General Education

About our General Education classes

Our General Education curriculum encourages individual growth through participation and cultivation of knowledge and experiences.

Courses are designed to provide students a solid foundation in liberal education and challenge them to use their imagination. The curriculum is structured to motivate the human mind to explore new ideas and integrate new concepts with previous knowledge. The faculty uses diverse teaching methods to assist students in becoming skillful problem solvers and professional communicators.

The curriculum challenges students to develop the critical thinking skills necessary to become self-directed learners. Classes are structured to create a dynamic learning experience. The nature of the curriculum requires an increased effort from the students as they progress through their degree program, and academic freedom challenges the students to become independent members of a global society.

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  • Lower level classes

    Effective Fall 2020. Students are required to take a total of 12 lower level credits.

    Class name

    Credits

    GE101 Art History – Paleolithic to Renaissance

    3

    GE102 Art History – Renaissance to 21st Century

    3

    GE105 English Composition

    3

    GE106 Principles of Communication

    3

    Total credits

    12

  • Upper level classes

    Effective Fall 2020. Students are required to take a total of 30 upper level credits. Upper level course availability is subject to change based on student need.

    Math Electives

    Credits

    GE118MA Financial Principles and Practices

    3

    GE342MA College Algebra

    3

    GE346MA Geometry in Art

    3

    Total credits

    3 credits required


    Science Electives

    Credits

    GE303SC Rise of the Robots

    3

    GE339SC The Magic of Reality

    3

    GE341SC Ecology

    3

    GE120SC Astronomy

    3

    GE231SC Botany

    3

    Total credits

    3 credits required


    Humanities Electives

    Credits

    GE120H Creative Writing

    3

    GE304H Time Machine

    3

    GE323H Introduction to Poetry

    3

    GE321H Introduction to Philosophy

    3

    GE227H The Great Philosophers

    3

    GE327H Literary Classics

    3

    Total credits

    3 credits required


    Social and Behavioral Science Electives

    Credits

    GE125SB Psychology: Brain Behavior Relationships

    3

    GE325SB Sociology

    3

    GE338SB Human Geography

    3

    GE337SB Psychology of Influence

    3

    GE238SB Ethics and Social Responsibility

    3

    Total credits

    3 credits required


    Art History Electives

    Credits

    GE201AH History of Animation

    3

    GE202AH History of Graphic Design

    3

    GE203AH History of Illustration

    3

    GE204AH History of Interior Design

    3

    GE205AH History of Photography

    3

    GE306AH Philosophy and Theory of Art

    3

    GE307AH Weird Art History

    3

    GE308AH Weirder Art History

    3

    GE311AH 20th Century Art and Cinema

    3

    GE201AH American Art and Society

    3

    GE202AH Survey of Non-Western Art

    3

    GE310AH Gender Studies in Art

    3

    GE236AH Popular Culture

    3

    GE303AH Renaissance to Baroque

    3

    GE305AH Cubism to Plus Ca Change

    3

    GE307AH Hispanic and Native American Art

    3

    GE326AH History of Comic Books and the Graphic Novel

    3

    GE400AH Independent Research

    3

    Total credits

    15 credits required


    Professional Practices Electives

    Credits

    GE329 Professional Practices: Fine Arts

    3

    GE329 Professional Practices: Commercial Arts

    3

    Total credits

    3 credits required

Undergraduate programs

We offer a range of art and design programs at SUVA