Fall 2022 by Requirements

The table below lists Fall 2022 course options that can be used to fulfill Mason Core, major 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.

 

Mason Core Course Options

Requirement* Courses  Title Credit
Social and Behavioral Sciences SOCI 101 Introductory Sociology 3
INTS 362 Social Justice and Human Rights 3
CONF 101 Conflict and Our World 3
CRIM 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
ECON 103 Contemporary Microeconomic Principles 3
ECON 104 Contemporary Macroeconomic Principles 3
PSYC 100 Basic Concepts in Psychology 3
SOCI 355 Social Inequality 3
SOCI 308 Race and Ethnicity in a Changing World 3
Arts AVT 104 Two-Dimensional Design and Color 3
AVT 262 Sculpture I 3
ARTH 101 Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
GAME 101 Introduction to Game Design 3
MUSI 102 Popular Music in America 3
Global Understanding BUS 200 Global Environment of Business 3
CONF 340 Global Conflict Analysis and Resolution 3
ENGH 362 Global Voices 3
GLOA 101 Introduction to Global Affairs 3
GOVT 133 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
HIST 387* Intro to Gastronomy 3
Quantitative Reasoning** MATH 106 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MATH 108 Introductory Calculus with Business Applications 3
MATH 113 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
STAT 250 Introductory Statistics I 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 in Literature 3
RELI 235 Religion and Literature 3
Written Communication (upper) ENGH 302 Advanced Composition 3
Western Civilization/World History 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
CDS 130 Computing for Scientists 3
Natural Science without Lab EVPP 201 Environment and You: Issues for the Twenty-First Century 3
CLIM 101 Global Warming: Weather, Climate, and Society 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 101  Elementary Chinese I 3
CHIN 102  Elementary Chinese II 3
CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese I 3
CHIN 202  Intermediate Chinese II 3
CHIN 305 Chinese for the Business World 3
SPAN 101  Elementary Spanish I 3
SPAN 102  Elementary Spanish II 3
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
KORE 110  Elementary Korean 6
KORE 201 Intermediate Korean I 3
KORE 202 Intermediate Korean II 3
KORE 301 Advanced Korean Language and Culture 3
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
Non-Western Culture** KORE 300 Korean Culture and Society 3
KORE 320 Korean Popular Culture in a Global World 3
HIST 387* Intro to Gastronomy 3

Philosophy or Religious Studies

RELI 235 Religion and Literature 3
RELI 236 Religion and Film 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

Business Courses  Title Credit
Concentration
Accounting ACCT 311 Managerial and Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 331 Intermediate Accounting I 3
Business Analytics MIS 310 Database Management Systems 3
Management MGMT 313 Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 321 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
Management Information Systems MIS 310 Database Management Systems 3
Operations and Supply Chain Management MIS 310 Database Management Systems 3
Marketing MKTG 312 Consumer Behavior 3
       
Global Affairs Courses  Title Credit
Concentration
Global Economy and Management BULE 303 Legal Environment of Business 3
ECON 390 International Economics 3
ECON 296* Economics of Sustainable Development 3

Global Governance

GOVT 347 International Security 3
COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
GLOA 450* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3

Human Security

GOVT 347 International Security 3
GLOA 450* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3
Global Inequalities and Responses SOCI 308 Race and Ethnicity Changing World 3
SOCI 355 Social Inequality  3
GLOA 450* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3
International Development ECON 296* Economics of Sustainable Development 3
Media, Communication, and Culture GLOA 450* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3
HIST 387* Intro to Gastronomy 3
ENGH 362 Global Voices 3
COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
COMM 380 Media Criticism 3
Asia GLOA 450* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3
GLOA 450* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3
Environment ECON 296* Economics of Sustainable Development 3

* Special topics course approved by the program director. On completion, 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
Justice and Reconciliation SOCI 308 Race and Ethnicity in a Changing World 3
SOCI 355 Social Inequality 3
INTS 362 Social Justice and Human Rights  3
Political and Social Action INTS 362 Social Justice and Human Rights  3
Interpersonal Dynamics COMM 305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication 3
Collaborative Leadership CONF 326 Negotiation 3
Environmental Conflict and Collaboration CONF 326 Negotiation 3
EVPP 337 Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries 3
CONF elective without concentration
  CONF 326 Negotiation 3
Other Requirements
Foreign Languages** CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese I 3
CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese II 3
CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese I 3
CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese II 3
CHIN 305 Chinese for the Business World 3
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish I 3
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II 3
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
KORE 110 Elementary Korean 6
KORE 201 Intermediate Korean I 3
KORE 202 Intermediate Korean II 3
KORE 301 Advanced Korean Language and Culture 3
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
Research Methods*** BUS 210 Business Analytics I 3
STAT 250 Introductory Statistics I 3
Skills and Practice**** CHIN 305 Chinese for the Business World 3
KORE 301 Advanced Korean Language and Culture 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 e 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 catalog for more information.

**** Students in CONF BA and CONF BS can fulfill the requirement by taking 1) a foreign language course at the 250 level or higher, or 2) a course from the approved course list. See 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 login 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 check box 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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