May 29, 2015


The Catalog is the definitive record of currently approved courses at Mason. It is published annually. The list of courses below contains all Mason Core courses that have been approved, but may not be reflected in the 2020-2021 Catalog


DANC 145 : Ballet I

ENGH 371: Television Studies


BAS 491: Applied Sciences Capstone

CDS 492: Capstone in Data Science

ECON 491: Capstone in Economics

ECON 493: Capstone Internship

ECON 495: RS: Honors Thesis in Economics

ENGH 417: RS: Topics in Folklore Research

SEED 492: Internship: Secondary Education English

SEED 493: Internship: Secondary Education Math

SEED 494: Internship: Secondary Education Science

SEED 496: Internship: Secondary Education Computer Science

Global Understanding

EDSE 204: Disability in a Global Society

EVPP 381: Nature and Culture in Global Wetlands

FRLN 331: Topics in World Cinema

GGS 101: Major World Regions

INTS 303: Introduction to International Studies

INTS 390: International Internship

RELI 212: Religions in Asia

RELI 370: Judaism

SOCI 330: US Immigrants and Immigration

SPAN 212: Intermediate Spanish II: Local and Global Contexts

UNIV 381: Foundations for Building a Just Society

IT and Computing:

AVT 110: Digital Design Studio

ELED 257: Integrating Technology in PreK-6

SYST 130: Introduction to Computing for Digital Systems Engineering


RELI 271: The Bible as Literature

Natural Science with Lab:

BIOL 102: Introductory Biology I-Survey of Biodiversity and Ecology
BIOL 105: Introductory Biology II Laboratory
COS 301: Great Ideas in Science

Natural Science without Lab:

ASTR 103 : Astronomy

Note: ASTR 103 with ASTR 112 or ASTR 114 can be used to fulfill a 4-credit lab science requirement.

ASTR 302: Found of Cosmological Thought

ANTH 135: Introduction to Biological Anthropology

BIOL 103: Introductory Biology II-Survey of Cell and Molecular Biology

PHYS 170: Introductory and Modern Physics I

PHYS 270: Introductory and Modern Physics II

Note: PHYS 170/270 when accompanied by PHYS 161/261 can be used to fulfill a 4-credit lab science requirement (NSL)

Social and Behavioral Science:

ANTH 121: People of the Earth: Humanity’s First Five Million Years

ANTH 135: Introduction to Biological Anthropology

EDSE 203: Disability in American Culture

SOCI 308: Race and Ethnicity in a Changing World

SOCI 360: Youth Culture and Society

SOCI 371: The Individual and Society

SOCW 200: Introduction to Social Work

UNIV 381: Foundations for Building a Just Society
COS 310: Introduction to Science Policy

*Courses approved as of 2/11/21