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
AAAS 105 Intro to African History
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
AAAS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ABSC 100 Introd Applied Behavrl Science
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ABSC 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ABSC 308 Research Methods & Application
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
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
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ANTH 107 Introductory Linguistics, Hnrs
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ANTH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ARAB 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ART 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ASTR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ASTR 391 Physical Astronomy, Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
ASTR 394 Quest for Extraterrestrial Lif
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ATMO 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ATMO 220 Unusual Weather
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
BBA 302 Legal Aspects of Business
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
BCRS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
BIOL 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
BLAW 301 Legal Aspects of Business
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
BLAW 302 Legal Aspects of Business,Hnrs
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
BUS 177 First Year Seminar in Business
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
C&T 100 Introd to Education Profession
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
C&T 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
CHEM 130 General Chemistry I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
CHEM 170 Chemistry for Chem Sciences I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
CHEM 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
CHEM 190 Foundations of Chemistry I Hnr
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
CHIN 177 FIrst Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
CLSX 151 Intro to Classical Archaeology
Goal 1 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:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
CLSX 351 Intro Classicl Archeology,Hnrs
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
COMS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
COMS 230 Fundamentals of Debate
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
COMS 235 Intr Rhetoric&Social Influence
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
COMS 356 Intr Bhvrl Rsrch Mthds in Comm
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
CZCH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
DANC 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
DANE 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
DTCH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
EALC 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ECIV 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ECON 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGL 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGL 203 Topics in Reading and Writing:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGL 205 Freshman-Sophmr Honors Prosem:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGL 209 Introduction to Fiction
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGL 210 Introduction to Poetry
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGL 211 Introduction to the Drama
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENGR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ENTR 177 The Entrepreneurial Mindset
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
EURS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
EVRN 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
FIN 101 Personal Finance
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
FIN 301 Personal Finance
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
FMS 100 Introduction to Film and Media
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
FMS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
FREN 153 Around the Francophone World
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
FREN 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GEOG 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GEOL 121 Life Through Time:DNA to Dinos
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GEOL 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GERM 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GIST 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GIST 220 Introdctn Globl&Intrntl Stdies
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
GRK 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HA 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HAIT 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HAUS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HEBR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 101 Introduction to History:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 104 Intro to African History
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 112 Introductn to British History
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 114 Renaissnc-Rev:Europe 1500-1789
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 115 Fr Rev-Presnt:Europe 1789-Pres
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 116 Fren Rev-Prs:Euro 1789-Pres,Hr
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 320 Goddesses-Witches:Premd Europe
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 321 Mystics to Femnists:1600-Prsnt
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 326 Natv Am Civs&Eurpn Counterprts
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 395 History of Sushi
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 397 Frm Mao to Now:China's Red Rev
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HIST 399 The Samurai
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HNDI 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HNGR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HNRS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HSES 500 Student Teaching in:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 112 Exploring The Human Condition:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 114 Western Civilization I Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 115 Western Civilization II Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 175 Kansas Environment & Culture
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 204 Western Civilization I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 205 Western Civilization II
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
HUM 206 Contemporary Westrn Civilizatn
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ITAL 152 Studies in Italian Heritage
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ITAL 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
ITAL 336 Italy and the Italians
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
JOUR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
JOUR 302 Infomania:Information Managmnt
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
JPN 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
JWSH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
KISW 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
KOR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
LA&S 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
LAA 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
LAT 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
LING 106 Introductory Linguistics
Goal 1 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:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
LING 308 Linguistic Analysis
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
MATH 101 College Algebra
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 105 Introduction to Topics in Math
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 115 Calculus I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 121 Calculus I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 125 Calculus I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 141 Calculus I: Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 145 Calculus I, Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
MATH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
MATH 365 Elementary Statistics
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
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
Goal 1 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:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PCS 120 Intro to Peace & Conflict Stds
Goal 1 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:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PHIL 310 Introduction to Symbolic Logic
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PHSX 111 Introductory Physics
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PHSX 114 College Physics I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
PHSX 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PHSX 210 Generl Physics I for Engineers
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PHSX 211 General Physics I
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
PHSX 213 General Physics I Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
PLSH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
POLS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
POLS 306 Political Sci Methd of Inquiry
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
PORT 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PSYC 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PUAD 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
PUAD 332 Quantitatve Methd Public Admin
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 2
REES 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
REL 104 Introdctn to Religious Studies
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
REL 105 Introdctn Relgous Studies,Hnrs
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
REL 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
RUSS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SCAN 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SLAV 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 104 Elements of Sociology
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 105 Elements of Sociology, Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 150 Self and Society
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 151 Self and Society, Honors
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 160 Social Problms&American Values
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 161 Social Probs&Amercn Values Hrs
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 304 Principles of Sociology
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 305 Principles of Self and Society
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SOC 306 Principles of Social Problems
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SPAN 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SPLH 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SW 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
SWED 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
THR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
TIB 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
TURK 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
UBPL 200 Sustainability and Society
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
UKRA 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
UYGR 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
VISC 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
WGSS 177 First Year Seminar:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
WGSS 320 Goddesses-Witches:Premd Europe
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1
WGSS 321 Mystics to Femnists:1600-Prsnt
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:
Goal 1 Learning Outcome 1