Hospitality Distribution Courses: 44 credits

You can’t beat a broad foundation. These courses develop your writing skills, give you an economics foundation, advance your mathematical comprehension, hone your knowledge of another language, and give you a chance to enrich yourself with humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences coursework.

CAS MA 113 Elementary Statistics

MA 113 may not be taken for credit by any student who has completed any MA course numbered 300 or higher. Students may receive credit for not more than one of the following courses: CAS MA 113, MA 115, or MA 213. Basic concepts of estimation and tests of hypotheses, ideas from probability; one-, two-, and multiple-sample problems. Applications in social sciences. Primarily for students in the social sciences who require a one-semester introduction to statistics; others should consider CAS MA 115 or MA 213. Carries MCS divisional credit in CAS.   [ 4 cr. ]

(or CASMA115 STATISTICS I)  

CAS EC 101 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis

The first semester of a standard two-semester sequence for those considering further work in management or economics. Coverage includes economics of households, business firms, and markets; consumer behavior and the demand for commodities; production, costs, and the supply of commodities; price determination; competition and monopoly; efficiency of resource allocation; governmental regulation; income distribution; and poverty. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS.   [ 4 cr. ]

CAS EC 102 Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis

The second semester of a standard two-semester sequence for those considering further work in management or economics. National economic performance; the problems of recession, unemployment, and inflation; money creation, government spending, and taxation; economic policies for full employment and price stability; and international trade and payments. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS.   [ 4 cr. ]

CAS MA 120 Applied Mathematics for Social and Management Sciences

MA 120 may not be taken for credit by any student who has completed any MA course numbered 124 or higher. Topics chosen from Linear equations, systems of linear equations, matrix algebra, exponential functions and logarithms, elements of differential calculus, optimization, probability. Some sections focus on applications in economics, finance, and management. Satisfies both mathematics requirement and divisional studies requirement. Carries MCS divisional credit in CAS.   [ 4 cr. ]

CAS WR 100 Writing Seminar

Prereq: CAS WR 098; (if student required to take that course).

Topic-based seminar in academic reading and writing. Attention to reading and analyzing primary and secondary sources, argumentation, prose style, revision, and citation. Significant writing and individual conferences.   [ 4 cr. ]

CAS WR 150 Writing and Research Seminar

Prereq: CAS WR 100.

Topic-based seminar in academic reading, writing, and research. Continuing attention to argumentation, prose style, revision, and citation, with additional emphasis on college-level research. Significant writing and individual conferences.   [ 4 cr. ]

Foreign Language: Two semesters of the same modern foreign language

One humanities course as detailed in the “College of Arts & Sciences Divisional Studies” section of the University bulletin

Natural Sciences: One course to be selected from an approved list of courses

Social Sciences: One course to be selected from an approved list of courses