General Education

General Education Program

Course descriptions can be found in the MTSU Undergraduate Catalog here.

Gen Ed Upper Division Form Template

COMMUNICATION
HISTORY
HUMANITIES and/or FINE ARTS
MATHEMATICS
NATURAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

COMMUNICATION (9 hours)
There are 3 required courses: 3 hours in Oral Presentational Communication and 6 hours in English Composition

COMM

2200

Fundamentals of Communication

ENGL

1010

Expository Writing

ENGL

1020

Research & Argumentative Writing

HISTORY (6 hours)

HIST

2010

Survey of US History I

HIST

2020

Survey of US History II

HIST

2030

Tennessee History

HUMANITIES and/or FINE ARTS (9 hours)
One course must be in Literature; in order to insure breadth of knowledge, the two other courses selected must be with different rubric prefixes.

ANTH

2210

Introduction to World Prehistory

ART

1030

Art Appreciation

ART 1920 Survey of Western Art I
DANC 1000 Dance Appreciation

ENGL

2020

Themes in Literature and Culture

ENGL

2030

Experience of Literature

HIST

1010

Survey of Western Civilization I

HIST

1020

Survey of Western Civilization II

HIST

1110

Survey of World Civilization I 

HIST

1120

Survey of World Civilization II

HUM

2610

Foreign Literature in Translation

MUS

1030

Introduction to Music

PHIL

1030

Introduction to Philosophy

THEA

1030

Theatre Appreciation

MATHEMATICS (3 hours)
A 4 hour course would be 3 hours General Education and 1 hour toward degree requirements

MATH

1010

Mathematics for General Studies

MATH

1530

Applied Statistics

MATH

1630

College mathematics for Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

MATH

1710

College Algebra

MATH

1720

Plane Trigonometry

MATH

1730

Pre-Calculus

MATH

1810

Applied Calculus I

MATH

1910

Calculus I

NATURAL SCIENCES (8 hours)
3 hour class/1 hour lab
Two different non-sequential courses must be selected for natural-science credit and must be with different rubric prefixes; at most only the first semester of any two-semester discipline-specific sequence may count for General Education natural-science credit.

ASTR

1030/1031

Exploring the Universe

BIOL

1030/1031

Topics in Biology

BIOL

1110/1111

General Biology

BIOL

2010/2011

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

BIOL

2020/2021

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

CHEM

1010/1011

Introduction to Chemistry

CHEM

1030/1031

Chemistry for the Consumer

CHEM

1110/1111

General Chemistry

GEOL 1030/1031 Introduction to Earth Science

GEOL

1040/1041

Physical Geology

PHYS

1110

Discovering Physics (F09)

PHYS 2010/2011 Non-Calc-Based Physics I
PHYS 2110/2111 Calculus-Based Physics I

PSCI

1030/1031

Topics In Physical Science

PSCI

1130/1131

Contemporary Issues in Science (F09)
(formerly CHEM/PHYS 1130/1131)

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (6 hours)
The two courses selected must be with different rubric prefixes.

AAS

2100

Introduction to African American Studies

ANTH

2010

Cultural Anthropology

ECON

2410

Principles of Macroeconomics

GEOG

2000

Regional Geography

GS 2010 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Experiences (F08)

HLTH

1530/1531

Health and Wellness

JOUR/EMC/RI 1020 American Media and Social Institutions (F07)

PS

1005

American Government and Politics
(formerly PS2010)

PS

1010

Foundations of Government

RS 

2030

Religion and Society (F14) 

PSY

1410

General Psychology

SOC

1010

Introductory Sociology

SOC 2010 Social Problems (F07)

WGST

2100

Introduction to Women's Studies
(formerly WMST2100)