Course Descriptions

General Studies


GEN 440
Cooperative Education for General Studies
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experienc

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Dean and the Director of Cooperative Education.


GEN 441
Cooperative Education for General Studies
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experienc

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Dean and the Director of Cooperative Education.


GEN 442
Cooperative Education for General Studies
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experienc

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Dean and the Director of Cooperative Education.


GEN 443
Cooperative Education for General Studies
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experienc

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Dean and the Director of Cooperative Education.


GEN 444
Cooperative Education for General Studies
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Dean and the Director of Cooperative Education.


GEN 445
Cooperative Education for General Studies
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Dean and the Director of Cooperative Education.


GEN 460
Topics in General Studies
3 credits

This course is an intensive study of contemporary topics and issues in General Studies

Prerequisite(s): Permission required.


GEN 480
General Studies Senior Seminar
3 credits

Students will discuss concepts that help to develop attributes that lead to continued professional success. Emphasis will be placed refining communication, self-management, and other “soft” skills that determine one’s place in an organization. Students in this capstone course will demonstrate their mastery of professional skills, including oral and written communication, understanding of legal and ethical issues, critical thinking and problem solving, and information literacy. Students will have the opportunity to explore career interests and/or investigate and address an issue in their career field. The content and outcomes in this course assess the broad knowledge and understanding gained in the General Studies curriculum

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102, ENG 111, MAT 205 or equivalent, and senior status (at least 90 credit hours)