Courses Fulfilling the Gettysburg Curriculum

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Summary of Requirements

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
  • CLA 201
  • Cinema & Media Studies 101, 220, 230, 250, 251, 252, 261, 262, 263, 265, 272, 284, 290, 355, 363, 365, 375
  • English 205
  • Film 220,252, 272
  • First Year Seminar 112-2, 118-2, 118-4, 119-2, 120-1, 143, 144-2, 162-2, 185, 185-3, 197
  • French 332, 350
  • German 280, 306
  • Italian 282
  • Latin American Studies 251
  • MUS_CLAS 101, 102, 103, 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
  • Music Applied Lessons – Beginning with the Class of 2018, four semesters of the same instrument/voice lessons
  • Music Ensembles – Beginning with the Class of 2018, four semesters of the same ensemble; choir, orchestra, band, etc.
  • Theatre Arts, all courses

2. Humanities - one course

  • Africana Studies 221, 224, 225, 248, 321, 325, 372, 375
  • Anthropology 255/CLA 125
  • Asian Studies 220, 221, 222, 227, 230, 238/338, 247/347, 248/348
  • Classics, all courses EXCEPT CLA 201
  • CWES 205, 225, 320, 340, 350, 360
  • English, all courses EXCEPT ENG 101, 111, 112, 113, 205
  • Environmental Studies 225, 241, 246, 319
  • Film 250, 251
  • First Year Seminar 116-4, 121-2, 126-3, 128, 129-3, 131-2, 132-4, 133, 133-3, 136-3, 138-2, 138-3, 139-2, 143-2, 152-3, 154-2, 154-4, 159, 164, 166, 170-3, 174, 183, 187-3, 192-4, 197-1
  • French 305, 334, 346
  • German 120, 225, 240, 250, 260, 270, 285, 305, 312, 320, 325, 331, 333, 335, 340, 351, 352, 375, 400
  • History, all courses;
  • Interdisciplinary 125, 214, 228,265, 270, 305, 338
  • Italian 250, 251, 260, 270, 275, 280, 285, 290
  • Latin American Studies 222, 261, 263, 264, 265, 361, 362, 364
  • MUS_CLAS 211, 313, 314
  • Philosophy, all courses EXCEPT PHIL 103, 211
  • Physics 315, 343
  • Religion, all courses
  • Sociology 368
  • Spanish 308, 345, 351, 353, 354, 355, 360, 367, 368, 369, 370, 376, 378, 379
  • Women,Gender and Sexuality Studies 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 251, 270, 280 253, 255, 330, 350

3. Social Science – one course

  • Africana Studies 246/346, 264, 270, 274, 290, 370, 374
  • Anthropology, all courses
  • Asian Studies 229
  • Economics, all courses EXCEPT ECON 241, 267
  • Education 201
  • Environmental Studies 161, 162
  • First Year Seminar 107, 115, 115-2, 115-3, 116-3, 120-3, 126-2, 137-1, 156-1, 156-4, 163-2, 166-4, 178, 184-1
  • 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 304, 331, 380, 381, 382, 383
  • 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, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 235, 236, 240, 306, 307, 314, 320, 325, 334, 335, 340, 351, 359, 390
  • Chemistry 105, 107, 108, 118, 203, 204, 221, 222, 305, 306, 317, 333, 334, 359, 375
  • Environmental Studies 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*, 104* 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 118, 202, 204, 205, 206, 211, 212, 215, 217, 218, 223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 230, 235, 240, 306, 307, 314, 316*, 320, 325, 330, 332*, 333*, 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*, 129* 130*, 211, 223, 245*, 251*
  • First Year Seminar 120*, 124*, 124-3*, 130-2*, 153-2*
  • 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

~Effective Fall 2016- HS 320 and HS 322 no longer satisfy the Natural Science requirement.

~~ Effective Fall 2018 PSYCH 238 no longer satisfies the Natural Science requirement.

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

  • Biology 260
  • Computer Science, all courses
  • Data Science 220
  • Economics 241
  • Education 336
  • Environmental Studies 230
  • First Year Seminar 146-2, 151, 162-2, 162-3, 162-4, 187-4
  • Health Sciences 232, 326
  • OMS 235
  • Mathematics, all courses
  • Philosophy 211
  • Political Science 215
  • Psychology 205
  • Sociology 303
  • Spanish 384

Integrative Thinking

1. Interdisciplinary Courses or Course Cluster

Interdisciplinary courses - two courses

  • Africana Studies 130, 131, 132, 215, 236, ~~250/350 Topic 247, 251, 262, 267, 280, 281, 318, 331
  • Art History 284
  • Asian Studies 220, 221, 223, 224, 229, 248/348, 253, 255, 261, 266, 271, 272
  • Anthropology 229
  • Biology 251, 359
  • Chemistry 305, 306, 358, 359
  • Cinema & Media Studies 215, 339
  • Computer Science 107, 251
  • CWES 215, 320
  • Economics 214, 232, 255, 341^
  • Education 220, 225, 261, 299, 320, 332, 377
  • English 333, 404***
  • Environmental Studies 121*****, 122*****, 130*****, 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, 123-1, 130, 131, 136-2, 136-3, 139-3 152-2, 156-2, 157-2, 158-2, 162-2, 167-2, 171-4, 182-3, 193-2, 195
  • Film 219
  • French 337, 342
  • German 250, 273, 285, 331, 341, 335, 351
  • History 273, 274
  • Health Sciences 120, 230
  • Interdisciplinary Studies all courses with an IDS subject designator except for IDS 125, 214, 215, 220, 228, 229, 238, 265, 285, 305, 338 and courses numbered IDS 450-499
  • Gettysburg in England Interdisciplinary Studies 325, 1-EL, 2-EL, 3-EL
  • Italian 240, 251, 262, 282, 291
  • Latin American Studies 140, 147, 214, 223, 231, 262, 267, 276, 300, 304, 331
  • Music 247
  • MUS_CLAS 170
  • Philosophy 318, 343, 346
  • Physics 343, 358
  • Political Science 301**,333
  • Psychology 226, 238, ~400 Topic
  • Public Policy 322
  • Religion 253
  • 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, 310, 330, 340

** POL 301 Approved for Spring 2009 only

*** ENG 404 only topic “Space in the Amer Imagination” approved for this goal.

*****Effective Fall 2015, ES 121, 122, and 130 no longer count towards he Interdisciplinary Requirement; Effective Fall 2016, ES 162 no longer counts for the Interdisciplinary Requirement. Effective Fall 2017, ES 211, 306, and 316 no longer count towards the Interdisciplinary requirement.

~PSYCH 400 Topic: Coping with Adversity approved as Interdisciplinary

~~AFS 250/350 Topics: Black Feminism and Hip Hop; and Black Bodies in American Sport approved as Interdisciplinary

^Effective Spring 2020, ECON 341 no longer approved as Interdisciplinary

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, 101-4, 104-3, 106-1, 107, 110, 113-4, 113-5, 114, 117-3, 118, 121-3 127, 127-2, 128-2, 129-3, 130-1, 132-3, 133-2, 134, 134-4, 135-3, 137, 138, 139, *139-3, 142, 142-2, 142-3, 143-3, 143-4, 145, 145-2, 147-2, 149-2, 149-3, 150, 151-2, 152-4, 153, 157-2, 158-3, 159, 159-4, 161, 161-2, 162, 165, 166-1, 166-2, 167, 168, 168-2, 168-3, 169-2 170-2, 170-3, 171, 171-2, 172, 173, 174, 176, 178-2, 180-3, 181-2, 181-3, 183-4, 187-3, 189-2, 189-4, 191-2, 191-3, 191-4, 192, 196-2, 198-2, 199-2

*Prior to March 2016- Scored 660 or above on the SAT Writing Test.

*After March 2016- Scored 35 or above on the New SAT Writing and Language Test

Scored a 4 or 5 on the English Literature or English Composition CEEB Advanced Placement Test.

*Beginning Fall 2016, FYS 139-3 will meet the FY Writing requirement

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, 132, 221, 225, 233, 249/349, 236, 246/346 250/350, 251, 262, 270, 272, 274, 281, 318, 321, 325, 331, 370, 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, 240
  • Asian Studies all courses EXCEPT AS 234
  • Chinese 228
  • Classics 253
  • CIMS/Film 261, 262, 263, 284, 350**, 363, 375
  • Classics 255, 355
  • Economics 212, 213, 250, 255, 338
  • Education 260, 360
  • English 113, 268, 350^, 363, 365, 366
  • Environmental Studies 162, 242, 334, 335
  • First Year Seminar 102-3, 103, 116-3, 118-1, 121-2, 143, 148, 149, 149-2, 156-3, 159-2, 160, 175-2, 192-3, 193-2, 194-2, 199-4
  • French 331, 336
  • Health Sciences 322
  • History 104, 208, 220-224, 237, 238, 261, 262, 264, 270-272, 273, 274, 278, 323, 325, 330, 337, 346, 361, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 380
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 152, 206, 252, 278, 350^^
  • Japanese 305
  • Latin American Studies 223, 228, 231, 232, 236, 251, 261, 263, 264, 361
  • MUS_CLAS 102, 112, 212, 218#, 251, 318
  • Philosophy 215, 223, 229, 240, 246, 255, 323
  • Political Science 202***, 253, 265, 270, 271, 362, 363
  • Religion 128, 138, 210, 226, 238, 240, 241, 244, 247, 248, 249, 251, 252, 253, 254, 256, 270, 271, 272, 280,310, 320, 340, 351, 352, 358, 360, 362
  • Spanish 307*, 378, 379
  • Sociology 243, 244
  • Theatre Arts 248, 331
  • Women Gender and Sexuality Studies 213, 214, 219, 226, 230, 231

Beginning Fall 2015, MUS_CLAS 218 no longer satisfies Global Understanding

* 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.

^ ENG 350 Topics- Modern African Fiction, Environmental Justice and World Literature, have been approved for this goal.

^^ IDS 350 Topic- Ending Slavery approved for this goal.

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

  • Africana Studies 130, 131, 132, 215, 218, 219, 220, 221, 236, 244, 246/346, 247, 248/348, 250/350, 251, 262, 264, 267, 268, 270, 274, 280, 290, 318, 321, 331, 367, 370, 374, 375
  • Anthropology 218, 221, 223, 232, 236, 243, 245, 250******, 345
  • Art History 240, 267 (Fall 2016 only)
  • Asian Studies 234, 237
  • Classics 240, 253, 280, 340, 345
  • Cinema & Media Studies 215, 228
  • Civil War Era Studies 346
  • Economics 231, 232
  • Education 115, 199~~, 209, 220, 264, 299, 320
  • English 113, 114, 120, 216***, 224, 225, 235, 236***, 250^, 252, 253, 255, 257, 258, 260**, 261, 262, 263, 265, 266, 267, 330^^^, 334, 340**, 350**, 357, 362, 363, 365, 367, 371, 378, 386
  • Environmental Studies 165, 335
  • First Year Seminar 108-3, 111-3, 111-4, 113-1, 114-4, 118-3, 118-4, 127-3, 128, 128-3, 132-3, 133-2, 134-3, 144-2, 149-3, 161-3, 166-4, 170-4, 179, 180, 180-2, 182-2, 182-4, 182-5, 186-1, 190-2, 196, 197-2, 199-4
  • French 310, 317, 320, 331, 334, 337
  • German 225, 265, 270, 285, 320, 335, 340, 351
  • History 209, 230, 238, 261, 262, 273, 274, 323, 350, 364, 375
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 156, 206, 214, 225, 229, 250****, 265, 322**
  • Italian 240, 270, 280
  • Latin American Studies 220**, 222, 223, 232, 236, 251, 261, 263, 265, 268, 290, 300**, 322, 364
  • Law 352
  • MUS_CLAS 103, 108, 149, 218, 244, 247, 248, 251, 318
  • Philosophy 218, 247, 265
  • Political Science 267,301**
  • Psychology 210, >400
  • Religion 209, 214, 226, 268, 320, 339, 353
  • Sociology 202, 209, 212, 217, 240
  • Spanish 203, 206, 307**, 310**, 365, 370, 378, 385
  • Women Gender and Sexuality Studies 120, 210, 214, 216***, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 226, 230, 253, 260, 280, 310

*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 330 only Gender and Genre topic has been approved for this goal

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”, “Hughes and Hurst”, “African American Narrative”, and “Blackness and the Rainbow” 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” and “Cuban Literature” (Spring 2016) 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" and Native American Sports topics have been approved for this goal.

****** ANTH 250 “Culture and Medicine” and “Social Inequality in the Ancient World” have been approved for this goal.

> PSYCH 400 Topic Identity, Immigration, & Development- Spring 2017 only

>> REL 209 Topic Islam in America approved for Conceptualizing Diversity

~~ Effective Fall 2019, EDUC 199 no longer fulfills Conceptualizing Diversity

2. Science, Technology, and Society - one course

  • Anth 205, 226, 325
  • Art History 284
  • Asian Studies 236
  • Biology 102, 103, 104, 316, 361
  • Chemistry 105, 222, 231
  • Classics 241, 275/375
  • Computer Science 103
  • Data Science 150
  • Economics 255, 258, 307, 341
  • Education 350
  • English 202, 297, 371
  • Environmental Studies 121, 122, 123, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 161, 196, 211, 223, 230, 245, 252, 260, 263, 306, 316, 333
  • First Year Seminar 101-3, 105, 105-2, 106-2, 106-3, 113-3, 122-2, 123-3, 124, 124-4, 130-3, 130-4, 133, 134-2, 136-2, ***139-3, 141-3, 145, 146-2, 152-2,155-2, 156, 162-3, 162-4, 167-3, 172, 172-3, 176-2, 179-2, 181, 182, 182-2, 188, 188-1, 193-3
  • German 275, 276
  • History 226, 278, 326
  • Italian 295
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 255, 284, 322*,
  • MUS_CLAS 262
  • Philosophy 109, 110, 131, 221, 233, 315, 342, 343, 350, 353
  • Physics 343
  • Political Science 301*, 333
  • Psychology 341
  • 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.

***FYS 139-3 met this requirement for Fall 2015 only

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

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.