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Multidisciplinary Studies Major

DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.
Program Requirements: Multidisciplinary Studies is a 71-84 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative grade of C [2.00] is required for completion of the major.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION COURSES
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
ED 130 Culturally Differences in American Education [DPD] 2
ED 242 Education Concepts 3

 

LITERATURE REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses 

ENGL 136 Various Themes [AEH] 4 College reading & writing
ENGL 201 Shakespeare [AEH] 4 WR 121

 

ART REQUIREMENT (3 CREDITS)

Choose any art course that is 3 credits 

ART Any art course 3 Check course for pre-reqs

 

LIFE SCIENCE REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses (the * means the course is recommended by the program) 

BIOL 101* Intro to Biology [SMI] 3 MATH 070
BIOL 211 Principles of Biology [SMI] 4 MATH 111
SCI 104 Intro to Life Sciences [SMI] 4 MATH 070
ANS 121 or FOR 111 transfer can be used for this requirement

 

EARTH SCIENCE REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses (the * means the course is recommended by the program) 

GEOG 106 Physical Geography [SMI] 5
SCI 102* Intro to Earth Science Practices [SMI,UWR] 4 MATH 070

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCE REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses (the * means the course is recommended by the program) 

CHEM 101 Intro to Chemistry w/lab [SMI] 4 MATH 095
CHEM 204 General Chemistry w/lab [SMI] 5 MATH 111 or equivalent
PHYS 201 General Physics w/lab [SMI] 4 MATH 111, 112 or equivalent
SCI 101* Intro to Physical Science Practices [SMI,UWR] 4 MATH 070
SCI 103* Matter [SMI] 4 MATH 070

 

MATH REQUIREMENT

Take the following 3 math courses 

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
MATH 211 Found Elem Math I [SMI] 4 MATH 095
MATH 212 Found Elem Math II [SMI] 4 MATH 095
MATH 213 Found Elem Math III [SMI] 4 MATH 095

 

WORLD HISTORY/GEOGRAPHY REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses 

HIST 111 World History to 1500 [SSC] 5
HIST 112 World History Since 1500 [SSC] 5
GEOG 105 Cultural Geography [SSC] 5

 

US HISTORY REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses 

HIST 201 US History to 1865 [SSC,DPD] 5 College level reading/writing
HIST 202 US History since 1865 [SSC,DPD] 5 College level reading/writing

 

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENT
POLS 101 American National Government [SSC,DPD,UWR] 5

 

MUSIC REQUIREMENT (3 CREDITS)

Choose any combination of music courses to equal 3 credits 

MUS Any Music course 1-3 Check course for pre-reqs
MUP Any Music course 1-3 Check course for pre-reqs

 

HEALTH AND WELLNESS REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses 

HWS 250 Personal Skills for Healthy Living 3
HWS 298 Health/Fitness For Life 3

 

SPEECH/COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENT

Choose one of the following courses 

COM 111 Interpersonal Communication [GTW] 3
COM 112 Public Speaking [GTW] 3
THEA 150 Acting I [APC] 3

 

WRITING REQUIREMENT

Take WR 122 and 123 or a 200 level or higher writing course 

WR 122 Argumentative Writing [GTW,UWR] 4 WR 121
AND
WR 123 Research Writing [GTW,UWR] 4 WR 121
OR one of the following 200 level (or higher) writing courses
WR 220 Methods Tutoring Writing [UWR] 4 WR 121
WR 222 Intro to Rhetoric [AEH, UWR] 4 WR 121
WR 230 News Writing [UWR] (T) 4 WR 121
WR 241 Intro to Fiction Writing [APC] 3
WR 242 Intro to Poetry Writing [APC] 3
WR 243 Screenwriting Fundamentals [APC] 3
WR 248 Intro Writing in Genres [APC] 3
WR 281 Writing in the Community [AEH,UWR] 4 WR 121
WR 300’s Any WR 300 level course 3+ Check course for pre-reqs
WR 400’s Any WR 400 level course 3+ Check course for pre-reqs

 

REQUIRED ENGLISH COURSE
ENGL 316 Approaches Grammar [AEH,UWR] 4

 

**Students pursuing the Elementary Education major are exempt from the following requirements**

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES MAJOR

 

UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVE CREDITS: 8 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
ANTH 356 Language and Culture 5
SOC 333 Sociology of Disability [DPD] 5
SOC 338 Sociology of Families [DPD,UWR] 5 WR 121
ECED 311 Early Childhood Foundations 3
ECED 312 Child Development:Conception through age 8 3
WR 360 Literacy, Discrimination, Power [DPD,UWR] 3
See program for additional approved upper division elective courses
REQUIRED EDUCATION CAPSTONE COURSE
ED 499 Senior Seminar (Capstone) [UWR] 3 Permission of Instructor

 

Total credits required for major: 71-84

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Last update April 2017