University Requirements

In the course lists throughout this catalog, courses meeting University Requirements are designated with *.

Experiential Learning (EXP Designation)

An internship, research, student-teaching, clinical experience, or research experience is required. Most students meet this requirement through the internship in their majors. (Note: Please see the policy on internship registration requirements and deadlines under Internship Registration.)

The following courses are designated EXP:

AA 400Internship *

3

AA 433Research *

1

ACT 490Internship *

3

BIO 400Internship *

3

BIO 433Research *

1

CHM 433Research *

1

CJ 400Internship *

3

CJ 433Research *

3

COMM 400Internship *

3

COMM 433Research *

1

ECO 433Research *

3

ECO 490Internship *

3

ED 460EStudent Teaching: PK-6 *

6

ED 460SStudent Teaching: Secondary *

6

ED 460SEStudent Teaching: Special Education *

6

EN 400Internship *

3

EN 433Research *

3

FA 400Internship *

3

FA 433Research *

1

GMD 400Internship *

3

GMD 433Research *

1

GSP 433Research *

1

HPR 400Senior Internship *

3

HPR 433Research *

2

HI 400Internship *

3

ID 400Internship *

3

IT 433IT Research *

3

IT 490IT Internship

3

LS 400Liberal Studies Internship *

1

MA 400Internship *

3

MA 433Research *

1

MGT 433Research *

1

MGT 490Internship *

3

NU 433Research *

1

NU 489Nursing Internship: Transition to Practice *

4

NU 490Nursing Internship *

3

PH 400Internship *

3

POL 400Internship *

3

PSY 400Internship *

6

PSY 405General Psychology Laboratory Instructor Practicum *

6

PSY 433Research *

1

SOC 400Internship *

3

SOC 433Research *

1

SOC 497Community Engagement Experience *

3

TRS 400Internship *

3

Global Perspective (GP Designation)

One designated course, study abroad, or foreign language course is required.

The following courses are designated GP:

COMM 220Intercultural Communication *

3

ECO 350Economics of Poverty *

3

ECO 485International Economics *

3

EN 204World Literature: Romanticism through Post-Modernism *

3

FIN 485International Finance *

3

FR 101Introductory French I *

3

FR 102Introductory French II *

3

GER 101Introductory German I *

3

GER 102Introductory German II *

3

HPR 240Principles of Epidemiology *

3

HPR 308Global Health and Culture *

3

IT 110Information Technology in the Global Age *

3

MGT 385International Business *

3

MGT 485International Management *

3

MKT 485International Marketing *

3

POL 102International Relations *

3

POL 103Comparative Politics *

3

POL 240Global Security *

3

POL 241Global Political Economy *

3

POL 380Politics of Latin America *

3

POL 381Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa *

3

POL 382Politics of Western Europe *

3

POL 385Politics of South Asia *

3

POL 386Politics of East Asia *

3

POL 388Politics of North America *

3

PSY 230Abnormal Psychology *

3

PSY 325Cultural Psychology *

3

SOC 131Principles of Sociology in Global Perspective *

3

SOC 203The Global Village *

3

SOC 261Through the Sociological Lens I *

3

SOC 361Through the Sociological Lens II *

3

SOC 365Gender Inequality in Global Perspective *

3

SOC 375Topics in Human Rights *

3

SOC 385Global Inequality and Community Development *

3

SP 101Introductory Spanish I *

3

SP 102Introductory Spanish II *

3

TRS 201Understanding Religion *

3

TRS 202Religions of the World *

3

TRS 325Religious Approaches to Death *

3

TRS 340Judaism in Thought and Practice *

3

TRS 345Buddhist Traditions *

3

Inquiry Learning (DSINQ Designation)

Four designated inquiry-guided learning courses are required. At least three courses in the major are designated as inquiry-guided learning. In addition, DSC 101 DISCOVER First-Year Seminar and DSC 201 Transfer Student Experience are inquiry courses.

The following courses are designated DSINQ and one is required by all majors/programs:

DSC 101DISCOVER First-Year Seminar *

3

OR

DSC 201Transfer Student Experience Seminar *

1

Art

FA 213Painting *

3

FA 395Advanced 2-D Studio *

3

FA 396Advanced Ceramics and 3-D Studio *

3

FA 422Senior Project *

3

Biology

BIO 151LGeneral Biology I Lab *

1

BIO 300Writing for Science *

3

BIO 410Seminar *

2

Business Administration

MGT 451Strategic Management *

3

MGT 489Senior Business Seminar *

3

MSC 300Advanced Business Statistics *

3

Communication

COMM 209Contemporary Journalism *

3

COMM 304Media Criticism *

3

COMM 402Organizational Communication *

3

COMM 425Senior Seminar in Communication *

3

Criminal Justice

CJ 209The Criminal Justice System *

3

CJ 304Applied Research Methods *

4

CJ 495Senior Seminar *

3

Economics

ECO 305Business and Economics of Sports *

3

OR

ECO 330Managerial Economics *

3

 

ECO 431Contemporary Issues in Economics *

3

ECO 450Research Methods in Economics *

3

Education

ED 301Foundation of Literacy Development *

3

MDS 480Senior Seminar *

3

English

EN 200Elements of Literary Study *

3

EN 208Digital Approaches to Literature *

3

 

EN 240Introduction to Film and Visual Studies *

3

OR

IS 240Introduction to Film and Visual Studies *

3

 

EN 301The Writing Process: Theory and Practice *

3

EN 321Modern Drama *

3

EN 424Senior Seminar *

3

EN 429Studies in Performance *

3

EN 490Major Author(s) *

3

Fashion Design

AA 265Fashion Illustration I *

3

AA 320Fashion Research and Forecasting *

3

AA 407Product Development II *

3

Fashion Merchandising

AA 320Fashion Research and Forecasting *

3

AA 407Product Development II *

3

Graphic and Media Design

GMD 202Illustration I *

3

GMD 360Communication and Design Studio *

3

GMD 404Performance Media Lab *

3

Health Sciences

HPR 225Health Psychology *

3

HPR 302Fitness and Health Assessment *

3

HPR 308Global Health and Culture *

3

HPR 415Applications in Human Performance *

3

HPR 430Public Health Senior Seminar *

3

History

HI 250Research and Writing *

3

HI 322Colonial and Revolutionary America *

3

HI 420Senior Seminar *

3

Honors

HON 101The Quest: An Introduction to the Honors Program *

3

HON 400Research Tutorial: Honors Thesis *

3

Information Technology

IT 120Cybersecurity Principles *

3

IT 205Computer Technology *

3

IT 489Capstone Project *

3

MSC 300Advanced Business Statistics *

3

Interdisciplinary Studies

IS 404Performance Media Lab *

3

Interior Design

ID 204Foundation Studio III *

3

ID 306Practice Studio II *

3

ID 409Senior Capstone II *

3

Liberal Studies

LS 420Senior Seminar *

3

Mathematics

MA 257Introduction to Number Theory and Proof Techniques *

3

MA 325Differential Equations *

3

MA 420Abstract Algebra *

3

MA 425Introduction to Real Analysis *

3

Nursing

NU 230Introduction to Professional Nursing & Scholarship *

3

NU 400Health Promotion and Risk Reduction in Communities *

5

NU 403Research and Evidence-Based Practice *

3

Philosophy

PH 325Ancient Philosophy *

3

PH 326Medieval Philosophy *

3

PH 327Modern Philosophy *

3

PH 328Contemporary Philosophy: 19th-21st Century *

3

Politics

POL 230American Policy Process *

3

POL 250Research and Writing *

3

POL 420Senior Seminar *

3

Psychology

PSY 260Learning and Cognition *

3

PSY 302Research Design for Psychology *

3

PSY 497Senior Seminar *

3

Sociology

SOC 251Working for Justice, Working for Change *

3

SOC 351Addressing Injustice: Research Methods *

3

SOC 352Addressing Injustice: Quantitative Research Methods *

3

SOC 365Gender Inequality in Global Perspective *

3

SOC 495Senior Practicum *

3

SOC 497Community Engagement Experience *

3

Theology and Religious Studies

TRS 201Understanding Religion *

3

TRS 361Grace and Sin, Heaven and Hell *

3

TRS 451Christian Faith in the Modern World *

3

OR

TRS 499Senior Seminar *

3

Writing Intensive (WI Designation)

Three designated writing-intensive courses are required in addition to the Liberal Arts Core requirement of the Written Communication sequence. The number of required WI courses for transfer students is dependent upon the number of credits needed to complete an undergraduate degree at Marymount at time of entry.

  • 36 credits remaining — one WI
  • 37-60 credits remaining — two WI
  • 61+ credits remaining — three WI

The following courses are designated WI:

AA 320Fashion Research and Forecasting *

3

AA 361Survey of Fashion *

3

AA 485Senior Design Research and Development *

3

ACT 420Advanced Accounting Topics *

3

BIO 300Writing for Science *

3

BIO 368Advanced Research Methods *

3

CJ 304Applied Research Methods *

4

CJ 495Senior Seminar *

3

COMM 209Contemporary Journalism *

3

COMM 304Media Criticism *

3

COMM 315Writing for Digital Media *

3

ECO 431Contemporary Issues in Economics *

3

ECO 450Research Methods in Economics *

3

ED 357Teaching Social Studies and Visual Arts *

3

EN 200Elements of Literary Study *

3

EN 225Literary Superheroes *

3

EN 227Short Fiction *

3

EN 240Introduction to Film and Visual Studies *

3

EN 270Approaches to Creative Writing *

3

EN 301The Writing Process: Theory and Practice *

3

EN 303Literary Nonfiction *

3

EN 308Style and Revision *

3

EN 321Modern Drama *

3

EN 340Major Women Writers *

3

EN 345Ethnic Literary Traditions *

3

EN 350The American Dream *

3

EN 424Senior Seminar *

3

EN 426Studies in the Novel *

3

EN 429Studies in Performance *

3

EN 490Major Author(s) *

3

FA 380Movements in Modern Art *

3

FA 410Topics in Art History *

3

FIN 400Senior Seminar in Finance *

3

GMD 301History of Graphic Design *

3

HI 250Research and Writing *

3

HI 322Colonial and Revolutionary America *

3

HI 365Medieval Europe *

3

HI 370History of Christianity in Medieval Europe *

3

HI 375The Renaissance and the Reformation *

3

HI 420Senior Seminar *

3

HON 399Research Tutorial: Thesis Proposal *

3

HPR 301Health/Fitness Program Management *

3

HPR 415Applications in Human Performance *

3

HPR 430Public Health Senior Seminar *

3

ID 408Senior Capstone I *

3

ID 434Business Procedures *

3

ID 435Professional Development *

3

ID 454Historic Preservation *

3

IS 200Approaches to Gender and Society *

3

IS 240Introduction to Film and Visual Studies *

3

IT 210Software Engineering *

3

IT 355Software Testing, Documentation, and Quality Assurance *

3

IT 489Capstone Project *

3

LS 300Liberal Studies Readings and Portfolio Development *

3

LS 420Senior Seminar *

3

MA 420Abstract Algebra *

3

MA 425Introduction to Real Analysis *

3

MDS 480Senior Seminar *

3

MGT 291Business Communication *

3

MGT 304Organizational Management

3

MGT 451Strategic Management *

3

MKT 204Sustainable Marketing *

3

NU 230Introduction to Professional Nursing & Scholarship *

3

NU 234Promoting Health Across the Life Span *

3

NU 425Nursing Capstone *

3

PH 330Philosophy of Mind *

3

PH 345Philosophy of Religion *

3

PH 355Existentialism and Phenomenology *

3

PH 360Philosophy and Literature *

3

PH 365Asian Philosophy *

3

PH 370Philosophy of Art *

3

PH 422Senior Seminar *

3

POL 250Research and Writing *

3

POL 380Politics of Latin America *

3

POL 381Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa *

3

POL 382Politics of Western Europe *

3

POL 385Politics of South Asia *

3

POL 386Politics of East Asia *

3

POL 420Senior Seminar *

3

PSY 311Early Childhood Development *

3

PSY 330Counseling Theories and Process *

3

PSY 363Abnormal Primate Psychology *

3

PSY 497Senior Seminar *

3

SOC 204Cultural Diversity *

3

SOC 261Through the Sociological Lens I *

3

SOC 361Through the Sociological Lens II *

3

SOC 365Gender Inequality in Global Perspective *

3

SOC 495Senior Practicum *

3

TRS 361Grace and Sin, Heaven and Hell *

3

TRS 362Friendship, Marriage, and God *

3

TRS 380The History of the Early Church *

3

TRS 381Medieval and Reformed Theology *

3

TRS 499Senior Seminar *

3