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Intersections Courses

General Education and Bachelor Degree Requirement courses are organized within four intersections of the Learning Framework, each containing unique learning outcomes. This allows you to tailor your educational experiences by selecting courses in the intersection(s) that are most valuable to you. Depending on your goals, you may decide to take courses across all four intersections or narrow your focus to one or two.

 Collaborate Effectively 

This intersection combines COMMUNITY and KNOLWEDGE AND SKILLS. Courses in this intersection target the collaborative skills necessary to work and live effectively in a community of people who have different skills and experiences.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds.
  • Share & build on ideas from multiple perspectives.
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork skills.
  • Address & resolve conflict productively.

Courses

African American Experiences

ETHNC 2550

 

Climate Change and Lost Cities

Anth 2400

Cross-Cultural Communication

LING 3600

 

Dance in Culture

DANC 1010

Dance: A Creative Process 

DANC 1075

 

Diverse Populations With Communication Needs

CSD 4600

Diversity and Health

H EDU 5300

 

Diversity Scholars

ETHNC 2510

Ethnic Minority Families

FCS 3290

 

Gender and Contemporary Issues

GNDR 3690

International Marketing

MKTG 4840

 

Introduction to Statistical Thinking in Anthropology

ANTH 5230

Introductory Android App Making

H EDU 5420

 

LEAP Seminar in Social Sciences

LEAP 1101

Modernism and Beyond - Coming in Spring

HONOR 2108

 

Parenting Across Cultures

FCS 3370

Politics of Borders & Migration

ETHNC 3790

 

Social Media in International Tourism - Coming in Spring

PRT 5610

Special Education Globalization and International Perspectives

SP ED  3020

 

World Englishes

LING 3220


 Reason & Act Ethically 

 

This intersection combines TRANSFORMATION and COMMUNITY. Courses in this intersection will provide opportunities to grapple with the ethical dimensions of problem solving and action.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze and personalize an ethical code of conduct.
  • Apply personal and professional ethical codes effectively in different situations.
  • Explore the ways a personal and professional ethical code impact community based ethical issues.
  • Evaluate how a personal and professional ethical code applies to global ethical issues.

COURSES

 

Home, School, & Community Relations - Coming in Spring

ECS 3180

 

Leisure Behavior and Human Diversity

PRT 3310

Immigrants & Communities: the Sociology of Immigration & Integration

SOC 3741

 

Nursing across Systems and Populations for RN's - Coming in Spring

NURS 3113

Introduction to Architecture

ARCH 1615

  CW

Political Forum Series

POLS 3910

Introduction to Design Thinking

DES 2615

  CW

Professional Writing

WRTG 3015

Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Policy

POLS 3390

 

Promoting Physical Activity in the Community

KINES 4900

Introduction to Islam - Coming in Spring

POLS 4400

 

Special Topics - Coming in Spring

HONOR 3100

Introduction to Music

MUSC 1010

 

The American Experience through Black Theatre - Coming in Spring

THEA 1770

Introduction to Natural Hazards

GEOG 3310

 

The Evolution of Human Nature

ANTH 1050

QB

Introductory Android App Making

H EDU 5420

 

Urban Environmental Geography - Coming in Spring

GEOG 3330

CW

Land, Law & Culture

CMP 4260

 

Wilderness in America

PRT 2100

LEAP Seminar in Humanities

LEAP 1100

 

Writing & Cultural Rhetorics

WRTG 4050

 

 

 Persist in Addressing Complex Problems 

This intersection combines KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS and IMPACT. Courses in this intersection focus on developing the persistence necessary to remain engaged in complex problems, especially when an immediate solution seems elusive.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify a strategy for perseverance and problem solving.
  • Apply that strategy as you work through set-backs, errors and failures.
  • Develop creative processes that lead to effective problem solving. 
  • Evaluate a system of people and resources as an asset in creative problem solving. 

COURSES

 

CW

Applications of Evidence in Nursing Practice

NURS 4605

   

Honors General Chemistry I

CHEM 1211

Biology in the 21st Century

BIOL 1010

 

Honors General Chemistry II - Coming in Spring

CHEM 1221

BlockU: Families & Health

UGS 2270

 

Honors People and Place IIComing in Spring

ARCH 2615

Book Design & Production  - Coming in Spring

ART 4080

  AS

Human Physiology

BIOL 2420

QB

Business Statistics

OIS 2340

 

International Marketing

MKTG 4840

Challenges to Global Sustainability

ENVST 3364

 

Introduction to Design Thinking

DES 2615

Computer Organization

CS 3810

 

Introduction to Probability

MATH 5010

AS

Conservation Biology - Coming in Spring

BIOL 3470

 

Introduction to Quantum Theory and Relativity

PHYS 3740

Critical Race Theory: Application in Education and Policy - Coming in Spring

HONOR 3425

  QB

Introductory Android App Making

H EDU 5420

Dance: A Creative Process

DANC 1075

  QB

Introductory Surveying

MG EN 2400

Deductive Logic

PHIL 3200

 

Lifespan Human Development

FCS 1500

Earth Environments and Global Change

GEOG 1000

 

Mechatronics

ME EN 3230

Elementary Physics:  The Way Things Work

PHYS 1010

 

Models of Computation

CS 3100

Energy Choices for the 21st Century

GEOG 3368

 

Modern Family: A Life Course Perspective

FCS 2400

Environmental Ethics

PHIL 3530

  CW

Nursing Initiatives - Coming in Spring

NURS 4150

Environmental Programming & Statistics

ATMOS 5340

 

Physics for Scientists and Engineers II

PHYS 2220

Family Economic Issues Across the Life Course

FCS 3450

  QB

Population and Society

SOC 3650

Financial Skills for Life

FCS 3500

  QB

Probability and Statistical Inference for Economists

ECON 3640

AS

Foundational Building Technology I

ARCH 3611

  QB

Program and Service Evaluation in Parks, Recreation and Tourism

PRT 3780

Foundations of Algebra

MATH 4030

 

Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy

CHEM 3060

Foundations of Analysis II

MATH 3220

 

Queer Representation in Media - Coming in Spring

GNDR 3573

Fundamentals of Electromagnetics and Transmission Lines

ECE 3300

  CW

Social Media in International Tourism - Coming in Spring

PRT 5610

 

Fundamentals of Signals and Systems

ECE 3500

  QB

Statistical Methods in Psychology

PSY 3000

   

Game Theory - Coming in Spring

QAMO 3020

  QB

Statistics in Family and Consumer Studies

FCS 3210

 

Geology of Utah

GEO 3250

 

Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics

CHEM 3070

   

Global Environmental Issues

BIOL 3460

     

 

 Respond Creatively

This intersection combines IMPACT and TRANSFORMATION. Courses in this intersection will focus on opportunities to create and engage.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Consider context in responding to challenges.
  • Explore and generate multi-dimensional approaches to respond to challenges.
  • Explore connections with other contexts or challenges.
  • Translate solutions to entirely new forms.

 

 

COURSES

 

African American Experiences

ETHNC 2550

 

Introductory Android App Making

H EDU 5420

Biology in the 21st Century

BIOL 1010

  CW

Land, Law & Culture

CMP 4260

BlockU: Global Citizenship - Coming in Spring

UGS 2235

 

LEAP Seminar in Humanities

LEAP 1100

Earth Environments and Global Change

GEOG 1000

 

Leisure Behavior and Human Diversity

PRT 3310

Elementary Physics:  The Way Things Work

PHYS 1010

 

Nursing across Systems and Populations for RN's - Coming in Spring

NURS 3113

Geology of Utah

GEO 3250

  CW

Political Forum Series

POLS 3910

History of Western Civilization Since 1300 - Coming in Spring

HIST 1110

  CW

Professional Writing

WRTG 3015

Home, School, & Community Relations - Coming in Spring

ECS 3180

 

Promoting Physical Activity in the Community

KINES 4900

Immigrants & Communities: the Sociology of Immigration & Integration

SOC 3741

 

Special Topics - Coming in Spring

HONOR 3100

Introduction to Architecture

ARCH 1615

 

The American Experience through Black Theatre - Coming in Spring

THEA 1770

Introduction to Design Thinking

DES 2615

 

The Evolution of Human Nature

ANTH 1050

Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Policy

POLS 3390

 

Urban Environmental Geography - Coming in Spring

GEOG 3330

Introduction to Islam - Coming in Spring

POLS 4400

 

Wilderness in America

PRT 2100

Introduction to Music

MUSC 1010

 

Writing & Cultural Rhetorics

WRTG 4050

Introduction to Natural Hazards

GEOG 3310

     
Last Updated: 5/19/20