OSU Bacc Core List

The following course list is used for the Associate of Science program with an emphasis on transfer to Oregon State University. This information reflects an accurate picture of OSU requirements at the time of approval, using the OSU catalog, advisors and web resources for consultation. However, degree requirements can and do change. Students can verify transfer information at the OSU baccalaureate core equivalencies website.

Baccalaureate Core

Skills Courses

Writing I

Course Title Credits
WR 121Academic Composition4

Writing II

Course Title Credits
WR 122Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition4
WR 227Technical Writing4
WR 240Introduction to Creative Writing: Nonfiction4
WR 241Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction4
WR 242Introduction to Creative Writing: Poetry4
WR 243Introduction to Creative Writing: Scriptwriting4

Speech

Course Title Credits
COMM 111Fundamentals of Public Speaking4
COMM 114Argumentation and Critical Discourse3
COMM 115Introduction to Intercultural Communication4
COMM 218Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 219Small Group Communication4

Mathematics

Course Title Credits
MTH 105Math in Society4
MTH 111College Algebra4
MTH 112Trigonometry4
MTH 113Topics in Precalculus4
MTH 211Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics I4
MTH 241Calculus for Management/Social Science4
MTH 245Mathematics for Management, Life, and Social Sciences4
MTH 251Calculus I4

Fitness

Course Title Credits
HHP 295Health and Fitness3

Perspectives Courses

No more than two courses (or lecture/lab combinations) from any one department may be used by a student to satisfy the Perspectives category of the core. GEO courses listed under Physical Science are considered to be from a different department than GEO courses listed under any other Perspective category. Choose one Biological Science lecture/lab combination, one Cultural Diversity, one Literature and the Arts, one Physical Science lecture/lab combination, one Social Processes and Institutions, one Western Culture, one Difference, Power and Discrimination, plus one additional lecture/lab combination from either Physical Science or Biological Science.

Physical Science

Course Title Credits
CH 104Introduction to Chemistry I5
CH 105Introduction to Chemistry II5
CH 106Introduction to Chemistry III5
CH 221General Chemistry I5
CH 222General Chemistry II5
CH 223General Chemistry III5
FOR 208Soils: Sustainable Ecosystems4
G 201Geology I4
G 202Geology II4
G 203Geology III4
GEOG 265Geographic Information Systems4
GEOG 278Physical Geography-Landforms and Water4
GEOG 279Physical Geography-Weather and Climate4
GS 104Physical Science: Physics4
GS 105Physical Science: Chemistry4
GS 106Physical Science: Geology4
GS 107Physical Science: Astronomy4
PH 201General Physics I5
PH 202General Physics II5
PH 203General Physics III5
PH 211General Physics I5
PH 212General Physics II5
PH 213General Physics III5

Biological Science

Course Title Credits
BI 101General Biology: Cells & Genes4
BI 102General Biology: Evolution4
BI 103General Biology: Ecology4
BI 202General Botany4
BI 211Principles of Biology5
BI 212Principles of Biology5
BI 213Principles of Biology5
BI 234Microbiology4
FOR 208Soils: Sustainable Ecosystems4

Physical or Biological Science

Course Title Credits
Choose one additional course from the Physical Science or Biological Science lists above4-5

Western Culture

Course Title Credits
ARH 201Art History: Western: Prehistory to Early Byzantine4
ARH 202Art History: Western: Early Medieval to Late Renaissance4
ARH 203Art History: Western: Baroque to Early Modern4
ARH 206Art History: Western: Modern and Contemporary4
ENG 107Western World Literature: Ancient4
ENG 108Western World Literature: Middle Ages4
ENG 109Western World Literature: Modern4
ENG 201Shakespeare4
ENG 202Shakespeare4
ENG 204Survey British Literature I4
ENG 205Survey British Literature II4
ENG 253Survey American Literature I4
ENG 254Survey American Literature II4
FA 257Literature Into Film4
GEOG 201World Regional Geography I4
HST 101History of Western Civilization4
HST 102Europe: From the Middle Ages to Enlightenment (700-1700 C.E.)4
HST 103Europe: Revolution and War (1789 - Present)4
HST 104Ancient Societies (Pre-history - 500 C.E.)4
HST 105The Expansion of World Religions (500 - 1700)4
HST 106Modern World History: Industrialization, Nations and War (1800-Present)4
HST 201Early America - History of the United States (pre-history to 1820)4
HST 20219th and early 20th Century United States History (1820-1920)4
HST 20320th and Early 21st Century United States History (1920-present)4
HST 27020th Century European History4
HUM 106British Life and Culture3
PHL 170Philosophy of Love and Sex3
PHL 200Fundamentals of Philosophy4
PHL 201Epistemology - Knowledge, Science, and the History of Reason4
PHL 202Problems of Philosophy - Ethics3
PS 206Introduction to Political Thought4

Cultural Diversity

Course Title Credits
ANTH 283Introduction to Medical Anthropology4
ARH 207Native American Art History4
CHN 141Chinese Culture Through Film4
ES 199Selected Topics: Ethnic Studies1-4
ES 213Introduction to Chican@/Latin@ Studies4
GEOG 107Cultural Geography4
GEOG 202World Regional Geography II4
HS 208Multicultural Issues in Human Services4
HST 104Ancient Societies (Pre-history - 500 C.E.)4
HST 105The Expansion of World Religions (500 - 1700)4
HST 106Modern World History: Industrialization, Nations and War (1800-Present)4
HST 207History of the American West4
HST 218Native American History4
HST 258Colonial Latin American History4
HST 259Modern Latin American History4
HST 260History of Islamic Civilizations4
HST 290East Asian History4
HST 291East Asian History4
HST 292East Asian History4
HUM 210Culture And Literature Of Asia4
HUM 211Culture and Literature of Africa4
HUM 212Culture and Literature of the Americas4
HUM 213Culture and Literature of Middle East4
HUM 230Immigrant Experience American Literature4
HUM 240Native American Literature and Culture4
HUM 255Cultural Diversity in Contemporary American Literature4
HUM 256Introduction to African-American Literature4

Literature and the Arts

Course Title Credits
ARH 201Art History: Western: Prehistory to Early Byzantine4
ARH 202Art History: Western: Early Medieval to Late Renaissance4
ARH 203Art History: Western: Baroque to Early Modern4
ARH 206Art History: Western: Modern and Contemporary4
ARH 207Native American Art History4
ART 101Introduction to the Visual Arts4
ENG 104Introduction to Literature: Fiction4
ENG 105Introduction to Literature: Drama4
ENG 106Introduction to Literature: Poetry4
ENG 107Western World Literature: Ancient4
ENG 108Western World Literature: Middle Ages4
ENG 109Western World Literature: Modern4
ENG 201Shakespeare4
ENG 202Shakespeare4
ENG 204Survey British Literature I4
ENG 205Survey British Literature II4
ENG 232CTopics in American Literature: Contemporary Fiction4
ENG 250Introduction to Folklore and Mythology4
ENG 253Survey American Literature I4
ENG 254Survey American Literature II4
ENG 260Introduction to Women Writers4
FA 101Introduction to Film4
FA 125World Cinema4
FA 257Literature Into Film4
HUM 210Culture And Literature Of Asia4
HUM 211Culture and Literature of Africa4
HUM 212Culture and Literature of the Americas4
HUM 230Immigrant Experience American Literature4
HUM 240Native American Literature and Culture4
HUM 256Introduction to African-American Literature4
MUS 201Understanding Music3
MUS 202Understanding Music3
MUS 203Understanding Music3
MUS 205Introduction to Jazz History3
TA 200Introduction to Theater3

Social Processes and Institutions

Course Title Credits
ANTH 103Cultural Anthropology4
EC 201Microeconomics4
EC 202Macroeconomics4
GEOG 106Economic Geography4
HHP 210Introduction to the Health Care System3
HHP 231Human Sexuality3
HHP 248Health Psychology4
HST 101History of Western Civilization4
HST 102Europe: From the Middle Ages to Enlightenment (700-1700 C.E.)4
HST 103Europe: Revolution and War (1789 - Present)4
PS 201Introduction to US Government and Politics4
PS 204Introduction to Comparative Politics4
PS 205Introduction to International Relations4
PSY 201Mind and Brain4
PSY 202Mind and Society4
SOC 201Introduction to Sociology4

Difference, Power and Discrimination

Course Title Credits
HST 201Early America - History of the United States (pre-history to 1820)4
HST 20219th and early 20th Century United States History (1820-1920)4
HST 20320th and Early 21st Century United States History (1920-present)4
HST 225US Women's History4
SOC 212Race, Class, and Gender4
SOC 215Social Issues and Social Movements4
WS 101Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies4

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