Fall 2024 by Requirements

The table below lists Fall 2024 course options that can be used to fulfill Mason Core, major concentrations, and college-level requirements under the catalog year 2023-2024. A PDF copy of the current Undergraduate Catalog and archived catalogs are available here. 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
BUS 100 Business and Society 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
INTS 362 Social Justice and Human Rights 3
SOCI 355 Social Inequality 3
INTS 304 Social Movements and Community Activism 4
Arts AVT 215 Typography 3
GAME 101 Introduction to Game Design 3
MUSI 301 Music in Motion Pictures 3
INTS 245 Visual Culture and Society 4
MUSI 102 Popular Music in America 3
Global Understanding BUS 200 Global Environment of Business 3
CONF 340 Global Conflict Analysis and Resolution 3
GLOA 101 Introduction to Global Affairs 3
GOVT 133 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
HIST 387 Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities 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
BUS 210 Business Analytics I 3
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 History of Children's Literature 3
Written Communication (upper) ENGH 302 Advanced Composition 3
Global History HIST 125 Introduction to Global History 3
Information Technology and Computing AVT 180 New Media in the Creative Arts 3
CDS 130 Computing for Scientists 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
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
KORE 110  Elementary Korean 6
KORE 201 Intermediate Korean I 3
KORE 202 Intermediate Korean II 3
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
KORE 370  Advanced Korean Writing 3
KORE 301 Advanced Korean Language and Culture 3
Non-Western Culture** KORE 320 Korean Popular Culture in a Global World 3
HIST 387 Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities 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 academic advisor. 

** Students who completed high school in a non-western country may qualify for a Non Western Culture waiver. Please consult with your academic advisor to request the waiver.

 

Course Electives Options per Major Program

Economics Courses  Title Credit
Major Electives
  ECON 345 Introduction to Econometrics 3
ECON 445 † Design and Analysis of Experiments 3

† Prerequisite :  A Completion of STAT 250 or BUS 210

Computer Game Design Courses  Title Credit
Digital Media Electives
  GAME 320 Digital Painting for Game 3
GAME 399 Extended Reality and Serious Games 3
Visual Art Electives
  AVT 215 Typography 3

 

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
BULE 402 Commercial Law 3
Management Information Systems MIS 310 Database Management Systems 3
MIS 415 Information Systems Audit and Control 3
Marketing MKTG 312 Consumer Behavior 3
Operations and Supply Chain Management MIS 310 Database Management Systems 3
 
Global Affairs Courses  Title Credit
ALL Concentrations GLOA 396†*
Research Design for Global Studies
3
Concentration
Global Economy and Management BULE 303 Legal Environment of Business 3
GLOA 396* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3
GLOA 386 Media, Technology, and Globalization 3
BULE 402 Commercial Law  3

Global Governance

 

GOVT 347 International Security 3
GLOA 396* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3
HIST 387* Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities 3

Human Security

GOVT 347 International Security 3
GLOA 396* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3
Global Inequalities and Responses SOCI 355 Social Inequality  3
INTS 304 Social Movements and Community Activism 4
GLOA 396* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3
HIST 387* Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities 3
Media, Communication, and Culture GLOA 396* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3
GLOA 386 Media, Technology, and Globalization 3
ENGH 362 Global Voices 3
COMM 380 Media Criticism 3
Asia GLOA 396* K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture 3
GLOA 396* Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia 3

* Course approved by the program director. On completion, Program Elective Approval form should be submitted to the academic advisor to apply to the concentration. 
† Limited to arising Juniors, Juniors, and Seniors.

 

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 INTS 362 Social Justice and Human Rights 3
SOCI 355 Social Inequality 3
CONF 394 Human Rights and Inequality 3
Political and Social Action INTS 304 Social Movements and Community Activism 4
CONF 394 Human Rights and Inequality 3

Collaborative Leadership

CONF 329 Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving 3
MGMT 303 Principles of Management 3
Environmental Conflict and Collaboration EVPP 337 Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries 3
CONF 329 Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving 3
CONF elective without concentration
  CONF 329
Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving
3
  CONF 394 Human Rights and Inequality 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
KORE 110  Elementary Korean 6
KORE 201 Intermediate Korean I 3
KORE 202 Intermediate Korean II 3
KORE 321  Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
KORE 370 Advanced Korean Writing 3
KORE 301  Advanced Korean Language and Culture 3
Research Methods**** BUS 210 Business Analytics I 3
STAT 250 Introductory Statistics I 3
Skills and Practice***** CONF 329 Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving 3
CHIN 305 Chinese for the Business World 3
KORE 321 Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture 3
KORE 370 Advanced Korean Writing 3
KORE 301  Advanced Korean Language and 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.

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