INSTITUTION INFORMATION

Concordia University St. Paul
St. Paul, Minnesota
Institution Liaison: Lynn Lundquist

Last Updated: 2021-01-15



Concordia University St. Paul Passport Block

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 OVERVIEW

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


ORAL COMMUNICATION

Students must take one course from the following list: 

 

 

Courses in Courses in Oral Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

COM

103

Interpersonal Communication

COM

212

Public Speaking




WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Take the following course: 

 

 

Courses in Course in Written Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENG

120

College Writing




QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

 Students must take one course from the following list: 

 

 

 

 

Courses in Courses in Quantitative Literacy

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MAT

101

Contemporary Mathematics

MAT

110

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

MAT

165

Quantitative Reasoning for Nursing

MAT

200

Foundations of Elementary Mathematics




NATURAL SCIENCES

 Students must take one course from the Science list, in addition to, KHS 110:

 

 

Courses in Courses in Physical Science

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

CHE

115

General Chemistry I/Lab

PHS

221

General Physics I/Lab


Courses in Courses in Life Science

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIO

120

General Biology I/Lab

KHS

110

Health Sciences


Courses in Courses in Life and Physical Science

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

CHE

105

Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab

SCI

120

Live Science: How Scientific Issues Impact Your Daily Life/Lab




HUMAN CULTURES

 Students must take one course from the following list: 

 

Courses in Courses in Human Cultures

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ECO

101

America in the Global Economy: Macroeconomics

GRK

211

Beginning Greek I

HIS

121

World History

HIS

267

Introduction to Latin America

HMG

201

Hmong Culture and Society

POL

243

Contemporary Global Problems

SPA

101

Beginning College Spanish I




CRITICAL THINKING

 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 Courses in Critical Thinking (Introduction)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

THL

1o0

The Bibical Heritage of Christianity

THL

200

Scripture and its interpretation: A Global Introduction to the Bible




CREATIVE EXPRESSION

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.  

 

Courses in Courses in Fine Art -Art

Required

Available Online

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


Courses in Courses in Fine Art - Music

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MUS

120

Listening to Life: Western Classical Music

MUS

121

Listening to Life: Global & Popular Music


Courses in Courses in Fine Art - Theatre

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

THR

101

Introduction to Theatre

THR

160

Introduction to Dance

THR

221

Acting I

THR

251

Stagecraft


Courses in Course in Literature

Required

Available Online

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.  No other courses/learning opportunities are required for this area. 

 



HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

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

 

Courses in Courses in History and Political Science

Required

Available Online

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


Courses in Courses in Social and Behavioral Science

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

PSY

101

Introduction to Psychology

SOC

152

Introduction to Sociology





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