Star Courses

Many courses meet multiple requirements of the General Education program. We use a star system to help you find courses and experiences that will fit your schedule and progress to graduation.

Summer 2017 Star Courses

Subject, Course #, Course Title, Co-Curricular Requirements
*****
  • PLSC 215 Model United Nations: QPE, G, WI, S, LC, EL
****
  • IDS 204 Various: IDS, WI, G, S
***
  • CHEM 125 General Chemistry II Lab: QPS, S, LC available
  • HIST 213 Contemporary Latin America: QHT, S, G
  • HIST 215 The African Diaspora in Latin America: QHT, S, G
  • HIST 313 Contemporary Latin America: QHT, S, G
  • HIST 315 The African Diaspora in Latin America: QHT, S, G
  • IDS 202 Various: IDS, WI, S
  • IDS 203 Various: IDS, WI, G
  • IDS 304 Various: IDS, G, S
  • MUSI 121 Concert Band: QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 122 Concert Choir: QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 123 University Chorale: QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 128 Jazz Eagles: QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 129 Chamber Orchestra: QCA, LC, EL
  • SPAN 221 Introduction to Contemporary Latin American Literature: QLR, G, WI
**
  • BIOL 180 Ecology of a Changing Planet: QLS, S
  • BIOL 197 Principles of Organismal Biology: QLS, S
  • BIOL 229 Biostatistics: QCM, LC
  • BIOL 299 Quantitative Biology Lab for Transfer: QLS, LC
  • CHEM 108 Preparatory General Chemistry: QPS, LC available
  • COMM 201 Advertising Persuasion and Consumer Society: QLR, WI
  • COMM 256 International Cinemas: QLR, G
  • ENGR 110 Engineering Design: QPS, WI
  • GBLS 101 Introduction to Global Studies: QPE, G
  • GBLS 102 Research Methods in Global Studies: QPE, G
  • GBLS 202 Theories in Global Studies: QPE, G
  • GBLS 302 Theories in Global Studies: QPE, G
  • HNRS 393 Global Interdependence: QHT, G
  • IDS 201 Various: IDS, WI
  • IDS 302 Various: IDS, S
  • IDS 303 Various: IDS. G
  • INTB 101 The Global Economy: QPE, G
  • INTB 300 Introduction to International Business: QPE, G
  • INTB 302 International Management: QPE, G
  • LITR 264 Global/Postcolonial Theory: QLR, G
  • LITR 266 Studies in the Novel: QLR, WI
  • LITR 267 Studies in Poetry: QLR, WI
  • LITR 268 Studies in Drama: QLR, WI
  • PHIL 248 General Ethics for the Ecologically Minded: QPL, S
  • PLSC 101 Global Affairs: QPE, G
  • PLSC 211 Contemporary World Issues: QPE, G
  • RELS 180 The Divine Economy: QRT, S
  • SPAN 220 Introduction to Spanish Literature: QLR, G
  • SPAN 230 Spanish Civilization and Culture: QHT, G
  • SPAN 231 Latin American Civilization and Culture: QHT, G
  • SPAN 307 Advanced Contemporary Spanish Literature: QLR, G
  • SPAN 310 Advanced Latin American Literature: QLR, G
  • THEO 308 Catholic Sexual Ethics: QRT, WI
  • THEO 325 Pilgrimage: QRT, WI
  • THEO 370 Benedictine Wisdom Tradition: QRT, WI
  • THEO 381 Great Women Theologians: QRT, WI
  • ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology (QIO, G)
  • LITR 241 Environmental Literature (QLR, S)
  • BIOL 297 Honors Organismal Biology (QLS, S)
  • PHIL 348 General Ethics for the Ecologically Minded (QPL, S)
  • BIOL 208 General Microbiology (WI, EL)
  • BIOL 394 Nature Writing (WI, S)
  • LITR 399 Senior Seminar (WI, EL)
  • MATH 373 Probability and statistics II (WI, EL)
  • RELS 230 Judaism (WI, QRT)
  • SOCL 356 Clinical Practicum Lab (WI, EL)
  • THEO 399 Senior Seminar (WI, EL)
  • IDS 204 All topics (G, S)
  • IDS 304 All topics (G, S)
  • MGT 120 Going Green in the Business World (G, S)
  • MGT 125 Business Sustainability Topics (G, S)
  • THEO 252 Business Ethics (G,S)
  • LCOM 113 Bolivia Immersion Experience (LC, G)
  • LCOM 170 Global Foods (LC, G)
  • ENVS 210 OSHA Haz Wst Op & Em Re Trng (EL, S)
  • ENVS 211 OSHA Hazard & Emerg Refresher (EL, S)
  • ENVS 298 Capstone Project (EL, S)
  • THEO 399 Senior Seminar (EL, WI)
Star Codes:

***** - Courses that meet 5 general education requirements
**** - Courses that meet 4 general education requirements
*** - Courses that meet 3 general education requirements
** - Courses that meet 2 general education requirements

Co-Curricular Codes:
  • EL - Engaged Learning
  • G - Global Course
  • IDS - Interdisciplinary Seminar
  • LC - Learning Community
  • QCA - Creative Arts
  • QCM - Mathematics and Analysis
  • QHT - History
  • QIO - Social Science: Individuals, Organizations, and Societies
  • QLR - Literature and Rhetoric
  • QLS - Life Sciences
  • QPE - Social Science: Politics, Global Studies and Economics
  • QPL - Philosophy
  • QPS - Physical Sciences
  • QRT - Theology and Religious Studies
  • WI - Writing Intensive Course
  • S - Sustainability Course
General Education Curriculum
Benedictine University
Christine Fletcher
Phone: (630) 829-6263