Consider the offerings in each category relative to this theme. Remember that each Bacc Core category requires the completion of one (1) course. The Bacc Core Playlists draw primarily from the Perspectives and Synthesis areas of the core and do not constitute complete coverage of the Bacc Core. For example: the majority of lists do not include courses from every perspectives sub-category, nor do they incorporate/address the Skills areas of the core.

  • Biological Science
    • BI 101, 102, 103  General Biology (+ discipline-based Biology levels)
    • BOT 101 Botany: A Human Concern
    • MB 230 Introductory Microbiology
    • SUS 102 Introduction to Environmental Science & Sustainability
  • Physical Science
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Literature & the Arts
    • ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts
    • ART 204, 205, 206  Introduction to Art History – Western
    • ENG 104 & 106  Introduction to Literature: Fiction//Poetry
    • ENG 107 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction
    • ENG 201 Shakespeare - the earlier plays
    • ENG 202 Shakespeare - the later plays
    • ENG 204, 205, 206  Survey of British Literature
    • ENG 207, 208 Literature of Western Civilization
    • ENG 215 Classical Mythology            
    • ENG 253, 254 Survey of American Literature
    • ENG 275 The Bible as Literature
    • FILM 125 Introduction to Film Studies: 1945-Present
    • MUS 101, 102, 103 Music Appreciation
    • TA 147 Introduction to the Theatre
  • Social Processes & Institutions
  • Western Culture
  • Difference, Power, & Discrimination
    • ANTH 345  Biological &Cultural Constructions of Race
    • ENG 220 Topics in Difference, Power, & Discrimination
    • ENG 260 Literature of American Minorities
    • ES 201 Inventing Ethnic America
    • ES 221 Survey of African American Studies
    • ES 233 Asian Pacific American Activism & Empowerment
    • ES 351 Ethnic Minorities in Oregon
    • ES 452 Ethnicity in Film
    • FILM 220 Topics in Difference, Power, & Discrimination
    • FW 340 Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources
    • HST 201, 202, 203  History of the United States
    • HDFS 201 Contemporary Families in the US
    • HST 210/PHL 210/REL 210 Religion in the United States
    • SOC 206 Social Problems & Issues
    • SOC 312 Sociology of the Family
    • WGSS 223 Women:  Self & Society
    • WGSS 224 Women: Personal & Social Change
  • Synthesis - Contemporary Global Issues
  • Synthesis - Science, Technology, & Society  
    • BB 331 Intro to Molecular Biology
    • CH 374 Technology, Energy, & Risk
    • CS 391  Social & Ethical Issues in Computer Science
    • ENT 300/HORT 330 Plagues, Pests, and Politics
    • GEO 306 Minerals, Energy, Water, & the Environment
    • HSTS 414 History of Twentieth Century Science
    • HSTS 417 History of Medicine
    • HSTS 423 Science and Religion 
    • NUTR 312 Issues in Nutrition & Health
    • PHL 325 Scientific Reasoning
    • PH 313 Energy Alternatives
    • PH 332 Light, Vision, & Color
    • SOC 456 Science and Technology in Social Context

    *Some courses may appear in more than one bacc core category, but, a course can only be counted toward fulfilling a single category