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STL, STN and QR Courses for General Education

To assist students in their efforts to identify courses that fulfill general education requirements, below is a list of many of the STL, STN and QR courses for Spring 2019-2020 that do not carry significant prerequisites in engineering or the natural sciences. Please be sure to read the full course description in Course Offerings and seek guidance from your advisers. A complete list of STL, STN and QR courses is available by searching with the Distribution Area filter in Course Offerings.

STL Courses – Science and Technology with Lab:

Subject & Catalog Number Course Title
CEE 262B Structures and the Urban Environment

ENE 202

Designing Sustainable Systems: Understanding our environment with the Internet of things

EGR 153 Foundations of Engineering:  Electricity and Photonics
ELE 201 Information Signals
FRS 106 Art and Science of Motorcycle Design
GEO 103 Natural Disasters
GEO 202 Ocean, Atmosphere, and Climate
MOL 101 From DNA to Human Complexity

STN Courses – Science and Technology without Lab:

Subject & Catalog Number Course Title
AST 204 Topics in Modern Astronomy
CBE 430 Squish Engineering: Using Soft Materials to Solve Hard Problems
CLA 247B The Science of Roman History
FRS 152 Drug Discovery: From Snake Venoms to Medicines
FRS 174 The Science and Art of Mapping the World
MAE 328 Energy for a Greenhouse-Constrained World
MSE 201 Materiality of Design
MUS 248 Music Cognition
WWS 350 The Environment: Science and Policy
WWS 353 Science and Global Security: From Nuclear Weapons to Cyberwarfare and Artificial Intelligence

QR Courses – Quantitative Reasoning:

Subject & Catalog Number Course Title
APC 199 Math Alive
COS 126 Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach
EGR 154 Foundations of Engineering: Linear Systems
MAT 103 Calculus I
WWS 200 Statistics for Social Science