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General Education online program courses

Follow a complete online pathway through the General Education Foundation Program at Wichita State University.

It is important for you to work with your college advisor to ensure that you are meeting your college's specific general education requirements as you build your class schedule. (Find an Advisor)

Below is a snapshot of the wide selection of General Education courses available online. Use our online course search tool to make sure the courses you need are being offered this semester.

| TIER 1 | FOUNDATION COURSES

Four courses

→ English 101
→ English 102
→ Math 111 (requires proctored exams)
→ Communication 111

| TIER 2 | INTRODUCTORY COURSES IN THE DISCIPLINES

FINE ARTS HUMANITIES SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL SCIENCES
One course Two courses, one in each of two subject areas Two courses, one in each of two subject areas Two courses, one in each of two subject areas
ARTH 103
Art Appreciation
ENG 230
Exploring Literature
ANTH 102
Cultural Anthropology
BIOL 106
The Human Organism
DANC 140
Art of the Dance
ENG 273
Science Fiction
ANTH 103
Intro. to Archaeology
 
MUSC 160
What to Listen for in Music
HIST 132
U S Since 1865
CJ 191
Intro. to Criminal Justice
GEOL 102
Earth Science and the Environment
MUSC 162
World Music
SPAN 210
Intermediate Spanish
POLS 121
American Politics
HS 290
Foundational Human Anatomy and Physiology (Online lab available: HS 290L)
THEA 143
Art of Theater
WOMS 190
Women in Popular Culture
POLS 220
Intro to International Relations
STAT 370
Elementary Statistics (requires proctored exams)
  WOMS 287
Women in Society: Social Issues
PSY 111
General Psychology (requires proctored exams)
 
    SCWK 201
Intro. To Social Work & Social Welfare
 
    SOC 111
Intro to Sociology
 

| TIER 3 | ADVANCED FURTHER STUDY COURSES AND ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVE COURSES
Complete three courses.

If a student takes two Further Study courses and one I&P course, the two Further Study courses must be distributed over two divisions. If two I&P courses are taken out of three, a divisional distribution is not required, but at least two subject areas are required.

FINE ARTS and HUMANITIES HUMANITIES  SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES MATHEMATICS AND NATURAL SCIENCES

ARTH 321
Avant Garde Art, Film, Rock Music and Subculture (I&P)

AGE 404/PSY404
Psychology of Aging
BIOL 370
Intro. Environmental Studies (I&P)
COMM 321
Intro to Film Studies
AGE 512/ETHS 512
Diversity and Aging
GEOG 235/GEOL 235
Meteorology
DANC 325
Dance Hist 20th -21st Century
AGE 513/SOC 513
Sociology of Aging
HP 430
Impact of Disease Upon Global Events (I&P)
THEA 385
Theatre as a Mirror of Today’s America (I&P)
ANTH 327/REL 327
Magic, Witchcraft Religion
 
THEA 450
Contemporary Theater & Drama
CJ 394
Courts & Judicial Systems
 
WOMS 387
Women in Society, Cultural Images
CJ 513
Violent Crime (Every other year)
 
WOMS 588
Gender, Race and the West/East Divide (I&P)
CJ 593
Crime Causation & CJ Policy
 
  ECON 202
Principles of Microeconomics
 
  ETHS 360
Dealing with Diversity
 
  HMCD 308/PSY 413
Leadership in Self and Society (I&P)
 
  HMCD 310
Intro. to the U.S. Health Services System (I&P)
 
  HMCD 326
Emerging Health Care Issues of the 21st Century (I&P)
 
  IB 333
International Business (I&P)
 
  PHIL 327
Bioethics
 
  PSY 325
Developmental Psychology (requires proctored exams)
 
  SOC 315
Marriage and Families
 
  SOC 322
Deviant Behavior
 
  SOC 325
Parenting
 
  SOC 337
Young Women’s Health
 
  SOC 528
Sociology of Education
 
  SOC 538
Medical Sociology
 

For more information on General Education requirements go to http://www.wichita.edu/generaleducation/

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