INSTITUTION INFORMATION

Southern Utah University
Cedar City, Utah
Institution Liaison: Johnny MacLean

Last Updated: 2020-12-01



Southern Utah University 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

Transfer of an Interstate Passport from Utah System of Higher Education School School (USHE). All general education requirements will be waived with a general education certificate and/or an Interstate Passport awarded fall 2016 or later from one of these institutions. USHE institutions include: Dixie State University, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, University of Utah, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, and Weber State University.

Transfer of an Interstate Passport from ALL other Regionally Accredited Institutions. All general education requirements will be waived except American Institutions (AI) with an Interstate Passport awarded Fall 2016 or later. The American Institutions requirement is mandated by the Utah legislature for students at all USHE institutions. Transfer students must complete a three credit course in American Instiuttions to meet the general education requirements.


ORAL COMMUNICATION

Students must take both courses in the English list and one course in the Fine Arts list to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Oral Communication.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Written Communication (English)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENGL

1010

Intro to Academic Writing

ENGL

2010

Intermediate Writing


Courses in Fine Arts

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

1010

Intro to Visual Arts

ART

1050

Intro to Photography

ART

1110

Drawing I

ART

1120

Two-Dimensional Design

ART

1610

Ceramics I

DANC

1010

Inside the Art of Dance

ENGL

2020

Introduction to Creative Writing

MUSC

1010

Introduction to Music

MUSC

1020

Popular Music in America

MUSC

1050

Music of the World

THEA

1013

Introduction to Theatre

THEA

1023

Introduction to Film




WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Students must take both courses in the English list, one course in the Fine Arts list, and one course in the Integrated Learning list to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Written Communication.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Written Communication (English)

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENGL

1010

Intro to Academic Writing

ENGL

2010

Intermediate Writing


Courses in Fine Arts

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

1010

Intro Visual Arts

ART

1050

Intro to Photography

ART

1110

Drawing I

ART

1120

Two Dimensional Design

ART

1610

Ceramics I

DANC

1010

Inside the Art of Dance

ENGL

2020

Introduction to Creative Writing

MUSC

1010

Introduction to Music

MUSC

1020

Popular Music in America

MUSC

1050

Music of the World

THEA

1013

Introduction to Theatre

THEA

1023

Introduction to FIlm


Courses in Integrated Learning

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

INFO

1010

Information Literacy




QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

Students must take at least one course from the list below or any other MATH course requiring Algebra as a pre-requisite to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Quantitative Literacy.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Quantitative Literacy

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MATH

1030

Contemporary Mathematics

MATH

1040

Statistics

MATH

1050

College Algebra

MATH

1100

Applied Calculus

MATH

1210

Calculus I

MATH

1031

Statistical Reasoning

MATH

1060

Trigonometry

MATH

2000

Algebraic Reasoning




NATURAL SCIENCES

Students must choose one of the Life Sciences options and one of the Physical Science options to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of the Natural Sciences.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Life Sciences

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AGSC

1010

Agriculture and Society

AGSC

1100

Principles of Animal Science

BIOL

1010/1015

Introduction to Biology/Introduction to Biology Lab (optional)

BIOL

1020/1025

Human Biology/Human Biology Lab (optional)

BIOL

1610/1615

General Biology/General Biology Lab (required)

BIOL

2050

Southern Utah Flora

BIOL

2500

Environmental Biology

NFS

1020

Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition

NR

1010

Introduction to Natural Resources Management


Courses in Physical Science

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

CHEM

1010/1015

Introductory Chemistry/Introduction to Chemistry Lab (optional)

CHEM

1110/1115

Elementary Chemistry/Elementary Chemistry Lab

CHEM

1210/1215

Principles of Chemistry I/Principles of Chemistry Lab I Lab

GEO

1010/1115

Geology Introductory Survey/Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)

GEO

1020/1115

Dinosaurs & the History of Life/Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)

GEO

1030/1115

Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Natural Hazards//Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)

GEO

1050/1055

Geology of National Parks/Geology of National Parks Lab (optional)

GEO

1090/1095

How the Earth Works/How the Earth Works Lab (optional)

GEO

1110/1115

Physical Geology//Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)

GEO

2210/2215

Geology of Southern Utah/Geology of Southern Utah Lab (optional)

GEOG

1000

Earth's Natural Environment: Physical Geography

PHYS

1010/1015

Elementary Physics/Elementary Physics Lab (optional)

PHYS

1040/1045

Elementary Astronomy/Elementary Astronomy Lab

PHYS

2010/2015

College Physics I/College Physics I Lab

PHYS

2210/2215

Physics for Scientists and Engineers I/Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab




HUMAN CULTURES

Students must choose at least one course from the list below to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Human Cultures.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ANTH

1010

Cultural Anthropology

ANTH

1020

Biological Anthropology

BA

1010

Business & Society

BA

2350

Legal Issues in Society

CJ

1010

Introduction to Criminal Justice

COMM

2010

Media and Society

COMM

2150

Intercultural Communication

CSIS

1010

Electronic Commerce and the Global Society

ECON

1010

Economics as Social Science

ECON

1740

US Economic History

ECON

2010

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON

2020

Principles of Macroeconomics

FIN

2870

Personal Finance

FLHD

1500

Human Development through the Lifespan

FLHD

2400

Marriage and Family Relations

FLHD

2700

Consumerism & Family Finance in American Society

GEOG

1300

Globalization in the 21st Century: World Regional Geography

GEOG

1400

Human Geography

HIST

1500

World History to 1500 CE

HIST

1510

World History from from 1500 CE to Present

PE

1098

Wellness Dynamics

POLS

2100

Introduction to International Relations

POLS

2200

Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLS

2300

Introduction to Political Thought

PSY

1010

General Psychology

PSY

1100

Lifespan Development

SOC

1010

Introduction to Sociology

SOC

1020

Modern Social Problems




CRITICAL THINKING

Students must take one course from the Humanities list and one course from the Life Sciences list to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Critical Thinking.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Humanities

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ARTH

2710

Art History Survey I

ARTH

2720

Art History Survey II

ARTH

2500

Introduction to Art History

CHIN

1010

Beginning Mandarin Chinese I

CHIN

1020

Beginning Mandarin Chinese II

CHIN

2010

Intermediate Chinese I

CHIN

2020

Intermediate Chinese II

COMM

1010

Introduction to Communication

COMM

1310

Thinking and Listening Critically

COMM

2110

Interpersonal Communication

EDUC

1010

Foundations in Education

ENGL

2130

Imaginative Literature

ENGL

2200

Literature and Culture

ENGL

2230

Mythology

ENGL

2210

Folk and Oral Traditions

FREN

1010

Beginning French I

FREN

1020

Beginning French II

FREN

2010

Intermediate French I

FREN

2020

Intermediate Grammar and Conversation

GERM

1010

Beginning German I

GERM

1020

Beginning German II

GERM

2010

Intermediate German I

GERM

2020

Intermediate Grammar & Conversation

HIST

1100

Western Civilization I

HIST

1110

Western Civilization II

HIST

2200

Sport in Ancient Greece and Rome

HONR

2010

Dialogue in the Disciplines

HSS

1120

Introduction to Diversity

HU

1010

Introduction to Humanities

ORPT

2040

Americans in the Outdoors

PHIL

1000

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL

1250

Reasoning and Rational Decision Making

SPAN

1010

Beginning Spanish I

SPAN

1020

Beginning Spanish II

SPAN

2010

Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN

2020

Intermediate Spanish II

THEA

1303

Shakespeare Unbound


Courses in Life Sciences

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AGSC

1010

Agriculture and Society

AGSC

1100

Principles of Animal Science

BIOL

1010/1015

Introduction to Biology/Introduction to Biology Lab (optional)

BIOL

1020/1025

Human Biology/Human Biology Lab (optional)

BIOL

1610/1615

General Biology/General Biology Lab (required)

BIOL

2050

Southern Utah Flora

BIOL

2500

Environmental Biology

NFS

1020

Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition

NR

1010

Introduction to Natural Resources Management




CREATIVE EXPRESSION

Students must take one course from the following list below.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Fine Arts

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

1010

Intro Visual Arts

ART

1050

Intro to Photography

ART

1110

Drawing I

ART

1120

Two-Dimensional Design

ART

1610

Ceramics I

DANC

1010

Inside the Art of Dance

ENGL

2020

Introduction to Creative Writing

MUSC

1010

Introduction to Music

MUSC

1020

Popular Music in America

MUSC

1050

Music of the World

THEA

1013

Introduction to Theatre

THEA

1023

Introduction to Film




TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Students must take one course from both of the lists below.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in American Institutions

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ECON

1740

US Economic History

HIST

1700

American Civilization

POLS

1100

American National Government


Courses in Life Sciences

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AGSC

1010

Agriculture and Society

AGSC

1100

Principles of Animal Science

BIOL

1010/1015

Introduction to Biology/Introduction to Biology Lab (optional)

BIOL

1020/1025

Human Biology/Human Biology Lab (optional)

BIOL

1610/1615

General Biology/General Biology Lab (required)

BIOL

2050

Southern Utah Flora

BIOL

2500

Environmental Biology

NFS

1020

Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition

NR

1010

Introduction to Natural Resources Management




HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Students must take one course from the list below to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Human Society and the Individual.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ANTH

1010

Cultural Anthropology

ANTH

1020

Biological Anthropology

BA

1010

Business & Society

BA

2350

Legal Issues in Society

CJ

1010

Introduction to Criminal Justice

COMM

2010

Media and Society

COMM

2150

Intercultural Communication

CSIS

1010

Electronic Commerce and the Global Society

ECON

1010

Economics as a Social Science

ECON

1740

US Economic History

ECON

2010

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON

2020

Principles of Macroeconomics

FIN

2870

Personal Finance

FLHD

1500

Human Development through the Lifespan

FLHD

2400

Marriage and Family Relations

FLHD

2700

Consumerism & Family Finance in American Society

GEOG

1300

Globalization in the 21st Century: World Regional Geography

HIST

1500

World History to 1500 C.E.

HIST

1510

World History from 1500 C.E. to the Present

PE

1098

Wellness Dynamics

POLS

2100

Introduction to International Relations

POLS

2200

Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLS

2300

Introduction to Political Thought

PSY

1010

General Psychology

PSY

1110

Lifespan Development

SOC

1010

Introduction to Sociology

SOC

1020

Social Problems





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