Jan 31, 2023  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Elective Courses


Electives provide students with flexibility in their programs of study. The elective categories help students make choices beyond the required courses for their respective programs.

Liberal Arts Electives include not only those categorized as Liberal Arts Electives but also the Science/Lab Science, Social Science and Behavioral Science Electives.

Career Electives are courses in the student’s major field or related field approved by the department chair or program coordinator.


Behavioral Science Electives

  • PSY Psychology
  • SOC Sociology

Humanities Electives

The Humanities provide students with the knowledge, skills and habits of mind to adapt to any pathway in their educations, careers and lives. Humanities courses challenge students to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, and make connections across disciplines. The following courses count as Humanities electives:

Lab Science Electives

  • PHY Physics
  • AST Astronomy
  • BIO Biology (BIO-111  does not qualify as a Lab Science Elective)
  • CHM Chemistry
  • ENV Environmental Science

Liberal Arts Electives

  • VMA Art
  • VMA Photography
  • FLM Film
  • HUM Humanities
  • LIT Literature
  • ENG English
  • FRE French
  • GER German
  • ITL Italian
  • MUS Music
  • POR Portuguese
  • SPN Spanish
  • THE Theatre
  • HIS-101
  • HIS-102  
  • PHL Philosophy
  • HON Honors
  • MAT Mathematics
  • REL Religious Studies

Social Science Electives

  • ECO Economics
  • GOV Gov’t/Politics
  • HIS History
  • PHL Philosophy
  • GEO Geography