- 1 -Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsAPPROVED GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES(for use with the 2016-17 ISU Bulletin of Courses and Programs)All Aerospace Engineering majors must take 12 credits of General Education (GEN ED)courses.Students are encouraged to select GEN ED courses that broaden their academicprogram. Courses in the social sciences (sociology, anthropology, journalism and masscommunication, economics, political science, human development and family studies,psychology) or humanities (architecture, literature, foreign language, philosophy, religion,history) are especially encouraged.Courses used to satisfy the GEN ED requirement must satisfythe following rules:1.The course may not be remedial–courses must be at the 100+ level.2.You may not use an orientation course from another department (for example BUSAD103).3.You may not use more than 6 credits from a single department toward the GEN EDrequirement.4.No “skills” courses may be used (for example:sport classes such as bowling, golf,swimming, and tennis are not allowed; music courses focused on playing an instrumentor participating in band or choir are not allowed; art classes focused on the mechanics ofdrawing or painting or taking pictures are not allowed; language or speech classesfocused on the mechanics of writing or speaking are not allowed; etc.).5.Courses must be taken for a letter grade–P/NP credits are not allowed.The University also requires that students take at least one class (3 credits) in the area ofU.S. Diversity and at least one class (3 credits) in the area of International Perspectives.In mostcases, courses used to meet the U.S. Diversity and International Perspectives requirements canalso be used to fulfill GEN ED requirements.However, if the chosen U.S. Diversity orInternational Perspective course is not on the following GEN ED list, then additional GEN EDcredits must be taken to meet the minimum 12 GEN ED credits.Additional Notes:Only undergraduate courses are listed in this document.Graduate level courses will beconsidered on a case-by-case basisUSIndicates that credit goes toward meeting the U.S. Diversity Requirement.A minimum of 3credit hours are needed to meet this requirement.IPIndicates that credit goes toward meeting the International Perspectives Requirement.Aminimum of 3 credit hours are needed to meet this requirement.* Indicates that a course is a recommended prerequisite but not a mandatory prerequisite.While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this document, the catalog isthe final authority on the number of credits, the prerequisites, and whether the course satisfieseither the U.S. Diversity or International Perspectives Requirements.
GEN ED Electives2016-2017 Catalog- 2 -APPROVED GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVEScr.PrerequisitesAccounting (ACCT)215Legal Environment of Business3sophomore classificationAfrican-American Studies (AF AM)201USIntroduction to African American Studies3325IPPeoples and Cultures of Africa (ANTHR)3201* or 306*330USEthnic and Race Relations (SOC)3SOC 134334USAfrican American Religious Experience (RELIG)33 cr in AF AM* or RELIG*347USStudies in African American Literature (ENGL)3ENGL 250350USWomen of Color in the U.S. (W S)33 cr in AF AM*or W S*353USHistory of African Americans I (HIST)3sophomore classification354USHistory of African Americans II (HIST)3sophomore classification