Department of LAS

LAS Course Areas

General Education Areas and Credits

General Ed. Area
 Available Courses Credits
 College Core
  •  College Success (1 credit)
  •  Effective English (3 credits)
  •  World Civilizations (6 credits)
    • Through two courses with CIV GenEd-tag
    • Currently Western Civilization and Chinese Civilization
 10
 Breadth Distribution

 

  • Artistic Awareness (3 credits)
    • Through any course with an ART GenEd-tag
  • Humanities (3 credits)
    • Through any course with a HUM GenEd-tag
  • Modern World Affairs (3 credits)
    • Through any course with an MWA GenEd-tag
  • Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits)
    • Through any course with a QR GenEd-tag
  • Scientific Reasoning (3 credits)
    • Through any course with an SR GenEd-tag
 Minimum 15

 World Languages

  • Through any two courses with a LANG GenEd-tag
 8
General Education credits subtotal  33

List of General Education Courses

 Course Number  Title  Cr
 LAS001  ESL  0
 LAS002  Introduction to College English  0
 LAS100  College Success  1
 CLC101  Beginning Chinese I  4
 CLC102  Beginning Chinese II  4
 CLC111  Elementary Chinese I  4
 CLC112  Elementary Chinese II  4
 LAS110  Western Civilization  3
 CLC131  Chinese Civilization  3
 LAS120  Mathematics in Applied Context  3
 CLC211  Intermediate Chinese I  4
 CLC212  Intermediate Chinese II  4
 LAS204  Public Speaking  3
 LAS220  Calculus  3
 LAS222  Computer Graphic Design  3
 LAS224  Fundamentals of Information Technology  3
 LAS204  Topics in the Arts and Sciences  1-3
 LAS232  The Making of the Modern World  3
 LAS233  Principles of Economics  3
 LAS272  Drawing I  2
 LAS273  Drawing II  2
 CLC311  Advanced Chinese I  4
 CLC312  Advanced Chinese II  4
 LAS303  Masterpieces of World Literature  3
 LAS274  Chinese Painting & Calligraphy  2
 LAS332  Issues in International Relations  3
 CLC331  Topics in Chinese History: Qin and Han  3
 CLC332  Topics in Chinese History: Tang and Song  3
 LAS333  Geography and Globalization  3
 LAS350R  Directed/Independent Study in Arts and Sciences  1-3
 LAS371  Drawing and Rendering for Theater  2
 CLC411  Classical Chinese I  4
 CLC412  Classical Chinese II  4
 CLC421  Chinese Language Arts I  4
 CLC422  Chinese Language Arts II  4
 CLC431  Chinese Literature I  4
 CLC432  Chinese Literature II  4
 DAN232  Mind, Body and Dance  2
 DAN342  History of Dance: East and West  2
 MUS240A  History of Western Music A  2
 MUS240B  History of Western Music B  2

* All one-semester courses may be offered more than once during an academic year, depending on student enrollment and faculty availability.