Star Courses

Many courses meet multiple requirements of the General Education program. We use a star system to help you find courses and experiences that will fit your schedule and progress to graduation.


Subject, Course #, Course Title, Co-Curricular Requirements
*****

  • IDS 204 Various: LC, WI, G, S, EL (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • IDS 304 Various: LC, WI, G, S, EL (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • PLSC 215 Model United Nations:  QPE, G, WI, S, LC, EL
  • NUTR 220 Mediterranean Diet:  EL, G, LC, QLS, S

****

  • IDS 204 Various:  LC, WI, G, S (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • IDS 304 Various: LC, G, S, EL (Please check MyBenU for designations)

***

  • BIOL 364  Ecology Laboratory:  EL, S, WI
  • CHEM 125 General chemistry II Lab:  QPS, S, LC available
  • HIST 213 Contemporary Latin America:  QHT, S, G
  • HIST 215 The African Diaspora in Latin America:  QHT, S, G
  • IDS 200 Various:  IDS, WI, G, S, LC, EL (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • IDS 300 Various: IDS, G, S, EL, LC available (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • LITR 291 Topics in Literature:  G, QLR, WI available
  • MUSI 121 Concert Band:  QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 122 Concert Choir:  QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 123 University Chorale:  QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 128 Jazz Eagles:  QCA, LC, EL
  • MUSI 129 Chamber Orchestra:  QCA, LC, EL
  • SPAN 221 Intro to Contemporary Latin American Literature:  QLR, G, WI

**

  • BIOL 180 Ecology of Changing Planet:  QLS, S
  • BIOL 197 Principles of Organismal Biology:  QLS, S
  • BIOL 208 General Microbiology: WI, EL
  • BIOL 229 Biostatistics:  QCM, LC available
  • BIOL 297 Honors Organismal Biology:  QLS, S
  • BIOL 299 Quantitative Biology Lab for Transfers:  QLS, LC available
  • BIOL 394 Nature Writing:  WI, S
  • CHEM 108 Preparatory General Chemistry:  QPS, LC available
  • CHEM 125 Honors General II Laboratory QPS, S
  • CJUS 356 Clinical Practicum/Lab: WI, EL
  • COMM 201 Advertising Persuasion and Consumer Society:  QLR, WI
  • COMM 256 International Cinemas:  QLR, G
  • ENGR 110 Engineering Design:  QPS, WI
  • ENVS 210 OSHA Haz Wst OP & EM Re Trng:  EL, S
  • ENVS 211 OSHA Hazard & Emerg Refresher:  EL, S
  • ENVS 298 Capstone Project:  EL, S
  • GBLS 101 Introduction to Global Studies:  QPE, G
  • GBLS 102 Research Mehods in Global Studies:  QPE, G
  • GBLS 202 Theories in Global Studies:  QPE, G
  • GBLS 302 Theories in Global Studies:  QPE, G
  • HIST 273 Classical islamic Civilazation:  QHT, WI
  • HNRS 393 Global Interdependence:  G, QHT
  • IDS 200 Various:  IDS, WI, G, S, LC, EL (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • IDS 300 Various:  IDS, WI, G, S, LC, EL (Please check MyBenU for designations)
  • INTB 101 The Global Economy: QPE, G
  • INTB 300 Introduction to International Business: QPE, G
  • INTB 302 International Management:  QPE, G
  • LCOM 106 Leveraging Yourself for the Workplace:  EL, LC
  • LCOM 113 Bolivia Immersion Experience:  LC, G
  • LCOM 170 Global Foods:  LC, G
  • LITR 241 Environmental Literature:  QLR, S
  • LITR 264 Global/Postcolonial Theory:  QLR, G
  • LITR 266 Studies in the Novel:  QLR, WI
  • LITR 267 Studies in Poetry:  QLR, WI
  • LITR 268 Studies in Drama:  QLR, WI
  • LITR 399 Senior Seminar:  WI, EL
  • MATH 373 Probability & Statistics II:  WI, EL
  • MGT 120 Going Green in the Business World: G, S
  • MGT 125 Business Sustainability Topics:  G, S
  • MGT 302 International Management:  G, QPE
  • MGT 380 Strategic Management:  EL, WI
  • MGT 387 Management Captone:  EL, WI
  • PHIL 245 General Ethics: QPL, WI
  • PHIL 248 General Ethics for the Ecologically Minded:  QPL, S
  • PHIL 335 Modern Philosphy:  QPL, WI
  • PHIL 348 General Ethis for the Ecologically Minded:  QPL, S
  • PLSC 101 Global Affairs:  QPE, G
  • PLSC 211 Contemporary World Issues:  QPE, G
  • PSYC 356 Clinical Practicum/Lab: WI, EL
  • PSYC 395 Senior Thesis:  EL, WI
  • RELS 180 The Divine Economy:  QRT, S
  • RELS 230 Judaism:  QRT, WI
  • SOCL 356 Clinical Practicum/Lab: WI, EL
  • SOCL 395 Senior Thesis:  EL, WI
  • SPAN 220 Introduction to Spanish Literature:  QLR, G
  • SPAN 230 Spanish Civilization and Culture:  QHT, G
  • SPAN 231 Latin American Civilization and Culture:  QHT, G
  • SPAN 307 Advanced Contemporary Spanish Literature:  QLR, G
  • SPAN 310 Advanced Latin American Literature:  QLR, G
  • THEO 102 Theology of Justice: LC, QRT
  • THEO 252 Business Ethics:  G, S
  • THEO 308 Catholic Sexual Ethics:  QRT, WI
  • THEO 325 Pilgrimage:  QRT, WI
  • THEO 370 Benedictine Wisdom Tradition:  QRT, WI
  • THEO 381 Great Women Theologians:  QRT, WI
  • THEO 399 Senior Seminar:  WI, EL
Star Codes:

***** - Courses that meet 5 general education requirements
**** - Courses that meet 4 general education requirements
*** - Courses that meet 3 general education requirements
** - Courses that meet 2 general education requirements

Co-Curricular Codes:
  • EL - Engaged Learning
  • G - Global Course
  • IDS - Interdisciplinary Seminar
  • LC - Learning Community
  • QCA - Creative Arts
  • QCM - Mathematics and Analysis
  • QHT - History
  • QIO - Social Science: Individuals, Organizations, and Societies
  • QLR - Literature and Rhetoric
  • QLS - Life Sciences
  • QPE - Social Science: Politics, Global Studies and Economics
  • QPL - Philosophy
  • QPS - Physical Sciences
  • QRT - Theology and Religious Studies
  • WI - Writing Intensive Course
  • S - Sustainability Course
General Education Curriculum
Benedictine University
Christine Fletcher
Phone: (630) 829-6263