2014-2015 General Education Curriculum

  • Communication - ENGL 102 plus 1 additional class for a minimum of 5 credits
    • COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2 cr)
    • ENGL 207 Persuasive Writing (3 cr)
    • ENGL 208 Personal & Exploratory Writing (3 cr)
    • ENGL 209 Inquiry-Based Writing (3 cr)
    • ENGL 313 Business Writing (3 cr)
    • ENGL 316 Environmental Writing (3 cr)
    • ENGL 317 Technical Writing (3 cr)
    • PHIL 102 Reason & Rhetoric (2 cr)
  • Natural and Applied Sciences - 7-8 credits
    Students are required to complete TWO science courses and their accompanying labs, or a CORS course and another course with its accompanying lab.
    • BIOL 102 Biology & Society (4 cr)
    • BIOL 115 Cells & the Evolution of Life (4 cr)
    • BIOL 116 Organisms & Environments (4 cr)
    • CHEM 101 Introduction to Chemistry I (4 cr)
    • CHEM 111 Principles of Chemistry I (4 cr)
    • CHEM 112 Principles of Chemistry II (5 cr)
    • CORS 206-297 Integrated Science (3 or 4 cr)
    • ENVS 101 Intro to Environmental Science AND
      ENVS 102 Field Activities in Env Science (4 cr)
    • GEOG 100 Physical Geography (4 cr)
    • GEOL 101 Physical Geology (4 cr)
    • GEOL 102 Historical Geology (4 cr)
    • MMBB 154 and 155 Introductory Microbiology & Lab (4 cr)
    • MMBB 250 and 255 General Microbiology & Lab (5 cr)
    • PHYS 100 Fundamentals of Physics (4 cr)
    • PHYS 103 and 104 General Astronomy & Lab (4 cr)
    • PHYS 111 General Physics I (4 cr)
    • PHYS 112 General Physics II (4 cr)
    • PHYS 211 Engineering Physics I (4 cr)
    • PHYS 212 Engineering Physics II (4 cr)
    • SOIL 205 and 206 The Soil Ecosystem & Lab (4 cr)
  • Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science - 3-4 credits
    • CS 101 Intro to Computer Science (3 cr)
    • CS 112 Intro to Problem Solving & Programming (3 cr)
    • MATH 123 Mathematics Applied to the Modern World (3 cr)
    • MATH 130 Finite Mathematics (3 cr)
    • MATH 137 Algebra with Applications (3 cr)
    • MATH 143 Pre-calculus Algebra & Analytic Geometry (3 cr)
    • MATH 160 Survey of Calculus (4 cr)
    • MATH 170 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I (4 cr)
    • MATH 175 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II (4 cr)
    • MATH 275 Analytic Geometry & Calculus III (4 cr)
    • STAT 251 Principles of Statistics (3 cr)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities - 12 credits
    • Humanities - 6 credits
    • Social Sciences - 6 credits
    Refer to list of approved Humanities and Social Science courses: http://www.uidaho.edu/registrar/core/ui2012
  • American Diversity and International Courses
    • American Diversity - 1 course
    • International Course - 1 course, 1-4 credits
    Refer to list of approved Humanities and Social Science courses: http://www.uidaho.edu/registrar/core/ui2012
  • Integrated Studies

    Four Disciplines

    Students must have completed courses in at least four different disciplines from approved Humanities, Social Sciences, American Diversity, International, or Senior Experience courses. The ISEM 101 and ISEM 301 courses do not count toward the four discipline requirement.