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Southern Utah University

Cedar City, Utah

Southern Utah University is a dynamic teaching and learning community that engages students in experiential education leading to personal growth, civic responsibility, and professional excellence.

Last Updated: 2020-12-01


Passport Block


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Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

Transfer of an Interstate Passport from Utah System of Higher Education School School (USHE). All general education requirements will be waived with a general education certificate and/or an Interstate Passport awarded fall 2016 or later from one of these institutions. USHE institutions include: Dixie State University, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, University of Utah, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, and Weber State University.

Transfer of an Interstate Passport from ALL other Regionally Accredited Institutions. All general education requirements will be waived except American Institutions (AI) with an Interstate Passport awarded Fall 2016 or later. The American Institutions requirement is mandated by the Utah legislature for students at all USHE institutions. Transfer students must complete a three credit course in American Instiuttions to meet the general education requirements.

Students must take both courses in the English list and one course in the Fine Arts list to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Oral Communication.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Written Communication (English)
Courses in Written Communication (English)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 1010 Intro to Academic Writing
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing

Fine Arts
Courses in Fine Arts
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 1010 Intro to Visual Arts
ART 1050 Intro to Photography
ART 1110 Drawing I
ART 1120 Two-Dimensional Design
ART 1610 Ceramics I
DANC 1010 Inside the Art of Dance
ENGL 2020 Introduction to Creative Writing
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music
MUSC 1020 Popular Music in America
MUSC 1050 Music of the World
THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 1023 Introduction to Film

Students must take both courses in the English list, one course in the Fine Arts list, and one course in the Integrated Learning list to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Written Communication.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Written Communication (English)
Courses in Written Communication (English)
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 1010 Intro to Academic Writing
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing

Fine Arts
Courses in Fine Arts
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 1010 Intro Visual Arts
ART 1050 Intro to Photography
ART 1110 Drawing I
ART 1120 Two Dimensional Design
ART 1610 Ceramics I
DANC 1010 Inside the Art of Dance
ENGL 2020 Introduction to Creative Writing
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music
MUSC 1020 Popular Music in America
MUSC 1050 Music of the World
THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 1023 Introduction to FIlm

Integrated Learning
Courses in Integrated Learning
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
INFO 1010 Information Literacy

Students must take at least one course from the list below or any other MATH course requiring Algebra as a pre-requisite to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Quantitative Literacy.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 1030 Contemporary Mathematics
MATH 1031 Statistical Reasoning
MATH 1040 Statistics
MATH 1050 College Algebra
MATH 1060 Trigonometry
MATH 1100 Applied Calculus
MATH 1210 Calculus I
MATH 2000 Algebraic Reasoning

Students must choose one of the Life Sciences options and one of the Physical Science options to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of the Natural Sciences.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Life Sciences
Courses in Life Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AGSC 1010 Agriculture and Society
AGSC 1100 Principles of Animal Science
BIOL 1010/1015 Introduction to Biology/Introduction to Biology Lab (optional)
BIOL 1020/1025 Human Biology/Human Biology Lab (optional)
BIOL 1610/1615 General Biology/General Biology Lab (required)
BIOL 2050 Southern Utah Flora
BIOL 2500 Environmental Biology
NFS 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition
NR 1010 Introduction to Natural Resources Management

Physical Science
Courses in Physical Science
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
CHEM 1010/1015 Introductory Chemistry/Introduction to Chemistry Lab (optional)
CHEM 1110/1115 Elementary Chemistry/Elementary Chemistry Lab
CHEM 1210/1215 Principles of Chemistry I/Principles of Chemistry Lab I Lab
GEO 1010/1115 Geology Introductory Survey/Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)
GEO 1020/1115 Dinosaurs & the History of Life/Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)
GEO 1030/1115 Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Natural Hazards//Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)
GEO 1050/1055 Geology of National Parks/Geology of National Parks Lab (optional)
GEO 1090/1095 How the Earth Works/How the Earth Works Lab (optional)
GEO 1110/1115 Physical Geology//Fundamentals of Geology Lab (optional)
GEO 2210/2215 Geology of Southern Utah/Geology of Southern Utah Lab (optional)
GEOG 1000 Earth's Natural Environment: Physical Geography
PHYS 1010/1015 Elementary Physics/Elementary Physics Lab (optional)
PHYS 1040/1045 Elementary Astronomy/Elementary Astronomy Lab
PHYS 2010/2015 College Physics I/College Physics I Lab
PHYS 2210/2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I/Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab

Students must choose at least one course from the list below to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Human Cultures.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Social and Behavioral Sciences
Courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 1010 Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 1020 Biological Anthropology
BA 1010 Business & Society
BA 2350 Legal Issues in Society
CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice
COMM 2010 Media and Society
COMM 2150 Intercultural Communication
CSIS 1010 Electronic Commerce and the Global Society
ECON 1010 Economics as Social Science
ECON 1740 US Economic History
ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
FIN 2870 Personal Finance
FLHD 1500 Human Development through the Lifespan
FLHD 2400 Marriage and Family Relations
FLHD 2700 Consumerism & Family Finance in American Society
GEOG 1300 Globalization in the 21st Century: World Regional Geography
GEOG 1400 Human Geography
HIST 1500 World History to 1500 CE
HIST 1510 World History from from 1500 CE to Present
PE 1098 Wellness Dynamics
POLS 2100 Introduction to International Relations
POLS 2200 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS 2300 Introduction to Political Thought
PSY 1010 General Psychology
PSY 1100 Lifespan Development
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 1020 Modern Social Problems

Students must take one course from the Humanities list and one course from the Life Sciences list to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Critical Thinking.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Humanities
Courses in Humanities
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ARTH 2500 Introduction to Art History
ARTH 2710 Art History Survey I
ARTH 2720 Art History Survey II
CHIN 1010 Beginning Mandarin Chinese I
CHIN 1020 Beginning Mandarin Chinese II
CHIN 2010 Intermediate Chinese I
CHIN 2020 Intermediate Chinese II
COMM 1010 Introduction to Communication
COMM 1310 Thinking and Listening Critically
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
EDUC 1010 Foundations in Education
ENGL 2130 Imaginative Literature
ENGL 2200 Literature and Culture
ENGL 2210 Folk and Oral Traditions
ENGL 2230 Mythology
FREN 1010 Beginning French I
FREN 1020 Beginning French II
FREN 2010 Intermediate French I
FREN 2020 Intermediate Grammar and Conversation
GERM 1010 Beginning German I
GERM 1020 Beginning German II
GERM 2010 Intermediate German I
GERM 2020 Intermediate Grammar & Conversation
HIST 1100 Western Civilization I
HIST 1110 Western Civilization II
HIST 2200 Sport in Ancient Greece and Rome
HONR 2010 Dialogue in the Disciplines
HSS 1120 Introduction to Diversity
HU 1010 Introduction to Humanities
ORPT 2040 Americans in the Outdoors
PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 1250 Reasoning and Rational Decision Making
SPAN 1010 Beginning Spanish I
SPAN 1020 Beginning Spanish II
SPAN 2010 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 2020 Intermediate Spanish II
THEA 1303 Shakespeare Unbound

Life Sciences
Courses in Life Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AGSC 1010 Agriculture and Society
AGSC 1100 Principles of Animal Science
BIOL 1010/1015 Introduction to Biology/Introduction to Biology Lab (optional)
BIOL 1020/1025 Human Biology/Human Biology Lab (optional)
BIOL 1610/1615 General Biology/General Biology Lab (required)
BIOL 2050 Southern Utah Flora
BIOL 2500 Environmental Biology
NFS 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition
NR 1010 Introduction to Natural Resources Management

Students must take one course from the following list below.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Fine Arts
Courses in Fine Arts
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 1010 Intro Visual Arts
ART 1050 Intro to Photography
ART 1110 Drawing I
ART 1120 Two-Dimensional Design
ART 1610 Ceramics I
DANC 1010 Inside the Art of Dance
ENGL 2020 Introduction to Creative Writing
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music
MUSC 1020 Popular Music in America
MUSC 1050 Music of the World
THEA 1013 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 1023 Introduction to Film


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

Students must take one course from both of the lists below.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

American Institutions
Courses in American Institutions
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ECON 1740 US Economic History
HIST 1700 American Civilization
POLS 1100 American National Government

Life Sciences
Courses in Life Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
AGSC 1010 Agriculture and Society
AGSC 1100 Principles of Animal Science
BIOL 1010/1015 Introduction to Biology/Introduction to Biology Lab (optional)
BIOL 1020/1025 Human Biology/Human Biology Lab (optional)
BIOL 1610/1615 General Biology/General Biology Lab (required)
BIOL 2050 Southern Utah Flora
BIOL 2500 Environmental Biology
NFS 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition
NR 1010 Introduction to Natural Resources Management

Students must take one course from the list below to meet the Passport Learning Outcomes of Human Society and the Individual.

Students must take a unique course in each to fulfill the requirements. 

Social and Behavioral Sciences
Courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences
RequiredOnline Option Available Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 1010 Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 1020 Biological Anthropology
BA 1010 Business & Society
BA 2350 Legal Issues in Society
CJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice
COMM 2010 Media and Society
COMM 2150 Intercultural Communication
CSIS 1010 Electronic Commerce and the Global Society
ECON 1010 Economics as a Social Science
ECON 1740 US Economic History
ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
FIN 2870 Personal Finance
FLHD 1500 Human Development through the Lifespan
FLHD 2400 Marriage and Family Relations
FLHD 2700 Consumerism & Family Finance in American Society
GEOG 1300 Globalization in the 21st Century: World Regional Geography
HIST 1500 World History to 1500 C.E.
HIST 1510 World History from 1500 C.E. to the Present
PE 1098 Wellness Dynamics
POLS 2100 Introduction to International Relations
POLS 2200 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS 2300 Introduction to Political Thought
PSY 1010 General Psychology
PSY 1110 Lifespan Development
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 1020 Social Problems


Program Highlights


SUU offers Integrated General Education options that allow students to take a 6-credit general education course taught by two faculty members. This integrated course fulfills the requirements of two areas and combines their learning outcomes in a relevant timely way.


Contact Info

Institutional Liaison: Johnny MacLean
Contact for Students: Johnny MacLean




Interstate Passport is based at the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, a 501c3 regional compact, located in Boulder, Colorado.
Funded in part by Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation.



Interstate Passport
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
3035 Center Green Drive, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301-2204
Telephone 303.541.0261
interstatepassport@wiche.edu



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