Central Curriculum Courses

Courses currently approved for the Central Curriculum are listed below.

Analytical Thought

CSCI:151

Introduction to Programming

CSCI:181

Principles of Computer Science

MATH:108

Introduction to Statistics

MATH:111

Calculus I

MATH:112

Calculus II

MATH:201

Linear Algebra

MATH:221

Discrete Structures

MGMT:202

Business Statistics

PHIL:111

Introduction to Logic

PHIL:213

Symbolic Logic

PSYC:123

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Literary Expression

ENGL:200

Literature and Culture

ENGL:205

Literature Studies

ENGL:220

Studies in Literatures of the Americas, Colonial to 1865

ENGL:225

Studies in Literatures of the Americas,

1865 to Present

ENGL:230

Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Medieval to Renaissance

ENGL:233

Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Jacobean to Augustan

ENGL:235

Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Romantic to Modernist

ENGL:245

Studies in Comparative Literatures of the Americas

ENGL:250

World Literature

ENGL:255/

JWST:255

Jewish Literature

ENGL:265

Forms of Writing

RELI:103

The New Testament

THEA:200

Introduction to Dramatic Literature

Artistic Expression

ARTH:101

Introduction to Art History I

ARTH:102

Introduction to Art History II

ARTH:205

Greek and Roman Art

ARTH:211

Survey of Non-Western Art

ARTH:306

Renaissance Art History

ARTH:309

19th-Century Art History

ARTH:310

Modernism and the Avante-garde

ARTH:313/

WMST:313

Women in Art

EDUC:300

Arts in Education

ENGL:290

Aesthetics and Interpretation

FILM:150

Introduction to Film

FILM:220

International Film

MGMT:133

British Theatre

MUSC:101

Introduction to Music

MUSC:102

A Study of Jazz

MUSC:130

Rock Music and Society

MUSC:215/

RELI:215

Music in Christian Rituals

MUSC:250

Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras

PHIL:235

Aesthetics

THEA:152

Understanding Theatre

THEA:252

Survey of Western Theatre

THEA:253

Identity and Representation in Non-Western Theatre

WRIT:240

Introduction to Genre Writing when the topic is Experimental Writing

WRIT:270

Small Press Publishing and Editing

Scientific Explanations

BIOL:010

Issues in Biology

BIOL:020

Human Sexuality and Reproduction

BIOL:101

Ecology, Evolution and Heredity

CHEM:100

Trends in Chemistry

CHEM:101

General Chemistry I

CHEM:103

General Chemistry I Teams

CHEM:111

General Chemistry I Teams WS

ECOL:100

Introduction to the Science of Ecology

EENV:101

Environmental Science

EENV:102

Environmental Hazards

EENV:103

Earth System History

EENV:104

Weather and Climate

EENV:105

Energy and the Environment

EENV:213

Oceanography

INTD:320

The Sciences

NEUR:101

Introduction to Neuroscience

PHYS:100

Astronomy and Classical Physics

PHYS:105

Independent Thought and Explorations in Physics

PHYS:108

Physics of Music

PHYS:204

Introductory Physics I

Social Interactions

ANTH:152

Public Culture

ANTH:162

Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH:220/

RELI:220

Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

ANTH:311

Regulating Bodies: Food, Sex, Drugs and the Economy

ANTH:360/
RELI:360

Religious Fundamentalisms in the Modern World

ANTH:413/

SOCI:413

Race, Ethnicity and Minorities

COMM:191

Interpersonal Communication

ECON:105

Elements of Economics

ECON:201

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON:202

Principles of Microeconomics

EDUC:240

Cognition and Classroom Learning

EDUC:250/

PSYC:250

Educational Psychology

POLI:111

American Government and Politics

POLI:121

Comparative Government and Politics

POLI:131

World Affairs

POLI:133

World Affairs: Statecraft

PSYC:101

Principles of Psychology

SOCI:101

Principles of Sociology

SOCI:102

Social Problems

WMST:100

Introduction to Women's Studies

Historical Perspectives

ANTH:400

History of Anthropological Theory

HIST:111

U.S. History to 1877

HIST:112

U.S. History Since 1877

HIST:131

Europe 800–1648

HIST:132

Europe 1648–Present

HIST:151

Traditional East Asia

HIST:152

Modern East Asia

HIST:171

African Civilization

HIST:172

Early Modern Africa

HIST:180

Latin America, 1492–1825

HIST:181

Latin America, 1825–Present

MUSC:245

Music of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Eras

RELI:209

The Bible and Archaeology

RELI:312

Church History: Early and Medieval

RELI:313

Church History: 1500 to the Present

THEA:254

African-American Theatre History

Ethics

MGMT:369

Values, Ethics and the Good Life

PHIL:101

Problems in Philosophy

PHIL:105

Philosophy of Love and Desire

PHIL:122

Resolving Moral Conflicts

PHIL:125

Justice

PHIL:150

Everyday Ethics

PHIL:222

Advanced Ethical Theory

RELI:101

Introduction to Religious Studies

RELI:102

Applied Biblical Ethics

RELI:107

Faiths and Values

RELI:115/

JWST:115

Jewish Philosophy and Ethics

RELI:208

Buddhism

RELI:235

Environmental Ethics

RELI:315

Being Awesome at Life

RELI:318

Daoist and Confucian Ethics

Language

Completion through the 102/104 level of any language other than English

Ethics Intensive

ACCT:210

Legal Environment

ARTH:412

Contemporary Art

BIOL:300

Developmental Biology

BIOL:301

Developmental Biology Lab

CHEM:300

Topics in Chemistry when the topic is Forensic Chemistry

COMM:201

Ethics and Leadership

CSCI:235/

MATH:235

Artificial Life

EDUC:503

Classroom Management

EENV:213

Oceanography

ENGL:388

Publishing: Entertainment, Art, Politics, Ethics

ENGL:390

Special Themes and Topics when the topic is Race and Identity in U.S. Literature

HIST:300

History Methods

JWST:302/
PHIL:302

Philosophy in the Wake of the Holocaust

LANG:210/
OFFR:210

Crossing Cultures Through Literature

MUED:355

Music for Exceptional Children

PHIL:221

Applied Ethics

PHIL:223

Business Ethics

PHIL:224

Bioethics

PHIL:225

Just War Theory

PHIL:241

Ancient Philosophy

PHIL:255

Philosophy and the City: Plato's Republic and HBO's The Wire

PHIL:443/

POLI:443

Western Political Philosophy

POLI:205

Research Process and Data Analysis

PSYC:450

Introduction to Counseling

RELI:105

World Religions

RELI:117

Introduction to Asian Religions

RELI:305

Topics in Religion when the topic is Theology and Philosophy in the Fiction of C.S. Lewis

SOCI:235/
ANTH:235

Qualitative Research Methods

SOCI:245/
ANTH:245

Quantitative Research Methods

SOCI:316

Social Justice

Perspectives

MGMT:102

Global Business Perspectives

PRDV:104

Perspectives

Writing and Thinking

ENGL:100

Writing and Thinking

Interdisciplinary

ACCT:210

Legal Environment

ARTH:313/
WMST:313

Women in Art

ANTH:237

Museums and Anthropology

ANTH:311

Regulating Bodies: Food, Sex, Drugs and the Economy

BIOL:010

Issues in Biology when the topic is Spice of Life

BIOL:020

Human Sexuality and Reproduction

BIOL:425/

CHEM:425

The Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids

BIOL:455

Neurons and Networks

BIOL:560

Interdisciplinary Explorations in Biology

CHEM:300

Topics in Chemistry when the topic is Medicinal Chemistry or Forensic Chemistry

COMM:318/
MGMT:318

Integrated Marketing Communications

COMM:481

Media Law

CSCI:200

Multi-agent Modeling in the Natural and Social Sciences

CSCI:235/

MATH:235

Artificial Life

ECON:338/

POLI:338

International Political Economy

EENV:242

Climate and Global Change

EENV:332

Sustainable Energy Resources

EENV:360

Geographic Information Systems

ENGL:190

Introduction to Modern Publishing

ENGL:290

Aesthetics and Interpretation

ENGL:381

Advanced Composition: Rhetoric and the Environment

ENGL:382

Reading/Writing/Teaching Difference

FRNC:460

Seminar on French and Francophone Literature, Culture and Film

HIST:335

Muslims, Christians and Jews in Medieval Spain

HIST:375

Piracy

HIST:381

Film and History

HIST:383

Popular Music and History in the 20th Century

HLCR:305

Eastern and Western Health Care

HLCR:370

Human Health and Disease

HONS:250

Thought and the Natural Sciences

INTD:201

International Studies Theory and Practice

INTD:320

The Sciences

MATH:203

Math and Music

MUED:355

Music for Exceptional Children

MUSC:215/

RELI:215

Music in Christian Rituals

MUSC:245

The Music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Eras

MUSC:368

Computer Music Performance

PHIL:302/

JWST:302

Philosophy in the Wake of the Holocaust

PHIL:310

Philosophy of Science

POLI:211/
WMST:211

Women and U.S. Politics

POLI:310

Political Psychology

POLI:333/

SOCI:333

Development, Globalization and Society

POLI:411

Constitutional Law

PSYC:242

Health Psychology

PSYC:342

Behavioral Neuroscience

RELI:201/

JWST:201

The Hebrew Bible

RELI:207/

WMST:207/
JWST:207

Women in the Biblical Tradition

RELI:209

The Bible and Archaeology

RELI:305

Topics in Religion when the topic is Theology and Philosophy in the Fiction of C.S. Lewis

RELI:350

Science and Religion

SOCI:315

Social Stratification in Contemporary Society

SOCI:410

Economic Sociology

THEA:340

Stage Management and Theatre Operations

Writing Intensive

ANTH:152

Public Culture

ANTH:222

Life During Wartime

ANTH:310

National, Transnational and Diasporic Communities

ANTH:341/
SOCI:341

Family and Kinship

ANTH:360/

RELI:360

Religious Fundamentalisms in the Modern World

ANTH:413/

SOCI:413

Race, Ethnicity and Minorities

ARTH:306

Renaissance Art History

ARTH:309

19th-century Art History

ARTH:310

Modernism and the Avante-garde

ARTH:313/
WMST:313

Women in Art

BIOL:202/

ECOL:202

Systematic Biology

BIOL:440/

BIOL:441

Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

BIOL:511

Student Research II

CHEM:222

Organic Chemistry II

CHEM:341

Physical Chemistry I

COMM:131

Introduction to Journalism

COMM:190

Communication/Media Theory

COMM:471

Critical Analysis of Emerging Media

CSCI:471

Software Engineering: Methodology

ECON:370

Game Theory

EDUC:240

Cognition and Classroom Learning: Early Childhood

EDUC:250/
PSYC:250

Educational Psychology

EDUC:367

Literary Assessment and Interventions

EENV:242

Climate and Global Change

EENV:283

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

EENV:380/

ECOL:380

Wetlands Analysis

ENGL:235

Studies in Literatures of the British Commonwealth, Romantic to Modernist

ENGL:265

Forms of Writing

ENGL:290

Aesthetics and Interpretation

ENGL:295

Academic Writing in English Studies

ENGL:315

Themes in Early Modern British Literature

ENGL:335

Themes in Early American Literature

ENGL:350

Studies in Major Authors

ENGL:365/

WMST:365

Studies in Literature and Gender

ENGL:381

Advanced Composition: Rhetoric and the Environment

ENGL:388

Publishing: Entertainment, Art, Politics and Ethics

ENGL:390

Special Themes and Topics

ENGL:440

Independent Research: Issues in Literature

FRNC:460

Seminar on French/Francophone Literature and Culture or Film

GERM:404

Multicultural German Literature

GERM:460

Seminar in German Studies

GERM:461

German Theatre and Film

HIST:300

History Methods

HIST:376

Race and Nation in Modern Latin America

HIST:410

Seminar in History

INFS:472

Management Support Systems

ITAL:460

Seminar in Italian Literature, Culture and Film

ITAL:461

Seminar in Italian Language

MATH:221

Discrete Structures

MATH:321

Abstract Algebra

MGMT:400

Business Policy and Strategy

MUSC:250

Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras

NEUR:511

Neuroscience Student Research II

OFFR:315

Self-exploration Through Travel Writing

PHIL:243

Modern Philosophy

PHYS:306

Modern Physics

POLI:131

World Affairs

POLI:133

World Affairs: Statecraft

POLI:316

The American Presidency

POLI:411

Constitutional Law

POLI:412

Civil Liberties

POLI:501

Senior Seminar

PSYC:223

Research Methods in Psychology

PSYC:334/

WMST:334

Psychology of Gender

PSYC:350

Psychology, Culture and Ethnicity

PSYC:421

Directed Research

RELI:201/

JWST:201

The Hebrew Bible

RELI:207/
WMST:207/
JWST:207

Women in the Biblical Tradition

RELI:315

Being Awesome at Life

RELI:318

Daoist and Confucian Ethics

SOCI:210

Caribbean Culture and Society

SOCI:235/
ANTH:235

Qualitative Research Methods

SOCI:331

Social Control and Deviance

SPAN:401

Advanced Spanish Language

SPAN:445

Seminar in Peninsular Spanish Studies

SPAN:447

Seminar in Hispanic-American Studies

THEA:258

From Page to Stage

THEA:453

Dramatic Theory and Criticism

WRIT:250

Introduction to Creative Writing

WRIT:350

Intermediate Creative Writing

Oral Intensive

ANTH:311

Regulating Bodies: Food, Sex, Drugs and the Economy

ANTH:413/
SOCI:413

Race, Ethnicity and Minorities

ARTH:412

Contemporary Art

BIOL:511

Student Research II

CHEM:505

Seminar

COMM:192

Public Speaking

COMM:296

Dynamic Presentational Speaking

CSCI:500

Senior Colloquium

ECOL:511

Student Research II

EDUC:500, EDUC:501, EDUC:502, EDUC:503

Student Teaching Block

Preparation and Planning

Classroom Teaching

Classroom Management

EENV:360

Geographic Information Systems

EENV:430

Chemistry of Natural Waters

EENV:443

Tropical Meteorology

ENGL:269

English Grammar and the Writing Process

ENGL:440

Independent Research: Issues in English Studies

FRNC:460

Seminar on French/Francophone Literature and Culture or Film

GERM:303

Introduction to Business German

GERM:404

Multicultural German Literature

GERM:460

Seminar in German Studies

GERM:461

German Theatre and Film

HIST:410

Seminar in History

HLCR:370

Human Health and Disease

ITAL:460

Seminar in Italian Literature, Culture and Film

ITAL:461

Seminar in Italian Language

MATH:500

Senior Colloquium

MGMT:102

Global Business Perspectives

MGMT:400

Business Policy and Strategy

MUSC:245

Music of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Eras

NEUR:511

Neuroscience Research II

PHIL:243

Modern Philosophy

PHYS:306

Modern Physics

POLI:111

American Government and Politics

POLI:501

Senior Seminar

SPAN:401

Advanced Spanish Language

SPAN:445

Seminar in Peninsular Spanish Studies

SPAN:447

Seminar in Hispanic-American Studies

THEA:151

Acting I

THEA:251

Acting II

THEA:351

Acting III

Team Intensive

ANTH:237

Museums and Anthropology

ANTH:311

Regulating Bodies: Food, Sex, Drugs and the Economy

ANTH:312/

JWST:312

History and Culture of Jewish Cuisines

ARTS:402

Senior Portfolio

ARTG:451

Graphic Design Studio

BIOL:010

Issues in Biology when the topic is Brain and Behavior, Human Heredity, or Spice of Life

BIOL:101

Ecology, Evolution and Heredity

BIOL:201

Genetics

BIOL:202/

ECOL:202

Systematic Biology

BIOL:424/

CHEM:424

The Biochemistry of Metabolism

BIOL:429/
CHEM:429

Biochemistry of Metabolism Laboratory

CHEM:103

General Chemistry I Teams

CHEM:104

General Chemistry II Teams

CHEM:111

General Chemistry I Teams WS

CHEM:112

General Chemistry II Teams WS

COMM:411

Public Relations/Corporate Communications Management

COMM:491

Team Communication

CSCI:472

Software Engineering: Practicum

EDUC:400

Social Studies Methods: Early Childhood

EENV:220

Water Resources

ENGL:350

Authors when the topic is Shakespeare: Cultural Performances

FRNC:301

Advanced Conversation and Phonetics

GERM:202

Intermediate German II: Language and Culture

HIST:131

Europe, 800–1648

HIST:172

Early Modern Africa

HIST:401

Collective Inquiry in History

INFS:472

Management Support Systems

INTD:320

The Sciences

MGMT:102

Global Business Perspectives

MUSC:261

Theory III: Advanced Tonal Harmony

MUSC:262

Theory IV: Form and Analysis

PHYS:204

Introductory Physics I (Calculus-based section only)

POLI:133

World Affairs: Statecraft

POLI:211/

WMST:211

Women and U.S. Politics

POLI:215

Law and Politics

PSYC:243

Drugs, Society and Behavior

PSYC:421

Directed Research

RELI:102

Applied Biblical Studies

RELI:235

Environmental Ethics

SOCI:316

Social Justice

THEA:101

The Fall Musical

THEA:102

Student-directed Production

THEA:103

Spring Production

THEA:104

Advanced Acting Workshop

THEA:142

Stagecraft

THEA:143

Scenic Production

THEA:144

Costume Technology

WRIT:250

Introduction to Creative Writing

WRIT:350

Intermediate Creative Writing

Diversity

ANTH:152

Public Culture

ANTH:162

Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH:220/

RELI:220

Magic, Witchcraft and Religion

ANTH:227

Native America North of Mexico

ANTH:312/

JWST:312

History and Culture of Jewish Cuisines

ANTH:413/

SOCI:413

Race, Ethnicity and Minorities

ARTH:211

Survey of Non-Western Art

COMM:194

Intercultural Communication

COMM:471

Critical Analysis of Emerging Media

DIVS:100

Introduction to Diversity Studies

ENGL:245

Studies in Comparative Literatures of the Americas

ENGL:255/ JWST:255

Jewish Literature

HIST:258

Modern China

HIST:389

Enlightenment and Revolution

HIST:390

Topics in History when the topic is Asian American History: 1850–Present

MGMT:134

British History/Culture London

PHIL:255

Philosophy and the City: Plato's Republic and HBO's The Wire

POLI:121

Comparative Government and Politics

PSYC:334/ WMST:334

Psychology of Gender

PSYC:350

Psychology, Culture and Ethnicity

RELI:101

Introduction to Religious Studies

RELI:107

Faiths and Values

RELI:113/ JWST:113

Introduction to Judaism

SOCI:101

Principles of Sociology

SOCI:202

Black Feminism I

SOCI:300

Black Feminism II

THEA:253

Identity and Representation in Non-Western Theatre

THEA:254

African-American Theatre History

WMST:100

Introduction to Women's Studies

Cross-Cultural

GO Short programs and reflection courses for other cross-cultural experiences may be found in the Cross-Cultural Courses section of the Special Programs section of the catalog.

Diversity Intensive

ANTH:222

Life During Wartime

ANTH:341/
SOCI:341

Family and Kinship

ARTH:313/
WMST:313

Women in Art

BIOL:020

Human Sexuality and Reproduction

BIOL:157/

WMST:250

The Biology of Women

BIOL:201

Genetics

COMM:201

Ethics and Leadership

ECON:373

Political Economic Thought

EDUC:260

Introduction to Special Education

EENV:213

Oceanography

EENV:383

Soil Science

ENGL:265

Forms of Writing

ENGL:382

Reading/Writing/Teaching Difference

ENGL:390

Special Themes and Topics when the topic is Race and Identity in U.S. Literature

FRNC:202

Intermediate French II: Language and Culture

GERM:202

Intermediate German II: Language and Culture

HIST:112

U.S. History Since 1877

HIST:180

Latin America, 1492-1825

HIST:181

Latin America, 1825-Present

HIST:314

African-American History

HIST:316

Making a Multicultural United States

HIST:323

History of American Medicine

HIST:335

Muslims, Christians and Jews in Medieval Spain

HIST:361

Global Migrations in Modern World History

HONS:240

Thought and Social Diversity

MGMT:360

Management and Organizational Behavior

MGMT:468/

WMST:380

Women in Organizations

MUSC:102

A Study of Jazz

MUSC:152

Survey of World Music

MUSC:215/

RELI:215

Music in Christian Rituals

MUSC:350

20th century Music

PHIL:150

Everyday Ethics

PHIL:212/

WMST:200

Feminist Philosophy

POLI:211/

WMST:211

Women and U.S. Politics

POLI:314

Diversity in American Politics

RELI:105

World Religions

RELI:117

Introduction to Asian Religions

RELI:201/

JWST:201

The Hebrew Bible

RELI:207/ WMST:207/

JWST:207

Women in the Biblical Tradition

RELI:208

Buddhism

RELI:318

Daoist and Confucian Ethics

RELI:360/
ANTH:360

Religious Fundamentalisms in the Modern World

SOCI:206

Gendered Bodies and Social Control

SOCI:210

Caribbean Culture and Society

SOCI:315

Social Stratification in Contemporary Society

THEA:200

Introduction to Dramatic Literature

THEA:453

Dramatic Theory and Criticism

Capstone Courses

In addition to the Central Curriculum requirements, students must complete at least two semester hours in a capstone course as a part of the major program.

The capstone is designed to enrich students' academic experience by allowing them to demonstrate what has been learned through a concentrated course of study at Susquehanna.

Courses fulfilling the Capstone requirement

ANTH:500

Seminar

ANTH:501

Independent Research

ARTS:402

Senior Portfolio

ARTH:403

Senior Thesis

ARTG:451

Graphic Design Studio

BIOL:501

Seminar in Biology

BIOL:510

Student Research I

BIOL:511

Student Research II

CHEM:500

Problems in Chemistry

COMM:411

Public Relations/Corporate Communications Management

COMM:435

Feature Writing

COMM:482

Professional Digital Multimedia Production

COMM:491

Team Communication

CSCI:472

Software Engineering: Practicum

CSCI:483

Compiler Theory

CSCI:500

Senior Colloquium

ECOL:511

Student Research II

ECON:499

Applied Research Methods

EDUC:501

Preparation and Planning

EDUC:502

Classroom Teaching

EDUC:503

Classroom Management

EDUC:600

Seminar

EENV:590

Environmental Internship

EENV:591

Environmental Internship Seminar

EENV:595

Research in Earth and Environmental Sciences

EENV:596

Research Seminar

EENV:597

Field Program

ENGL:440

Independent Research: Issues in Literature

FRNC:460

Seminar on French/Francophone Literature and Culture or Film

GERM:404

Multicultural German Literature

GERM:460

Seminar in German Studies

GERM:461

German Theatre and Film

HIST:410

Seminar in History

INFS:505

Capstone

ITAL:460

Seminar in Italian Literature, Culture and Film

ITAL:461

Seminar in Italian Language

MATH:500

Senior Colloquium

MGMT:400

Business Policy and Strategy

MUED:400

Student Teaching

MUSC:500

Recital

MUSC:506

Independent Study in Music

NEUR:510

Neuroscience Student Research I

PHIL:500

Directed Reading and Research

PHYS:550

Research Physics

POLI:501

Senior Seminar

PSYC:421

Directed Research

RELI:500

Capstone

SOCI:500

Seminar

SOCI:501

Independent Research

SPAN:445

Seminar in Peninsular Spanish Studies

SPAN:447

Seminar in Hispanic-American Studies

THEA:453

Dramatic Theory and Criticism

WRIT:550

Senior Writing Portfolio