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Course Eligibility Guide

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Allowable Courses

Level 1

In most cases, students who have completed fewer than 15 semester hours may only enroll in courses that fall within the Ohio Transfer 36, Transfer Assurance Guides (TAG), and Career-Technical Assurance Guides (CTAG) or any course in computer science, information technology, anatomy physiology and foreign language (including American Sign Language). All courses in the following computer science, information technology and foreign language subject areas are eligible level 1 courses:

Foreign Language Subject Areas: ARAB, AKAN, CHIN, CSD, DSI, FR, GER, GK, HINDO, INDO, ITAL, JPN, LAT, MALA, RUS, SUDN, SPAN, SWAH, THAI and WOL
Computer Science and Information Technology Subject Areas: CS, CTCH, ITS and MIS

Study Skills and Career Guidance Courses

Courses that are designed to assist students with study skills or academic / career success are considered eligible level 1 courses. Examples of these would be EDCE 2010 and UC 1100. Please consult with the Director of Dual Enrollment Programs if there are other similar courses you would like considered.

Level 2 Exceptions

Students may take Level 2 courses prior to completing 15 credit hours if one of the following applies:

  • The Level 2 course has a Level 1 course requisite the student has successfully completed
  • The student has successfully completed a Level 1 course in the same, specific subject area
  • A student tests directly into a Level 2 course

Level 1 Course List as of 6/8/2022:

    A    |    B    |    C    |    D    |    E    |    F    |    G    |    H    |    I    |   J    |    L    |    M    |    N    |    P    |    Q    |    R    |    S    |    T    |    U    |    V      |    W  

A

  • AAS 1010 - African-American History I, 1526-1875
  • AAS 1100 – Introduction to African American Literature
  • AAS 1500 – African American Studies
  • AAS 2020 – African American History II, 1876 to late twentieth century
  • AAS 2100 – Slave Narrative and Freeman/Freewomen Fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries
  • AAS 2110 – African American Literature II: Black Writing of the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • AAS 2500 – Blackness and the Arts
  • ACCT 1010 – Foundations of Accounting
  • ACCT 1020 – Decision Making with Accounting
  • AH 2110 – History of Art I
  • AH 2130 – History of World Art
  • AKAN – Any course in this area
  • ANTH 1010- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 2010 – Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • ANTH 2020 – Introduction to World Archaeology
  • ANTH 2400 – Breaking the Law
  • ANTH 2700 – Social Justice
  • ARAB – Any course in this area
  • ART 1100 – Seeing and Knowing the Visual Arts
  • ART 1120 – Art and Hip Hop
  • ART 1121 – Introduction to Drawing
  • ART 1130 – Selfies, Posts, and Fading Paper: Our Family Album
  • ART 1161 – Introduction to Ceramics
  • ART 1171 – Introduction to Printmaking
  • ART 1220 – Image + Design
  • ART 1230 – Structure
  • ART 2310 – Sculpture: Contemporary Objects and Traditions
  • ART 2520 – Typography
  • ART 2710 – Painting: Color, Form, Context
  • ART 2820 – Digital Photography
  • ASTR 1000 – Survey of Astronomy 
  • ASTR 1001 – Moons and Planets: The Solar System
  • AVN 1000 – Introduction to Aviation

B

  • BA 1500 – Introduction to Business Communication and Personal Skills
  • BIOL 1010 – Principles of Biology
  • BIOS 1000 – Animal Diversity
  • BIOS 1030 – Human Biology I: Basic Principles
  • BIOS 1300 – Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOS 1310 – Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOS 1700 – Biological Sciences I: Molecules and Cells
  • BIOS 1705 – Biological Sciences I Laboratory
  • BIOS 1710 – Biological Sciences II: Ecology, Evolution, Animal Body Systems
  • BIOS 1715 – Biological Sciences II Laboratory
  • BIOS 2010 – Elementary Microbiology
  • BIOS 2200 – Conservation and Biodiversity
  • BIOS 2210 – Microbes and Humans
  • BIOS 2250 – Genetics in Human Society
  • BIOS 2500 – Evolution: the history of life on earth
  • BIOS 2750 - Ecology I the 21st Century
  • BUSL 2550 – The Legal Environment of Business

C

  • CARS 2010 – Greek Archaeology
  • CARS 2110 – Rome Under the Caesars
  • CARS 2130 – Alexander the Great and the Hellenestic World
  • CARS 2140 – Human Aspirations Among the Greeks and Romans
  • CARS 2150 – Democracy and Republicanism in the Ancient World
  • CARS 2160 – War and Society in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • CARS 2180 – Ancient Near Eastern Art and Architecture
  • CARS 2300 – Heroes in Classical Literature
  • CARS 2310 – Classical Mythology
  • CARS 2440 – Pagan to Christian Late Antiquity
  • CARS 2530 – Difficult Dialogues: Science and Religion
  • CHEM 1010 – Chemistry Applied to Today’s World
  • CHEM 1205 – Survey of Chemistry for Health Sciences
  • CHEM 1205L (On Campus) – Survey of Chemistry for Health Sciences Laboratory
  • CHEM 1210 – Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1220 – Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1510 – Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1520 – Fundamentals of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 3050 – Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3060 – Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 3080 – Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHEM 3090 – Organic Chemistry Laboratory II Advanced
  • CHIN – Any course in this area
  • COMS 1030 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • COMS 1100 – Communication Among Cultures
  • COMS 2050 – Techniques and Group Discussion
  • COMS 2060 – Communication in Interpersonal Relationships
  • COMS 2350 – Introduction to Communication Theory
  • CS 2400 – Introduction to Computer Science I 
  • CSD – Language Classes Only
  • CTCH 1270 – Introduction to Website Management
  • CTCH 1600 – Network Concepts I
  • CTCH 2140 – Computer System Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • CTCH 2700 – Network Management and Administration
  • CTCH 2800 – Operating Systems

D

  • DANC 2550 – Dance Cultures of the World I
  • DANC 2700 – History, Traditions and Languages of Dance
  • DANC 2710 – Black Dance Forms
  • DANC 3300 – Dance Kinesiology I
  • DSI – Any course in this area

E

  • ECEE 2400 – Infant / Toddler Mental Health Development
  • ECON 1000 – Survey of Economics
  • ECON 1030 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1040 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2020 – Gender in the Economy
  • ECON 2150 – Frontiers of Economics
  • ECON 2300 – Society, Technology and Economic Growth
  • ECON 2400 – International Trade Relations and Applications
  • ECON 2510 – Local and Global Food Economies
  • ECON 2600 – Economics of Health Disparities
  • ECON 2700 – Economies of Conflict 
  • ECON 2890 – Economic Data Analysis with Excel and SAS
  • EDCE 2010 – Career and Life Planning
  • EDEC 1600 – Introduction to Child Development
  • EDEC 2400 – Infant – Toddler Education: Development, Curriculum and Program
  • EDEC 4100 – Family, School and Community
  • EDTE 1000 – Introduction to Teacher Education
  • EDTE 1010 – Introduction to Hip-Hop Based Education
  • EDTE 2000 Learning and Human Development
  • EDTE 2010 – Characteristics of Learners with Exceptionalities
  • EDTE 2100 – Introduction to Youth Culture
  • ENG 1100 – Crossing Cultures with Text
  • ENG 1510 – Writing and Rhetoric I
  • ENG 2010 – Introduction to Prose Fiction and Nonfiction
  • ENG 2020 – Introduction to Poetry and Drama
  • ENG 2200 – Introduction to Literature and Medicine
  • ENG 2310 – Speculative Fiction
  • ENG 2320 – Literature and Social Justice
  • ENG 2510 – British Literature I
  • ENG 2520 – British Literature II
  • ENG 2530 – American Literature I
  • ENG 2540 – American Literature II
  • ENG 2800 – Expository Writing and the Research Paper
  • ET 2200 – Statics
  • ET 2240 – Dynamics
  • ET 2400 – Fundamentals of Statistics
  • ET 2450 – Engineering Statistics
  • ET 2800 - Engineering and Technology – Overview
  • ET 2905 – History of Technology in Society
  • ET 3300 – Engineering Economy
  • EXPH 1490 – Introduction to Exercise Science

F

  • FILM 2010 – Introduction to Film: History of World Cinema
  • FILM 2020 – Introduction to Film: Film Analysis
  • FILM 2030 – Introduction to Film: The Documentary
  • FR – Any course in this area

G

  • GEOG 1100 – Physical Geography
  • GEOG 1200 – Human Geography
  • GEOG 1300 – World Religion Geography
  • GEOG 1310 – Globalization and the Developing World
  • GEOG 2060 - The Physical and Global Dimensions of Climate Change
  • GEOG 2400 – Environmental Geography
  • GEOG 2500 – Planning and the City
  • GEOG 2680 - Introduction to GIS and Mapping Sciences
  • GEOG 4730 - Principles of GIS
  • GEOL 1010 – How the Earth Works
  • GEOL 1200 - The Mobile Earth
  • GEOL 1300 – Geology of the National Parks
  • GEOL 1350 – Natural Disasters
  • GEOL 1400 - Dinosaurs and the Mesozoic
  • GEOL 1700 - Metal, Stone, Energy, and Society
  • GEOL 2080 – Geology of the Solar System
  • GEOL 2110 – Introductory Oceanography
  • GEOL 2150 – Environmental Geology
  • GEOL 2210 – Earth and Life History
  • GEOL 2310 – Water and Pollution
  • GEOL 2550 – Historical Geology
  • GEOL 3150 – Mineralogy
  • GER – Any course in this area
  • GK – Any course in this area

H

  • HIND – Any course in this area
  • HIST 1210 – Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1500
  • HIST 1220 – Western Civilization: Modernity from 1500
  • HIST 1320 - Introduction to World History before 1750
  • HIST 1330 – Introduction to World History since 1750
  • HIST 2000 – Survey of United States History, 1600-1877
  • HIST 2010 – Survey of United States History, 1865 – Present
  • HIST 2200 – A Global Military History from Antiquity to the Present
  • HIST 2220 – Europe in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 2270 – The Middle East and the World
  • HIST 2300 – Capitalism and Its Critics: An Intellectual History
  • HIST 2460 – The Rise of Modern Asia
  • HIST 2500 – Medieval History in Film & Literature
  • HIST 2530 – Life, Love, and Death in the Medieval World
  • HIST 2540 - Bread, Wine, Salt Fat: History of Food before Refrigeration (500-1600)
  • HIST 2700 – Comparative Slavery: Ancient and Atlantic
  • HIST 2750 – Disease, Medicine, and Society in Europe to 1800
  • HIST 2755 – Nature, Science and Religion in premodern Europe to 1750
  • HIST 2905 – Technology in World History
  • HLTH 2000 – Introduction to Public Health
  • HLTH 2300 – Medical Terminology
  • HUM 2070 – Humanities: Great Books Ancient through Renaissance
  • HUM 2080 - Humanities: Post 17-c through Modern
  • HUM 2170 – Great Books of Asia, Ancient to Present

I

  • IART 1170 – Introduction to the Arts: Arts in Context
  • IART 1180 – Introduction to the Arts: Object and Events
  • IHS 2190 – Introduction to Immigrant & Migrant Health
  • IHS 2210 – Introduction to Global Health
  • IHS 2215 – Medical Humanities: Global Health and Literature
  • HIS 2290 – Global Health in Film & Theater
  • INDO – Any course in this area
  • INST 1010 – Understanding the World
  • INST 1100 – Modern Africa
  • INST 1400 – European Studies
  • INST 1600 – Interdisciplinary Survey of Latin America
  • ISE 3200 – Engineering Statistics
  • ITAL – Any course in this area

J

  • JPN – Any course in this area
  • JOUR 1050 – Introduction to Mass Communication

L

  • LAT – Any course in this area
  • LET 1000 – Introduction to Law Enforcement Technology
  • LET 1050 – Ethics and Legal Issues
  • LET 1100 – Police Role in Crime and Delinquency
  • LET 1200 – Constitution & Criminal Law
  • LET 1500 – Police Operations
  • LET 2901 – Unarmed Self-Defense

M

  • MALA – Any course in this area
  • MAT 1700 – Administrative Medical Assisting Techniques I
  • MAT 2000 – Pharmacology and Disease Processes in Medical Assisting
  • MAT 2010 – Clinical Medical Assisting
  • MAT 2020 – Clinical Medical Assisting Techniques II
  • MAT 2300 – Administrative Medical Assisting Techniques II
  • MATH 1060 – Quantitative Reasoning
  • MATH 1101 – Elementary Topics in Mathematics I
  • MATH 1102 – Elementary Topics in Mathematics II
  • MATH 1200 – College Algebra
  • MATH 1250 – Introductory Game Theory
  • MATH 1300 – Pre-Calculus
  • MATH 1321- Elementary Applied Mathematics I
  • MATH 1322 – Elementary Applied Mathematics II
  • MATH 1350 – Survey of Calculus
  • MATH 1500 – Introductory to Statistics
  • MATH 2301 – Calculus I
  • MATH 2302 – Calculus II
  • MATH 3210 – Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3300 – Calculus III
  • MATH 3400 – Elementary Differential Equations
  • MDIA 1250 – Audio Production Basics
  • MDIA 1300 – Digital Media Production Basics
  • MDIA 1450 – Video Production Basics
  • MDIA 2300 – Music Production and Technology I
  • MDIA 3702 – Multicamera Producing and Directing
  • MGT 2100 – Introduction to Management and Organization
  • MGT 3700 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • MKT 2400 – Introduction to Marketing Management
  • ML 2701 – Introduction to Latinx Studies
  • MUS 1010 – Music Theory I
  • MUS 1020 – Music Theory II
  • MUS 1030 – Dictation and Sight Singing I
  • MUS 1040 – Dictation and Sight Singing II
  • MUS 1210 – Introduction to World Music
  • MUS 1220 – Exploring Musical Styles
  • MUS 1240 – History of Rock Music I
  • MUS 1250 – Introduction to Music History and Literature
  • MUS 1410 – Class Piano I
  • MUS 1420 – Class Piano II
  • MUS 1625 – The History of Jazz
  • MUS 2010 – Music Theory III
  • MUS 2020 - Music Theory IV
  • MUS 2030 – Dictation and Sight Singing III
  • MUS 2040 – Dictation and Sight Singing IV
  • MUS 2440 – Communiversity Band
  • MUS 2511 – Wind Symphony
  • MUS 2512 – University Concert Band
  • MUS 2514 – Symphonic Band
  • MUS 2520 – Symphony Orchestra
  • MUS 2530 – University Singers
  • MUS 2533 – The Singing Men of Ohio
  • MUS 2534 – Women’s Chorale

N

  • NURS 1111 – Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • NURS 1112 – Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • NURS 1131 – Pharmacology I
  • NURS 1231 – Pharmacology II
  • NUTR 1000 – Introduction to Nutrition
  • NUTR 2220 – Science of Food II
  • NUTR 3300 – Principles of Quantity Food Production and Purchasing
  • NUTR 3350 – Introduction to Food Production

P

  • PBIO 1000 – Plants and the Global Environment
  • PBIO 1030 – Plants and People
  • PBIO 1140 – Foundations of Plant Biology
  • PBIO 2050 – Biotechnology: From the Lab to Daily Life
  • PBIO 2090 – Plant Ecology
  • PHIL 1010 – Fundamentals of Philosophy
  • PHIL 1200 – Principles of Reasoning
  • PHIL 1300 – Introduction to Ethics
  • PHIL 2160 – Philosophy of Science Survey
  • PHIL 2400 – Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 2600 – Philosophy of Religion
  • PHYS 2001 – Introduction to Physics
  • PHYS 2002 – Introduction to Physics
  • PHYS 2051 – General Physics
  • PHYS 2052 – General Physics
  • PHYS 2054 – General Physics 1 classical mechanics and thermodynamics
  • PHYS 2055 – General Physics 1 Laboratory course
  • PHYS 2056 – General Physics 2 electricity and magnetism
  • PHYS 2057 – General Physics 2 Laboratory course
  • POLS 1010 – Politics in the United States
  • POLS 1500 – Themes in Global Politics
  • POLS 2000 – American Politics, Policy, and Administration
  • POLS 2200 – The Politics of Law
  • POLS 2300 – Democracies and Dictatorships Around the World
  • POLS 2500 – International Relations
  • POLS 2700 – Introduction to Political Theory
  • POLS 2800 – Analyzing Politics: Applied Statistics for Government, Public, and International Affairs
  • POLS 3040 – State Politics
  • PSC 1000 – Survey of Astronomy
  • PSC 1001 – Moon and Planets: The Solar System
  • PSC 1010 – Physical World
  • PSC 1011 – Physical World
  • PSC 1050 – Color, Light, and Sound
  • PSC 1051 – Color, Light, and Sound
  • PSY 1010 – General Psychology
  • PSY 1110 – Elementary Statistical Reasoning
  • PSY 2210 – Physiological Psychology
  • PSY 2310 – Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 2410 – Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY 2420 – Educational Psychology
  • PSY 2510 – Social Psychology
  • PSY 2540 – Psychology of Peace and Cooperation
  • PSY 2710 – Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 2720 – Psychology of Personality
  • PSY 3420 – Psychology of Adulthood and Aging

Q

  • QBA 2720 – Business Analytics

R

  • RUS – Any course in this area

S

  • SOC 1000 – Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 2000 – Contemporary Social Problems
  • SOC 2100 – Introduction to Social Psychology
  • SOC 2200 – Introduction to Family
  • SOC 2300 – Social Inequities and Social Change
  • SOC 2310 – Sociology of Health and Health Care
  • SOC 2400 – Breaking the Law
  • SOC 2600 – Criminal Justice
  • SOC 2610 – Deviant Behavior
  • SOC 2700 – Social Justice
  • SOC 3290 – Race and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC 3600 – Criminology
  • SOC 3640 – Police and Society
  • SOC 3660 – Punishment and Society
  • SPAN – Any course in this area
  • SUDN – Any course in this area
  • SW 1000 – Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
  • SW 2601C – Social Welfare Overview and Trends
  • SWAH – Any course in this area

T

  • THAI – Any course in this area
  • THAR 1130 – Acting Fundamentals I
  • THAR 1391 – Fundamentals of Scenery, Props, Costumes and Costume Crafts
  • THAR 1730 – Fundamentals of Play Analysis and Playwriting
  • THAR 2100 – Practicum in Acting
  • THAR 2300 – Practicum in Production Design
  • THAR 2710 – Theater and Performance History I
  • THAR 2711 – Theater and Performance History II

U

  • UC 1100 – Learning and Studying Strategies

V

  • VICO 1422 – Visual Communication Photography
  • VICO 2161 – Interactive I: Web Design

W

  • WGSS 1000 – Introduction to Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • WOL – Any course in this area

The University cannot guarantee the availability of all courses a student may wish to take. Therefore, students are advised to work closely with their school counselor in planning CC+ enrollment to ensure that graduation requirements will be met.

Level 2

Students who have completed more than 15 hours can enroll in any course for which requisites have been met and which has not been designated as “non-allowable” by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (see below for a list of non-allowable courses).

Ohio University’s Course Catalog

Course Restrictions / Non-Allowable Courses

Based on State law, the following type of courses are not eligible for College Credit Plus students:

  • One-on-one private instruction course
  • Course with fees that are equal to or greater than $750
  • Study abroad courses
  • Physical education courses
  • P/F or S/U grades (unless the course is an internship or is a transferable course for all students enrolled)
  • Remedial course
  • Sectarian religion course
  • Courses that require an overnight experience