Colorado Guaranteed Transfer Program for General Education

The Colorado Department of Higher Education, in consultation with Colorado’s public colleges and universities, has developed a standardized concept of general education and has identified the specific courses to satisfy these general education requirements. The curriculum consists of 31 credit hours of courses across these specific content areas: communication, mathematics, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Receiving institutions shall apply the 31 credit hours of guaranteed general education courses to a student's general education or major requirements.

Guaranteed General Education Courses

Arts and Humanities • Arts GT Courses - AH1

GT-AH1 Courses 

ART 110Art Appreciation

3

ART 111Art History Ancient to Medieval

3

ART 112Art History Renaissance to Modern

3

ART 207Art History - 1900 to Present

3

DAN 125History of Dance I

3

MUS 120Music Appreciation

3

MUS 121Music History Medieval to Classical

3

MUS 122Music History Romantic to Present

3

MUS 123Survey of World Music

3

MUS 125History of Jazz Music

3

THE 105Theatre Appreciation

3

THE 108Theatre Script Analysis

3

THE 211Development of Theatre: Greek-Renaissance

3

THE 212Development of Theatre: Restoration-Modern

3

THE 215Playwriting

3

Literature and Humanities • GT Courses - AH2

GT-AH2 Courses
HUM 103Introduction to Film Art

3

HUM 115World Mythology

3

HUM 121Early Civilizations

3

HUM 122From the Medieval to the Modern

3

HUM 123The Modern World

3

LIT 115Introduction to Literature I

3

LIT 201World Literature to 1600

3

LIT 202World Literature After 1600

3

LIT 205Ethnic Literature

3

LIT 211American Literature to the Civil War

3

LIT 212American Literature After the Civil War

3

LIT 221British Literature to 1770

3

LIT 222British Literature Since 1770

3

LIT 225Introduction to Shakespeare

3

LIT 246Literature of Women

3

LIT 259Survey of African American Literature

3

LIT 268Celtic Literature

3

Ways of Thinking • GT Courses - AH3

GT-AH3 Courses
PHI 111Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHI 112Ethics

3

PHI 113Logic

3

PHI 114Comparative Religions

3

PHI 115World Religions - West

3

PHI 116World Religions - East

3

PHI 205Business Ethics

3

PHI 214Philosophy of Religion

3

PHI 218Environmental Ethics

3

PHI 220Philosophy of Death and Dying

3

Foreign Language • GT Courses - AH4

GT-AH4 Courses
FRE 211French Language III

3

FRE 212French Language IV

3

GER 211German Language III

3

GER 212German Language IV

3

ITA 211Italian Language III

3

ITA 212Italian Language IV

3

JPN 211Japanese Language III

3

JPN 212Japanese Language IV

3

RUS 211Russian Language III

3

RUS 212Russian Language IV

3

SPA 211Spanish Language III

3

SPA 212Spanish Language IV

3

Communications • GT Courses - CO1

GT-CO1 Courses

ENG 121English Composition I

3

Communications • GT Courses - CO2

GT-CO2 Courses

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Communications • GT Courses - CO3

GT-CO3 Courses

ENG 201Writing for Public Discourse

3

HIS 265Writing About History

3

History • GT Courses - HI

GT-HI1 Courses
HIS 101Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650

3

HIS 102Western Civilization: 1650-Present

3

HIS 111The World: Antiquity-1500

3

HIS 112The World: 1500-Present

3

HIS 121U.S. History to Reconstruction

3

HIS 122U.S. History Since the Civil War

3

HIS 203Civil War Era in American History

3

HIS 205Women in the World

3

HIS 207American Environmental History

3

HIS 208American Indian History

3

HIS 215Women in U.S. History

3

HIS 218History of Science and Technology

3

HIS 225Colorado History

3

HIS 235History of the American West

3

HIS 236U.S. History Since 1945

3

HIS 243History of Modern China

3

HIS 244History of Latin America

3

HIS 245U.S. in the World

3

HIS 246History of Mexico

3

HIS 24720th Century World History

3

HIS 249History of Islamic Civilization

3

HIS 250African American History

3

HIS 251The History of Christianity in the World

3

HIS 255The Middle Ages

3

HIS 259Modern Middle East

3

HIS 260U.S. Foreign Relations History

3

Mathematics • GT - MA

GT-MA1 Courses
MAT 120Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

4

MAT 121College Algebra

4

MAT 122College Trigonometry

3

MAT 123Finite Mathematics

4

MAT 125Survey of Calculus

4

MAT 135Introduction to Statistics

3

MAT 166Pre-Calculus

5

MAT 201Calculus I

5

MAT 202Calculus II

5

MAT 203Calculus III

4

MAT 204Calculus III with Engineering Applications

5

MAT 215Discrete Mathematics

4

MAT 261Differential Equations with Engineering Applications

4

MAT 265Differential Equations

3

 

Natural and Physical Sciences • GT Courses - SC1

GT-SC1 Courses
AGY 240Introductory Soil Science, with Lab

4

ANT 111Biological Anthropology with Laboratory

4

AST 101Astronomy I

4

AST 102Astronomy II with Lab

4

BIO 104Biology: A Human Approach

4

BIO 105Science of Biology with Lab

4

BIO 111General College Biology I with Lab

5

BIO 112General College Biology II with Lab

5

BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

BIO 204Microbiology with Lab

4

BIO 208General College Microbiology with Lab

5

BIO 220General Zoology with Lab

5

BIO 221Botany with Lab

5

BIO 224Genetics

CHE 101Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab

5

CHE 102Introduction to Chemistry II with Lab

5

CHE 105Chemistry in Context with Lab

5

CHE 111General College Chemistry I with Lab

5

CHE 112General College Chemistry II with Lab

5

ENV 101Introduction to Environmental Science

4

GEO 111Physical Geography-Landforms

4

GEO 112Physical Geography-Weather and Climate

4

GEY 111Physical Geology

4

GEY 112Historical Geology

4

GEY 135Environmental Geology

4

MET 150General Meteorology

4

NRE 251General Oceanography with Lab

4

PHY 105Conceptual Physics with Lab

4

PHY 107Energy Science and Technology with Lab

4

PHY 111Physics: Algebra-Based I with Lab

5

PHY 112Physics: Algebra-Based II with Lab

5

PHY 211Physics: Calculus-Based I with Lab

5

PHY 212Physics: Calculus-Based II with Lab

5

SCI 155Integrated Science I with Lab

4

SCI 156Integrated Science II with Lab

4

SCI 155 & SCI 156 are intended for Early Childhood Education & Elementary Education Students ONLY. Students MUST pass BOTH SCI 155 & SCI 156 with a C or higher to satisfy the gtPathways science requirement. Students looking to take these courses should do so understanding that these courses are only guaranteed transferable for students following the subsequent agreements: Early Childhood Teacher Education or Elementary Teacher Education and should seek advisement from the four-year college/university and Front Range Community College advisors before enrolling. 

Natural and Physical Sciences • GT Courses - SC2

GT-SC2 Courses
(Lecture Course Without Required Laboratory)

AST 150

AST 160

BIO 103

BIO 116

ENV 110

GEY 108

SCI 105

Social and Behavioral Sciences Economics and Political Systems • GT Courses - SS1

GT-SS1 Courses
AGE 102Agriculture Economics

3

ECO 101Economics of Social Issues

3

ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECO 211Gender in the Economy

3

ECO 245Issues in Environmental Economics

3

POS 105Introduction to Political Science

3

POS 111American Government

3

POS 125American State and Local Government

3

POS 205International Relations

3

POS 215Current Political Issues

3

POS 225Comparative Government

3

Geography • GT Courses -SS2

GT-SS2 Courses
GEO 105World Regional Geography

3

GEO 106Human Geography

3

Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks • GT Courses -SS3

GT-SS3 Courses
AGR 260World Interdependence: Population and Food

3

ANT 101Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 102Cultural Anthropology Lab

1

ANT 103Archaeology Laboratory

1

ANT 104Physical Anthropology Laboratory

1

ANT 107Introduction to Archaeology

3

ANT 108Archaeology of World Rock Art

3

ANT 201Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

3

ANT 215Indians of North America

3

ANT 250Medical Anthropology

3

COM 220Intercultural Communication

3

CRJ 110Intro to Criminal Justice

3

ETH 200Introduction to Ethnic Studies

3

JOU 105Introduction to Mass Media

3

PSY 101General Psychology I

3

PSY 102General Psychology II

3

PSY 205Psychology of Gender

3

PSY 217Human Sexuality

3

PSY 226Social Psychology

3

PSY 227Psychology of Death and Dying

3

PSY 235Human Growth and Development

3

PSY 238Child Development

3

PSY 240Health Psychology

3

PSY 249Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY 265Psychology of Personality

3

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology I

3

SOC 102Introduction to Sociology II

3

SOC 205Sociology of Family Dynamics

3

SOC 207Environmental Sociology

3

SOC 215Contemporary Social Problems

3

SOC 216Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 218Sociology of Diversity

3

SOC 220Sociology of Religion

3

SOC 231Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

SOC 237Sociology of Death and Dying

3

WST 200Introduction to Women's Studies

3

WST 225Women and Social Change

3

WST 240Goddesses and Women in the Ancient World

3

WST 249Women's Sexuality

3

The State Guaranteed General Education content areas are identified by the following designations:

GT — Guaranteed Transfer Course Disciplines:

AH - Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)

AH1 – Arts and Expression

AH2 – Literature and Humanities

AH3 – Ways of Thinking

AH4 – Foreign Languages

CO - Communication (6 credit hours in either CO1 & CO2 or CO2 & CO3)

CO1-Introductory Writing

CO2-Intermediate Writing

CO3-Advanced Writing

HI - History (3 credit hours)

HI1-History

MA - Mathematics (3 credit hours)

SC - Natural and Physical Sciences (7 credit hours, one course must be SC1)

SC1 – Science with Laboratory

SC2 – Science without Laboratory

SS - Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)

SS1 – Economic or Political Systems

SS2 – Geography

SS3 – Human Behavior, Culture or Social Frameworks

Additional 3 credit hours must be from any Arts & Humanities, History, or Social & Behavioral Sciences

Note: These courses may be completed at any Colorado public higher education institution. Completion of the course requirements by credit for prior learning or transfer from any other institution may meet FRCC degree requirements but may invalidate the guaranteed transfer of A.A. /A.S. Degrees.