Undergraduate Course Catalog

General Studies

GS 110 – English Composition 1

  • Course Number: GS 110
  • Department: General Studies
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

In English Composition 1 the student will write expository and research papers with clear thesis and support. The student will also work on developing their analytical and interpretive reading skills.

GS 111 – English Composition 2

  • Course Number: GS 111
  • Department: General Studies
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

In English Composition 2 the student will write thesis-centered essays with clear support, using a variety of rhetorical modes. The class will culminate with a research paper and also work on developing their critical thinking and reading skills.

GS 117 – Principles of Speech

  • Course Number: GS 117
  • Department: General Studies
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

Principles of Speech will provide students with the opportunity to understand and apply valuable critical listening and effective speaking skills. This course provides basic instruction on different types of speeches, vocal delivery skills, various organizational patterns, and other topics and principles that will guide students in the preparation of effective speeches. In addition, this course emphasizes the importance of being an ethical and responsible speaker.

GS 121 – Practical Mathematics

  • Course Number: GS 121
  • Department: General Studies
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

Practical Mathematics is an introductory course. The goal of this course is to develop conceptual understanding by laying a general foundation for everyday mathematics. Students investigate various business applications of sales and markup, real estate investment, purchasing a car, geometric concepts, and beginning algebra. This course satisfies the liberal arts mathematics requirement for graduation, but is not designed for students needing higher levels of mathematics content.

GS 251 – Your Christian Vocation

  • Course Number: GS 251
  • Department: General Studies
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

Your Christian Vocation provides the student with the opportunity to practice the knowledge, skills, and abilities learned as well as the Christian worldview received, in a practical context. This course attempts to expose the students to practical concepts related to effectively expressing one’s Christianity in a vocational setting.