ARTS AND LETTERS REQUIREMENTS

Students should consult with their Advisors in selecting courses that will meet college requirements. With careful planning, students will be able to satisfy both the UT Core Curriculum and the College of Arts and Letters requirements by taking the minimum required hours. A student may take no more than two courses (or two courses and one lab for natural sciences) under each departmental code in satisfying the Core requirements.

1. English Composition (University of Toledo Core Curriculum and College of Arts and Letters requirement) 1
Select one of the following tracks:
A. Native speakers track (for students for whom English is a first language)
College Composition I
College Composition 1 Co-Requisite
College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse
B. Non-native speakers track (for students for whom English is a second language) 2
Writing And Grammar For Students Of English As A Second Language 2
College Composition I 3
College Composition II: Academic Disciplines And Discourse
2. Mathematics (UT Core Curriculum and College of Arts and Letters requirement) 4
Reasoning With Mathematics 5
3. Humanities and Fine Arts (University of Toledo Core Curriculum and College of Arts and Letters requirement)
UToledo Core requirement is two courses for six hours. To complete the Humanities and Fine Arts core, College of Arts and Letters students should select one history course and one literature course from the following:
A. English Literature
Reading Fiction
Reading Drama
Reading Poetry
Writing About Literature (WAC)
B. History
Europe To 1600
Europe From 1600
World History To 1500
World History From 1500
The Contemporary World
East Asia To 1800
East Asia From 1800
Latin American Civilizations
African Civilization
Middle East Civilization
Introduction To Historical Thinking (WAC)
Main Themes In American History
Ancient Near East
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
C. Students may choose any other core Arts and Humanities courses to complete additional Core Curriculum requirements, including courses that fulfill a Multicultural requirement, with the following restrictions:
1. Students majoring in the Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies will take two courses (6 hours) in the Arts and Humanities in addition to those taken to meet the English composition, literature and history requirements listed above.
Arts and Humanities electives (for students majoring in Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies):
Students may select courses from art, art history, communication, English, film, foreign languages, history, humanities, music, philosophy, religious studies and theatre. The complete list of Arts and Humanities core courses can be found in the General part of the undergraduate catalog, in the Core Curriculum section.
2. Students majoring in the Humanities (rather than the Arts) are required to complete one Fine Arts course.
Fine Arts (for Humanities majors)
Select 3 hours (course must be an appreciation or theory course, not a studio or skills course.)
4. Natural Sciences (University of Toledo Core Curriculum and College of Arts and Letters requirement)
UToledo Core Curriculum requirement is two courses for a minimum of 6 hours and must include one laboratory course. Students must take two courses from two different departments. The complete list of Natural Science core courses can be found in the General part of the undergraduate catalog, in the Core Curriculum section.
5. Social Sciences (University of Toledo Core Curriculum and College of Arts and Letters requirement)
UToledo Core Curriculum requirement is two courses for six hours in two different disciplines; Students majoring in Arts and Humanities will take nine hours of courses in Social Sciences. Students may select Social Science courses that also will meet a multicultural requirement. Students may select courses from anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology. The complete list of Social Science core courses can be found in the General part of the undergraduate catalog, in the Core Curriculum section
6. Foreign Language (College of Arts and Letters requirement)
Select one of the following options: 6
Option 1 - Demonstrate proficiency in a single foreign language through the intermediate level. 7,8
Intermediate Arabic II
Intermediate Chinese II
Intermediate French II
Intermediate German II
Intermediate Japanese II
Intermediate Spanish II
Option 2 - Complete study in a single language through 1120 or demonstrate competency to that level, AND complete either 6 additional hours of culture courses, or complete one semester in a study abroad program. Refer to the degree audit for a complete list of approved culture courses. 9