Fall 2020 by Requirements

The table below lists Fall 2020 course options that can be used to fulfill Mason Core, Global Affairs concentrations, Conflict Analysis and Resolution concentrations, and college-level requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to confirm how the courses will count toward their degree requirements.

This is not a full list of all the courses available. For the full list, please visit Fall 2020 All page.

 

Mason Core Course Options

Requirement* Courses  Title Credit
Social and Behavioral Sciences ANTH 114 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
BUS 100 Business and Society 3
CONF 101 Conflict and Our World 3
ECON 103 Contemporary Microeconomic Principles 3
ECON 104 Contemporary Macroeconomic Principles 3
PSYC 100 Basic Concepts in Psychology 3
Arts MUSI 102 Popular Music in America 3
GAME 101 Introduction to Game Design  
Global Understanding BUS 200 Global Environment of Business 3
CONF 340 Global Conflict Analysis and Resolution 3
ECON 390 International Economics 3
GLOA 101 Introduction to Global Affairs 3
GOVT 133 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
COMM 305 Foundation of Intercultural Communication 3
ENGH 362 Global Voices 3
Quantitative Reasoning** MATH 106 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MATH 108 Introductory Calculus with Business Applications 3
MATH 113 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
MATH 114 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 4
CDS 292 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 3
Oral Communication COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3
Written Communication (lower) ENGH 100 Composition for Multilingual Writers 4
ENGH 101 Composition 3
Literature ENGH 201 Reading and Writing About Texts 3
ENGH 202 Migration Literature 3
Written Communication (upper) ENGH 302 Advanced Composition 3
Western Civilization/World HIST 100 History of Western Civilization 3
HIST 125 Introduction to World History 3
Information Technology and Computing IT 104 Introduction to Computing 3
MIS 303 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3
Natural Science without Lab EVPP 201 Environment and You: Issues for the Twenty-First Century 3
Natural Science with Lab CDS 101/102 Introduction to Computational and Data Sciences (Lecture and Lab) 3+1

* Certain Mason Core requirements may be fulfilled by major courses. Please check with your academic advisor.
** Depending on the majors, math requirements may vary. Please check with your academic advisor.

 

College Degree (BA) Requirements Course Options: GLOA, ECON

Requirement Courses  Title Credit
Foreign Languages*  CHIN 110  Elementary Chinese 6
CHIN 201  Intermediate Chinese I 3
CHIN 202  Intermediate Chinese II 3
CHIN 300 Reading Skills Development 3
SPAN 101  Elementary Spanish I 3
SPAN 102  Elementary Spanish II 3
KORE 110  Elementary Korean 6
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
Non-Western Culture** ANTH 114 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
KORE 320 Korean Popular Culture in a Global World 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies SOCI 385 Religion and Society 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Select 3 credits of social and behavioral sciences in addition to the Mason Core social and behavioral sciences requirement.  The two courses used to fulfill the combined college and Mason Core requirements must be from different disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

* Students must have an intermediate level proficiency in one foreign language, fulfilled by 1) completing a course in a foreign language numbered 202 (or higher-level courses or 2) achieving a satisfactory score on an approved proficiency test. Students who are already proficient in a second language may be eligible for a waiver of this requirement. Please consult the waving options with your advisor.
** Students who completed high school in a non-western country may qualify for a Non-Western Culture waiver. Please consult with your advisor to request the waiver.

 

Concentration Course Options

Global Affairs Courses  Title Credit
Concentration
Global Economy and Management MBUS 301 Managing People and Organizations in a Global Economy 3
BULE 303 Legal Environment of Business 3
ECON 390 International Economics 3
Global Governance GOVT 347 International Security 3
COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
GLOA 450* Contemporary North Korea 3
Media, Communication, and Culture ANTH 399* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3
COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
ENGH 362 Global Voices 3
Asia GLOA 450* Contemporary North Korea 3
ANTH 399* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3

* Special topics course approved by the program director. On completion, the program elective form should be submitted to apply to the concentration.

 

Conflict Analysis and Resolution Courses  Title Credit
Concentration*
Global Engagement GOVT 322 International Relations Theory 3
EVPP 337 Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries 3
ECON 385 International Economic Policy 3
SOCI 388  Violence and Religion 3
Building Peace in Divided Societies COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
Interpersonal Dynamics COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
Collaborative Leadership MBUS 301 Managing People and Organizations in a Global Economy 3
Other Requirements
Foreign Languages** CHIN 110  Elementary Chinese 6
CHIN 201  Intermediate Chinese I 3
CHIN 202  Intermediate Chinese II 3
SPAN 101  Elementary Spanish I 3
SPAN 102  Elementary Spanish II 3
KORE 110  Elementary Korean 6
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
Research Methods*** BUS 210 Business Analytics I 3
Skills and Practice**** CHIN 300 Reading Skills Development 3
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
Field Experience CONF 370 Internship Field Experience 3

* To fulfill the concentration requirement students select six concentration courses. Four of those six courses must be taken from within their chosen concentration. The remaining two concentration courses may be taken from any of the concentration course lists. At least two of the six concentration courses must be CONF (prefix) courses. All six courses must be approved concentration courses in the appropriate concentration.
** Students in CONF BA must have an intermediate level proficiency in one foreign language, fulfilled by 1) completing a course in a foreign language numbered 202 (or higher-level courses or 2) achieving a satisfactory score on an approved proficiency test.  Students who are already proficient in a second language may be eligible for a waiver of this requirement. Please consult about the waiver options with your advisor.
*** Students in CONF BS must have at least 6 credits from the approved course list. See the catalog for more information.
**** Students in CONF BA and CONF BS can fulfill the requirement by taking 1) an additional 3 credits of field experience, 2) a foreign language course at the 250 level or higher, or 3) a course from the approved course list. See the catalog for more information.

 

Degree Works

Degree Works is the degree evaluation system students can use to see the courses you have taken and you still need to complete your degree program. Review your degree works before your registration. To access Degree Works, please log in to Patriot Web, Select Student Services, Select Student Records, Select Degree Evaluation Menu, and then Select Degree Works. The degree evaluation presents your requirements in areas called blocks. A green checkbox will appear next to individual requirements that are completed. Students should contact their academic advisor if they have a question about how courses are applying in the degree evaluation.

 

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