College of Engineering/Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering (BME) General Education Program

The following policy is specifically for students who entered into BME prior to Fall 2014. If you are planning on or entered into BME in Fall 2014 and after, please refer to the previous page (Curriculum and Program Requirements) for your general education policy.

General Education Policy

  • College of Engineering students are required to complete 18 credit hours of approved general education courses.
  • The ethics elective (PHIL 270 or PHIL 280) is required in the BME curriculum and is included as a general education course.
  • At least 9 credit hours of global/societal/contemporary (GSC) issues must be taken. GSC courses are any courses in Agricultural Economics (AGEC), Communication (COM), Economics (ECON), Foreign Languages and Literature (FLL), Arabic (ARAB),  Chinese (CHNS), French (FR), German (GER), Greek (GREK), Hebrew (HEBR), Italian (ITAL), Japanese (JPNS), Latin (LATN), Portuguese (PTGS), Russian (RUSS), Spanish (SPAN), History (HIST), Interdisciplinary Studies (IDIS), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSY), Anthropology (ANTH), and Sociology (SOC).
  • At least 6 credit hours must be taken and no more than 12 credit hours may be taken in one department.
    • All Foreign Languages (FLL) and Classics (CLCS) are in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
    • A&D, DANC, MUS, and THTR are in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
    • ASL and SLHS are in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
    • SOC and ANTH are in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology
  • At least 6 credit hours of non-introductory courses must be taken.
  • If a foreign language is taken, at least 6 credit hours are required in the same language. Credit is not allowed for language courses in the student's native tongue(s), but literature, culture, drama and related courses are allowed.
  • BME students may petition the BME undergraduate academic adviser for permission to use courses not appearing on this list. Permission must be obtained before taking the course in question.

 

College of Agriculture

(https://ag.purdue.edu/agecon/Pages/default.aspx)

AGEC

Agricultural Economics

Intro: 203, 204, 217, 250

Non-Intro: 220 , 296, 310, 321, 340, 406, 410, 415, 423, 450

College of Education

(http://www.education.purdue.edu/undergradmajors)

EDCI

Education- Curriculum and Instruction

Intro: 205, 285

EDPS

Educational and Psychological Studies

Intro: 235, 265, 270

Non-Intro: 300, 315, 316, 317, 362

EDST

Educational Studies

Intro: 200, 248

College of Health and Human Sciences

(http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/about/units)

HDFS

 

Human Development and Family Studies

Intro: 201, 210, 255, 280

Non-Intro: 211, 301, 305, 311, 312, 313, 315, 325, 330, 332, 341, 411, 424, 430, 432, 434

PSY

Psychology

Intro: 120, 121, 220, 250, 251, 285

Non-Intro: 200, 213, 222, 235, 236, 239, 240, 241, 242, 244, 272, 310, 311, 314, 333, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 350, 360, 361, 364, 365, 366, 367,368, 370, 372, 380, 388, 391, 392, 415, 420, 425, 426, 428, 440, 442, 443,444, 450, 463, 464, 473, 475, 476, 484, 485, 493

SLHS

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Department

Intro: 115, 215, 227

Non-Intro: 3093, 401, 419, 420

ASL

American Sign Language

Intro: 101, 280

Non-Intro: 102, 201, 202

College of Liberal Arts

(https://cla.purdue.edu/students/academics/index.html)

ANTH

 

Anthropology

Intro: 100, 105, 201, 203, 204, 205, 212, 230, 235, 250, 282

Non-Intro: 303, 310, 311, 320, 335, 336, 337, 340, 341, 350, 352, 368, 370, 373, 377, 378, 379, 380, 390, 392, 404, 414, 415, 420, 425, 435, 436, 460, 473, 478, 479

COM

Communication

Intro: 217, 204, 212, 224, 250, 251, 252, 253, 256, 257

Non-Intro: 210, 240, 303, 312, 314, 316, 318, 320, 324, 325, 328, 329, 330, 351, 352, 353, 356, 368, 372, 374, 376, 381, 411, 412, 414, 416, 424, 435, 453, 456, 491

ENGL

English

Intro: 201, 205, 227, 230, 231, 232, 233, 235, 237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 250, 257, 258, 262, 264, 266, 267, 276, 279, 286

Non-Intro: 304, 305, 316, 327, 328, 331, 333, 335, 337, 339, 341, 350, 351, 356, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 364, 365, 366, 368, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 379, 381, 382, 383, 386, 387, 396, 406, 407, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 419, 420, 421, 422, 441, 442, 444, 455, 460, 462, 463, 466, 468, 469, 470

HIST

History

Intro: 102, 103, 104, 105, 151, 152, 195, 210, 211, 228, 229, 238, 240, 241, 243, 245, 246, 250, 271, 272, 290

Non-Intro: 302, 303, 304, 305, 307, 312, 315, 317, 318, 320, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 337, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 345, 350, 3512,352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 365, 366, 368, 371, 372, 375, 376, 377, 379, 380, 381, 382, 383, 385, 386, 387, 390, 391, 392, 394, 396, 398, 399, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 412, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 423, 427, 438, 439, 440, 441, 443, 450, 455, 460, 461, 463, 465, 467, 468, 469, 471, 472, 473, 475, 476, 479, 488, 492, 493, 494, 495, 497, 505, 515

IDIS

Interdisciplinary Studies Department (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/idis)

AAS

African American Studies

Intro: 271, 277

Non-Intro: 359, 371, 373, 375, 392, 473, 491

AMST

American Studies

Intro: 201

Non-Intro: 301

ASAM

Asian American Studies

Intro: 240

Non-Intro: 340

CMPL

Comparative Literature

Intro: 230, 266, 267

LALS

Latino and Latin-American Studies

Intro: 250

JWST

Jewish Studies

Non-Intro: 330

LING

Linguistics

Intro: 201

Non-Intro: 311, 315, 321, 398

MARS

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Intro: 120, 220

Non-Intro: 420

REL

Religious Studies

Intro: 2002, 201, 203, 230, 231

Non-Intro: 317, 318

WGSS

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Intro: 280, 281, 282

Non-Intro: 380, 383, 480, 499

LC

School of Language and Cultures (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/main/courses/)

Intro: 231, 235, 239, 261

Non-Intro: 331, 333

ARAB

Arabic

Intro: 101

Non-Intro: 102, 201, 202, 280, 301, 302

CHNS

Chinese

Intro: 101, 230, 241, 280, 285

Non-Intro: 102, 201, 202, 220, 301, 302, 305, 313, 341, 342, 401, 402, 490

CLCS

Classics

Intro: 181, 230, 231, 232, 233, 235, 237, 238

Non-Intro: 330, 331, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 380, 383, 385, 386

FR

French

Intro: 101, 230, 231

Non-Intro: 102, 103, 112, 201, 202, 211, 212, 241, 260, 280, 301, 302, 324, 330, 341, 352, 361, 362, 380, 394, 396, 401, 402, 443, 480

GER

German

Intro: 101, 230, 231

Non-Intro: 102, 103, 112, 201, 202, 211, 212, 224, 241, 260, 280, 301, 302, 323, 330, 341, 342, 385, 401, 402, 424, 480

GREK

Greek

Intro: 101

Non-Intro: 102, 201, 202, 344, 446, 490

HEBR

Hebrew

Intro: 101, 280

Non-Intro: 102, 121, 122, 201, 202, 221, 222

ITAL

Italian

Intro: 101, 231, 280, 281

Non-Intro: 102, 105, 112, 201, 202, 205, 211, 212, 241, 260, 301, 302, 312, 330, 335, 341, 342, 380, 393, 394, 493

JPNS

Japanese

Intro: 101, 230, 280

Non-Intro: 102, 201, 202 , 241, 301, 302, 313, 330, 341, 342, 361, 362, 363, 368, 401, 402, 480, 490

LATN

Latin

Intro: 101

Non-Intro: 102, 201, 202, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 490, 492

PTGS

Portuguese

Intro: 101

Non-Intro: 102, 105, 112, 201, 202, 211, 212, 301, 302, 551

RUSS

Russian

Intro: 1012, 111, 230, 231, 232, 233, 236, 237, 243, 2812, 289

Non-Intro: 1022, 112, 2012, 2022, 211, 212, 223, 241, 301, 302, 3302, 341, 342, 360, 361, 362, 401, 402, 405, 406, 480, 581

SPAN

Spanish

Intro: 101, 231, 235

Non-Intro: 102, 103, 112, 201, 202, 211, 212, 230, 241, 260, 280, 301, 302, 312, 322, 330, 335, 341, 342, 361, 362, 401, 402, 415, 424, 480, 481, 482, 541

PHIL

Philosophy

Intro: 110, 111, 114, 150, 206, 219, 221, 225, 230, 231, 240, 242, 260, 270, 275, 280, 290, 293

Non-Intro: 301, 302, 303, 304, 306, 319, 330, 331, 402, 406, 411, 421, 424, 425, 430, 431, 432, 435, 465, 490, 493, 502, 503, 505, 506

POL  

Political Science

Intro: 101, 120, 130, 141, 190, 221, 222, 223, 230, 231, 232, 235, 237, 290,

Non-Intro: 200, 300, 301, 303, 304, 314, 320, 322, 323, 326, 327, 338, 342, 344, 345, 347, 348, 350, 351, 352, 353, 360, 364, 370, 371, 372, 373, 380, 410, 411, 412, 413, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 423, 427, 428, 429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 444, 445, 446, 447, 449, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 460, 461, 462, 463, 493

SOC

Sociology

Intro: 100, 220

Non-Intro: 310, 312, 316, 324, 328, 334, 338, 339, 340, 341, 342, 350, 367, 368,374, 391, 402, 411, 416, 419, 420, 421, 425, 426, 429, 450, 454, 474, 475, 493

 

Visual and Performing Arts Department

AD

Art and Design

Intro: 105, 113, 117, 125, 130, 207, 216, 217, 220, 226, 227, 233, 242, 251, 255, 262, 265, 266, 267, 270, 271, 275

Non-Intro: 106, 114, 200, 205, 206, 213, 214, 215, 221, 230, 235, 240, 245, 246, 250, 256, 259, 276, 300, 304, 306, 307, 311, 312, 314, 316, 326, 327, 330, 331, 333, 341, 342, 350, 351, 353, 357, 358, 359, 362, 363, 365, 366, 368, 369, 370, 371, 376, 380, 381, 382, 3832, 3842, 385, 390, 391, 395, 396, 397, 398, 400, 405, 415, 421, 422, 430, 431, 432, 442, 450, 451, 452, 454, 455, 458, 462, 468, 470, 475, 476, 485, 490, 492

DANC

Dance

Intro: 101, 102, 103, 130, 140, 250

Non-Intro: 201, 202, 203, 240, 301, 302

MUS

Music

Intro: 250, 261

Non-Intro: 361, 362, 363, 364, 371, 372, 373, 374, 375, 377, 3782, 381, 382, 490

THTR

Theater

Intro: 133, 168, 201, 202, 260

Non-Intro: 213, 233, 323, 333, 334, 336, 380, 413, 433, 434, 440, 480

Honors College

(http://www.purdue.edu/honorscollege/current-students/courses/index.html)

HONR

Intro: 199, 299

Non-Intro: 399

 

Krannert School of Management

(http://www.krannert.purdue.edu/academics)

ECON

 

Economics

Intro: 210, 251, 252

Non-Intro: 340, 352, 355, 361, 365, 368, 370, 375, 380, 385, 422, 456, 461, 466, 470, 471