Pre-Approved General Track Electives

Reminders

  • There may be prerequisites for the courses on this list that will need to be taken.  Please be sure to check the General Catalog for an up to date list of prerequisites. 
  • Any deviation from this list must be pre-approved by the Undergraduate Vice Chair.  There are other subject areas and courses that may be approved as well. Please submit the major modification request form for any elective requests. Please include the course descriptions in the request form. 

Pre-Approved Courses

  • Applied Biological Systems Technology
    • ABT 150 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    • ABT 181N Concepts and Methods in Geographic Information Systems
    • ABT 182 Environmental Analysis Using GIS
  • Agricultural Resource Economics
    • ARE 106 Econometric Theory and Applications (duplicates ECN 140)
    • ARE 107 Econometrics for Business Decisions
    • ARE 136 Managerial Marketing
    • ARE 155 Operations Research and Management Science
    • ARE 156 Introduction to Mathematical Economics
    • ARE 157 Analysis for Operations and Productions Management
    • ARE 171 Principles of Finance (duplicates ECN 134)
    • ARE 172 Financial Management of the Firm
  • Biomedical Engineering
    • BIM 105 Probability and Statistics for Biomedical Engineers
    • BIM 107 Mathematical Methods for Biological Systems
    • BIM 116 Physiology for Biomedical Engineers
    • BIM 117 Modeling Strategies for Biomedical Engineering
    • BIM 142 Principles and Practices of Biomedical Imaging
  • Civil Engineering
    • ECI 153 Deterministic Optimization and Design
    • ECI 131 Matrix Structural Analysis
    • ECI 114 Probabilistic Systems Analysis for Civil Engineers
    • ECI 165 Transportation Policy
    • ECI 153 Deterministic Optimization and Design
    • ECI 119 Parallel Processing for Engineering Applications
  • Communication
    • CMN 102 Empirical Methods in Communication
    • CMN 141 Media Effects: Theory and Research
    • CMN 150 Computational Social Science 
    • CMN 152 Social Science with Online Data
    • CMN 170 Digital Technology and Social Change
    • CMN 172 Interpersonal Technologies
  • Community & Regional Development
    • CRD 150 Quantitative Methods in Community Research
    • CRD 151 Community Field Research: Theory and Analysis
  • Computer Science
    • Any class from ECS 120 through ECS 178 (excluding ECS 132).
  • Economics
    • ECN 145 Transportation Economics
    • ECN 140 Econometrics
    • ECN 135 Money, Banks, and Financial Institutions
    • ECN 134 Financial Economics 
    • ECN 132 Health Economics
    • ECN 122 Theory of Games and Strategic Behavior
    • ECN 116 Comparative Economic Systems
    • ECN 106 Decision Making
    • ECN 103 Economics of Uncertainty and Information
  • Environmental Science and Policy
    • ESP 121 Population Ecology
    • ESP 160 The Policy Process
    • ESP 168A Methods of Environmental Policy Evaluation
    • ESP 168B Methods of Environmental Policy Analysis
    • ESP 178 Applied Research Methods
  • Evolution and Ecology
    • EVE 102 Population and Quantitative Genetics
    • EVE 180B Experimental Ecology and Evolution in the Field
    • EVE 180A Experimental Ecology and Evolution in the Field
    • EVE 119 Population Biology of Invasive Plants and Weeds
    • EVE 104 Community Ecology
    • EVE 103 Phylogeny, Speciation and Macroevolution
  • Food Science & Technology
    • FST 109 Principles of Quality Assurance in Food Processing
    • FST 127 Sensory Evaluation of Foods
    • FST 117 Design and Analysis for Sensory Food Science
    • FST 107 Food Sensory Science
  • Genetics
    • BIS 132 Introduction to Dynamic Models in Modern Biology
    • BIS 181 Comparative Genomics
    • BIS 183 Functional Genomics
  • Human Development
    • HDE 117 Longevity
    • HDE 120 Research Methods in Human Development
    • HDE 121 Psychological Assessment
  • Linguistics
    • LIN 127 Text Processing and Corpus Linguistics
    • LIN 177 Computational Linguistics
  • Mathematics
    • Any class from MAT 114 through MAT 185B (excluding MAT 180 and any other MAT course already in use for the major).
  • Management
    • MGT 180 Supply Chain Planning and Management
    • MGT 160 Financing New Business Ventures
    • MGT 140 Marketing for the Technology-Based Enterprise
    • MGT 120 Managing and Using Information Technology
    • MGT 100 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
    • MCB 123 Behavior and Analysis of Enzyme and Receptor Systems
    • MCB 162 Human Genetics and Genomics
    • MCB 182 Principles of Genomics
  • Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior
    • NPB 100L Neurobiology Laboratory
    • NPB 166 Math Tools for Neuroscience
    • NPB 167 Computational Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
    • NUT 112 Nutritional Assessment
  • Political Science
    • POL 109 Public Policy and the Governmental Process
    • POL 170 Political Psychology
    • POL 164 Public Opinion
    • POL 121 Scientific Study of War
    • POL 114 Quantitative Analysis of Political Data
    • POL 110 The Strategy of Politics
  • Psychology
    • One of PSC 180A-B-C Research in Psychology
    • PSC 104 Applied Psychometrics: An Introduction to Measurement Theory
    • PSC 103B Statistical Analysis of Psychological Data
    • PSC 103A Statistical Analysis of Psychological Data
  • Public Health Sciences
    • SPH 101 Introduction to Public Health
    • SPH 102 Introduction to Human Epidemiology
  • Sociology
    • SOC 103 Evaluation Research Methods
    • SOC 163 Population Health: Social Determinants and Disparities in Health
    • SOC 154 Health and Illness
    • SOC 170 Population
    • SOC 106 Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Science and Technology Studies
    • STS 112 Visualizing Society with Data
  • Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
    • WFC 122 Population Dynamics and Estimation
    • WFC 152 Ecology of Human-Wildlife Conflicts
    • WFC 100 Field Methods in Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology