Fall 2024 by Requirements (Catalog Year 2024-2025 & After) (2024)

The table below lists Fall 2024 course options that can be used to fulfill Mason Core, major concentrations, and college-level requirementsunder the catalog year 2024-2025. A PDF copy of the current Undergraduate Catalog and archived catalogs are availablehere. 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*CoursesTitleCredit
Social and Behavioral SciencesSOCI 101Introductory Sociology3
BUS 100Business and Society3
CONF 101Conflict and Our World3
CRIM 100Introduction to Criminal Justice3
ECON 103Contemporary Microeconomic Principles3
ECON 104Contemporary Macroeconomic Principles3
INTS 362Social Justice and Human Rights3
SOCI 355Social Inequality3
INTS 304Social Movements and Community Activism4
ArtsAVT 215Typography3
GAME 101Introduction to Game Design3
MUSI 301Music in Motion Pictures3
INTS 245Visual Culture and Society4
MUSI 102Popular Music in America3
Global HistoryHIST 125Introduction to Global History3
Global ContextBUS 200Global Environment of Business3
GLOA 101Introduction to Global Affairs3
GOVT 133Introduction to Comparative Politics3
Quantitative Reasoning**MATH 106Quantitative Reasoning3
MATH 108Introductory Calculus with Business Applications3
MATH 113Analytic Geometry and Calculus I4
BUS 210Business Analytics I3
STAT250Introductory Statistics I3
Oral CommunicationCOMM 101Fundamentals of Communication3
Written Communication (lower)ENGH 100Composition for Multilingual Writers4
ENGH 101Composition3
LiteratureENGH 201Reading and Writing About Texts3
ENGH 202History of Children's Literature3
Written Communication (upper)ENGH 302Advanced Composition3
Information Technology and ComputingAVT 180New Media in the Creative Arts3
CDS 130Computing for Scientists3
MIS 303Introduction to Business Information Systems3
Natural Science without LabEVPP 201Environment and You: Issues for the Twenty-First Century3
CLIM 101Global Warming: Weather, Climate, and Society3
COS 301Great Ideas in Science3
Natural Science with LabCDS 101/102Introduction 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

RequirementCoursesTitleCredit
Foreign Languages*CHIN 101Elementary Chinese I3
CHIN 102Elementary Chinese II3
CHIN 201Intermediate Chinese I3
CHIN 202Intermediate Chinese II3
CHIN 305Chinese for the Business World3
SPAN 101Elementary Spanish I3
SPAN 102Elementary Spanish II3
KORE 110Elementary Korean6
KORE 201Intermediate Korean I3
KORE 202Intermediate Korean II3
KORE 321Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture3
KORE 370Advanced Korean Writing3
KORE 301Advanced Korean Language and Culture3
Non-Western Culture**KORE 320Korean Popular Culture in a Global World3
HIST 387Korean History Before 18763
HIST 387Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities3
Social and Behavioral SciencesSelect 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

EconomicsCoursesTitleCredit
Major Electives
ECON 345Introduction to Econometrics3
ECON 445 †Design and Analysis of Experiments3

† Prerequisite : A Completion of STAT 250 or BUS 210

Computer Game DesignCoursesTitleCredit
Digital Media Electives
GAME 320Digital Painting for Game3
GAME 399Extended Reality and Serious Games3
Visual Art Electives
AVT 215Typography3
BusinessCoursesTitleCredit
Concentration
AccountingACCT 311Managerial and Cost Accounting3
ACCT 331Intermediate Accounting I3
Business AnalyticsMIS 310Database Management Systems3
ManagementMGMT 313Organizational Behavior3
BULE 402Commercial Law3
Management Information SystemsMIS 310Database Management Systems3
MIS 415Information Systems Audit and Control3
MarketingMKTG 312Consumer Behavior3
Operations and Supply Chain ManagementMIS 310Database Management Systems3
Global AffairsCoursesTitleCredit
ALL ConcentrationsGLOA 396†*
Research Design for Global Studies
3
Concentration
Global Economy and ManagementBULE 303Legal Environment of Business3
GLOA 396*K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture3
GLOA 386Media, Technology, and Globalization3
BULE 402Commercial Law3

Global Governance

GOVT 347International Security3
GLOA 396*Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia3
HIST 387*Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities3

Human Security

GOVT 347International Security3
GLOA 396*Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia3
Global Inequalities and ResponsesSOCI 355Social Inequality3
INTS 304Social Movements and Community Activism4
GLOA 396*Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia3
HIST 387*Colonial Roots of Contemporary Inequalities3
Media, Communication, and CultureGLOA 396*K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture3
GLOA 386Media, Technology, and Globalization3
ENGH 362Global Voices3
COMM 380Media Criticism3
AsiaGLOA 396*K-Pop, Hallyu, and Korean Culture3
GLOA 396*Peace and Cooperation in Northeast Asia3

* 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 ResolutionCoursesTitleCredit
CONF elective without concentration*
CONF 329Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving
3
CONF 394Human Rights and Inequality
3
CONF 399South Caucasus: Regional and Global Conflicts and Paths to Peaceful Resolution
3
Concentration**
Global EngagementGOVT 322International Relations Theory3
EVPP 337Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries3
ECON 385International Economic Policy3
CONF 399***South Caucasus: Regional and Global Conflicts and Paths to Peaceful Resolution3
Justice and ReconciliationINTS 362Social Justice and Human Rights3
SOCI 355Social Inequality3
CONF 394Human Rights and Inequality3
Political and Social ActionINTS 304Social Movements and Community Activism4
INTS 362Social Justice and Human Rights3
COMM 326Rhetoric of Social Movements and Political Controversy3
CONF 394Human Rights and Inequality3

Collaborative Leadership

CONF 329Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving3
MGMT 303Principles of Management3
Environmental Conflict and CollaborationEVPP 337Environmental Policy Making in Developing Countries3
CONF 329Community Engagement and Collaborative Problem Solving3
Other Requirements
Foreign Languages****CHIN 101Elementary Chinese I3
CHIN 102Elementary Chinese II3
CHIN 201Intermediate Chinese I3
CHIN 202Intermediate Chinese II3
CHIN 305Chinese for the Business World3
SPAN 101Elementary Spanish I3
SPAN 102Elementary Spanish II3
KORE 110Elementary Korean6
KORE 201Intermediate Korean I3
KORE 202Intermediate Korean II3
KORE 321Korean Proficiency through Visual Culture3
KORE 370Advanced Korean Writing3
KORE 301Advanced Korean Language and Culture3
Research Methods*****BUS 210Business Analytics I3
STAT 250Introductory Statistics I3
Field ExperienceCONF 370Internship Field Experience3

* Students may opt to complete their major in Conflict Analysis and Resolution without a concentration. Students may choose this option and complete the conflict resolution core and 18 credits of elective conflict coursework.

** Declaring a concentration is optional. 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 THREE 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.

Degree Works

Degree Works is the degree evaluation system that students can use to see the courses they have taken and the ones they still need to complete for their degree program. Review your Degree Works before registration. To access Degree Works, please log in 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 checkbox will appear next to individual requirements that are completed. Students should contact their academic advisor if they have questions about how courses are applied in the degree evaluation.

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