General Education Component Starting Summer 2015

The General Education Component (GEC) of the College of Engineering curriculum requires at least 15 semester hours of course credit. The requirements are the following:

[1] Engineering Be Creative: Complete 3 s.h.

The above link will take to a list of courses on MyUI that have been approved and are offered during a specfic semester (Fall, Winter, Summer, Spring) 

Below is a  full list of the courses approved under the Engineering Be Creative Course List

[2] CLAS General Education Course:  Complete 3 s.h. 

Students must complete 3 s.h. of coursework from one of the approved CLAS GEC categories (listed below). The link above will provide students with a list of courses approved in the category that are offered during a specific semester (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

  • Interpretation of Literature 
  • World Languages 
  • Historical Perspectives 
  • International and Global Issues 
  • Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts 
  • Values, Society, and Diversity 
  • Social Science 
Students in the Industrial Engineering Program of Study are required to complete PSY:1001 Introduction to Psychology. 
 
[3] Complete 9 s.h Approved Course Subjects: Students may choose courses from ANY of the subjects listed.
 
MINORS

If you wish to complete a minor while satisfying the general education requirements click here.

 

GEC Options: Be Creative Course List (Item 1)

Subject Course(s)
Animation [ANIM]

ANIM:2125 Intro to Animation

Art and Art History [ARTS]

ARTS:1510 Basic Drawing

ARTS:1520 Design Fundamentals

ARTS:2800 Intro to Digital Arts 

Ceramics [CERM]

CERM:2010 Exploring Forms in Clay I

Cinema [CINE]

CINE:1834 Modes of Film and Video Production

Creative Nonfiction Writing [CNW]

CNW:1620 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction

CNW:2680 The Art and Craft of Creative Nonfiction

CNW:2700 The Art and Craft of Personal Writing

CNW:2720 Art and Craft of Writing about Culture

CNW:2730 Art and Craft of Writing about Science

CNW:2740 Art and Craft of Environmental Writing

CNW:2770 Art and Craft of Writing for New Media

CNW:2780 Art and Craft of Writing about Sports

CNW:2790 The Art and Craft of Humor Writing

CNW:2830 Art and Craft of Immersion Journalism

CNW:2840 Art and Craft of Travel Writing

CNW:2850 Art and Craft of Writing about Politics

CNW:3632 Prose Style

Creative Writing [CW]

CW:2100 Creative Writing

CW:2870 Fiction Writing

CW:2875 Poetry Writing

CW:3003 Writing and Reading Science Fiction

CW:3005 Professional & Creative Business Comm

CW:3107 Creative Writing for Health Professions

CW:3210 Creative Writing and the Natural World

CW:3215 Creative Writing and Popular Culture

CW:3218 Creative Writing for New Media

CW:4745 The Sentence: Strategies for Writing

CW:4751 Creative Writing for the Musician

CW:4760 The Art of Revision: Writing for Clarity

Dance [DANC] (all 2 sh)

DANC:1020 Beginning Jazz

DANC:1030 Beginning Ballet

DANC:1040 Beginning Modern Dance

DANC:1050 Beginning/Contact Improvisation

DANC:1055 Art of Movement in the Creative Process 

DANC:1120 Continuing Jazz

DANC:1130 Continuing Ballet

DANC:1140 Continuing Modern Dance

DANC:2020 Intermediate Jazz

DANC:2030 Intermediate Ballet

DANC:2040 Intermediate Modern

Design [DSGN]

DSGN:2110 Graphic Design I

Metalworking and Jewelry [MTLS]

MTLS:2910 Introduction to Jewelry and Metal Arts

Music [MUS]

MUS:1012 Creativity in Music (3 sh)

MUS:1007 Garage Band: The Basics (2 sh)

Painting [PNTG]

PNTG:2410 Painting I

Printing [PRNT]

PRNT:2610 Intro to Printmaking

Theatre Arts [THTR]

THTR:1140 Basic Acting

THTR:2200 Elements of Design 

THTR:2215 Intro Theatrical Production Technology

THTR:2220 Production Lab (Run Crew; Advanced Run Crew; Electrics)

THTR:2140 Acting I

THTR:2301 Playwriting I

THTR:2610 Acting for Success

THTR:2620 Improvisation for Engineers and Scientists

THTR:3202 Graphic Design and Identity

THTR:3208 Mask and Puppet Crafts 

THTR:3210 Makeup Design for the Stage 

THTR:3230 Scene Design I

THTR:3240 Costume Design I

THTR:3250 Lighting Design I

THTR:3260 Sound Design

THTR:3270 Entertainment Design] (offered every other year)

THTR:3880 Digital Media For Theater and Dance 

THTR:3890 Directing for the Camera

THTR:4270 Scenic Art

Three Dimensional Design [TDSN] TDSN:2210 Problems in 3-D Design 

 

GEC Options: Approved Course Subjects (Item 3)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Subject

Description

AFAM

African American Studies

ASP

Aging Studies Program

AINS

American Indian Native Studies

ASL

American Sign Language

ASLE

American Sign Language in English

AMST

American Studies

ANIM

Animation

ANTH

Anthropology

ARAB

Arabic

ARTE

Art Education

ARTH

Art History

ASIA

Asian Languages and Literatures

CHIN

Asian Languages and Literatures

SOAS

Asian Languages and Literatures

CERM

Ceramics

CINE

Cinema

CCL

Cinema & Comparative Literature

CLSA

Classics: Ancient Civilizations

CSD

Communication Sciences and Disorders

COMM

Communication Studies

CL

Comparative Literature

CW

Creating Writing--Writers Workshop

CNW

Creative Nonfiction Writing

CCCC

Critical Cultural Competency

DANC

Dance

DSGN

Design

DST

Disability Studies

DPA

Division of Performing Arts

WLLC

Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DRAW

Drawing

ENGL

English

FREN

French

FPC

Fundraising and Philanthropy Communication

GWSS

Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies

ARTS

General Art

GEOG

Geography

GRMN

German

GHS

Global Health Studies

CLSG

Greek

HIST

History

INTM

Intermedia

IS

International Studies

ITAL

Italian

JPNS

Japanese

JMC

Journalism and Mass Communication

CLSL

Latin

LAS

Latin American Studies

LEIS

Leisure Studies

LING

Linguistics

MDVL

Medieval Studies

MTLS

Metalworking and Jewelry

MUSM

Museum Studies

MUS

Music

PNTG

Painting

BKAT

Papermaking

PHIL

Philosophy

PHTO

Photography

POLI

Political Science

PORT

Portuguese

PRNT

Printmaking

PSY

Psychology

RELS

Religious Studies

SLAV

Russian

SSW

School of Social Work

SCLP

Sculpture

SOC

Sociology

SPAN

Spanish

SRM

Sport and Recreation Management

SPST

Sport Studies

SWAH

Swahili

THTR

Theatre Arts

TR

Therapeutic Recreation

TDSN

Three-Dimensional Design

WRIT

Writing

Tippie College of Business

Subject

Description

ECON

Economics

ENTR

Entrepreneurship

MGMT

Management

MKTG

Marketing

University College

Subject

Description

AERO

Aerospace Studies

LS

Leadership Studies

MILS

Military Science

Graduate College

Subject

Description

URP

Urban and Regional Planning

College of Law

Subject

Description

HRTS

Center for Human Rights