Critical Thinking and Quantitative Literacy Courses

The University Core Curriculum Committee has approved these courses for the KU Core.

This list includes some courses that are part of approved sequences. Students must complete all courses in a given sequence to meet the learning outcome. A list of approved sequences can be found at http://kucore.ku.edu/approved-sequences.

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Course Course Title Learning Outcomes Effective Term
AAAS 105 Intro to African History Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
AAAS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ABSC 100 Introd Applied Behavrl Science Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ABSC 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ABSC 308 Research Methods & Application Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ACCT 200 Fundamentals Financial Acctng Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
AMHR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
AMS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ANTH 106 Introductory Linguistics Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ANTH 107 Introductory Linguistics, Hnrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ANTH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ANTH 212 Archaeological Myths&Realities Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2018
ARAB 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ART 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ASTR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ASTR 391 Physical Astronomy, Honors Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
ASTR 394 Quest for Extraterrestrial Lif Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ATMO 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ATMO 220 Unusual Weather Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
BBA 302 Legal Aspects of Business Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
BCRS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
BIOL 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
BLAW 301 Legal Aspects of Business Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
BLAW 302 Legal Aspects of Business,Hnrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
BUS 177 First Year Seminar in Business Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
C&T 100 Introd to Education Profession Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2016
C&T 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2015
CHEM 130 General Chemistry I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
CHEM 170 Chemistry for Chem Sciences I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
CHEM 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
CHEM 190 Foundations of Chemistry I Hnr Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
CHIN 177 FIrst Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
CLSX 148 Greek and Roman Mythology Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2018
CLSX 151 Intro to Classical Archaeology Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
CLSX 168 Ancient Epic Tales Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2016
CLSX 169 Ancient Epic Tales, Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2016
CLSX 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
CLSX 351 Intro Classicl Archeology,Hnrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
COMS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
COMS 230 Fundamentals of Debate Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
COMS 235 Intr Rhetoric&Social Influence Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
COMS 356 Intr Bhvrl Rsrch Mthds in Comm Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
CZCH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
DANC 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
EALC 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ECIV 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ECON 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ENGL 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ENGL 203 Topics in Reading and Writing: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ENGL 205 Freshman-Sophmr Honors Prosem: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ENGL 209 Introduction to Fiction Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ENGL 210 Introduction to Poetry Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ENGL 211 Introduction to the Drama Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ENGR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2012
ENTR 177 The Entrepreneurial Mindset Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2014
EURS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
EVRN 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
FIN 101 Personal Finance Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
FIN 101 Personal Finance Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
FIN 301 Personal Finance Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
FIN 301 Personal Finance Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
FMS 100 Introduction to Film and Media Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2017
FMS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
FREN 153 Around the Francophone World Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2017
FREN 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
GEOG 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
GEOL 108 Trbld Wtrs:Wtr Rsorc Iss&Prins Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2017
GEOL 121 Life Through Time:DNA to Dinos Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2014
GEOL 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
GERM 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
GIST 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
GIST 220 Introdctn Globl&Intrntl Stdies Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2017
GRK 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HA 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HAIT 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HAUS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HEBR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HIST 101 Introduction to History: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 104 Intro to African History Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 112 Introductn to British History Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2012
HIST 114 Renaissnc-Rev:Europe 1500-1789 Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 115 Fr Rev-Presnt:Europe 1789-Pres Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 116 Fren Rev-Prs:Euro 1789-Pres,Hr Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
HIST 320 Goddesses-Witches:Premd Europe Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 321 Mystics to Femnists:1600-Prsnt Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 326 Natv Am Civs&Eurpn Counterprts Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 395 History of Sushi Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2016
HIST 397 Frm Mao to Now:China's Red Rev Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HIST 399 The Samurai Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HNDI 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HNRS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HSES 500 Student Teaching in: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
HUM 112 Exploring The Human Condition: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2017
HUM 114 Western Civilization I Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2012
HUM 115 Western Civilization II Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2012
HUM 133 Technology and the Individual Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2018
HUM 175 Kansas Environment & Culture Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2014
HUM 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
HUM 204 Western Civilization I Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2012
HUM 205 Western Civilization II Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2012
HUM 206 Contemporary Westrn Civilizatn Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2012
ITAL 152 Studies in Italian Heritage Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
ITAL 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
ITAL 336 Italy and the Italians Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
JOUR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
JOUR 302 Infomania:Information Managmnt Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
JPN 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
JWSH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
KISW 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
KOR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
LA&S 108 Personal Numeracy Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2017
LA&S 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
LAA 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
LAT 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
LING 106 Introductory Linguistics Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
LING 107 Introductory Linguistics, Hnrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
LING 110 Language and Mind Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
LING 111 Language & Mind, Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
LING 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
LING 308 Linguistic Analysis Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
LWS 332 Methods in Law and Society Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2017
MATH 101 College Algebra Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MATH 105 Introduction to Topics in Math Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MATH 115 Calculus I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MATH 121 Calculus I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MATH 125 Calculus I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Spring 2015
MATH 141 Calculus I: Honors Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MATH 145 Calculus I, Honors Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2015
MATH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
MATH 365 Elementary Statistics Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
MGMT 498 Business Policy and Strategy Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
MGMT 499 Business Policy&Strategy, Hnrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
MKTG 101 Enlightened Consumption Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2016
MONG 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
MTHC 115 Theory II Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
MTHC 205 Theory III Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PCS 120 Intro to Peace & Conflict Stds Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHIL 140 Introduction to Philosophy Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHIL 141 Introduction to Philosophy Hnr Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHIL 148 Reason and Argument Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHIL 160 Introduction to Ethics Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHIL 161 Introduction to Ethics Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHIL 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
PHIL 310 Introduction to Symbolic Logic Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHMD 177 FYS:Pctring Place:Phto Lawrnce Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2017
PHSX 111 Introductory Physics Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHSX 114 College Physics I Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHSX 114 College Physics I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
PHSX 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
PHSX 210 Generl Physics I for Engineers Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2014
PHSX 211 General Physics I Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHSX 211 General Physics I Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
PHSX 213 General Physics I Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
PHSX 213 General Physics I Honors Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
PLSH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
POLS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
POLS 306 Political Sci Methd of Inquiry Goal 1 Outcome 2
Fall 2013
PORT 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
PSYC 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
PUAD 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
PUAD 332 Quantitatve Methd Public Admin Goal 1 Outcome 2
Spring 2014
REES 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
REL 104 Introdctn to Religious Studies Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2017
REL 105 Introdctn Relgous Studies,Hnrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2017
REL 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
RUSS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
SLAV 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
SOC 104 Elements of Sociology Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 105 Elements of Sociology, Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 150 Self and Society Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 151 Self and Society, Honors Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 160 Social Problms&American Values Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 161 Social Probs&Amercn Values Hrs Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
SOC 304 Principles of Sociology Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 305 Principles of Self and Society Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SOC 306 Principles of Social Problems Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
SPAN 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
SPLH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
SW 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2014
THR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Summer 2012
TIB 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
TURK 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
UBPL 200 Sustainability and Society Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
UKRA 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
UYGR 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
VISC 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2014
WGSS 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
WGSS 320 Goddesses-Witches:Premd Europe Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
WGSS 321 Mystics to Femnists:1600-Prsnt Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
WGSS 333 Politics of Physicl Appearance Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2015
WGSS 563 Gender, Sexuality and the Law Goal 1 Outcome 1
Fall 2013
WOLO 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013
YDSH 177 First Year Seminar: Goal 1 Outcome 1
Spring 2013