UCONN

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

Undergraduate Admissions

CLAS General Education Requirements

Please note: This is a representative (not comprehensive) listing of courses available across the Connecticut Community College system that will meet requirements as shown.

Second Language

Required: Third year high school-level course in a single foreign language or the second semester course in the first year sequence of college level study in a single language*

*College-level courses in foreign languages taken online or in hybrid format are not transferable for credit.

Expository Writing

Required:

  • ENGL 1010 or ENGL 1011
  • Two "W" courses (to be completed once enrolled at UConn). One must be 2000 level or higher and approved for major.
Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
ENG* 101 & 102

Comp & Lit & Comp

ENGL 1010 6
ENG* 101 & 103 Comp & Comp II ENGL 1010 6
ENG* 101 & 110 Comp & Intro to Lit ENGL 1010 6

Quantitative Reasoning

Required: Three “Q” courses, at least one of which is Mathematics or Statistics.

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
MAT* 141 Number Systems MATH Q 3
MAT* 142 Math for Natural Science MATH Q 3
MAT* 146 Math for Liberal Arts MATH 1030Q 3
MAT* 152 Finite Math MATH 1070Q 3
MAT* 158 Functions, Graphs, Matrices MATH 1070Q 3
MAT* 165 Elem. Stat. w/ Comp. STAT 1000Q 4
MAT* 167 Principles of Statistics STAT Q 3
MAT* 168 Elem. Stat. & Prob. STAT Q 4
MAT* 172 College Algebra MATH Q 3
MAT* 173 College Alg. w/ Tech. MATH Q 3
MAT* 175 College Alg. & Trig. MATH Q 3
MAT* 186 Precalculus MATH 1060Q 4
MAT* 187 Precalculus Math MATH 1060Q 3
MAT*190 Calculus for Bus./Soc. Sci. MATH 1071Q 3
MAT* 201 Statistics STAT 1100Q 3
MAT* 230 App. Calculus w/ Mod. MATH 1071Q 3
MAT* 232 Applied Calculus MATH Q 3
MAT* 254 Calculus I MATH 1131Q 4
MAT* 256 Calculus II MATH 1132Q 4
MAT* 268 Calculus III MATH 2110Q 4
AST* 111 Intro to Astronomy PHYS 1025Q 4
CHE*121 General Chemistry I CHEM 1127Q 4
CHE*122 General Chemistry II CHEM 1128Q 4
PHY* 110 Introductory Physics PHYS 1010Q 4
PHY* 121 General Physics I PHYS 1201Q 4
PHY* 122 General Physics II PHYS 1202Q 4

Arts & Humanities — Content Area One

BA degree requires five courses, at least one each from areas A-D. The fifth course may be selected from any category, A-E. Courses must be from four different academic units.

BS degree requires four courses, one each from areas A-D. Courses must be from four different academic units.

A) Arts

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
ARC* 102 Architecture of the World ARTH 1162 3
ART* 100 Art Appreciation ART 1000 3
ART* 101 Art History I ARTH 1137 3
ART* 102 Art History II ARTH 1138 3
THR* 101 Introduction to Theatre DRAM 1101 3
ART* 206 Film Study DRAM 1110 3
COM* 154 Film Study & Appreciation DRAM 1110 3
THR* 107 History of Film DRAM 1110 3
MUS* 101 Music History & Appreciation MUSI 1001 3

B) Literature

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
ENG* 114 Children's Literature ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 211 Short Story ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 213 Poetry ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 221, 222 American Lit I & II ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 231, 232 British Lit I & II ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 233 Shakespeare ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 241, 242 World Lit I & II ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 245 Early European Lit ENGL 1101 3
ENG* 246 Modern European Lit ENGL 1103 3
ENG* 247 Latin American Lit ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 251 African American Lit ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 253 Hispanic American Lit ENGL/Lit 3
ENG* 262 Women in Literature ENGL/Lit 3

C) History

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
HIS* 101 Western Civ I HIST 1300 3
HIS* 102 Western Civ II HIST 1400 3
HIS* 201 U.S. History I HIST 1501 3
HIS* 202 U.S. History II HIST 1502 3
HIS* 121 World Civ I HIST/World 3
HIS* 122 World Civ II HIST/World 3
HIS* 123 Contemporary Issues HIST/World 3
HIS* 215 Women in History HIST 1203 3
HIS* 218 African-American History HIST/U.S. 3

D) Philosophical/Ethical Analysis

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
PHL* 101 Intro. Philosophy PHIL 1101 3
PHL* 111 Ethics PHIL 1104 3
PHL* 112 Medical Ethics PHIL 1175 3
PHL* 131 Logic PHIL 1102 3
PHL* 150 Philosophy of Religion PHIL 1105 3

E) World Cultures

No transfer courses currently satisfy this requirement.

Social Sciences — Content Area Two

For the BA or BS degree, choose two courses from two different academic units.

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
ANT* 101 Intro. Anthropology ANTH 1006 3
ANT* 105 Intro. Cultural Anthropology ANTH 1000 3
ECN* 101 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 1202 3
ECN* 102 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 1201 3
GEO* 101 Intro. Geography GEOG 1000 3
GEO* 111 World Regional Geography GEOG 1700 3
POL* 102 Comparative Politics  POLS 1202 3
POL* 103 International Relations POLS 1402 3
POL* 111 American Government POLS 1602 3
PSY* 112 General Psych II PSYC 1101 3
SOC* 101 Principles of Sociology SOCI 1001 3
SOC* 103 or 201 Social Problems SOCI 1251 3
SOC* 117 or 220 Racial and Ethnic Diversity SOCI 1501 3

Science and Technology — Content Area Three

A) BA degree requires two courses from two different academic units, at least one of which must be a laboratory course. Laboratory science courses taken in online or in hybrid format are not transferable for credit.

Laboratory Courses:

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
AST* 111 Intro to Astronomy PHYS 1025Q 4
BIO* 105 Intro to Biology BIOL 1102 4
BIO* 121 General Biology I BIOL 1107 4
BIO* 122 General Biology II BIOL 1108 4
BIO* 155 General Botany BIOL 1110 4
CHE* 111 Concepts of Chemistry CHEM 1122 4
CHE* 121 General Chem I CHEM 1127Q 4
CHE* 122 General Chem II CHEM 1128Q 4
PHY* 110 Introductory Physics PHYS 1010Q 4
PHY* 121 General Physics I PHYS 1201Q 4
PHY* 122 General Physics II PHYS 1202Q 4

Non-Laboratory Courses:

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
AST* 101 Principles of Astronomy PHYS/Astron 3
BIO* 175 Intro. Marine Science MARN 1001 3
BIO* 180 Principles of Environmental Science NRE 1000 3
EVS* 100 Intro. Environmental Science NRE 1000 3
OCE* 101 Intro. Oceanography MARN 1002 3
PSY* 111 General Psychology I PSYC 1100 3

PSY* 111 taken at Middlesex or Tunxis Community College will not satisfy this requirement.

B) BS degree requires each of the three following sequences:

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
CHE* 121 & 122 General Chem I & II CHEM 1127Q & 1128Q 8
MAT* 254 & 256 Calculus I & II MATH 1131Q & 1132Q 8
PHY* 221 & 222 Calculus-Based Physics I & II PHYS 1501Q & 1502Q 8

Plus one course from the following*:

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits
BIO* 121 General Biology I BIOL 1107 4
BIO* 122 General Biology II BIOL 1108 4
BIO* 155 General Botany BIOL 1110 4

*BIOL or EEB majors must complete a sequence of BIOL 1107 and either BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1110; PNB majors must complete a sequence of BIOL 1107 and 1108.

Diversity and Multiculturalism — Content Area Four

For the both BA and BS degrees, choose two courses. One course must cover an international area of study (Content Area 4- INT).

Note: One course taken here may also be used to fulfill another course in Content Area One or Two.

Community College Course Number Course Title UConn Course Number Credits Area of Study
ANT* 101 Intro. Anthropology ANTH 1006 3 CA 4 - INT
ANT* 105 Intro. Cultural Anthropology ANTH 1000 3 CA 4 - INT
GEO* 111 World Regional Geography GEOG 1700 3 CA 4- INT
POL* 102 Comparative Politics POLS 1202 3 CA 4- INT
POL* 103 International Relations POLS 1402 3 CA 4- INT
HIS* 215 History of Women HIST 1203 3 CA 4 - US
SOC* 117 or 220 Racial & Ethnic Diversity SOCI 1501 3 CA 4 - US