Courses

Summer 2017

WCU is offering a number of unique and exciting opportunities during the 2017 summer term.

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Liberal Studies Satisfaction

The following is a list of courses offered in Summer 2017 that satisfy liberal studies requirements:

C1. Writing

6 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric 3
ENGL 202 Writing and Critical Inquiry 3

C2. Mathematics

3 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
MATH 101 Mathematical Concepts 3

C3. Oral Communication

3 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
COMM 201 Foundations of Communication 3

C4. Wellness

3 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
HSCC 101 Nutrition,Fitness,Wellness 3
HEAL 111 Stress Management, Health & Wellness 3
HEAL 123 Health and Wellness 3

C5. Physical & Biological Sciences

6 hours required. The two courses taken to meet the C5 requirement must be from two different disciplines. Other 100-200 level science courses from AST, BIOL, CHEM, ENVH, GEOL, NRM and PHYS (with the exceptions of BIOL 132, CHEM 241, ENVH 200, ENVH 210, and courses numbered from 190-199) meet this requirement.

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
BIOL 102 Human Genetics 3
BIOL 103 Environmental Biology 3
BIOL 140 Principles of Biology I 4
BIOL 141 Principles of Biology II 4
BIOL  240 Intro to Genetics 4
BIOL 241 Intro to Ecology & Evolution 4
BIOL 291 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
    Lab 0
BIOL 292 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
    Lab 0
CHEM 133 Survey of Chemistry II 4
    Lab 0
CHEM 139 General Chemistry I 4
    Lab 0
CHEM 140 General Chemistry II 4
    Lab 0
ENVH 130 Systems & Solutions 3
ENVH 260 Etiology of Infectious Diseases 2
    Lab 1
GEOL 140 Investigations in Environmental Geology 3
PHYS 130 Introductory Physics I 3
    Lab 1
PHYS 131 Introductory Physics II 3
    Lab 1

P1. Social Sciences

6 hours required. Courses must be taken in two different disciplines.

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
ECON 232 Intro to Macroeconomics - Social Issues 3
ENVH 200 Intro to Public Health 3
ENVH 300 Occupational Health 3
FIN 210 Managing Money for Financial Success 3
LAW 105 Introduction to Law 3
PSC 150 American Government & Politics 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
PSY 320 Developmental Psychology I: Childhood  3
RTH 300 Health & Healing 3
SOC 103 Human Society 3
SOCW 251 Social Issues, Policy & Programs 3
SOCW 354 Human Behavior and Social Environment
Person in Environment
3
SOCW 402 Diversity in Contemporary Society 3

P3. History

3 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
HIST 107 World Cultures in Historical Perspectives 3
HIST 131 North American History to 1865 3
HIST 132 US History Since 1865 3
HIST 341 North Carolina History 3
PAR 146 Western Religious Traditions 3

P4. Humanities

3 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
ENGL 206 Literature and the Environment 3
ENGL 207 Popular Literature and Culture 3
ENGL 333 Intro to Shakespeare 3
LAW 201 Individual Rights 3
LAW 412 Business Ethics & Corporate Responsibility 3
PAR 201 Philosophy of Love & Sex 3

P5. Fine & Performing Arts

3 hours required

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
ART 104 Intro to Visual Arts 3
DA 259 Dance Appreciation 3
IDES 250 Intro to Interior Design 3
MUS 101 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 302 History of Rock Music 3
MUS 304 Jazz Appreciation 3

P6. World Cultures

3 hours required. Satisfied if student passes MFL 101, 102, 110, 231, 232, 240, or 301. Only three of the six credit hours earned in FREN, GER, and SPAN 110 apply to P6 category.

Discipline Number Title Credit Hours
ANTH 120 Comparative Cultural Analysis 3
BA 304 Business Communications/Multicultural Environment 3
CHER 101 Experiencing Cherokee and the Cherokee Speaking World 3
CM 365 Construction & Culture 3
ENVH 210 Global Disparities - Public Health 3
ND 310 Food, Nutrition, & Culture 3
PSC 110 Global Issues 3
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