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Use this grid to determine 1 or 2 courses that are specific to a major or of study. Fill your schedule with LC's or classes that interest you.

If you are interested in... ...Then consider these courses for fall semester.
Art Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
ARTS 101: Intro to Studio
ARTS 110: Intro to Visual Studies
ARTS 120: Drawing
Anthropology
Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
ANTH 111: Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 112: Introduction to Archaeology & World Prehistory
Any other 200-level course offered by the department (with ANTH or SOAN prefixes).
A student with a clear commitment to this major may take SOAN 085 and attain permission by emailing the department chair.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology BIOL 210 and 210L* (lab required) and CHEM 210 and 210L* (lab required) are prerequisites for most Biology and Chemistry courses and are required for all Biochemistry and Molecular Biology majors. Students should enroll in these courses as soon as possible in their academic careers, preferably in their first year.
Biology BIOL 210 and 210L*: Principles of Biology and Lab (lab required) and/or CHEM 210 and 210L*: General Chemistry and Lab (lab required)
Take both of these courses if you are well prepared for college level work and/or have a strong science background. If not, take either BIOL 210/211 or CHEM 210/211 and consider MATH 150 or 170 as appropriate.
Business (Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing) BNSS 250: Contemporary Business (Note that this course does not apply to the majors within the Business Department. It may be used toward the Management or Sport Management minors.)
ECON 210*: Principles of Economics
MATH  140: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 160*: Finite Math with Calculus or MATH 170*: Calculus I, especially if interested in graduate study.
Chemistry CHEM 210 and 210L* (lab required) are prerequisites for most Chemistry courses.
MATH 170 is a pre- or co-requisite for courses required in the major. Students should enroll in these courses as soon as possible in their academic careers, preferably in their first year.
Communication Arts Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
COMM 130: Interpersonal Communication
COMM 140: Public Speaking
COMM 230: Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives
Computer Science
COMP 121: Intro to the Internet  and WWW
COMP 160 and 160L: Intro to Programming: Functions and Lab
MATH  170*: Calculus I
Economics ECON 210*: Principles of Economics
MATH 160*: Finite Math with Calculus or MATH 170: Calculus I (preferred)
Education EDUC 150: Foundations of Education
MATH 135: Math for Elementary Teachers I
Electronic Arts Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
ARTS  101: Intro to Studio
ARTS  120: Drawing
COMP 121: Intro to the Internet  and WWW
COMP 160 and 160L: Intro to Programming: Functions and Lab
JAMS 150: Living in a Media World
Environmental Studies
Policy Focus
ENVS 201 and 201L: Environmental Science and Lab (lab required)
Science Focus
ENVS 201 and 201L: Environmental Science and Lab (lab required), BIOL 210 and 210L*: Principles of Biology and Lab (lab required) or CHEM 210 and 210L*: General Chemistry and Lab (lab required)
Humanities Focus
ENVS 201 and 201L: Environmental Science and Lab (lab required) and/or HIST 152: Environmental History of the U.S.
Human Performance: Exercise Science BIOL 210 and 210L*: Principles of Biology and Lab (lab required) or
CHEM 210 and 210L*: General Chemistry and Lab (lab required)
MATH  150*: Pre-Calculus or MATH  170*: Calculus I
HHPA 183: Seminar in Health and Human Movement
HHPA  280: Nutrition
PSYC 101: Intro to Psychology
Human Performance: Physical Activity and Fitness Studies HHPA 183: Seminar in Health and Human Movement
PSYC 101: Intro to Psychology
Human Performance: Physical Education EDUC 150: Foundations of Education
HHPA 183: Seminar in Health and Human Movement
Francophone and African Studies French Language courses* (depending on placement)
German Studies GLGR 101*: Elementary German I or appropriate German language course (depending on placement)
HIST 122: History of World Civilizations I
POLS 210: International Politics
COMM 230: Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives
Global Cultural Studies
INQS 125
Language courses
TCCA 230: Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives
Global Languages (French, German, Japanese, and Spanish) First-year students who intend to continue a language begun in high school must refer to the placement information on page 23. Beginners register in language courses numbered 101.*
Health Education HHPA 180: Personal Health Promotion
HHPA 242: Human Sexuality
HHPA 250: Prevention and Control of Disease
HHPA  280: Nutrition
History Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
HIST 122: History of World Civilizations I
HIST 124: East Asia before  1800
HIST 150: Survey of US History
HIST 152: Environmental History of the US
Intercultural Communication Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
TCCA 130: Interpersonal Communication
TCCA 230: Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives
ANTH 111: Cultural Anthropology
International Relations POLS 210: International Politics
ECON 210*: Principles of Economics
Journalism and Media Studies JAMS 111: Journalism Practices or 
JAMS 112: Electronic Media Practices 
JAMS 150: Living in a Media World
Latin American/Latino Studies GLSP 101* or appropriate Spanish language course (depending on placement)
Literature and Creative Writing INQS 125: Inquiry Seminar
ENGL 200: Intro to Creative Writing
Mathematics MATH 170*: Calculus I or
MATH  175*: Calculus II
Students who have completed the equivalent of MATH 175 should consult with the mathematics department to determine the appropriate course.
Music MUSC 110 or 117: Concert band or concert choir
MUSC 140: Beginning Keyboard Skills
MUSC 203: Applied Lessons (Voice and Instruments)
MUSC 210: Musicianship I
Nursing  (Pre-Nursing Program)
BIOL 210 and 210L* or CHEM 210 and 210L*
Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
INQS 125: Inquiry Seminar
HHPA  280: Nutrition
MATH  140: Introduction to Statistics
PSYC 155: Lifespan Development Psychology
Philosophy PHIL 160: Philosophy of the East and West
PHIL 180: Moral Problems
Physics and Applied Physics PHYS 210 and 210L: Intro to Mechanics and Lab (lab required)
MATH  170*: Calculus I
Political Science POLS 201: American Politics
POLS 210: International Politics
POLS 220: Great Political Thinkers
Pre-Athletic Training
Any INQS and 1-2 from the following:
HHPA 184: Prevention and Care of Athletic Injury
HHPA 250: Prevention and Control of Disease
HHPA 284: First Aid and CPR 1
HHPA 183: Seminar in Health and Human Movement
PSYC 101: Survey of Psychology
Pre-Engineering PHYS 210 and 210L: Intro to Mechanics and Lab (lab required)
MATH  170*: Calculus I
CHEM 210 and 210L*: General Chemistry and Lab (lab required)
(Consult your advisor about taking PHYS 210 and CHEM 210 simultaneously.)
Pre-Law 1-2 courses in potential major/minor interest area
1-2 courses to fulfill the Linfield Curriculum
Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental/Pre-Vet/Pre-Pharmacy
BIOL 210 and 210L*: Principles of Biology and Lab (lab required) or
CHEM 210 and 210L*: General Chemistry and Lab (lab required)
Only enroll in both BIOL and CHEM if you have a strong science background – consult your advisor.
MATH  170*: Calculus I
Pre-Physical Therapy BIOL 210 and 210L*: Principles of Biology and Lab (lab required) or
CHEM 210 and 210L*: General Chemistry and Lab (lab required)
MATH  170*: Calculus I
Psychology PSYC 101: Survey of Psychology
Religious Studies RELS 110: Approaches to Religion
Sociology
Consider 1-2 of the following courses:
SOCL 101: Fundamentals of Sociology
Any other 200-level course offered by the department (with SOCL or SOAN prefixes).
 
A student with a clear commitment to this major may take SOAN 085 and attain permission by emailing the department chair.
Sport Management
BNAC 260: Financial Accounting
ECON 210: Principles of Economics
MATH 140: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 160: Finite Math with Calculus
Theatre Arts THTR 162: Fundamentals of Theatre Design and Drawing (offered fall semester only. Prospective majors and minors should enroll in this course.)
THTR 181: Acting
Wine Studies
WINE 101: The Geography of Wine
JAMS 150: Living in a Media World
ENVS 201: Environmental Science