Approved Courses: Literature and Performing Arts

The following courses have been approved for inclusion in the University Core of Common Studies. Unless noted as a dual-application course, each course satisfies a three-credit-hour requirement in the knowledge area under which it is listed.

New courses are approved for the core each semester. Decisions about core credit for transfer courses, Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate and CLEP are made by college designees in consultation with the director of the University Core of Common Studies.

Choose 3 credit hours from the following list:

  • ARSC 3370 Arts in a Democratic Society
  • CLAS 3025 Mythology
  • ENGL 1301 Honors English 1
  • ENGL 1302 Honors English 2
  • ENGL 2000 Literature, History, and Culture (NEW AY 2014-15)
  • ENGL 2010 Literature and Genre (NEW AY 2014-15)
  • FREN 3500 Introduction to Textual Analysis in French
  • FREN 4500 The Middle Ages (1050–1450)
  • FREN 4510 Sixteenth-century Literature
  • FREN 4540 Nineteenth-century Literature
  • GRMN 3210 German Literature in English Translation
  • GRMN 3500 The Modern German Short Story
  • ITAL 3210 Italian Literature in English Translation
  • LATN 3500 Latin Literature 1
  • MUSI 1020 Appreciation of Music
  • MUSI 2420 History of the Musical in America
  • SPAN 3500 Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • SPAN 3505 Literature for the Bilingual Student
  • THAR 1020 Theatre Appreciation

Note: The following courses no longer fulfill the UCCS literature/performing arts requirement:

Subject Course number Title Date discontinued Notes
ARSC 2970 Arts in a Democratic Society Discontinued 5/31/2012 Changed to ARSC 3370
COMM 2100 Introduction to Visual Communication Discontinued 5/31/2013
ENGL 2310 Introduction to Global Literature Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2410 Survey of English Literature 1 Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2420 Introduction to British Literature 2 Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2510 Introduction to American Literature 1 Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2520 Introduction to American Literature 2 Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2710 Introduction to Literature: Fiction Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2720 Introduction to Literature: Drama Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2730 Introduction to Literature: Poetry Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2740 Reading Film as Narrative Discontinued 5/31/2014
ENGL 2931 Topics in Literature and Culture Discontinued 5/31/2014
GREE Mythology Discontinued 5/31/2006 Changed to CLAS 175/3025
GRMN 3210 German Literature in English Translation: Had been GERM
JPNS 3210 Japanese Literature in English Translation: Course Discontinued 5/31/2013 Had been JAPA
LATI Latin Literature Course Discontinued 5/31/2006
LATI Mythology Discontinued 5/31/2006 Changed to CLAS 175/3025
SPAN 3515 Masterpieces of Early Spanish Literature UCCS Discontinued 5/31/2009
SPAN 3520 Masterpieces of Modern Spanish Literature UCCS Discontinued 5/31/2009
SPAN 4505 The Spanish Renaissance UCCS Discontinued 5/31/2009
SPAN 4510 Don Quijote UCCS Discontinued 5/31/2009
SPAN 4525 Literature of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries UCCS Discontinued 5/31/2009
SPAN 4600 Spanish-American Literature 1 UCCS Discontinued 5/31/2009
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