BI Requirements:
Innovation Core and Cross-Discipline Core: 39 Credits

LAS & UCCS Requirements:
Museum Practice and Heritage Management, Compass Curriculum*, and LAS Area Requirements: 81 Credits

Degree Credits total: 120

*All of the Compass Curriculum (CC) requirements, with the exception of the Gateway GPS and Explore Physical, Natural World classes are met either through the BI Core or the LAS General Area Requirements. Five of the eight requirements for the CC are met within the BI Core. This includes the second writing course, two explore courses, navigate, the summit experience. In addition the sustainability, inclusive global diversity, and writing intensive requirements are all met. Breakdown of Requirements met between the Compass Curriculum and the LAS and BI cores.

Freshman Year
BI Core Comapss Curriculum LAS General Education
GPS 1010
ENG 1310 ENG 1310
INOV 2100 Second Writing Course ENG 1410, 2080, 2090
Quantitative & Qualitative Quantitative & Qualitative
ENTP 1000 Sustainibility Explore: Society, Sociology, Economics, Institutions, Health & Sustainibility Social Science
Explore: Physical, Natural Science Physical Science
INOV 1010 Inclusiveness Global Diversity Explore: Arts, Humanitites, Cultures & Inclusive Global Diversity Arts Humanities HUM 3900
INOV 2010 Writing Intensive
INOV 3010 Writing Intensive Navigate HUM 3900
ENTP 4500 Summit Experience
Inclusive Global Diversity Sustainibility Writing Intensive Cultural Diversity, Global Awareness, Oral Communication


Introductory Core: 10 Credits

Credits Course Number Course Title
4 ANTH 1020 Introduction to Archaeology
3 MSGP 2000 Introduction to Museam Studies
3 ANTH 1040 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


Methods Core: 6-12 credits (Choose 2-3 from the following list)

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 Choose 1 ANTH 3210 OR MSGP 4070 Lab Techniques in Archaeology OR Collections Management
3-9 Choose 1-2 from the following list ANTH 3170/3190 Field Practicum in Archaeology
ANTH 3215 Geospatial Anthropology
ANTH 2220 Experimental Anthropology


Law and Management: 3 Credits

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 ANTH 3180 OR MSGP 4090 Archaeology and Public Policy
OR Museam Administration


Integrative: 6 Credits (Choose two from the following list)

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 ANTH 3150 Anthropology of Art and Expressive Culture
3 ANTH 4420 Museums and Meaning
3 ANTH 3220 Archaeology of Native North America
3 ANTH 3270 Archaeology of the Recent Past
3 MSGP 4100 Native American Perspectives on Museums
3 ANTH 3970 History and Theory in Anthropology
3 ANTH 3600 History and Practice of Archaeology


Capstone Internship: 3 Credits (All students will take an internship and complete an internship portfolio and final paper as the Capstone requirement for the degree. These will occur in on an approved job site with faculty oversight and guidance using a contract outlining student learning objectives. )

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 ANTH 4710 OR MSGP 4030 Internship in Anthropology OR Museum Studies


Topical Electives Core 6-9 Credits (Choose 2-3 from the following list)

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 MSGP 4060 Exhibit Design and Development
3 MSGP 4080 Museum Education
3 MSGP 4200 Special Topics in Museum Studies
3 ANTH 3250 Native Peoples of the Southwest
3 ANTH 3000 Quantitative Methods
3 ANTH 3660 OR 3630 Applied Community Studies OR Field Experiences in Applied Anthropology
3 ANTH 3290 Archaeology of Colorado
3 ANTH 3100 Special Topics in Anthropology
3 ANTH 3420 North American Indians


LAS General Education Requirements | 36 credits

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 ENGL 1310 Rhetoric & Writing I: Academic Reading & Analytical Writing
3 ENGL 1410 plus others Rhetoric & Writing II: Argument & Research
3 Qualitative & Quantitative Choice of approved classes
9 Arts | Humanities Choice of approved classes | HUM 3900
9 Natural Science Choice of approved classes
9 Social Science Choice of approved classes
Plus: Cultural Diversity, Global Awareness, Oral Communication


Compass Curriculum | 24 credits

All requirements except GPS and Explore Physical, Natural World are met through the BI Core and LAS General Area Requirements

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 GPS Gateway: GPS
3 ENG 1310 Gateway: Writing
3 Approved classes Gateway: 2nd Writing Course
3 Approved classes Gateway: Quantitative & Qualitative Reasoning
3 Approved classes Explore: Arts | Humanities | Cultures
3 Approved classes Explore: Physical Natural World
3 Approved classes Explore: Society | Sociology | Economics| Institutions | Health
3 Approved classes Navigate
As part of the major Summit Experience
Inclusive Global Diversity, Sustainability, Writing Intensive


Innovation Core | 24 credits

Credits Course Number Course Title
3 ENTP 1000 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
3 INOV 1010 The Innovation Process
3 BLAW 2010 Business/Intellectual Property Law
3 INOV 2100 Technical Writing, Proposals and Presentation
3 INOV 2010 Innovation Team: Analyze and Report
3 INOV 3010 Innovation Team: Research and Execute
3 INOV 4010 Innovation Team: Design and Lead
3 ENTP 4500 Entrepreneurship and Strategy


Cross Discipline Cores | 15 credits

Students choose ONE concentration. Please note LAS students may not choose the Creative Communication core. This is equivalent to EAS students not choosing the Engineering Technology core and COB students not choosing the Business

Business (15 Credits) (not Business students)

Course Number and Title Credits Pre-requisites/Co-requisites
ECON 1010 – Intro to Microeconomics 3
ACCT 2010 – Intro to Financial Accounting (or) 3 Math 1040 or higher
ECON 2020 – Intro to Macroeconomics 3
MGMT 3300 – Intro to Management & Organization 3
Choose two from: 6
ECON 2020 – Intro to Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 2020 – Intro to Managerial Accounting 3 ACCT 2010
OPTM 3000 – Fundamentals of Operations Management 3 Permission number needed
MKTG 3000 – Principles of Marketing 3 Permission number needed
MKTG 3400 – Personal Selling and Sales Management 3 MKTG 3000
MKTG 4400 – Service Management and Marketing 3 MKTG 3000, Junior standing
MKTG 4500 – Retailing Strategy 3 MKTG 3000, Junior standing
MKTG 4510 – Sports Marketing 3 MKTG 3000, BUAD 3000, Junior standing
MKTG 4650 – Promotion Management and Strategy 3 MKTG 3000, Junior standing
MKTG 4650 – Promotion Management and Strategy 3 MKTG 3000, Junior standing
MKTG 4700 – Internet Marketing and Social Media 3 MKTG 3000, Junior standing
MKTG 4900 – International Marketing 3 MKTG 3000, Junior standing
FNCE 3050 – Basic Finance 3 Permission number needed
MGMT 3900 – Improving Personal and Team Creativity 3 Junior standing
MGMT 4370 – Organizational Development and Change 3 MGMT 3300, Junior standing
MGMT 4110 – Experiences in Leadership 3 MGMT 3300, Junior standing
Total 15


Creative Communication (15 Credits) (not Communication students)

Course Number and Title Credits Course Number and Title
COMM 3440 – Leadership Communication 3 Choose two from:
Choose one MUS course 3 MGMT 3900 – Improving Personal and Team Creativity
Choose one from: 3 COMM 1020 – Interpersonal Communication
VA 1010 Beginning Studio 2D COMM 2010 – Oral Communication in the Workplace
VA 1020 Beginning Studio 3D COMM 2250 – Introduction to Film and Video
VA 1040 Beginning Drawing COMM 3100 – Directing for Film and Television
VA 2000 Special Topics COMM 3280 – Intercultural Communication
VA 2100 Digital Imaging COMM 4220 – Creative Communication
VA 2110 Introduction to Photography ENGL 2050 – Introduction to Creative Writing – Fiction
VA 2150 Beginning Digital Photography ENGL 3120 – Technical Editing and Style
VA 2150 Digital Photography PSY 1000 – General Psychology
PSY 3150 – Psychology of Motivation
THTR 1000 – Introduction to Theatre
THTR 2020 – Acting Workshop I
THTR 2040 – Voice and Articulation I
THTR 2050 – Improvisational Theatre
DNCE 2700 – Fundamentals of Dance


Engineering Technology (15 credits) (not Engineering students)

Note that the engineering cross-disciplinary core requires at least college algebra.

Course Number and Title Credits
Choose one from EACH of CS, ECE, and MAE 8 or 9
CS 1100 – Problem Solving Through Game Creation 3
CS 1150 – Principles of Computer Science 3
ECE 1001 – Introduction to Robotics 3
ECE 1411 – Intro to Logic Circuits I 2
ECE 2411 – Intro to Logic Circuits II 2
MAE 1502 – Principles of Engineering 3
MAE 1503 – Intro to Engineering Design 3
MAE 3342 – Engineering Economy 3
Choose at least 2 other engineering courses for which you meet the pre-requisites to bring total to 15 credits. You may choose courses from the list above or other College of Engineering and Applied Sciences courses. If you choose courses with less than 3 credits it may take more courses 6-7
Total 15


Globalization (15 credits) (any student)

Course Number and Title Course Number and Title Credits
Foreign Language
A foreign language is not required. However, you may count up to 6 credits of a foreign language (including ASL) toward the 15 credits for the Globalization cross discipline core. Up tp 6
Choose 5 from (choose 3 or 4 if including some foreign language): 9-15
ANTH 1040 Intro to Cultural Anthropology INTB 4800 International Management
ANTH 3040 Women Around the World MKTG 4900 International Marketing
COMM 3280 Intercultural Communication PHIL 3090 Philosophies of Asia
ECON 3590 Globalization PHIL 3100 Religions Around the World
ECON 3710 Comparative Economic Systems PSC 1010 Introduction to Global Politics
FNCE 4400 International Financial Management PSC 4210 International Politics
GES 1980 World Regional Geography PSC 4590 Globalization
GES 1990 Intro to Human Geography SOC 4380 Globalization and Development
GES 3400 Geopolitics WEST 3040 Women Around the World
INTB 3600 International Business WEST 3480 Global Women’s Issues
Total 15