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Major Requirements

 
The following is a list of classes for particular majors that you should consider for your first semester at Aquinas. If you know, or are fairly sure, what you plan to major in, be sure to follow these recommendations closely. There is a space on the Advising and Registration page for you to indicate your major. Your advisor at STAR will discuss your course options based on your intended major.
 
Art
AT 130 - Basic Drawing
AT 140 - 2D Design
 
Biology
BY 160 - Introduction to Biology
Math (level determined by placement)
CY 111 - General Chemistry
 
Business
AG 210 - Principles of Accounting I
ES 214 - Microeconomic Principles
ES 213 - Macroeconomic Principles
Computer classes
 
Chemistry
CY 111 - General Chemistry
Math (level determined by placement)
 
Communication
CN 101 - Introduction to Communication
Elective possibilities: CN 100, 141, 207, 221, 222, 223
 
Computer Information Systems
CS 150 series
Programming classes for the major are available beginning sophomore year
 
Conductive Education
PG 100 - Introductory Psychology
 
Economics Major
ES 185 - Rich Nations/Poor Nations: The Economies of the World
ES 213 - Macroeconomic Principles
ES 214 - Microeconomic Principles
 
Education (not a major)
Work on general education requirements
Give serious thought to major and minor
 
English
EH 221 - Introduction to Literary Studies
 
Environmental Science
BY 160 - Introduction to Biology
CY 111 - General Chemistry
 
Environmental Studies
BY 123 - Environmental Biology
GY 101 - Earth Environments
GY 120 - Culture, Environment and Change
 
Foreign Language
Language level based on placement
 
Geography
GY 101 - Earth Environments
GY 120 - Culture, Environment and Change
GY 150 - World Regional Geography - Developed World
Computer classes
 
Group Science (for elementary teaching)
BY 160 - Introduction to Biology
CY 111 - General Chemistry
GY 101 - Earth Environments
Math (level determined by placement)
 
History
HY 101, 102 - American History
HY 161, 162 - World History
HY 221, 222 - East Asia
 
International Studies
Foreign Language
ES 213 - Macroeconomic Principles
PS 150 - The World in Crisis
 
Kinesiology
HE 156 - Personal Health
HE 157 - Community Health
HE 158 - First Aid
HE 159 - Introduction to Kinesiology
BY 150 - Human Biology OR
BY 155 - Biology for the Health Sciences (Athletic Training only)
Any activity course
 
Language Arts (for elementary teaching)
CN 101 - Introduction to Communication
EH 111 - Introduction to Poetry
EH 112 - Introduction to Fiction
EH 221 - Introduction to Literary Studies
 
Math Major
MS 121 - Calculus with Analytical Geometry I (or level determined by placement)
 
Music Major
MCTH 104 - Basics of Music OR
MCTH 113 - Integrated Theory
MCTH 115 - Ear Training/Sight Singing
MCAP Studio Applied Lessons
MCEN Large Ensemble
Private Piano
 
Philosophy
PH 101 - Introduction to Philosophy
PH 111 - Logic
PH 231 - Dimensions of Being Human
PH 237 - Great Thinkers of the Western World
 
Political Science
PS 101 - American Government and Politics
PS 150 - The World in Crisis
 
Pre-Engineering
CY 111 - General Chemistry
EG 103 - Introduction to Engineering
MS 121 - Calculus with Analytical Geometry I (or level determined by placement)
 
Psychology
PG 100 - Introductory Psychology
BY 150 - Human Biology
 
Sociology
SY 101 - Introduction to Sociology
SY 102 - Introduction to Social Work
SY 103 - Cultural Anthropology
MS 151 - Elementary Statistics
SY 260 - Introduction to Social Problems
 
Social Studies (for Elementary Teaching)
HY 101 or 102 - American History
ES 213 - Macroeconomic Principles
ES 214 - Microeconomic Principles
GY 120 - Culture, Environment, and Change
PS 101 - American Government and Politics
 
Theology
TY 120 - Contemporary Christian Worship
TY 131 - Scripture and Contemporary Living
TY 211 - Gospels: Mission/Message of Jesus
TY 230 - Seasons and Cycles of Faith
Any 100 level Theology courses