Courses for First Year Students

Information to keep in mind as you look through this page:

1) You will be pre-registering for courses soon. Think about which courses you are interested in taking.

2) You should look below at the courses available to you as a freshman (usually 100-level courses).

3) Browse the online Catalog for the full description of the courses (you will be looking at last year's catalog as the 2014-15 is currently in press).  PHL 174 is a new one-time course which is not included in the 2013-14 online Catalog, please see new courses for descriptions.

 

All courses available to First Year students 2014-2015

(Course Descriptions available here in the online Catalog)

  • Art History – AAH 101, AAH 105, AAH 120, AAH 194, AAH 215, AAH 265 (NOTE: Course numbering system has changed beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year)
  • Dance – ADA 140 (cross-listed with ATH 140)
  • Africana Studies – AFR 100
  • Arabic - ARB
  • Music – AMU 110 (recommended as a refresher course before taking AMU 101; no piano experience required), AMU 132
  • Anthropology – ANT 110, ANT 241, ANT 251 
  • Astronomy  – AST 051
  • Theater Arts –  ATH 102, ATH 110, ATH 112, ATH 118, ATH 140 (cross-listed with ADA 140), ATH 231
  • Visual Arts – AVA 100, AVA 120, AVA 130, AVA 160
  • Biology – BIO 050, BIO 110 (required for premed/Biology/Chemistry), BNG 101
  • Chemistry – CHEM *Placement Exam Required (required for premed/Biology/Chemistry)
  • Chinese – CHN
  • Classics – CLS 121, CLS 178
  • Computer Science –  CSC 103, CSC 105, CSC 109, CSC 118 (cross-listed with ECE 118; Email Prof. Fernandes - fernandc@union.edu)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering – ECE 118 (cross-listed with CSC 118; Email Prof. Traver - traverc@union.edu)
  • Economics - ECO 101
  • English – EGL 100, EGL 101
  • Environmental Science – ENS 100
  • Engineering Science - ESC 100
  • French - FRN
  • Geology – GEO 110, GEO 112
  • German – GER
  • Greek – GRK 103 (1+ years High School Greek required)
  • History – HST 121, HST 124, HST 125, HST 138, HST 145, HST 148, HST 182, HST 184, HST 211, HST 225, HST 240
  • Japanese – JPN
  • Latin – LAT 101, LAT 102 (1+ years High School Latin required), LAT 237 (3+ years High School Latin required)
  • Leadership in Medicine – LIM 500 (for LIM students only)
  • Mathematics – CALC *Placement Exam Required
  • Modern Literatures in Translation - MLT 250, MLT 260, MLT 272
  • Philosophy – PHL 105, PHL 110, PHL 174, PHL 248, PHL 262
  • Physics – PHY 100 (Email Prof. Orzel – orzelc@union.edu)
  • Political Science – PSC 111, PSC 112, PSC 113
  • Psychology - PSY 100
  • Religious Studies – REL 103
  • Russian – RUS
  • Sociology – SOC 100
  • Spanish - SPN
  • Women and Gender Studies – WGS 100