How to form Gen Ed cohesive clusters

Below are the General Education themes (quadrants) and some clusters.   Your major at completion of your degree determines general Education requirements.  For more information, please contact the General Education Adviser or Dean of General Education (generaleducation@aua.am). Course descriptions can be found at http://catalog.aua.am/.

Arts & Humanities

Social Sciences

Quantitative Sciences

Quadrant # 1. The World of Human Symbols includes some courses dealing with:

Art, Literature, Music, Film, Cinema, Culture, Design, Drama, Linguistics, Media, Communications, Rhetoric, Logic, Great Books, Negotiation, Discourse Analysis,

Quadrant # 4.  Society and Culture includes some courses dealing with:

Law, Political Science, Political Philosophy, Sociology, Culture, Economics, Media, Communications, Development Policy, Regional Politics/International Relations, Negotiation

Quadrant # 7.  The Living World includes some courses dealing with:

Environmental/Climate, Biology, Health, Food, Water, and supporting fields, such as Engineering, Math, Chemistry, Physics, Statistics and Data & Information Science, Critical Thinking, Geography

Quadrant # 2. The Diversity of Human Experience in Time and Space, includes some courses dealing with:

 

History, Archeology, Political Science, Culture, Geography, Regional Politics/International Relations, Religion

Quadrant # 5.  Economics & Finance includes some courses dealing with:

 

Economics, Business, Personal Finance, Accounting, Trade, Development Policy, Innovation/Entrepreneurship,

Political Science

Quadrant # 8.  The Physical World includes some courses dealing with:

Environmental/Climate, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Disasters, Water, Energy, and supporting fields, such as Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Statistics and Data & Information Science, Critical Thinking

Quadrant # 3. Beliefs and Thought includes some courses dealing with:

Religion, Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Rhetoric, Logic, Critical Thinking, Ethics, Literature, Psychology, Culture, Discourse Analysis, Statistics for Humanities

Quadrant # 6.  Individual & Society includes some courses dealing with:

Psychology and related fields,

such as Critical Thinking, Education, Ethics, Social Psychology, Sociology, Media, Communications

Quadrant # 9.  The Built World includes some courses dealing with:

Technology, Design, Engineering, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Energy, Environmental/Climate and supporting fields, such as Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Statistics and Data

 

Subject CodeCourse
Number
Course TitleThemes/ Quadrants
BUS101Introduction to Business4, 5
BUS105Foundations of Management5
BUS109Business Math7, 8, 9
BUS110Applied Statistics7, 8, 9
BUS112Social, Legal & Ethical Environment of Business3, 6
BUS224Introduction to Econometrics 4, 5
BUS230Introduction to Finance5
CBE102Introduction to Personal Finance5
BUS288Business Analytics 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
CHSS108Contemporary Issues in American Education1, 2, 3, 6
CHSS110Introduction to Philosophy3, 6
CHSS111Introduction to Ethics3, 6
CHSS112Logic & Rhetoric1, 3
CHSS114Introduction to Religion2, 3, 6
CHSS125History of the Middle East2, 4
CHSS127World Civilizations 12, 4
CHSS128History of the Modern World2, 4
CHSS129Global Perspectives and Site Stories2, 4
CHSS130Introduction to Art1
CHSS140Music Appreciation1
CHSS141Understanding the XXth century through Music1, 2
CHSS142Music Theory1
CHSS151Introduction to French Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS152Introduction to Korean Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS153Introduction to Japanese Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS154Armenian Language & Culture (through 2017)1, 2, 4
CHSS154Armenian Society and Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS155Introduction to Russian Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS156Introduction to Latin Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS157Introduction to Italian Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS158Introduction to Turkish Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS159Intro to Chinese Language & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS160Introduction to Arabic Language & Arab Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS170Religion in America1, 2, 3, 4, 6
CHSS180Introduction to Psychology3, 6
CHSS181Introduction to Sociology4, 6
CHSS183Statistics for Humanities and Social Sciences3, 7, 8, 9
CHSS184Social Psychology3, 4, 6
CHSS185Introduction to Genocide Studies2, 4
CHSS186World Regional Geography2, 4
CHSS189Gender Perspectives2, 3, 4
CHSS190Armenian Heritage & Culture1, 2, 4
CHSS192Introduction to Classical Cultures1, 2, 4
CHSS194Introduction to Cultural Anthropology2, 4
CHSS195Introduction to Archaeology2, 4
CHSS201Comparative Education3, 6
CHSS202Perspectives in Education3, 6
CHSS203Philosophy of Mind3, 6
CHSS204Bioethics3,4
CHSS205Learning, activism, and social movements2,4,6
CHSS206Lens on Armenia: Photojournalism in Yerevan1, 4
CHSS210Philosophy, Politics and Economics Seminar3, 4, 5
CHSS211Great Books1, 2, 3
CHSS212Epistemology & Philosophy of Science3, 7, 8, 9
CHSS220Study of History2, 4
CHSS221Ancient Near East2, 4
CHSS222Soviet Armenia2,4
CHSS230Asian Art1, 2
CHSS231Armenian Visual Traditions: Illuminated Manuscripts and Miniatures1, 2
CHSS232Topics in Western Art History1, 2
CHSS233Creative Productions1, 2
CHSS234Cultural Policy and Arts Management1, 2, 4, 5
CHSS235Women/Gender and the Visual Arts1,2,4,6
CHSS236Baroque Era1,2
CHSS23720th Century Art1,2,6
CHSS238Psychology and Gender2,4,6
CHSS240Music and Literature1
CHSS251Topics in Cinema1, 2, 4
CHSS255Russian Professional Communication1, 2, 5
CHSS256Latin Language & Literature1, 2
CHSS261Armenian Literature in Perspective1, 2
CHSS262Russian Language and Literature1, 2
CHSS272Comparative Religion1, 2, 3, 4, 6
CHSS280Clinical Psychology3, 6
CHSS281Human Development & Personality3, 6, 7
CHSS282Trade4, 5
CHSS285Genocide Studies and Human Rights Seminar2, 4
CHSS290Cultural Geography2, 4
CHSS291Modernism1, 2, 4
CHSS292Gender & Social Change2, 4
CHSS293Intro to Armenian Studies1, 2
CS100Calculus 17, 8, 9
CS101Calculus 27, 8, 9
CS104Linear Algebra7, 8, 9
CS110Introduction to Computer Science7, 8, 9
CS111Discrete Math7, 8, 9
CSE111The Scientific Method & Critical Thinking3, 6, 7, 8, 9
CSE112Mathematical Thinking7, 8, 9
CSE120Introduction to the World of Programming7, 8, 9
CSE130Technology Marketing5,9
CSE131Industrial Technologies5, 8, 9
CSE141Introduction to Data7, 8, 9
CSE145Geographic Information Systems7, 8, 9
CSE150Cybersecurity Essentials4, 8, 9
CSE151Introduction to Energy Sources8, 9
CSE162Introduction to Bioscience and its Impact on Research Business and Society7, 8, 9
CSE165Introduction to Chemistry7, 8, 9
CSE171Conceptual Physics7, 8, 9
CSE175Relativity8
CSE181Creativity and Technological Innovation5, 9
CSE190Engineering for non-Engineers7, 8, 9
CSE210Historical Development of Mathematical Ideas3, 7, 8, 9
CSE220Tomorrow’s Technologies7,8,9
CSE221Nanotechnology7, 8, 9
CSE241Data Mining7, 8, 9
CSE262Quantitative Biology7, 8, 9
CSE263Human Physiology7
CSE264Human Brain3, 6, 7
CSE270Sports Analytics7, 8, 9
CSE271Number Statistics and the Environment7, 8, 9
CSE281Design Thinking8, 9
CSE285How things work7, 8, 9
CSE290Start-up Culture5, 7, 8, 9
CSE291Introduction to Product Design1, 9
CSE292Building a Learning Organization3,5,6,9
EC103Introduction to Language and Culture1, 2, 4
EC104Introduction to Communications1, 4
EC105Structure of English1
EC120American Literature 11
EC121English Literature 11
EC122World Literature 11, 2
EC125Introduction to Acting Technique1
EC130Introduction to Journalism1, 4
EC140Expository Writing1
EC141Persuasive Writing1
EC151Consecutive & Simultaneous Interpreting1
EC200Discourse Analysis1
EC220American Literature 21
EC221English Literature 21
EC222World Literature 21, 2
EC227Modern Poetry1, 3
EC231Public Speaking1
EC232Public Relations1, 4, 5
EC233Professional Communications1, 5
EC234Advertising1, 4, 5
EC235Communications Ethics1, 3
EC236Survey and Polling Methodology4
EC237Filmmaking 11, 4
EC238Media & Society1, 4, 5, 6
EC240Creative Writing1
EC243Practice of Art of Non-Fiction1
EC244Writing for Media1, 4
EC245Writing for Tourism, Culture and Country Promotion1, 4
EC246Business Journalism1, 5
EC250Introduction to Translation1
EC253Literary Translation1
EC260Negotiation1, 4
EC261World Media1, 2, 4
EC262Filmmaking 21, 4
EC263Opinion Making in the Age of New Media1, 4, 6
EC268Intro to Photography1
EC269Visual Communication1
ECON101Introduction to Economics4, 5
ECON121Principles of Microeconomics4, 5
ECON122Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5
ENGS123Electricity and Magnetism 7, 8, 9
ENGS131Chemistry7, 8, 9
ENV101Introduction to Environmental Sciences7, 8, 9
ENV105Numbers, Responsibility and the Environment4, 7, 8, 9
ENV120Food7, 9
ENV140Solid and Hazardous Waste8, 9
ENV150Basics of Sustainable Energy4, 7, 8, 9
ENV170Chemistry in Everyday Life7, 8, 9
ENV202Projects in Environmental Sciences7, 8, 9
ENV203Environmental Monitoring4, 7, 8, 9
ENV204Environmental Impact Assessment4, 7, 8, 9
ENV210Disasters7, 8, 9
ENV211Sustainable Cities4, 7, 8, 9
ENV212Mining4, 7, 8, 9
ENV215Urban Environment Mapping4, 7, 8, 9
ENV230Water7, 8
ENV250Biodiversity: Conservation and Restoration7
ENV251Forests4, 7, 9
EPIC231Design and Fabrication1, 9
FND101Freshman Seminar 1Foundation
FND102Freshman Seminar 2Foundation
FND103Armenian Language & Literature 1Foundation
FND104Armenian Language & Literature 2Foundation
FND221Armenian History 1Foundation
FND222Armenian History 2Foundation
LAW101Law in Everyday Life4
LAW110Introduction to Armenian Justice System4
LAW142Introduction to Human Rights4
LAW160Law & Justice in Popular Culture3, 4
LAW201Armenian Constitution4
LAW202Legal Anthropology2,4
PH101Basics of Healthy Lifestyle7
PH201Global Health4, 7
PH202Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Cancer4,7
PSIA101Introduction to Political Science4
PSIA102Introduction to US Government4
PSIA103Introduction to Armenian Government4
PSIA105Intro to International Relations4
PSIA201Political Philosophy2, 3, 4
PSIA271Religion & Politics1, 2, 3, 4, 6
PSIA272Geopolitics of Asia2, 4, 5
PSIA273Geopolitics of Europe2, 4, 5
PSIA281Development Policy4, 5
PSIA282Survey of Regional Politics2, 4, 5