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/approvedsequences.
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Course  Course Title  Learning Outcomes 

AAAS 105  Intro to African History 
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Learning Outcome 1

AAAS 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

ABSC 100  Introd Applied Behavrl Science 
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Learning Outcome 1

ABSC 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

ABSC 308  Research Methods & Application 
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ACCT 200  Fundamentals Financial Acctng 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 2

AMHR 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

AMS 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

ANTH 106  Introductory Linguistics 
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Learning Outcome 1

ANTH 107  Introductory Linguistics, Hnrs 
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Learning Outcome 1

ANTH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ARAB 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ART 177  First Year Seminar: 
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ASTR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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ASTR 391  Physical Astronomy, Honors 
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ASTR 394  Quest for Extraterrestrial Lif 
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ATMO 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ATMO 220  Unusual Weather 
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Learning Outcome 1

BBA 302  Legal Aspects of Business 
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BCRS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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BIOL 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

BLAW 301  Legal Aspects of Business 
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Learning Outcome 1

BLAW 302  Legal Aspects of Business,Hnrs 
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Learning Outcome 1

BUS 177  First Year Seminar in Business 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

C&T 100  Introd to Education Profession 
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Learning Outcome 1

C&T 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

CHEM 130  General Chemistry I 
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CHEM 170  Chemistry for Chem Sciences I 
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CHEM 177  First Year Seminar: 
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CHEM 190  Foundations of Chemistry I Hnr 
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CHIN 177  FIrst Year Seminar: 
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CLSX 151  Intro to Classical Archaeology 
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Learning Outcome 1

CLSX 168  Ancient Epic Tales 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

CLSX 169  Ancient Epic Tales, Honors 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

CLSX 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

CLSX 351  Intro Classicl Archeology,Hnrs 
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Learning Outcome 1

COMS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

COMS 230  Fundamentals of Debate 
Goal 1
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COMS 235  Intr Rhetoric&Social Influence 
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COMS 356  Intr Bhvrl Rsrch Mthds in Comm 
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CZCH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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DANC 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

DANE 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

DTCH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

EALC 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ECIV 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ECON 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ENGL 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ENGL 203  Topics in Reading and Writing: 
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ENGL 205  FreshmanSophmr Honors Prosem: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ENGL 209  Introduction to Fiction 
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Learning Outcome 1

ENGL 210  Introduction to Poetry 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

ENGL 211  Introduction to the Drama 
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Learning Outcome 1

ENGR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

ENTR 177  The Entrepreneurial Mindset 
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Learning Outcome 1

EURS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

EVRN 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

FIN 101  Personal Finance 
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Learning Outcome 1
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FIN 301  Personal Finance 
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Learning Outcome 1
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FMS 100  Introduction to Film and Media 
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Learning Outcome 1

FMS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

FREN 153  Around the Francophone World 
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FREN 177  First Year Seminar: 
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GEOG 177  First Year Seminar: 
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GEOL 121  Life Through Time:DNA to Dinos 
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GEOL 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

GERM 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

GIST 177  First Year Seminar: 
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GIST 220  Introdctn Globl&Intrntl Stdies 
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GRK 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HA 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HAIT 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HAUS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HEBR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HIST 101  Introduction to History: 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 104  Intro to African History 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 112  Introductn to British History 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 114  RenaissncRev:Europe 15001789 
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HIST 115  Fr RevPresnt:Europe 1789Pres 
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HIST 116  Fren RevPrs:Euro 1789Pres,Hr 
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HIST 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 320  GoddessesWitches:Premd Europe 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 321  Mystics to Femnists:1600Prsnt 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 326  Natv Am Civs&Eurpn Counterprts 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 395  History of Sushi 
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Learning Outcome 1

HIST 397  Frm Mao to Now:China's Red Rev 
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HIST 399  The Samurai 
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HNDI 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HNGR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HNRS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HSES 500  Student Teaching in: 
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HUM 112  Exploring The Human Condition: 
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HUM 114  Western Civilization I Honors 
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HUM 115  Western Civilization II Honors 
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Learning Outcome 1

HUM 175  Kansas Environment & Culture 
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Learning Outcome 1

HUM 177  First Year Seminar: 
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HUM 204  Western Civilization I 
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HUM 205  Western Civilization II 
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Learning Outcome 1

HUM 206  Contemporary Westrn Civilizatn 
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ITAL 152  Studies in Italian Heritage 
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ITAL 177  First Year Seminar: 
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ITAL 336  Italy and the Italians 
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JOUR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

JOUR 302  Infomania:Information Managmnt 
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Learning Outcome 1

JPN 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

JWSH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

KISW 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

KOR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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LA&S 177  First Year Seminar: 
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LAA 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

LAT 177  First Year Seminar: 
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LING 106  Introductory Linguistics 
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Learning Outcome 1

LING 107  Introductory Linguistics, Hnrs 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

LING 110  Language and Mind 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

LING 111  Language & Mind, Honors 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

LING 177  First Year Seminar: 
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LING 308  Linguistic Analysis 
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MATH 101  College Algebra 
Goal 1
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MATH 104  Precalculus Mathematics 
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Learning Outcome 2

MATH 105  Introduction to Topics in Math 
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MATH 115  Calculus I 
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MATH 121  Calculus I 
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MATH 125  Calculus I 
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MATH 141  Calculus I: Honors 
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MATH 145  Calculus I, Honors 
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MATH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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MATH 365  Elementary Statistics 
Goal 1
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MGMT 498  Business Policy and Strategy 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

MGMT 499  Business Policy&Strategy, Hnrs 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

MKTG 101  Enlightened Consumption 
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Learning Outcome 1

MONG 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

MTHC 115  Theory II 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

MTHC 205  Theory III 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

NORW 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

PCS 120  Intro to Peace & Conflict Stds 
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Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 140  Introduction to Philosophy 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 141  Introduction to Philosophy Hnr 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 148  Reason and Argument 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 160  Introduction to Ethics 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 161  Introduction to Ethics Honors 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

PHIL 310  Introduction to Symbolic Logic 
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PHSX 111  Introductory Physics 
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PHSX 114  College Physics I 
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PHSX 177  First Year Seminar: 
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PHSX 210  Generl Physics I for Engineers 
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PHSX 211  General Physics I 
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PHSX 213  General Physics I Honors 
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PLSH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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POLS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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POLS 306  Political Sci Methd of Inquiry 
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PORT 177  First Year Seminar: 
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PSYC 177  First Year Seminar: 
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PUAD 177  First Year Seminar: 
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PUAD 332  Quantitatve Methd Public Admin 
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REES 177  First Year Seminar: 
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REL 104  Introdctn to Religious Studies 
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REL 105  Introdctn Relgous Studies,Hnrs 
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REL 177  First Year Seminar: 
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RUSS 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

SCAN 177  First Year Seminar: 
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SLAV 177  First Year Seminar: 
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SOC 104  Elements of Sociology 
Goal 1
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SOC 105  Elements of Sociology, Honors 
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Learning Outcome 1

SOC 150  Self and Society 
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SOC 151  Self and Society, Honors 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

SOC 160  Social Problms&American Values 
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SOC 161  Social Probs&Amercn Values Hrs 
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SOC 177  First Year Seminar: 
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SOC 304  Principles of Sociology 
Goal 1
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SOC 305  Principles of Self and Society 
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SOC 306  Principles of Social Problems 
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SPAN 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

SPLH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

SW 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

SWED 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

THR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

TIB 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

TURK 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

UBPL 200  Sustainability and Society 
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Learning Outcome 1

UKRA 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

UYGR 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

VISC 177  First Year Seminar: 
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Learning Outcome 1

WGSS 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

WGSS 320  GoddessesWitches:Premd Europe 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

WGSS 321  Mystics to Femnists:1600Prsnt 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

WGSS 333  Politics of Physicl Appearance 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

WGSS 563  Gender, Sexuality and the Law 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

WOLO 177  First Year Seminar: 
Goal 1
Learning Outcome 1

YDSH 177  First Year Seminar: 
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