Elective Definitions

For purposes of fulfilling program requirements, Calhoun provides the following definitions:

Areas Recommended as Humanities at Calhoun

Courses in humanities ideally serve to give the student a broader understanding of the dimensions of man, the human condition, and human culture. The student may select courses from the following areas to satisfy Calhoun requirements (A=Fine Arts, H=Humanities):

Art (A)
Foreign Language (H)
Literature (H)
Music (A)
Philosophy (H)
Religion (H)
Theatre (A)

Areas Recommended as Social and/or Behavioral Sciences at Calhoun

Courses in the social sciences should give the student a broader understanding of social systems and the ways in which human beings relate to each other and to socio-economic-political conditions. At Calhoun, students may select courses from the following areas to satisfy Calhoun requirements:

Anthropology
Economics
Geography
History
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology

Areas Recommended as Natural Sciences at Calhoun

Courses in the natural sciences are based on investigation of natural phenomena through the processes of reason based on systematic empirical observation. At Calhoun, the student may select courses from the following areas to satisfy Calhoun requirements:

Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Physical Geography
Physical Science
Physics

 

Each student should work closely with his/her advisor to determine the course preference for transfer to a specific program, college, or university.