Courses Fulfilling the Gettysburg Curriculum

THE GETTYSBURG COLLEGE CURRICULUM

Requirements for the Gettysburg Degree

  A.  32 Course Units
  B.  Minimum accumulative GPA of 2.00 and a GPA of 2.00 in the major field
  C.  Fulfillment of the curricular goals of the Gettysburg Curriculum
  D. Minimum of the last year of academic work as a full-time student in residence
  E.  Discharge of all financial obligations to the College.

 

Multiple Inquiries

1. The Arts - one course

Art History and Art Studio, all courses EXCEPT ARTH 284
Africana Studies 244, 247, 251, 318 
English 205
Film 220,252, 272
First Year Seminar 112-2, 118-2, 119-2, 120-1, 143, 144-2, 162-2, 185, 197 
French 332, 350
Italian 282 
Latin American Studies 251
MUS_CLAS 101, 102, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 141, 142, 149, 203, 205, 206, 212, 218, 220, 235, 236, 241, 242, 244, 247, 250, 251, 261, 262, 304, 317, 318, 320, 321, 341, 342, 410, 412, 440, 442
MUSIC 231
MUS_ENS 230
Theatre Arts, all courses

2. Humanities - one course 

Africana Studies 321, 372, 374 
Asian Studies 220, 221, 222, 227, 238/338, 247/347, 248/348 
Classics, all courses
CWES 205 
English, all courses EXCEPT ENG 101, 111, 112, 113, 205
Environmental Studies 125, 225, 241, 319

Film 250, 251
First Year Seminar 121-2, 128, 129-3, 131-2, 133, 136-3, 138-2, 139-2, 143-2, 152-3, 159, 164, 166, 170-3, 174, 187-3 
French 305, 334, 346
German 120, 351 
History, all courses; 
Interdisciplinary Studies 103, 246 
Italian 250, 251, 260, 270, 275, 280, 285, 290 
Latin American Studies 222, 261, 263, 264, 265, 361, 362, 364
MUS_CLAS 313, 314 
Philosophy, all courses EXCEPT PHIL 103, 211
Physics 315, 343 
Religion, all courses
Sociology 368
Spanish 345 
Women,Gender and Sexuality Studies 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 251, 270, 280 253, 255, 330, 350 

3. Social Science - one course 

Anthropology, all courses
Asian Studies 229 
Economics, all courses EXCEPT ECON 241, 267
Education 201
Environmental Studies 161, 162, 333
First Year Seminar 105-2, 107, 115, 115-2, 115-3, 120-3, 126-2, 163-2, 178
Latin American Studies 214, 231, 232, 236, 262, 267, 275, 331, 412 
Political Science, all courses EXCEPT POL 215
Psychology 101
Sociology, all courses EXCEPT 303, 368
Spanish 331
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies 231

4. Natural Science with lab (1 course)

Astronomy 101, 102
Biology 101, 102, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 118, 202, 204, 205, 211, 212, 215, 217, 218, 223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 230, 235, 240, 306, 307, 314, 320, 325, 334, 335, 340, 351, 390 
Chemistry 105, 107, 108, 118, 203, 204, 221, 305, 306, 317, 333, 334, 375
Environmental Studies 196**, 211, 223
First Year Seminar 130-2
Health Sciences 209, 210, 309, 310, 311, 318, 326
Physics 102, 103, 104, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 211, 240, 310, 352

Natural Science with or without lab (1 course)

Astronomy 101, 102
Biology 101, 102, 103*, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 118, 202, 204, 205, 211, 212, 215, 217, 218, 223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 230, 235, 240, 306, 307, 314, 316*, 320, 325, 332*, 334, 335, 340, 351, 390 
Chemistry 105, 107, 108, 118, 203, 204, 221, 231*, 246*, 305, 306, 317, 320*, 333, 334, 353*, 375
Environmental Studies 121*, 122*, 123*, 124*, 125* 126*, 127*, 128*, 130*, 196**, 211, 223, 245*, 251*
First Year Seminar 120*, 124*, 130-2
Health Sciences 209, 210, 230*, 309, 310, 311, 312*, 318, 319*, 320*, 322*, 330*, 326, 376*
Physics 101*, 102, 103, 104, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 211, 240, 246*, 310, 312*, 319*, 325*, 330*, 341*, 352, 381*
Psychology 236*, 237*, 238*

       *courses without lab
     **Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 will be the last semesters ES 196 satisfies the Natural Science
         requirement 

5. Quantitative, Inductive, and Deductive Reasoning - one course 

Biology 260
Computer Science, all courses 
Economics 241
Education 336
Environmental Studies 230
First Year Seminar 146-2, 151, 162-2, 162-3
Health Sciences 232
OMS 235
Mathematics, all courses
Philosophy 211
Political Science 215
Psychology 205
Sociology 303

Integrative Thinking
 
1. Interdisciplinary Courses or Course Cluster
 
Interdisciplinary courses - two courses 

Africana Studies 130, 131, 236, 247, 267, 280, 281, 331
Art History 284
Asian Studies 220, 221, 223, 224, 229, 248/348, 266. 271, 272
Anthropology 229
Biology 251 
Chemistry 305, 306 
Classics 330, 350
Computer Science 107, 251
Economics 214, 232, 341
Education 220, 225, 299, 332, 377 
English 216*, 246, 333, 404*** 
Environmental Studies 121, 122, 125, 130, 161, 162, 196, 211, 225, 240, 251, 252, 306, 312, 315, 316, 317, 324, 333, 334, 350, 351
First Year Seminar 103-3, 114-3, 120-3, 130, 131, 136-2, 136-3, 152-2, 157-2, 158-2, 162-2, 167-2, 182-3, 193-2, 195
French 337
German 331, 335, 351
Health Sciences 230, 320 
Interdisciplinary Studies all courses with an IDS subject designator except courses numbered IDS 450-499
Gettysburg in England Interdisciplinary Studies 325, 1-EL, 2-EL, 3-EL
Italian 282
Latin American Studies 140, 147, 214, 223, 231, 262, 267, 276, 300, 304, 331
Math 381**** 
Music 247 
Philosophy 318, 343, 346 
Physics 343
Political Science 301**,333
Psychology 238
Sociology 262, 267, 276, 331 
Span 330-SS, 331-SS These courses are taught in the Off-Campus studies program in Seville Spain
Women Gender and Sexuality Studies 120, 210, 216*, 222, 226, 230, 231, 251, 260, 330, 340, 350

* English 216 and Women's Studies 216 approved Fall 2004 to Spring 2008 only
** POL 301 Approved for Spring 2009 only
*** ENG 404 only topic "Space in the Amer Imagination" approved for this goal.
**** MATH 381 only the topic "Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience" has been approved for this goal.

Course Cluster (Two disciplinary courses from different subject areas with an integrative experience clustered around a common theme)
Instructions and form for declaring an integrative course cluster 
Beginning Fall, 2007 a cluster declaration form is required for all students using a cluster pair for fulfilling the interdisciplinary/course cluster goal.                                 

2. Capstone in Major (To be determined by departments and programs and announced in the catalog, departmental handbook and/or website)

Effective Communication

1. First Year Writing

English 101, 111, 112, 113, 114. 115
First Year Seminars 101-2, 107, 110, 113-4, 113-5, 118, 121-3 127, 127-2, 128-2, 129-3, 130-1, 132-3, 134, 137, 138, 139, 142, 142-2, 142-3, 143-3, 145, 145-2, 147-2, 149-2, 150, 151-2, 153, 157-2, 158-3, 159, 161, 162, 165, 166-2, 168, 168-2, 168-3, 169-2 170-2, 170-3, 171, 171-2, 172, 173, 174, 176, 178-2, 180-3, 181-3, 183-4, 187-3,   189-2, 191-2, 191-3, 192, 196-2, 198-2, 199-2 
Scored 660 or above on the SAT Writing test.
Scored a 4 or 5 on the English Literature or English Composition CEEB Advanced Placement Test.

2. Communication Conventions of the Major Field
(To be determined by departments and programs)

Informed Citizenship (Formerly known as Local and Global Citizenship)

1. Cultural Diversity - two courses * 

Global Understanding (Formerly known as Non-Western) - one course 

Africana Studies 130, 131, 233, 249/349, 236, 250/350, 251, 272, 281, 318, 321, 331, 372, 375 
Anthropology 103, 106, 215, 220, 223, 225, 227, 228, 229, 232, 234-237, 239, 240, 244, 245, 250****
Art History 131, 234, 235
Asian Studies all courses EXCEPT AS 234
Chinese 228
Classics 255, 355
Economics 212, 213, 250, 338
Education 360 
English 113
Environmental Studies 162, 334
Film 261, 262, 284, 350**, 375
First Year Seminar 102-3, 103, 121-2, 143, 148, 149, 149-2, 159-2, 160, 175-2, 192-3, 193-2, 194-2
French 331, 336
Globalization Studies 310 
Health Sciences 322 
History 104, 208, 220-224, 237, 238, 270-272, 278, 323, 325, 330, 346, 371, 372, 373, 374
Interdisciplinary Studies 152, 206, 278
Japanese 305
Latin American Studies 223, 231, 232, 236, 251
MUS_CLAS 102, 112, 212, 218, 251, 318
Philosophy 223, 229, 240, 246, 323
Political Science 202***, 253, 265, 270, 271, 362, 363 
Religion 128, 138, 210, 226, 238, 240, 241, 244, 247, 248, 249, 251, 252, 254, 256, 270, 271, 272, 280, 340, 351, 352, 358, 360, 362 
Spanish 307*
Sociology 243, 244
Theatre Arts 248, 331 
Women Gender and Sexuality Studies 213, 214, 219, 226, 230, 231

* SPAN 307 only the topic "Maya Civilization" has been approved for this goal.
** FILM 350 only the topic "Asian Cinema and Cultural Thry" has been approved for this goal.
*** POL 202 only the topic "Islamic Political Thought" has been approved for this goal.
**** ANTH 250 only the topic "Culture and Medicine" has been approved for this goal.

Conceptualizing Diversity (Formerly known as Domestic/Conceptual)  - one course 

Africana Studies 130, 132, 218, 219, 220, 221, 246, 247, 248/348, 250/350,  267, 268, 274, 280, 290, 318, 321, 367 
Anthropology 218, 221, 232, 236, 245, 250******
Asian Studies 234, 237
Classics 255, 350, 355
Civil War Era Studies 346
Economics 231, 232
Education 199, 209, 220, 299 
English 113, 114, 120, 216***, 235, 236***, 250^, 252, 253, 255, 257, 258, 260**, 263, 265, 334, 340**, 350**, 357, 371
First Year Seminar 108-3, 111-3, 128, 128-3, 132-3, 133-2, 134-3, 144-2, 179, 180, 180-2, 182-2, 182-4, 190-2, 196
French 310, 317, 331, 334, 337
German 270, 320, 335, 340, 351
Globalization Studies 310 
History 209, 230, 238, 323, 350, 364  
Interdisciplinary Studies 156, 206, 220, 225, 250****, 322**
Italian 270, 280 
Latin American Studies 220**, 222, 232, 236, 265, 268, 290, 300**, 322, 364 
Law 352 
MUS_CLAS 102, 108, 149, 218, 247, 248, 318
Philosophy 218
Political Science 267,301**
Psychology 210
Religion 214, 226, 268, 339, 353
Sociology 202, 209, 212, 217, 240
Spanish 203, 206, 307**, 310**, 370 
Women Gender and Sexuality Studies 120, 210, 214, 216***, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 226, 230, 253, 260, 280, 350

*A course listed as both Global Understanding and Conceptualizing Diversity may be used to fulfill the goal in only one area.  In all cases, two cultural diversity courses must be taken. 

^ ENG 250 only "African Americans and the Power of Spoken Word" course topic has been approved for this goal.
** ENG 260 only "Sex and Love in Jewish Lit" course topic has been approved for this goal. This course topic is now English 257.
ENG 340  "Writing Out of Black Childhood" and "Sex, Race and Empire" course topics have been approved for this goal. 
ENG 350 only  "Asian American Lit as Critique", "James Baldwin", and "African American Narrative" course topics have been approved for this goal.
IDS 322/POL 301 Public Policy Seminar only "Political Economy of Disaster" course topic has been approved for this goal.
LAS 220 only "Literature of the Americas" course topic has been approved for this goal.
LAS 300 only "Sexuality as Pol Discourse LA" course topic has been approved for this goal.
SPAN 307 the following topics have been approved for this goal: "Lang & Pop Cult: Latin Amer. Topic: Spanish US", "US Pres Elections Lat Amer Media" and "Mexican Americans from the Chicano Movement to the present Day" 
SPAN 310 only "Women in Peninsular Lit 19-21 C" course topic has been approved for this goal.
*** English 216, 236 and Women's Studies 216 course numbers have changed and the new numbers have been listed above.
**** IDS 250 only "Poverty, Education and the American Dream in Contemporary Rural America course topic has been approved for this goal.
****** ANTH 250 only the topic "Culture and Medicine" has been approved for this goal.

2. Science, Technology, and Society - one course

Anth 325
Art History 284
Asian Studies 236
Biology 102, 103, 316, 361
Chemistry 105, 231 
Classics 241, 275/375 
Computer Science 103
Economics 307, 341 
Education 350
English 202, 371 
Environmental Studies 121, 122, 123, 127, 128, 130, 161, 196, 211, 223, 230, 245, 252, 260, 263, 306, 316, 333
First Year Seminar 101-3, 105, 106-2, 113-3, 122-2, 124, 130-3, 133, 134-2, 136-2, 141-2, 141-3, 145, 146-2, 152-2,155-2, 156, 162-3, 167-3, 172, 176-2, 181, 182, 182-2, 188
History 226, 278, 326

Italian 295 
Interdisciplinary Studies 255, 284, 322*,
Philosophy 109, 110, 221, 233, 342, 343, 350, 353 
Physics 343
Political Science 301*, 333
Sociology 204, 233, 239, 250**

* IDS 322/POL 301 Public Policy Seminar "Political Economy of Disaster" course   
     topic has been approved for this goal.
* IDS 322 Public Policy Seminar "Nuclear Policy" course topic has been approved for this goal. 
** SOC 250 only "Energy, Environment and Society" course topic has been approved
     for this goal.

3. Second Language (two-course sequence in the same language)          

Beginning with the Class of 2014 (students entering Fall 2010 and after only): students must complete one year of language study or its college-level equivalent, as a college graduation requirement. The two-course sequence will be in the same language. 

Individualized Study courses and Internships may not be used to fulfill Curricular Goals.