Approval of General Education and Cultural Diversity Courses - Area C

Executive Memorandum 00-006

March 27, 2000

From: Manuel A. Esteban, President

Subject: Approval of General Education and Cultural Diversity Courses - Area C

Following review by the General Education Advisory Committee and the recommendation of the Provost, I approve General Education (GE) and Cultural Diversity status as noted for the courses below. Status noted will be effective fall 2000 and continue through the next scheduled review.

GENERAL EDUCATION AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY COURSES - AREA C


GE Area C1 - The Arts


ART 001A
- Art History Survey

ART 001B - Art History Survey

ART 002A - Far Eastern Art Survey - NW

ART 002B - Survey of Arts of Amer/Oceania/Afr - NW

ART 004 - Art Appreciation

HNRS 149D - Honors Seminar

CSCI 040 - Computer Assisted Art

MUS 045 - Intro to the World of Music - NW

MUS 053A - Fundamentals of Music: Piano

MUS 053B - Fundamentals of Music: Voice

MUS 053C - Fundamentals of Music: Guitar

MUS 191 - American Music

MUS/AFAM 196 - African American Music - Eth

PHED 152 - Intro to Dance

THEA 020 - Literature in Performance

THEA 060 - Acting

THEA - 060H - Acting: Honors

THEA 061 - Introduction to the Theatre


GE Area C2 - Languages and Literature


ENGL/AIST 058 - American Indian Literature - Eth

ENGL/AMST 170 - Amer Ethnic/Regional Writers - Eth

EFL 017 - English as a Foreign Language

ENGL 020 - Beginning Creative Writing

ENGL 052 - World Literature - NW

ENGl 055 - Medieval Mind

ENGL 070 - Introduction to Literature

ENGL 154 - Classical Literature

ENGL 185 - Great Books

FREN 001 - First Semester French

FREN 002 - Second Semester French

FREN 003 - Third Semester French

FREN 004 - Fourth Semester French

GERM 001 - First Semester German

GERM 002 - Second Semester German

GERM 003 - Third Semester German

GERM 004 - Fourth Semester German

HNRS 149E - Honors Seminar

ITAL 001 - First Semester Italian

ITAL 002 - Second Semester Italian

ITAL 003 - Third Semester Italian

ITAL 004 - Fourth Semester Italian

JAPN 001 - First Semester Japanese

JAPN 002 - Second Semester Japanese

JAPN 003 - Third Semester Japanese

JAPN 004 - Fourth Semester Japanese

LATN 001 - Intro Latin Language and Culture (NEW)

SPPA 040 - Language and Culture of Deaf Americans (NEW)

SPAN 001 - First Semester Spanish

SPAN 002 - Second Semester Spanish

SPAN 003 - Third Semester Spanish

SPAN 004 - Fourth Semester Spanish

SPAN 004S - Spanish for Spanish Speakers


GE Area C3 - Philosophies, Ideas, and Major Figures


HIST 012 - Intro to Classic Civilization

HIST 162/RS 111/MEST 162 - Islamic Religion - NW

HNRS 149F - Honors Seminar

ITAL 160 - Italian Renaissance and Its Influence on Civ.

MUS 192 - Major Musical Figures in Western Civ.

PHIL 003 - Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 003H - Introduction to Philosophy: Honors

PHIL 007 - Personal Values

PHIL 013 - Human Existence (NEW)

PHIL 100A - History of Ancient Philosophy

PHIL 102 - Philosophy: East and West - NW

PHIL 117 - Reason and Religion

PHIL 122 - Existentialism (NEW)

PHIL/MJIS 135 - Philosophy of Judaism

RS 005 - Religions of Asian Civilizations - NW

RS 006 - Religions of Western Civilizations

RS 010 - Introduction to Religious Studies

RS 020 - The Bible

RS/MJIS 130 - Judaism - Eth

RS 132 - Christianity

RS 164 - Buddhism - NW

RS 165 - Hinduism - NW


Ethnic Only (Not GE Unless Otherwise Noted)


ENGL/AFAM 053 - African American Literature - Eth

ENGL/AAST 059 - Asian American Literature - Eth

RS/AAST 187 - Asian/Amer/Pac Island Religions - Eth

RS/AIST 188 - Worldviews of American Indians - Eth

ART 247 - American Indian Art - Eth

HIST/CHST 137 - Mexican Heritage in the US Pre-1848 (NEW) - Eth

SPAN/CHST 140 - Chicano Literature - Eth

RS/MCGS 185 - Religion and Amer Ethnic Minorities (Also has GE status in Upper Division Theme A) - Eth


Non-Western Only (Not GE Unless Otherwise Noted)


ART 242A - Pre-Columbian Mexican Art - NW

HIST 180A - Colonial Latin America (NEW) - NW

MUS 162 - Music From a Global Perspective - NW

RS 160 - Religions of the Pacific Rim (Also has GE status in Upper Division Theme K)


Note: The courses listed below will no longer have GE and/or Cultural Diversity Status unless otherwise noted, effective Fall 2000.


MUS 053D - Fundamentals of Music: Recorder - Was Area C1

MUS 053E - Fund Music/Band and Orchestral: Instrument - Was Area C1

MUS 195 - Intro to Non-Western Music - Was Area C1 and NW

EFL 117 - English as a Foreign Language - Was Area C2

SPAN 003S - Spanish for Spanish Speakers - Was Area C2

FLNG 100 - Lit Masterpieces in Translation - Was Area C2

HUM 001 - Introduction to Humanities - Was Area C3

PHIL 100B - History of Modern Philosophy - Was Area C3

PHIL 100C - History 19th/20th Century Phil - Was Area C3

PHIL 114 - Social/Political Philosophy - Was Area C3

ART 244 - Chinese and Japanese Art - Was NW Only

ART 248 - African Art - Was NW Only

MUS 182 - Case Studies in Global Music - Was NW (Course retains GE status in Upper Division Theme R)

PHIL 004B - Philosophy and Third World Societies - Was NW Only

RS 161 - Japanese Religions - Was NW Only

RS 162 - Chinese Religions - Was NW Only

SPAN 150 - Latin American Culture/Civilizations - Was NW Only