General Education Approved Course Substitution Lists

Only students approved for a substitution by the Course Substitution Committee may use the below listed courses to fulfill foreign language or quantitative General Education requirements. The below lists were approved effective Spring 2019. Students approved for a course substitution prior to Spring 2019 may use courses from this list in addition to their originally approved course list. All students approved for a substitution may continue to use FL, QI, and QR courses to fulfill the requirement in addition to any of the below substitutions.

Quantitative Reasoning (QR) and Quantitative Intensive (QI) Substitution List

Approved students may use any QI course to fulfill the QR requirement.

ANTH 220Principles of Archaeology3
COMP 126Practical Web Design and Development for Everyone3
GEOG 370Introduction to Geographic Information3
INLS 151Retrieving and Analyzing Information3
MASC 310Our Changing Planet: Science, Social Impacts, Solutions3
MUSC 121Fundamentals of Music I3
MUSC 239Introduction to Music Technology3
PSYC 53First-Year Seminar: Talking about Numbers: Communicating Research Results to Others3

Foreign Language (FL) Substitution List

Each student is required to take 1–3 substitution courses.  The number of courses required is based on course and placement credit already earned at the time of approval and will be stated in the student's approval letter.

AAAD 201Introduction to African Literature3
AAAD 421Introduction to the Languages of Africa3
AMST 246Indigenous Storytelling: Oral, Written, and Visual Literatures of Native America3
ANTH 130Anthropology of the Caribbean3
ANTH 138Linguistic Anthropology3
ANTH 191Peoples of Siberia3
ANTH 206American Indian Societies3
ANTH 230Native American Cultures3
ANTH 232Ancestral Maya Civilizations H3
ANTH 330Melancholy Japan: Myth, Memory, and Everyday Life3
ANTH 340Southern Styles, Southern Cultures4
ANTH 342African-American Religious Experience3
ANTH 343Africa and Masks3
ANTH 360Latin American Economy and Society3
ANTH 361Community in India and South Asia3
ANTH 406Native Writers3
ANTH 454The Archaeology of African Diasporas3
ARAB 434Modern Arabic Literature in Translation3
CHIN 551Chinese Poetry in Translation3
CHIN 552Chinese Prose in Translation3
CHIN 563Post-Mao Chinese Literature in Translation3
CLAR 120Ancient Cities H3
CLAS 121The Greeks H3
CLAS 122The Romans H3
CLAS 125Word Formation and Etymology3
CLAS 126Medical Word Formation and Etymology3
CLAS 131Classical Mythology H3
CLAS 263Athletics in the Greek and Roman World H3
CMPL 120Great Books I: Epic and Lyric Traditions3
CMPL 122Great Books I: Visual Arts and Literature from Antiquity to 1750 H3
CMPL 123Great Books I: Politics and Literature from Antiquity to 17503
CMPL 124Great Books I: Science and Literature from Antiquity to 17503
CMPL 130Great Books II H3
CMPL 454Literature of the Continental Renaissance in Translation H3
CMPL 470Concepts and Perspectives of the Tragic3
CMPL 471Classical Rhetoric and Modern Theory3
CMPL 472The Drama from Ibsen to Beckett3
CMPL 481Rhetoric of Silence: Cross-Cultural Theme and Technique3
COMM 113Public Speaking3
COMM/MNGT 120Introduction to Interpersonal and Organizational Communication H3
COMM 160Introduction to Performance Studies H3
COMM/MNGT 223Small Group Communication3
COMM/WGST 224Introduction to Gender and Communication H3
COMM 312Persuasion3
COMM 372The Rhetoric of Social Movements3
COMM/MNGT 325Introduction to Organizational Communication H3
CZCH 411Introduction to Czech Literature3
DRAM 281Theatre History and Literature I3
DRAM 282Theatre History and Literature II3
DRAM 283Theatre History and Literature III3
DRAM 486Latin American Theatre3
ENGL 115History of the English Language3
ENGL 213Grammar of Current English3
ENGL 215English in the U.S.A. H3
ENGL 285Classical Backgrounds in English Literature3
ENGL 301Professional Writing in the Arts3
ENGL 302Professional Communication for Social Movements3
ENGL 303Scientific and Technical Communication3
ENGL 304Advanced Business Communication3
ENGL 305Advanced Legal Communication3
FREN 280French "Discoveries" of the Americas in Translation3
FREN 285Sex, Philosophy, and Politics: Revolutionary Literature in Translation3
FREN 286Food for Thought: The Culture of Cuisine in Modern France3
GERM 216The Viking Age3
GERM 245Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud3
GERM 290Topics in German Studies3
GSLL 246Reality and Its Discontents: Kant to Kafka3
GSLL 252South Africa in Literary Perspective3
GSLL/JWST 225Popular and Pious: Early Modern Jewish Literature3
HUNG 411Introduction to Hungarian Literature3
ITAL 240Dante in English Translation3
ITAL 241The Renaissance Mind3
ITAL 242Italy and Modernity3
LING 101Introduction to Language H3
LING 202Linguistic Variation and Language Change3
LING/ANTH/WGST 302Language and Power3
LING 304Introduction to Discourse3
LING/ANTH 400Introduction to General Linguistics3
PHIL/LING 145Language, Communication, and Human and Animal Minds H3
PHIL 411Aristotle3
PHIL 412Plato3
PLSH 41119th-Century Polish Literature and Culture3
PLSH/JWST 412From Communism to Capitalism: 20th- and 21st-Century Polish Literature and Culture3
POLI 270Classical Political Thought H3
PORT 316Brazilian Performance in Music and Dance: Capoeira3
PORT 370Modern Brazil through Literature and Film in Translation3
PORT 382Women Writers: Brazil and Beyond3
PORT 385Verbal Art, Identities, and Nation in Portuguese-Speaking Africa3
PORT 387Brazilian Religious Movements through Film and Literature3
PORT 388Portuguese, Brazilian, and African Identity in Film3
PSYC 58First-Year Seminar: The Psychology of Mental States and Language Use H3
PSYC 432Psychology of Language3
PSYC 438Research Topics in the Psychology of Language3
ROML 229Literature in the Romance Languages H3
RUSS 270Crimes and Punishments: Russian Literature of the 19th Century3
RUSS 274Russian Literature from the Revolution to Today3
RUSS 463Russian Drama: From Classicism to Modernism3
RUSS/PWAD 475Literature of Russian Terrorism: Arson, Bombs, Mayhem3
SPHS 530Introduction to Phonetics3
SPHS 540Speech Science3

Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.