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|
or ENGL 1010
|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)|
|UT 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|
|Writing About Literature (WAC)|
|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|
|Middle East Civilization|
|Introduction To Historical Thinking (WAC)|
|Main Themes In American History|
|Ancient Near East|
Students in Art, Art History, Communication, Media Communication, Film, Music, and Theatre have these additional history choices. They must choose a course from a discipline other than the student’s own major, and Art Majors may not select ARTH courses. Note: ONLY the courses marked as fulfilling Core Curriculum requirements can be counted as core courses.
|Art In History 6|
|History of Western Art|
|History of Western Art II|
|History Of Modern Art 6|
|History Of Jazz (also US Diversity course) 6|
|History Of Rock And Roll 6|
|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. For Communication students, one of the courses must be a Fine Arts course (see list below.)
|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.
|Fine Arts (Communication majors requirement) Note: ONLY the courses marked as fulfilling Core Curriculum requirements can be counted as core courses.|
|Fundamentals of Surface 6|
|Fundamentals of Form 6|
|Fundamentals of Digital Media|
|Perceptual Drawing 6|
|Art Journey 6|
|Asian Art (also Non-western multicultural course)|
|Ethnographic Art (also Non-western multicultural course)|
|Introduction To Architecture|
|Women Artists In History|
|Introduction To Film 6|
|Critical Approaches To Cinema|
|Music Theory For The Non-Major 6|
|Introduction To Music 6|
|Musical Diversity In The United States (also US Diversity course) 6|
|Cultures And Music Of Non-Western Styles (also Non-western multicultural course) 6|
|Acting for Non Majors|
|Introduction To Theatre 6|
|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)|
|UT 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)|
|UT 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.|
|Visual Art, Art History, Film, Music and Theatre majors must select one of their three courses from the following list. Note - ONLY the courses marked as fulfilling Core Curriculum requirements can be counted as core courses:|
|Comm Principles And Practices 7|
|Mass Communication And Society 7|
|Audio Production I|
|Single Camera Production|
|6. Foreign Language (College of Arts and Letters requirement)|
|Select one of the following options: 8|
|Option 1 - Demonstrate proficiency in a single foreign language through the intermediate level. 9, 10|
|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 from the list below, or complete one semester in a study abroad program: 8|
|Culture and Commerce in the Arabic-Speaking World|
|Culture of the Arabic-Speaking World|
|Intercultural Communication: Principles And Practice|
|Culture And Commerce In The French-Speaking World|
|French & Francophone Culture In The Modern World|
|German Culture And Commerce|
|Introduction To Modern German Culture|
Students must pass Composition I and Composition II with a grade of C or better.
Non-native speakers will take an English placement test to determine appropriate level.
Non-Native speakers of English should choose an ESL designated section of ENGL 1110.
Students are placed into mathematics courses by ACT scores or placement tests.
May replace with any mathematics course greater than MATH 1180. Some majors require different Math courses - check with your Advisor.
Courses that also fulfill core curriculum requirements.
COMM 1010, 2000 and 2840 fulfill Humanities core requirements rather than Social Science core requirements.
Students pursuing a BA in Visual Art, Art History, Communication, Media Communication, Film, Music, or Theatre may pursue option 1 or 2. (Students pursuing the BM in Music or the BFA in Studio Art are exempt from this requirement.) For all other students in the College of Arts and Letters, only Option 1 fulfills the requirement.
Students are placed into foreign language courses through placement testing (see footnote 10.) Every students is required to demonstrate proficiency in a single foreign language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin or Spanish) through the intermediate level (foreign language 2150) in option 1, or through the Elementary level (1120) in option 2, by successfully completing the foreign language course at this level, or by achieving an appropriate score on a proficiency/placement test administered by the Department of World Languages and Cultures that reflects the equivalent. Students may, alternatively, complete the sequence of SPED to fulfill this requirement.
Students beginning a foreign language should enroll in their chosen language at the elementary I level (1110) and take four semesters of foreign language if pursuing option 1, and two semesters if pursuing option 2. Those continuing a foreign language or attempting to demonstrate competency by examination should take a proficiency/placement test. Students with two or more years of French, German or Spanish in high school who place below an intermediate course may enroll in an intensive review course (1500) that covers the material in the first two semesters (1110 and 1120), and then complete the intermediate level courses (2140 and 2150.)