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What are your classes?

You will need to take the following classes along with your other scheduled general education classes to make a complete schedule.

Downtown Phoenix campus fall classes

Fall classesDescription
ASU 120 (3 credits)
Emerging Leaders 
LEAD I is a 2-semester course progression where learners apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to some of the most pressing challenges facing ourselves and our society. Through inquiry, debate, collaboration, argumentation, systematic evaluation, and invention, learners will improve academic confidence, personal leadership, and mental flexibility.
UNI 120 (1 credit)
Academic Success
Assists students in creating strategies for success in their academic lives. Students explore personal and academic strengths and barriers that impact success, identify and utilize university resources available to support success at ASU, acquire and enhance academic skills necessary for success in the university, and discover ways to stay on course to meet academic goals.
CRJ 100 (3 credits)
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Class for Public Service students that examines the history and current practice of the criminal justice system. Roles of law enforcement agencies, courts and correctional agencies.
CHM 100 (4 credits)
Introduction to Chemistry
Elements of general chemistry. Adapted to the needs of students in nursing and kinesiology and those preparing for general chemistry. Recommended for General Studies credit. Cannot be used for major credit in chemical or biochemical sciences.
ASU 101 (1 credit)
The ASU Experience
Students will learn about ASU's mission as the New American University, the importance and benefits of an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving, solutions to sustainability challenges, and the importance of social embeddedness. Additionally, through various course discussions and assignments, students will examine the concept of academic integrity and its potential impact on their future, gain awareness of the value of engaging in research activities, and learn about taking an interdisciplinary perspective.
 

Polytechnic campus fall classes

Fall classesDescription
ASU 120 (3 credits)
Emerging Leaders 
LEAD I is a 2-semester course progression where learners apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to some of the most pressing challenges facing ourselves and our society. Through inquiry, debate, collaboration, argumentation, systematic evaluation, and invention, learners will improve academic confidence, personal leadership, and mental flexibility.
 

 

Tempe campus fall classes

Fall classesDescription
ASU 120 (3 credits)
Emerging Leaders I
LEAD I is a 2-semester course progression where learners apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to some of the most pressing challenges facing ourselves and our society. Through inquiry, debate, collaboration, argumentation, systematic evaluation, and invention, learners will improve academic confidence, personal leadership, and mental flexibility.
UNI 120 (1 credit)
Academic Success
Assists students in creating strategies for success in their academic lives. Students explore personal and academic strengths and barriers that impact success, identify and utilize university resources available to support success at ASU, acquire and enhance academic skills necessary for success in the university, and discover ways to stay on course to meet academic goals.
MAT 117 (3 credits)
College Algebra
Linear functions, quadratic functions, general polynomial functions, rational functions, systems of linear equations, logarithmic and exponential functions.

COM 100 (3 credits)
Introduction to Human Communication

Topics-oriented introduction to basic theories, dimensions, and concepts of human communicative interaction and behavior.

POS 110 (3 credits)
American Government and Politics
Major institutions of modern government and processes of individual and group political activity, with emphasis on the American experience.

 

 

West campus fall classes

Fall classesDescription
ASU 120 (3 credits)
Emerging Leaders I
LEAD I is a 2-semester course progression where learners apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to some of the most pressing challenges facing ourselves and our society. Through inquiry, debate, collaboration, argumentation, systematic evaluation, and invention, learners will improve academic confidence, personal leadership, and mental flexibility.
UNI 120 (1 credit)
Academic Success
Assists students in creating strategies for success in their academic lives. Students explore personal and academic strengths and barriers that impact success, identify and utilize university resources available to support success at ASU, acquire and enhance academic skills necessary for success in the university, and discover ways to stay on course to meet academic goals.
NEW 101 (1 credit)
New College Experience 
Introduces students to the unique elements, culture, challenges and opportunities of the university. Covers several core topics, including how to be successful at ASU, what it means to be a New College student, understanding interdisciplinarity, the significance of academic integrity, academic skill building, advising, discovering your major and/or career, along with the ASU West first-year student Community Read.
ASU 101 (1 credit)
The ASU Experience
Students will learn about ASU's mission as the New American University, the importance and benefits of an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving, solutions to sustainability challenges, and the importance of social embeddedness. Additionally, through various course discussions and assignments, students will examine the concept of academic integrity and its potential impact on their future, gain awareness of the value of engaging in research activities, and learn about taking an interdisciplinary perspective.