Courses that fulfill the Core Curriculum requirements are coded within each department’s program, in each course description under Course Descriptions and in each semester/term Class Schedule and on the Web.

Discipline Specific Core Course Coding

C = COM 100 & ENG 101
CL = Literature
CAM = Art OR Music
CN = Natural Sciences
CMA = Mathematics
CS = Social Science
CH = History
CR = Religious Studies
CP = Philosophy
CE = Ethics

Traditional Liberal Arts & Sciences Fields (Disciplines) Which Offer Courses to Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements

*Any current student wishing to take a course at another institution to fulfill the core will require prior approval from the Transfer Analyst in the Academic Advising Resource Center (AARC)

Current LA&S Fields Offered at Mount St. Joseph University Code*
American Sign Language (SED) LAS
Anthropology LAS
Biology N/CN
Chemistry N/CN
Communication Studies C/LAS
Economics S/CEP
English C/L/CL/LAS
Ethics (ETH:REL or ETH:PHI) E/CE
French LAS
Geology N/CN
Geography LAS
German LAS
Gerontology LAS
History H/CH
Interdisciplinary Studies IDS
Mathematics MA/CMA
Music MU/CAM
Philosophy P/CP/LAS
Physics N/CN
Psychology S/CEP
Religion R/CR
Sociology S/CS
Spanish LAS
Women’s Studies LAS


Academic Departments Not Offered at the Mount but Courses Accepted as Transfer Credit to Satisfy Core LA&S Code*
Archeology LAS
Astronomy N/CN
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology N/CN
Botany N/CN
Dance LAS
Drama/Theatre Arts LAS
Earth Sciences N/CN
Film/Video/Photographic Arts LAS
Foreign Languages (All) LAS
General Studies LAS
Humanities LAS
International Studies S/CS
Linguistics LAS
Multicultural Studies S/CS
Physiology N/CN
Oceanography N/CN
Urban Studies S/CS
Zoology N/CN