Jan Term

PLEASE CHECK BACK IN EARLY OCTOBER
FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT JAN TERM 2015.

GEC & UC Information

Some Jan Term courses meet SMU General Education Curriculum (GEC) and/or University Curriculum (UC) requirements; refer to tables below. Please check with your advisor if you have any questions.

Please note that anTerm courses are NOT eligible for CF credit. The University Council on General Education, the faculty body that governs the GEC, has determined that “Cultural Formations” (CF) courses are not appropriate to offer during the intensive Jan Term program (only 8 class days) given their heavy reading and writing requirements.

PLANO GEC

Course Title General Education Curriculum
ANTH 2301 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology GEC Perspectives VI; fulfills Human Diversity credit
ARHS 3383 Ancient Maya: Art and History GEC Perspectives IV; fulfills Human Diversity credit
ASPH 1300 Basics of Photography GEC Perspectives I
CHEM 1303 General Chemistry I GEC Science & Tech, but only if a lab is included.
CHEM 1304 General Chemistry II GEC Science & Tech, but only if a lab is included.
CSE 1340 Introduction to Computing Concepts GEC Fundamentals IT
ENGL 1365 Literature of Minorities GEC Perspectives II; fulfills Human Diversity credit
FILM 2332 American Popular Film (1960s Hollywood) GEC Perspectives I
HIST 2311 Out of Many: U.S History. to 1877 GEC Perspectives IV
MSA 1315 Mass Media and Technology GEC Fundamentals IT
PHIL 1306 Introduction to Philosophy:
Mind, Machines & Persons
GEC Perspectives III
PHIL 1317 Business Ethics GEC Perspectives III
PHIL 1318 Contemporary Moral Problems GEC Perspectives III
PSYC 1300 Introduction to Psychology GEC Perspectives VI
SPAN 3374 Topics in Spanish-American Civilization: Issues Surrounding Spanish and Spanglish Fulfills Human Diversity credit
THEA 2311 The Art of Acting GEC Perspectives I
PRW 1101/
WELL 1101
Choices 1: Concepts of Wellness GEC Wellness I


TAOS GEC

Course Title General Education Curriculum
ANTH 3310 Gender & Sex Roles: A Cross-Cultural Perspective Fulfills Human Diversity credit (No CF)
BIOL 1308 Plant Biology GEC Science & Technology
EMIS 1305
EMIS 1307
Computers and Information Technology
Information Technology in Business
GEC Fundamentals IT
HIST 3379 A Cultural History of New Mexico Fulfills Human Diversity credit (No CF)
SOCI 2300 Social Problems GEC Perspectives VI
SOCI 3351 Marriage and Family Fulfills Human Diversity credit
WELL 2131 Choices II: Mountain Sports GEC Wellness II


PLANO UC

Course Title University Curriculum (UC)
ANTH 2301 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Pillar = IIC 1, Proficiency =
Human Diversity
ARHS 3383 Ancient Maya: Art & History Pillars = CA 2 and HC 1, Proficiencies = Human Diversity and Global Engagement
ASPH 1300 Basics of Photography Pillar = CA 1
CCNJ 4360 Women & Minorities in the Media Pillar = IIC 2
CHEM 1303 General Chemistry I Pillar = PAS 1, but only if a lab is included.
CHEM 1304 General Chemistry II Pillar = PAS 1, but only if a lab is included.
ENGL 1365 Literature of Minorities Pillar = CA 1, Proficiency =
Human Diversity
ENGL 2322 Guilty Pleasures: What We Get from Mystery & Detective Stories Pillar = CA 2
ENGL 3367 Ethical Implications of Children's Literature Pillar = CA 2
Proficiency = Human Diversity
FILM 1301 The Art of Film and Media Pillar = CA 1
FILM 2332 American Popular Film (1960s Hollywood) Pillar = CA 1
HIST 2311 Out of Many: U.S. History to 1877 Pillar = IIC 1
HIST 2337 History of Sports in the U.S. Pillars = HC 1 and PRIE 2
Proficiency = Human Diversity
MUAS 1323 Exploring the Power of Music in Our Lives Pillar = CA 1
PHIL 1306 Introduction to Philosophy: Mind, Machines & Persons Pillar = PRIE 1
PHIL 1317 Business Ethics Pillar = PRIE 1
PHIL 1318 Contemporary Moral Problems Pillar = PRIE 1
PRW-1 1101 Personal Responsibility & Wellness Foundation = Personal Responsibility (PRW1)
PSYC 1300 Introduction to Psychology Pillar = IIC 1
SOCI 3345 Construction of Social Identities in the Media Pillar = IIC 1, Proficiency =
Human Diversity
STAT 2301 Statistics for Business Decisions Foundation = Quantitative (QF)
STAT 2331 Introduction to Statistical Methods Foundation = Quantitative (QF)
THEA 2311 The Art of Acting Pillar = CA 1, Proficiency = Oral Comm


TAOS UC

Course Title University Curriculum (UC)
BIOL 1308 Plant Biology Pillar = PAS 1
HIST 3379 A Cultural History of New Mexico Pillar = IIC 1
PRW- II 2135 Personal Responsibility & Wellness: Mountain Sports Foundation = Personal Responsibility (PRW2)
SOCI 2300 Social Problems Pillar = IIC 2, Proficiencies = Human Diversity and Community Engagement
SPAN 3355 Spanish Conversation Proficiency = Oral Communication