General Education Program

Issues Courses

Courses count as an Issues course beginning Fall 2013.

  • You can choose 2 Issues courses, or 1 Issues course and 1Themes course, or 2 Themes courses. 
  • You must choose 2 courses from 2 different disciplines. Only 1 course can be taken at the 100 or 200 level. 
  • If a course is cross-listed in two disciplines, your second course must be taken from a third discipline. 
  • Issues courses must be taken at GVSU. 
  • Issues courses have a junior standing prerequisite.
 

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AAA 305 - Perspectives on the Black Arts Movement

AAA/ENG 337 - Contemporary Black Literature
AAA/PLS 319 - African Politics
AAA/WGS 352 - Black Women's Histories and Cultures
AHS 340 - Health Care Management
ANT 315 - Comparative Religions
ANT 340 - Culture and Environment  
ANT 345 - Perspectives on Globalization
ART 335 - Digital Media, Creativity, and Technology (3/28/13)
ART 391 - Civic Studio  (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
ART 392 - Curatorial Studio (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
BIO 311 - Who's Running Your Life: Genes, Evolution and Behavior 
BIO 328 - Biomedical Ethics 
BIO 329 - Evolution of Social Behavior
BIO 338 - Environmental Ethics
CIS 358 - Information Assurance
CJ  325 - Criminal Justice and Human Rights
CLA 365 - Stoicism, Identity and the Happy Life
CLA 367 - Thinking Like a (Roman) Lawyer (Previously CLA 287)
COM 438 - Communication Ethics
ECO 343 - Health Economics
ECO 345 - Environmental and Resource Economics
ECO 365 - Comparative Economic Systems
EGR 306 - Urban Sustainability 
EGR 406 - Renewable Energy Systems; Structure, Policy and Analysis (4/14/13)
GEO 360 - Earth Resources in Transition: Conventional to Sustainable
GPY 354 - Geography of Asia  (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
GPY 362 - Farmers, Crops and Our Challenging Agricultural World (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
GPY/MKY 365 - GIS for Economic and Business Decision Making (Previously GPY 364) (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
HST 322 - American Identity and Sports (3/26/13)
HST 370 - History of Medicine and Health
HST 378 - Contesting Human Rights
HTM 368 - Geotourism (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
LIB 314 - Life Journeys
LIB 320 - Voices of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States
LIB 322 - Wicked Problems of Sustainability 
LIB 325 - LGBTQ Identities
LIB 335 - Sacred Texts - Global Contexts
LIB 341 - Leadership for Social Change
LS/WGS 370 - Women and the Law
MOV 350 - The Obesogenic Environment
MTH 312 - Cryptography and Privacy 
NRM 451 - Natural Resource Policy
PHI 300 - Theories of Human Nature 
PHI 320 - Social and Political Philosophy: Liberty and Justice 
PHI 325 - Ethics in Professional Life
PHI 370 - Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in the Contemporary World
PLS 301 - Poverty, Inequality, and U.S. Public Policy
PLS/ENS 303 - Introduction to U.S. Environmental Policy (Previously PLS/ENS 207) (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
SOC 351 - Urban Sociology 
SOC 382 - Race & Ethnicity (Must be taken Fall 2013 or after to fulfill an Issues course)
SOC 420 - Sociology of Community
STA 340 - Statistics in the Media
WGS 335 - Women, Health and Environment
WRT 354 - Writing in the Global Context: Culture, Technology, and Language Practices

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