Course Listing

The table below provides all approved courses for use toward your AU Core requirements. Courses are searchable by keywords, titles, semester, and/or AU Core requirement (Q2, Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry, etc.) in the search bar.

Only courses designated by the Office of the University Registrar may be used to satisfy AU Core Requirements. Courses will be added as they are approved. Courses taken in previous semesters without the “AU Core” designation will not be used toward current AU Core requirements. Courses may not be taken toward AU Core requirements through transfer work or Permits to Study after students have matriculated at AU.

AU Course Listing
Requirement Course Title Counts for Core as of
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry ARTH-105 Artists, Audiences, and Afterlives Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry ARTH-210 How Art Became Modern Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry ARTS-100 Art: The Studio Experience Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry ARTS-210 The Artist's Perspective: Painting Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry ARTS-215 The Artist’s Perspective: Sculpture Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry GDES-270 Design for Understanding Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-107 Creative Writing Across Genres Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-121 Rethinking Literature Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-146 Critical Approach to the Cinema Summer 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-215 Writers in Print/in Person Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-225 African Literature Summer 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-232 Shakespeare Summer 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-245 The Experience of Poetry Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry LIT-250 Literature, Film, and Globalization Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry PERF-110 Understanding Music Summer 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry PERF-115 Theatre: Principles, Plays, and Performance Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry PERF-205 Masterpieces of Music Fall 2018
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry PERF-225 The African American Experience in the Performing Arts Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry PERF-231 Introduction to Acting Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry PERF-420 Art, Performance, and Politics Fall 2019
Creative-Aesthetic Inquiry WRTG-201 The Art of Persuasion Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry AMST-140 Washington, D.C.: Life inside a Monument Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry ANTH-110 Culture and Power Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry ANTH-215 Sex, Gender, and Culture Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry ANTH-225 Language and Human Experience Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry ARTH-225 Buddhist Arts of Asia Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry ASIA-100 Introduction to Asia Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry AWST-115 Introduction to the Arab World Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry GERM-230 The Modernist Explosion: Culture and Ideology in Europe Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry GERM-340 From Faust to the Berlin Wall Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry GOVT-240 Metropolitan Politics Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry IBUS-300 Fundamentals of International Business Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry ITAL-120 Italian American Culture and Experience Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry JLC-225 American Legal Culture Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry LIT-125 Literary Classics and Western Culture Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry LIT-235 African-American Literature Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry LIT-240 Asian American Literature Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry LIT-265 Victorian Literature, Culture, and Power Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry LIT-281 Power, Discourse, and Popular Culture Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry PERF-118 World Music Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry PERF-200 Dancing Body in a Moving World Spring 2019
Cultural Inquiry PHIL-211 Introduction to Asian Philosophy Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry PORT-310 Race and Religion in Brazil Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry PSYC-444 Ethnicity and Psychology Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry RELG-145 Religion without Borders Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry SISU-218 The World of Islam Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry SOCY-100 U.S. Society in a Global Perspective Fall 2019
Cultural Inquiry SPAN-210 Latin America: History, Art, Literature Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry WGSS-225 Gender, Politics, and Power Fall 2018
Cultural Inquiry WRTG-210 The Rhetoric of Digital Culture Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity AMST-200 American Dreams/American Lives Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity ARTH-336 African-American Art: Slavery to Social Justice Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity HLTH-245 Multicultural Health Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity LIT-225 African Literature Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity LIT-335 Studies in African American Literature Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity RUIR-2231 & RUIR-2232 Japanese Culture & Cultural Awareness and Communication Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity PSYC-320 Women and Mental Health Fall 2019
Diversity & Equity SISU-205 Intercultural Communication Fall 2019
Ethical Reasoning AMST-240 Poverty and Culture Fall 2018
Ethical Reasoning ECON-110 The Global Majority Fall 2018
Ethical Reasoning GOVT-208 Justice and Citzenship Fall 2019
Ethical Reasoning LIT-262 Literature and the Ethical Life Fall 2019
Ethical Reasoning MGMT-205 Business Ethics Fall 2019
Ethical Reasoning PHIL-120 Do the Right Thing Fall 2018
Ethical Reasoning PHIL-220 Moral Philosophy Fall 2018
Ethical Reasoning PSYC-356 Ethics in Psychology Fall 2019
Ethical Reasoning RELG-220 Religious Ethics Fall 2019
Ethical Reasoning SOCY-210 Power, Privilege, and Inequality Fall 2018
Ethical Reasoning WRTG-200 On the Ethics of Rhetoric: The Suspect Art Fall 2019
Natural-Scientific Inquiry BIO-100 Essential Biology for the Modern World Spring 2019
Natural-Scientific Inquiry BIO-120 Structure and Function of the Human Body Fall 2019
Natural-Scientific Inquiry CHEM-100 Chemistry in Everyday Life Fall 2019
Natural-Scientific Inquiry CHEM-150 Chemistry of Cooking Fall 2018
Natural-Scientific Inquiry CHEM-250 Criminalistics, Crime, and Society Fall 2019
Natural-Scientific Inquiry ENVS-150 Nature of Earth Fall 2018
Natural-Scientific Inquiry PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World Fall 2018
Natural-Scientific Inquiry PHYS-110 Principles of Physics I Fall 2018
Natural-Scientific Inquiry PHYS-160 Astronomy with Laboratory Fall 2018
Natural-Scientific Inquiry PSYC-115 and PSYC-116 Psychology as a Natural Science Fall 2019
Natural-Scientific Inquiry PSYC-240 and PSYC-241 Drugs and Behavior Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II CHEM-410 Biophysical Chemistry Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II COMM-260 Quantitative Methods for Journalists Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II COMM-378 Introduction to Communication Research Methods Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II CSC-121 Creative Coding Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II CSC-281 Introduction to Computer Science II Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II CSC-310 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II ECON-322 Applied Econometrics I Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II ENVS-455 Environmental Geographic Information Systems Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II FIN-365 Business Finance Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II GOVT-310 Introduction to Political Research Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II HLTH-340 Fundamentals of Epidemiology Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II ITEC-355 Operations Management Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II JLC-280 Introduction to Justice Research Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II MATH-222 Calculus II Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II MATH-365 Hidden Connections Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II PHIL-200 Introduction to Formal Logic Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II PHYS-200 Light, Sound, Action Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II PHYS-310 Electronics Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II PHYS-326 Physics for Future Presidents Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II PSYC-313 Applications of Statistics in Psychology Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II STAT-302 Intermediate Statistics Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy II STAT-320 Biostatistics Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry ANTH-235 The Buried History of the United States Summer 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry ARTH-205 Renaissance Perspectives: European Art 1300-1600 Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry ASIA-200 Modern East Asia Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry ECON-120 Social Problems in Context Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry GOVT-235 Political Conflict Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry GOVT-322 American Political Parties Summer 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry GOVT-335 Democratization: Theory and Practice Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry GOVT-439 Politics of Peace in Northern Ireland Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-100 History, Memory, and the Changeable Past Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-110 Renaissance and Revolutions Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-120 Empires Past and Present Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-140 Modern European History: 1750 to Present Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-215 Social Forces that Shaped America Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-225 Russia and the Origins of Contemporary Eurasia Summer 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-265 History of Archeological Expeditions Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry HIST-285 Understanding Africa: Conquests, Protests, and Post-Independence Struggles Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry JLC-245 Cities and Crime Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry LIT-246 Cinema and the Twentieth Century Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry LIT-267 Literatures of the Global South Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry PERF-220 Reflections of American Society on Stage Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry PERF-330 Histories of Dance Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry PUAD-300 Space Exploration Policy Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry RELG-105 The Religious Heritage of the West Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry RELG-245 Stories of South Asia Fall 2019
Socio-Historical Inquiry SISU-211 Civilizations of Africa Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry SISU-212 China, Japan, and the United States Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry SISU-215 Contemporary Middle East Fall 2018
Socio-Historical Inquiry SOCY-215 The Rise of Critical Social Thought Summer 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II ARTH-303 Medieval Art Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II AMST-400 Interpreting American Culture Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II CHEM-471 Experimental Biological Chemistry Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II CHEM-481 Experimental Chemistry Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II COMM-282 Writing for Visual Media Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II COMM-320 Reporting Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II COMM-337 Public Relations Writing Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II ECON-440 Communicating Economics Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II GOVT-210 Political Power and American Public Policy Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II HIST-399 Conversations in History Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II HLTH-350 Introduction to Health Research Summer 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II JLC-281 Introduction to Legal Studies Research Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II LIT-479 The Value of Literature Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II MKTG-300 Principles of Marketing Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II PHIL-235 Theories of Democracy Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II PSYC-301 Research Methods in Psychology Spring 2020
Writing and Information Literacy II PSYC-433 Advanced Research Design and Methods Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II SISU-306 Advanced International Studies Research Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II SOCY-320 Introduction to Social Research Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II SPAN-331 Spanish Heritage III: Writing Across Our Cultures Fall 2019
Writing and Information Literacy II WRTG-301 Writing Across the Curriculum Fall 2019
AUx CORE-100 AU Experience I Fall 2018
AUx CORE-101 AU Experience I Fall 2018
AUx CORE-200 AU Experience II Fall 2018
AUx CORE-201 AU Experience II Fall 2018
Complex Problems CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar (Topics Vary) Fall 2018
Complex Problems CORE-106 Complex Problems Seminar (Topics Vary) Fall 2018
Complex Problems CORE-107 Complex Problems Seminar (Topics Vary) Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-125 The Math Workshop Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-151 Finite Mathematics Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-155 Elementary Mathematical Models Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-160 Applied Precalculus Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-170 Precalculus Mathematics Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-211 Applied Calculus I Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-221 Calculus I Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I MATH-222 Calculus II Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I STAT-160 Statistical Reasoning Fall 2019
Quantitative Literacy I STAT-202 Basical Statistics Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I STAT-204 Introduction to Business Statistics Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I STAT-302 Intermediate Statistics Fall 2018
Quantitative Literacy I STAT-320 Biostatistics Fall 2018
Writing and Information Literacy I WRTG-100 College Writing Fall 2018
Writing and Information Literacy I WRTG-101 College Writing Seminar Fall 2018
Writing and Information Literacy I WRTG-102 College Writing Fall 2018
Writing and Information Literacy I WRTG-103 College Writing Seminar Fall 2018
Writing and Information Literacy I WRTG-106 College Writing, Intensive Fall 2018

Notes

  • MATH-196, with section title "The Math Workshop" (now MATH-125) counts for Core in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.
  • MGMT-296, with section title "Business Ethics" (now MGMT-205) counts for Core in Spring 2019 and Fall 2019.
  • STAT-196, with section title "Statistical Reasoning (now STAT-160) counts for Core in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.