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Concordia University St. Paul


Last Updated: 2019-10-15 08:26:43.547

Institutional Liaison: Lynn Lundquist
Student Contact: Regina Stower

The Passport Block listed here is for general information only. Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

Passport Block

The purpose of the general education curriculum is to provide Concordia University students with the opportunity to grow in their ability to:

  1. discover, confront and explore unfamiliar information and ideas;
  2. use available academic resources and skills to think analytically, critically, and synthetically;
  3. use appropriate and current technology for research and problem solving; and
  4. ideally move beyond the academic data itself to formulate and express new insights and ideas

Students must take one course from the following list: 

 Oral Communication 

Courses in Oral Communication 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  COM 103 Interpersonal Communication 
  COM 212 Public Speaking 

 Take the following course: 

Written Communication 

Courses in Written Communication 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  ENG 120 College Writing 

 Students must take one course from the following list: 

 Quantitative Literacy 

Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  MAT  101 Contemporary Mathematics
  MAT  110 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  MAT  135 Calculus I
  MAT  165 Quantitative Reasoning for Nursing 
  MAT 200 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics

 Students must take one course from the Science list and one course from the Health Science list:

Science

Courses in Science 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  BIO 120 General Biology I 
  CHE  105  Chemistry for Health Sciences 
  CHE  115 General Chemistry I 
  PHS 221 General Physics I 
SCI 120 Live Science:  How Scientific Issues Impact Your Daily Life 

Health Science 

Courses in Health Science 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  KHS 110 Health Science 
NUR  232 Nursing Approach to Nutritional Foundations 

 Students must take one course from the following list: 

Human Cultures 

Courses in Human Cultures 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  ART  374 Art of Mexico 
  ART  375 Art of Asia 
  ART  376 World Art 
  COM  309 Intercultural Communication 
  ECO 101 America in the Global Economy:  Macroeconomics
  ENG  376 World Literature II:  Geographic or Thematic
  GRK 211 Beginning Greek I
  HIS  121 World History 
  HIS  267 Introduction to Latin America 
  HMG 201 Hmong Culture and Society 
  SPA  101 Beginning College Spanish I                   
  POL 243 Contemporary Global Problems 
  NUR  360 Transcultural Nursing & Advanced Health Assessment 

 Critical Thinking 

Students must complete the critical thinking component of the general education block at Concordia University.  These courses are non-transferable and students must complete an introduction and intermediate theology course.  

Courses in Critical Thinking (Introduction)
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  THL 100 The Bibical Heritage of Christianity
  THL 200 Scripture and its interpretation:  A Global Introduction to the Bible
Courses in Critical Thinking (Intermediate)
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  THL 310 Archaeology and the Bible 
  THL 320
Global Christianity
  THL 325 Christian Ethics
  THL 342 Athens and Jerusalem:  Philosophy and Christianity  
  THL   344
Martin Luther:  Saint & Sinner
  THL 345 Callings:  Christianity and Vocation 
  THL 351 Jesus and Muhammad
  THL 353 Christianity and World Religions 
  THL 354 Christian-Muslim Relations
  THL 356 One Nation under God?  Christianity and Politics in America
  THL 357 Christianity and the Media in Contemporary Culture 
  THL 359 Theology and Art 
  THL  371 Mission of God
  THL 377 Faith and Justice in the City 

Three courses from the following General Education course list.  Students must take two Fine Arts courses from two different discliplines (Fine Arts - Music, Fine Arts - Theatre, and Fine Arts - Art) and one course in Literature.  

Fine Arts - Art  

Courses in Fine Art - Music 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  ART  101 Approaching Art 
ART  103 3D Design 
  ART  104 Introduction to Art History 
  ART  111 Drawing I 
  ART  221 Painting I 
  ART  241 Photography I 
  ART  261 Ceramics I 
  ART  342 Digital Photography 

Fine Art - Music 

Courses in Fine Art - Music 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  MUS 120 Listening to Life:  Western Classical Music 
MUS 121 Listening to Life:  Global & Popular Music 

 Fine Art - Theatre 

Courses in Fine Art - Theatre
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  THR  101 Introduction to the Theatre
THR 160 Introduction to Dance 
  THR 221 Acting I
  THR 251 Stagecraft

 Literature 

Course in Literature 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  ENG 155 Introduction to Literature 


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Teamwork and Value Systems 

Introduced or reinforced throughout the General Education curriculum.  Will be fulfilled upon completion of the general education blocks.  

 

 Students must take one course from the History and Political Science list and one course from the Social and Behavioral Science list:

History and Political Science 

Courses in History and Political Science 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  HIS 212 Introduction to History  
  HIS  220 Leaders in American Society 
  HIS   231  USA to 1877
  HIS  233 USA since 1877
HMG  110 Introduction to Hmong History 
  POL  131 Government and Politics 

Social and Behavioral Science 

Courses in Social and Behavioral Science 
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
  PSY  101 Introduction to Psychology  
SOC  152  Introduction to Sociology 

Learn more about Concordia University St. Paul



Special Programs:

Concordia University, St. Paul has 76 majors, 48 minors, 25 graduate programs, and 48 online programs.

Unique Attributes:

Mission Statement The mission of Concordia University, St. Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, for enlightened care of God’s creation, all within the context of the Christian Gospel. Vision Statement The vision of Concordia University, St. Paul is to be acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology. The Concordia Promise Concordia University, St. Paul empowers you to discover and engage your purpose for life, career and service in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits.




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