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GT Pathway Courses

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: written communication, mathematics, arts and humanities, history and social & behavioral sciences and natural & physical sciences. Receiving institutions shall apply the 31 credit hours of guaranteed general education courses to a student's general education or major requirements.

Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

Arts and Expression • Arts GT Courses - AH1

GT-AH1 Courses 

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 110Art Appreciation: GT-AH1

3

ART 111Art History Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1

3

ART 112Art History Renaissance to 1900: GT-AH1

3

ART 207Art History 1900 to Present: GT-AH1

3

DAN 125Dance History: GT-AH1

3

DAN 150Dance Appreciation: GT-AH1

3

ENG 221Creative Writing I: GT-AH1

3

MUS 120Music Appreciation: GT-AH1

3

MUS 121Music History Medieval - Classical: GT-AH1

3

MUS 122Music History Romantic - Present: GT-AH1

3

MUS 123Survey of World Music: GT-AH1

3

MUS 125History of Jazz: GT-AH1

3

THE 105Theatre Appreciation: GT-AH1

3

THE 108Theatre Script Analysis: GT-AH1

3

THE 211Dev of Theatre Greek-Renaissance: GT-AH1

3

THE 212Dev Theatre Restoration - Modern: GT-AH1

3

THE 215Playwriting: GT-AH1

3

Literature and Humanities • GT Courses - AH2

GT-AH2 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
HUM 103Intro to Film Art: GT-AH2

3

HUM 115World Mythology: GT-AH2

3

HUM 121Humanities: Early Civilization: GT-AH2

3

HUM 122Humanities: Medieval-Modern: GT-AH2

3

HUM 123Humanities: Modern World: GT-AH2

3

LIT 115Intro to Literature I: GT-AH2

3

LIT 201World Literature to 1600: GT-AH2

3

LIT 202World Literature After 1600: GT-AH2

3

LIT 205Ethnic Literature: GT-AH2

3

LIT 211American Lit to Civil War: GT-AH2

3

LIT 212American Lit After Civil War: GT-AH2

3

LIT 221British Literature to 1770: GT-AH2

3

LIT 222British Literature Since 1770: GT-AH2

3

LIT 225Intro to Shakespeare: GT-AH2

3

LIT 246Literature of Women: GT-AH2

3

LIT 259Survey African American Lit: GT-AH2

3

LIT 268Celtic Literature: GT-AH2

3

Ways of Thinking • GT Courses - AH3

GT-AH3 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
PHI 111Introduction to Philosophy: GT-AH3

3

PHI 112Ethics: GT-AH3

3

PHI 113Logic: GT-AH3

3

PHI 114Comparative Religions: GT-AH3

3

PHI 115World Religions - West: GT-AH3

3

PHI 116World Religions - East: GT-AH3

3

PHI 205Business Ethics: GT-AH3

3

PHI 213Symbolic Logic: GT-AH3

3

PHI 214Philosophy of Religion: GT-AH3

3

PHI 218Environmental Ethics: GT-AH3

3

PHI 220Philosophy Death & Dying: GT-AH3

3

World Languages • GT Courses - AH4

GT-AH4 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
FRE 211French Language III: GT-AH4

3

FRE 212French Language IV: GT-AH4

3

GER 211German Language III: GT-AH4

3

GER 212German Language IV: GT-AH4

3

ITA 211Italian Language III: GT-AH4

3

ITA 212Italian Language IV: GT-AH4

3

JPN 211Japanese Language III: GT-AH4

3

JPN 212Japanese Language IV: GT-AH4

3

RUS 211Russian Language III: GT-AH4

3

RUS 212Russian Language IV: GT-AH4

3

SPA 211Spanish Language III: GT-AH4

3

SPA 212Spanish Language IV: GT-AH4

3

Communication • GT Courses - CO1

GT-CO1 Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I: GT-CO1

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I: GT-CO1

3

Communication • GT Courses - CO2

GT-CO2 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 122English Composition II: GT-CO2

3

Communication • GT Courses - CO3

GT-CO3 Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 201English Composition III: GT-CO3

3

HIS 265Writing About History: GT-CO3

3

History • GT Courses - HI1

GT-HI1 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
HIS 101Western Civ: Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1

3

HIS 102Western Civ: 1650-Present: GT-HI1

3

HIS 111The World: Antiquity-1500: GT-HI1

3

HIS 112The World: 1500-Present: GT-HI1

3

HIS 121U.S. History to Reconst: GT-HI1

3

HIS 122U.S. History Since Civil War: GT-HI1

3

HIS 203Civil War Era American History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 205Women in World History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 207American Environmental History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 208American Indian History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 215Women in U.S. History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 218History of Science and Tech: GT-HI1

3

HIS 225Colorado History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 235History of American West: GT-HI1

3

HIS 236U.S. History Since 1945: GT-HI1

3

HIS 243History of Modern China: GT-HI1

3

HIS 244History of Latin America: GT-HI1

3

HIS 245U.S. in the World: GT-HI1

3

HIS 246History of Mexico: GT-HI1

3

HIS 24720th Century World History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 249History of Islamic Civiliz: GT-HI1

3

HIS 250African American History: GT-HI1

3

HIS 251History Christianity in the World: GT-HI1

3

HIS 255The Middle Ages: GT-HI1

3

HIS 259Modern Middle East: GT-HI1

3

HIS 260US Foreign Relations History: GT-HI1

3

Mathematics • GT Courses - MA1

GT-MA1 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 120Math for Liberal Arts: GT-MA1

4

MAT 121College Algebra: GT-MA1

4

MAT 122College Trigonometry: GT-MA1

3

MAT 123Finite Mathematics: GT-MA1

4

MAT 125Survey of Calculus: GT-MA1

4

MAT 135Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1

3

MAT 166Pre-Calculus: GT-MA1

5

MAT 201Calculus I: GT-MA1

5

MAT 202Calculus II: GT-MA1

5

MAT 203Calculus III: GT-MA1

4

MAT 204Calculus III/Engineer Applications: GT-MA1

5

MAT 215Discrete Mathematics: GT-MA1

4

MAT 261Differential Equations with Engineering Applications

4

MAT 265Differential Equations: GT-MA1

3

Natural and Physical Sciences • GT Courses - SC1

GT-SC1 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
AGY 240Introductory Soil Science: GT-SC1

4

ANT 111Biological Anthropology with Laboratory: GT-SC1

4

AST 101Planetary Astronomy w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

AST 102Stellar Astronomy w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

BIO 104Biology: A Human Approach: GT-SC1

4

BIO 105Science of Biology with Lab: GT-SC1

4

BIO 111General College Biology I w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

BIO 112General College Biology II w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

BIO 201Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

BIO 202Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

BIO 204Microbiology w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

BIO 208General College Microbiology w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

BIO 220General Zoology with Lab: GT-SC1

5

BIO 221Botany w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

BIO 224Genetics

4

CHE 101Intro to Chemistry I w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

CHE 102Introduction to Chemistry II with Lab

5

CHE 105Chemistry in Context w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

CHE 111General College Chemistry I w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

CHE 112General College Chemistry II w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

ENV 101Environmental Science w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

GEO 111Physical Geography: Landforms w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

GEO 112Phys Geography: Climate, Ecosystems, Lab: GT-SC1

4

GEY 111Physical Geology w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

GEY 112Historical Geology w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

GEY 135Environmental Geology w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

GEY 216General Oceanography w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

MET 150General Meteorology w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

PHY 105Conceptual Physics w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

PHY 107Energy Science & Tech w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

PHY 111Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

PHY 112Physics: Algebra-Based II w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

PHY 211Physics: Calculus-Based I w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

PHY 212Physics: Calculus-Based II w/Lab: GT-SC1

5

SCI 155Integrated Science I w/Lab: GT-SC1

4

SCI 156Integrated Science II w/Lab: GT-SC1

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 better 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 pursuing the following 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)

Course NumberTitleCredits
AST 150Astrobiology: GT-SC2

3

AST 155Astronomy Ancient Cultures: GT-SC2

3

BIO 103Principles of Animal Biology

3

BIO 116Introduction to Human Disease

3

ENV 110Natural Disasters: GT-SC2

3

GEY 108Geology of National Parks: GT-SC2

3

SCI 105Science in Society: GT-SC2

3

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

GT-SS1 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
AGE 102Agriculture Economics: GT-SS1

3

ECO 101Economics of Social Issues: GT-SS1

3

ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1

3

ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1

3

ECO 211Gender in the Economy: GT-SS1

3

ECO 245Environmental Economics: GT-SS1

3

POS 105Intro to Political Science: GT-SS1

3

POS 111American Government: GT-SS1

3

POS 125American State & Local Govt: GT-SS1

3

POS 205International Relations: GT-SS1

3

POS 215Current Political Issues: GT-SS1

3

POS 225Comparative Government: GT-SS1

3

Geography • GT Courses -SS2

GT-SS2 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
GEO 105World Regional Geography: GT-SS2

3

GEO 106Human Geography: GT-SS2

3

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

GT-SS3 Courses
Course NumberTitleCredits
AGR 260World Interdependence: Population & Food: GT-SS3

3

ANT 101Cultural Anthropology: GT-SS3

3

ANT 103Archaeology Laboratory: GT-SS3

1

ANT 104Physical Anthropology Laboratory: GT-SS3

1

ANT 107Introduction to Archaeology: GT-SS3

3

ANT 108Archaeology of World Rock Art: GT-SS3

3

ANT 201Intro to Forensic Anthropology: GT-SS3

3

ANT 215Native Peoples of North America: GT-SS3

3

ANT 225Anthropology of Religion: GT-SS3

3

ANT 250Medical Anthropology: GT-SS3

3

COM 220Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3

3

CRJ 110Intro to Criminal Justice: GT-SS3

3

ETH 200Intro to Ethnic Studies: GT-SS3

3

ETH 215Discrimination, Diversity, Difference in US: GT-SS3

3

JOU 105Intro to Mass Media: GT-SS3

3

PSY 101General Psychology I: GT-SS3

3

PSY 102General Psychology II: GT-SS3

3

PSY 205Psychology of Gender: GT-SS3

3

PSY 217Human Sexuality: GT-SS3

3

PSY 226Social Psychology: GT-SS3

3

PSY 227Psychology of Death & Dying: GT-SS3

3

PSY 231Positive Psychology: GT-SS3

3

PSY 235Human Growth & Development: GT-SS3

3

PSY 238Child Development: GT-SS3

3

PSY 240Health Psychology: GT-SS3

3

PSY 249Abnormal Psychology: GT-SS3

3

PSY 265Psychology of Personality: GT-SS3

3

SOC 101Intro to Sociology I: GT-SS3

3

SOC 102Intro to Sociology II: GT-SS3

3

SOC 205Sociology of Family Dynamics: GT-SS3

3

SOC 207Environmental Sociology: GT-SS3

3

SOC 215Contemporary Social Problems: GT-SS3

3

SOC 216Sociology of Gender: GT-SS3

3

SOC 218Sociology of Diversity: GT-SS3

3

SOC 220Sociology of Religion: GT-SS3

3

SOC 231Sociology of Deviant Behavior: GT-SS3

3

SOC 237Sociology of Death & Dying: GT-SS3

3

WST 200Intro to Women's Studies: GT-SS3

3

WST 225Women & Social Action: GT-SS3

3

WST 240Goddesses & Women in Ancient World: GT-SS3

3

WST 249Women's Sexuality: GT-SS3

3

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

Written Communication - 6 Credit Hours

2 courses

  • Introductory Writing Course (GT-CO1) and Intermediate Writing Course (GT-CO2)

OR

  • Intermediate Writing Course (GT-CO2) and Advanced Writing Course (GT-CO3)

Mathematics - 3 Credit Hours

1 course (or a series of three 1-credit hour courses)

Arts & Humanities, History and Social & Behavioral Sciences - 15 Credit Hours

Arts & Humanities - 2 courses (minimum 3 credits each)

  • Arts and Expression (GT-AH1)

  • Literature and Humanities (GT-AH2)

  • Ways of Thinking (GT-AH3)

  • World Languages (must be Intermediate/200 level) (GT-AH4)

History -- 1 course (minimum 3 credits)

Social & Behavioral Sciences -- 1 course (minimum 3 credits)

  • Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1)

  • Geography (GT-SS2)

  • Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks (GT-SS3)

To reach a minimum of 15 credits, please select 1 additional course (minimum 3 credits) in Arts & Humanities or History or Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Natural & Physical Sciences - 7 Credits Hours

2 courses, one of which must be GT-SC1:

  • Course with Required Laboratory (GT-SC1)

  • Lecture Course Without Required Laboratory (GT-SC2)