Aug 21, 2019  
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

UC Denver Undergraduate Core and gtPATHWAYS Curriculum Table


The following represents the UC Denver core curriculum as passed by the faculty in each of the undergraduate colleges, which became effective in fall 2006.

For help in selecting appropriate core courses, please see an academic advisor in your college. Scroll down to see curriculum requirements specific to your school or college. The core curriculum is a total of 34-38 semester hours compiled in each of the four following areas:

Intellectual Competencies (9-10 hours), Knowledge Areas (19-22 hours), Cultural Diversity (3 hours) and International Perspectives (3 hours). Courses with a GT-Key suffix are courses approved for the CCHE gtPATHWAYS Transfer Program.

  Intellectual Competencies1
9-10 hours (3 courses)
Knowledge Areas2
19-22 hours (6 courses)
Cultural Diversity3 International Perspectives
  English Math Biological and Physical Sciences, Mathematics Humanities Arts Behavioral Sciences Social Sciences
  (6 hours) (3-4 hours) (7-10 hours) (6 hours) (6 hours) (6 hours) (3 hours) (3 hours)
Campus Core Course CR gt Key Course CR gt Key Course CR gt Key Course CR gt Key Course CR gt Key Course CR gt Key Course CR gt Key Course CR Course CR
  ENGL 1020    . 3 GT-C01 MATH 1010      . 3 GTMA1 ANTH 1303      . 4 GT SC1 CNST 1000      . 3 GT AH1 FINE 1001      . 3 GT AH1 ANTH 1302      . 4

GT SS3

ECON 2012      . 3 GT SS1 ANTH 3142      . 3 ENGL 3798      . 3
 

ENGL 2030    .

3 GT C02 MATH 1070      . 3 GTMA1 BIOL 1550      . 4 GT SC1 ENGL 1601      . 3 GT AH2 PMUS 1001      . 3 GT AH1 ANTH 2102      . 3 GT SS3 ECON 2022      . 3 GT SS1 COMM 3271      . 3 ENGR 3600      . 3
        MATH 1080      . 3 GTMA1 BIOL 1560      . 4 GT SC1 ENGL 2600      . 3 GT AH2 THTR 1001      . 3 GT AH1 COMM 1011      . 3 GT SS3 ENVS 1342      . 3 GT SS2 ECON 3100      . 3 FREN 3200      . 3
        MATH 1110      . 3 GTMA1

BIOL 2051 

/ 2071  .

3/1 GT SC1 ETST 2155      . 3 GTHI1       COMM 1021      . 3 GT SS3 ETST 2000      . 3 GT SS3 ENGL 3795      . 3 GRMN 3200      . 3
        MATH 1120      . 3 GTMA1 BIOL 2061  / 2081     . 3/1 GT SC1 FREN 1000      . 3 GT AH1       PSYC 1000      . 3 GT SS3 GEOG 1102      . 3 GT SS2 ENGR 3400      . 3 HIST 3121      . 3
        MATH 1130      . 4 GTMA1 CHEM 1474    . 4 GT SC1 GRMN 1000      . 3 GT AH1       PSYC 1005      . 3 GT SS3 GEOG 1602      . 3 GT SS2 ETST 3704      . 3 HIST 4032      .  3
        MATH 1401      . 4 GTMA1 CHEM 2031  / 2038      . 3/1 GT SC1 HIST 1361      . 3 GTHI1             GEOG 2202      . 3 GT SS2 ETST 3794      . 3 INTB 3000      .  3
        MATH 2411      . 4 GTMA1 CHEM 2061  / 2068      . 3/2 GT SC1 HIST 1362      . 3 GTHI1             HBSC 2001      . 3 GT SS3 HIST 3345      . 3 PSCI 3022      .  3
        MATH 2421      . 4 GTMA1 ENVS 1042      . 4 GT SC1 HIST 1381      . 3 GTHI1             PSCI 1001      . 3 GT SS1 HIST 3349      . 3 PSCI 3042      .  3
        MATH 2830      . 3 GTMA1 GEOG 1202      . 3 GT SC1 HIST 1382      . 3 GTHI1             PSCI 1101      . 3 GT SS1 MGMT 4100      . 3    
              GEOL 1072      . 4 GT SC1 PHIL 1012      . 3 GT AH3             SJUS 2000      . 3 GT SS1 PHIL 3500      . 3    
              GEOL 1082      . 4 GT SC1 PHIL 1020      . 3 GT AH3             SOCY 1001      . 3 GT SS3 PSCI 3034      . 3    
              PHYS 1052      . 4 GT SC1 PHIL 2441      . 3 GT AH3             SOCY 2462      .  3  GT SS3 PSCI 3035      . 3    
              PHYS 1052      . 4 GT SC2 RLST 1610      . 3 GT AH3                   PSYC 4485      . 3    
              PHYS 2010  / 2030      . 4/1 GT SC1 RLST 2660      . 3 GT AH3                   RLST 4000      . 3    
              PHYS 2020  / 2040      . 4/1 GT SC1 SPAN 1000      . 3 GT AH4                   SOCY 3020      .  3    
              PSYC 2220      . 3 GT SC2                         THTR 3611      .  3    
              MATH4                                    
CCHE gtPathways Categories Key CO1—IntroWriting CO2—Intermediate Writing   MA1—Mathematics   SC1—Natural and Physical Sciences with required laboratory or stand-alone laboratory
SC2—Natural and Physical Sciences without laboratory  
AH1—Arts and Expression AH2—Literature and Humanities
AH3—Ways of Thinking AH4—Foreign Language HI1—History  
AH1—Arts and Expression   SS3—Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks   SS1—Economic or Political Systems
SS2—Geography SS3—Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks  
Not eligible for the gtPATHWAYS transfer program.  Not eligible for the gtPATHWAYS transfer program. 
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) 5 Both ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030 are required.   One course from the math list is required.   One of the two required courses. must have a laboratory, and it cannot be in the same discipline as the student’s major.   Humanities majors may take one course from the humanities list or two courses from the arts list. Other majors must take one course from the humanities list.   CLAS students must take one course from the arts list.   Social science majors must take two courses from the behavioral sciences list. Other majors must take one course from the behavioral sciences list.   Behavioral science majors must take two courses from the social sciences list. Other majors must take one course from the social sciences list.   One course from the cultural diversity list is required.  One course from the international perspectives list is required. 
College of Arts & Media (CAM) Both ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030 are required.   One course from the math list is required.   One of the two required courses must have a laboratory.   CAM students must take two courses from the humanities list.   CAM students must take two courses from the humanities list.   One course from the behavioral sciences list is required.   One course from the social sciences list is required.   One course from the cultural diversity list is required.  One course from the international perspectives list is required. 
Business School Both ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030 are required.   MATH 1070 or MATH 1110 is required.   One of the two required courses must have a laboratory.   One course from the humanities list is required.   One course from the arts list is required.   One course from the behavioral sciences list is required.   ECON 2012 is required.   One course from the cultural diversity list is required.  One course from the international perspectives list is required. 
College of Engineering and Applied Science Both ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030 are required.   MATH 1401 is required.   Engineering majors must take the two-course calculus-based physics sequence to fulfill the laboratory course requirement. 6   One course from the humanities list is required.   One course from the arts list is required.   One course from the behavioral sciences list is required.   One course must be taken from the social sciences list.   One course from the cultural diversity list is required.  One course from the international perspectives list is required. 
School of Public Affairs (SPA) Both ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030 are required.   One course from the math list is required.   One of the two required courses must have a laboratory.   One course from the humanities list is required.   One course from the arts list is required.   One course from the behavioral sciences list is required.   SOCY 1001 is required.   One course from the cultural diversity list is required.  One course from the international perspectives list is required. 

Note 1: Intellectual competencies courses must earn a minimum letter grade of C- (1.7) to satisfy core curriculum requirements.

Note 2: Students may not use courses in the discipline(s) defined by their major(s) to satisfy knowledge area requirements.

Note 3: Cultural diversity courses are restricted, requiring junior-level standing or the consent of the instructor prior to registration.

Note 4: A mathematic course taken to fulfill the biological and physical sciences, mathematics area, must be from the approved mathematics list excluding the course taken to fulfill the intellectual competencies requirement.

Note 5: CLAS students whose major(s) fall outside of the traditional disciplines (e.g. international studies, individually structured) should contact the CLAS advising office for detailed information on core requirements.

Note 6: Engineering majors should contact the College of Engineering and Applied Science advising office for detailed information on core requirements.