from various cultures and times in order to recognize common human values and beliefs.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Investigate the effect literature as a technology has had on the history of ideas and aesthetics.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Engage technology and media effectively in the learning process.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Participate as an effective member in a collaborative community.
World Literature I 3 ENGL 2111 World Literature 3 C
ENGL 2112 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Demonstrate the ability to compare, contrast and understand diverse literary texts, authors, and genres.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Analyze themes and ideas pertinent to World Literature from the mid seventeenth century to the present
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Comprehend how historical or literary movements shape our understanding of literature. 
World Literature II 3 ENGL 2112 World Literature II 3 C
ENGL 2131 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify the genres, major writers and important schools in American literature from the pre-colonial era to the opening volleys of the Civil War.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Summarize, interpret, and infer hypotheses regarding selected texts.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Use and extend reading, writing, technological, and critical thinking skills developed in ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Identify the cultural factors that shaped American literature and define the common concerns of humanity as expressed through literature.
American Literature I 3 N/A - No direct equivalent but satisfies Area C Lit requirement 3 C
ENGL 2132 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify and apply a variety of critical approaches to literature.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Identify the important literary periods and themes of American Literature from the mid-19th Century to the present.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate knowledge of a diversity of American cultures through the study of literature.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Apply various reading strategies to text in order to summarize, synthesize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate the literature.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Using MLA style and a variety of sources, write a paper on American literature that shows original thought, research, and an ability to assimilate and synthesize the ideas of others.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Enhance technological skills.
American Literature II 3 N/A - No direct equivalent but satisfies Area C Lit requirement 3 C
ENVS 2202 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Describe environmental science and the basic concepts involved in the study of the subject.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Identify various ecosystems.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Describe various ecosystem components and functions and their impact on the environment.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Discuss human population by calculating human population growth and identifying the impact of such growth on the environment.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Describe various sources of energy from several perspectives: their origins, costs, and environmnetal impact.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Identify various pollutants to our air, water, and land and discuss their environmental impact.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Interpret environmental issues affecting the earth and its populations, including water use, food production, and urban development.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Define biodiversity and identify its value.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Identify the need for environmental regulations.
Course-Specific Outcome 10: Explain the balance between the implementation costs of environmental regulations and their impact on humankind. 
Environmental Science 3 N/A - No direct equivalent but satisfies Area D 1 – 3 hour elective 3 D
ETEC 1101 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Become effective users of technology.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Develop an understanding of the social implications of emerging technologies.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Utilize electronic technologies to conduct research.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Critically evaluate the quality and relevance of Internet-based information resources.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Select appropriate technologies and methods to compile, analyze, organize, and present relevant information effectively.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Recognize the role of technology in lifelong learning.
Electronic Technology in the Educational Environment 2 N/A - No direct equivalent but satisfies Area B 2 B
GEOL 1011K Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify earth materials and discuss/interpret their origin, economic uses, composition, and interrelationships.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Use maps, photos, and diagrams to identify topographic and geologic structures, and the processes which form them.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate knowledge of Earth surface processes and their impact on mankind.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Discuss evidence of plate tectonics and the Earth's internal structure and how processes within the Earth influence Earth's major surface features and control the location of earthquakes and volcanic activity.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Demonstrate knowledge of the perspective of geological time as related to geological events and processes and the formation of earth minerals.
Introductory Geosciences I & Lab 4 N/A – No direct equivalent but satisfies Area D or F in place of GEOL 1121K by submitting a course substitution form 4 D
HIST 1111 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Explain the importance of geography and how geography can impact historical events, issues, and processes.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Read, interpret, and effectively use maps, including the interactive maps in this course, to answer historical questions.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Identify and evaluate important historical, political, cultural, social, and economic movements; historical figures; and events that characterize the development of the great world civilizations from antiquity through 1500 CE.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Explain the ways in which history is both an art and a science.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Analyze the various interpretations of world historical events, figures, and issues, and explain the ways and the reasons why these interpretations have changed over time.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Analyze various interpretations of world historical events, figures, and issues and explain the ways and the reasons why these interpretations have changed over time.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Demonstrate an awareness of the relationship of events across cultures, and chronologically order historical events both in the context of the culture in which they occurred as well as in the context of global civilizations.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Write well-developed and logically organized analytical essays.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Demonstrate critical thinking skills in reading and writing assignments, including the ability to analyze, synthesize, and interpret primary and secondary sources.
Course-Specific Outcome 10: Distinguish between primary and secondary sources, and analyze at least five major issues using appropriate sources and historical methodology.
Course-Specific Outcome 11: Identify at least three other types of resources besides written records that historians may use to study the past and explain their use to enlighten historical questions using at least three different issues.
Course-Specific Outcome 12: Identify the major historiographical issues associated with the significant time periods, cultures, figures, and events from antiquity through 1500 CE.
Course-Specific Outcome 13: Identify the major centers of world civilization and their most important characteristics in Europe, the Near and Far East, Africa and the Americas from antiquity through 1500 C. E.
Course-Specific Outcome 14: Identify, using at least three examples, the ways in which world civilizations and cultures interacted with and influenced one another from antiquity through 1500 CE. 
World History I 3 HIST 1011 History of Civilization 3 E
HIST 1112 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify, discuss, and make connections between key moments, themes, and individuals in the modern world since 1500.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Identify and analyze how the factors of race, class, gender, and ethnicity shaped the modern world since 1500.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Recognize instances of collaboration and resistance with the dominant political systems in the modern world since 1500.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Generate a carefully constructed and persuasive historical interpretation in an essay that shows understanding of the developments across political and/or social boundaries.
World History II 3 HIST 1012 History of Civilization II 3 E
HIST 2111 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify and evaluate the major controversies, issues, personalities, problems, and trends in U.S. history up to 1865.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Exhibit comprehension of the historical process of continuity and change.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Recognize the role of diversity in American society.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Determine the relationship between local and national issues and events.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Appraise how and why the historical interpretations of the controversies, issues, personalities, and problems have changed over time.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Identify trends and issues in intellectual and cultural history and be able to relate them to topics in U.S. history.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Place issues and events of U.S. history in a global context.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Analyze the trials and contributions of the many cultures that make up American society.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Analyze the extent to which historical and contemporary American society has embraced the ideals of the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Constitutional periods.
Course-Specific Outcome 10: Describe the ways geography has impacted historical processes.
Course-Specific Outcome 11: Read and interpret maps.
Course-Specific Outcome 12: Develop skills in critical thinking, collaboration, and organization.
Course-Specific Outcome 13: Undertake research using a variety of materials.
Course-Specific Outcome 14: Differentiate between primary and secondary sources.
Course-Specific Outcome 15: Analyze, synthesize, and interpret primary and secondary sources and clearly communicate results using a variety of media.
Course-Specific Outcome 16: Formulate a convincing historical argument using primary and secondary sources.
United States History I 3 HIST 2111 United States History to 1865 3 E
MATH 1101 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Understand the concept and basic properties of functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Understand the concept and basic properties of linear functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Understand the concept and basic properties of quadratic functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Understand the concept and basic properties of polynomial functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Understand the concept and basic properties of exponential functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Understand the concept and basic properties of logarithmic functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Understand the concept and basic properties of piecewise functions. 
Mathematical Modeling 3 MATH 1101 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling 3 A
MATH 1111 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify sets of numbers.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Solve a variety of equations, inequalities, and systems of equations.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Understand the concept of a function.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Analyze and sketch graphs of polynomials, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions including transformations.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Use appropriate technology to solve problems.
College Algebra 3 MATH 1111 College Algebra 3 A
MATH 1113 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify the characteristics of various functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Demonstrate knowledge of basic properties of logarithmic and exponential functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate knowledge of the basic trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Sketch and analyze the graphs of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Set up and solve word problems using algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Solve equations using algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse trigonometric functions.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Analyze when the use of technology is appropriate and when to apply the technology.
Pre-calculus 3 MATH 1113 Pre-calculus 3 A
MATH 1401 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Identify and apply appropriate methods of data collections.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Effectively communicate quantitative concepts and results
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Use graphical and numeric techniques to describe data
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Develop an understanding of the concept of probability and the relationship of probability and statistics
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Develop an understanding of the various probability distributions.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Use the appropriate method for estimating values of population parameters.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Use the appropriate method to test population parameters.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Use appropriate technology to determine whether a linear relationship exists between two variables.
Course-Specific Outcome 9: Extract quantitative data from a given situation, translate the data, evaluate information, abstract essential information, and abstract essential information, make logical deductions, and arrive at reasonable conclusions.
Intro to Statistics 3 MATH 2620 Statistical Methods 3 D
MATH 1501 Course-Specific Outcome 1:  Calculate and evaluate limits and represent these concepts graphically, algebraically, numerically and in words; Apply knowledge of limits and continuity to analyze and solve real-world problems; Determine when the use of technology is appropriate in solving problems related to limits and continuity and how to apply the technology.
Course-Specific Outcome 2:  Explain the definition of the derivative and how it is related to tangent lines and rates of change, and to compute derivatives from limit definitions; Compute derivatives using all the standard rules, displaying in particular a strong mastery of the Chain Rule; Compute derivatives of trigonometric functions and compute closely related trigonometric limits; Explain the concept of an implicitly defined function, and use the technique of implicit differentiation to differentiate functions that are defined implicitly; Model and solve related rates word problems
Course-Specific Outcome 3:  Solve problems related to rates of change; Identify and describe properties of functions and their graphs; Apply the properties of functions and their graphs to real life problem situations.
Course-Specific Outcome 4:  Calculate anti-derivatives by using some basic rules; Evaluate anti-derivatives using the substitution technique; Define the definite integral. Evaluate a few definite integrals using the definition as a limit of Riemann sums; State the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; Apply the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to evaluate definite integrals.
Calculus I 4 MATH 2261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4 A
MUSC 1100 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Recognize various elements, styles, composers, and major historical periods of music.
Outcome 2: Identify and discuss genres and uses of music.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate knowledge of the historical and cultural context of musical styles and periods.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Analyze and make critical judgments of music listening experiences utilizing appropriate terms and concepts.
Music Appreciation 3 MUSC 1100 Music Appreciation 3 C
PHIL 2010 Course-Specific Outcome 1.1: Explain, justify, and criticize major positions in central areas of philosophical inquiry as follows: Logic - Use the tools and concepts of logic and critical thinking to evaluate and criticize arguments.
Course-Specific Outcome 1.2: Explain, justify, and criticize major positions in central areas of philosophical inquiry as follows: Religion - Explain and evaluate major arguments concerning the nature and existence of God.
Course-Specific Outcome 1.3: Explain, justify, and criticize major positions in central areas of philosophical inquiry as follows: Knowledge - Explain and evaluate major arguments concerning knowledge and skepticism.
Course-Specific Outcome 1.4: Explain, justify, and criticize major positions in central areas of philosophical inquiry as follows: Mind-Body - Explain and evaluate major arguments concerning the mind-body dualism.
Course-Specific Outcome 1.5: Explain, justify, and criticize major positions in central areas of philosophical inquiry as follows: Freedom - Explain and evaluate major arguments concerning freedom and determinism.
Course-Specific Outcome 1.6: Explain, justify, and criticize major positions in central areas of philosophical inquiry as follows: Ethics - Explain, evaluate, and apply major ethical theories.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Think, argue, and write clearly and cogently about philosophical issues.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Demonstrate a basic understanding of the key concepts of logic and critical thinking.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Engage in philosophical discourse by offering and effectively responding to arguments.
Introduction to Philosophy 3 PHIL 2010 Fundamentals of Philosophy 3 C
PHYS 2211K Course-Specific Outcome 1: Understand and apply the laws and concepts associated with physics by solving word problems.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Perform simple laboratories and reach appropriate conclusions.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Write clear, concise laboratory reports.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Represent data graphically by hand and computer.
Principles of Physics I & Lab 4 PHYS 2211K Principles of Physics I 4 D
POLS 1101 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Demonstrate knowledge of the historical background, foundations, origins, content, and application of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Demonstrate a knowledge of the Georgia Constitution.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Identify the Institutions and processes of the three branches of government.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Develop an awareness of current political issues and the policy making process, both domestic and global.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Analyze the nature of Democratic politics in the terms of political behavior (e.g. ideology, public opinion) and linking institution (e.g. parties, interest groups, media)
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Demonstrate an understanding of the cause and effect relationships in society.
Course-Specific Outcome 7: Recognize differing perspectives and points of view.
Course-Specific Outcome 8: Construct and analyze arguments.
American Government 3 POLS 1101 American Government 3 E
PSYC 1101 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Apply course content to everyday life - making better decisions, enhancing relationships, and increasing self understanding.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Recognize that human experience and behavior vary as a function of context, culture and situation.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Identify, understand, and contrast fundamental psychology perspectives within a historical context; past, present, and future trajectory.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the major methods of scientific inquiry.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Understand the relation among mind, body, consciousness, and behavior.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Relate the importance of objectivity in scientific inquiry to the inherently subjective nature of human experience.
Introduction to General Psychology 3 PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology 3 E
SOCI 1101 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Compare, contrast, and apply the basic theoretical paradigms of sociology (Structural-Functional, Social-Conflict, and Symbolic-Interaction) and analyze two or more phenomena in society using the three perspectives.
Course-Specific Outcome 2: Identify and define the steps of the research process and evaluate claims (made in the research literature or by the media) in terms of validity, reliability, appropriate research methodology, and practical application.
Course-Specific Outcome 3: Define, identify, and explain culture, socialization, social interaction, groups, and social organization as basic building blocks of society and social experience, and apply this knowledge to explain why people conform to or deviate from societal expectations.
Course-Specific Outcome 4: Explain social stratification using theoretical perspectives to analyze economic, racial/ethnic, and gender inequality in a societal context.
Course-Specific Outcome 5: Explain social structure, provide examples of social structure (both at the macro and micro level), and be able to express how important social institutions (such as family, religion, education, medicine, and others) shape society and social experience.
Course-Specific Outcome 6: Identify and interpret the impact of basic demographic trends in society and discuss mechanisms of social change.
Introduction  to Sociology 3 SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3 E
SPAN 2001 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Students should demonstrate an understanding of their languages and cultures in relation to the practices, products, and perspectives of the culture(s) of Spanish speaking countries.  Intermediate Spanish I 3 SPAN 2001 Intermediate Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures I 3 C
SPAN 2002 Course-Specific Outcome 1: Students should demonstrate an understanding of their languages and cultures in relation to the practices, products, and perspectives of the culture(s) of Spanish speaking countries.  Intermediate Spanish II 3 SPAN 2002 Intermediate Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures II 3 C