Regional Thematic Sequences and Minors

All Thematic Sequences

View all Thematic Sequences for Liberal Education offered at Miami.

updated 10/28/15

Some thematic sequences and minors can be completed entirely on the Regional campuses. The Miami University Bulletin series is the official source of information about the programs & courses of study offered at Miami University. Only one class from a sequence can also count in the MP foundation courses.

Thematic Sequences

ATH 3 | World Cultures

  • ATH 175—Peoples of the World OR ATH 185—Cultural diversity in the US
  • ATH 231—Foundations of Cultural Anthropology
  • ATH 307—The Middle East—Anthropological Perspectives (or another upper level from the approved list)

ATH 4 | World Cultures, Policy, & Ecology

  • ATH 155—Intro to Anthropology OR ATH 175—Peoples of the World OR ATH 185—Cultural Diversity in the US
  • ATH 307—The Middle East OR ATH 308—South Asia
  • ATH 471—Ecological Anthropology

ATH 5 | World Cultures & Social Relations

  • ATH 175—Peoples of the World OR ATH 185—Cultural Diversity in the US
  • ATH 307—The Middle East OR ATH 308—South Asia
  • ATH 331—Social Anthropology (or another upper level from the approved list

BIO 6 | Animal Diversity

  • BIO/MBI 115—Biological Concepts
  • BIO 209—Fundamentals of Ecology, OR BIO 206—Evolutionary Biology
  • BIO 311—Vertebrate Zoology, OR BIO 312—Invertebrate Zoology

BTE 1 | Perspectives in Sales & Customer Service(online options)

  • BTE 105—Introduction to Marketing
  • BTE 261—Customer Service & Satisfaction*
  • BTE 263—Sales & Promotions*
  • * BTE 105 pre-req for BTE 261 & 263.

CLS 4 | The Classical World—Identity and Experience (new 2016)

  • CLS 121—Intro to Classical Mythology
  • CLS 235—Women in Antiquity
  • CLS 332—Classical Mythology and the Arts

CHM 1 | Chemistry of Environmental Measurements

  • CHM 142/145—College Chemistry/College Chemistry Lab
  • CHM 231—Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, OR CHM 241/244 Organic Chemistry/Organic Chemistry Lab
  • CHM 363/364—Analytical Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry Lab

CHM 2 | Chemistry of Life Processes

  • CHM 142/145—College Chemistry/College Chemistry Lab
  • CHM 231—Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, OR CHM 241/244 Organic Chemistry/Organic Chemistry Lab
  • CHM 332—Outlines in Biochemistry

CIT 1 | Social & Global Computing

  • CIT 157—Foundations of Information Technology, OR CSE 151—Computers, Computer Science, & Society*
  • CIT/CSE 262—Technology, Ethics, & Global Society
  • CIT 448—Global & Strategic Issues in the Information Technology

CJS 1 | Race & Criminal Justice

  • BWS 151—Introduction to Black World Studies
  • CJS 211—Law Enforcement, OR CJS 281—Corrections
  • CJS/BWS 401—Race & Criminal Justice

CSE 2 | Computer Programming

  • CSE 174—Fundamentals of Programming
  • CSE 271—Object- Oriented Programming
  • CSE 274—Data Abstraction & Data Structures, OR CSE 283—Data Communication & Networks

ENG 2 | Women & Literature

  • WGS 201—Introduction to Women’s Studies (online option)
  • ENG/WGS 468—Gender & Genre
  • ENG/WGS 232—American Women Writers, OR ENG/WGS 233—British Women Writers

ENG 3 | American Life & Culture Since World War II

  • ENG 143—Life & Thought in Amer Literature-1945 to present (online option)
  • OR MUS/AMS 135—Understanding Jazz, Its History & Context
  • Take 2: ENG 293—Contemporary American Fiction (online option) (or another upper level from the approved list)
  • ENG/BWS 338—African American Writing- 1946 to present (online option)
  • ENG 355—American Literature-1945 to present (offered less frequently)

ENG 8 | African American Literature

  • BWS 151—Introduction to Black World Studies
  • Take 2: ENG/BWS 336—African American Writing, 1746–1877
  • ENG/BWS 337—African American Writing, 1878–1945
  • ENG/BWS 338—African American Writing, 1945–Present
  • BWS/HST 221—African American History

FST 1 | Film in Pop Culture

  • FST 201—Introduction to Film Criticism & History
  • FST/ENG 220—Literature & Film
  • FST/ENG 221—Shakespeare & Film

FSW 4 | Children & Families (offered online)

  • FSW 281—Child Development in Diverse Families
  • FSW 481—Adolescent Development in Diverse Families
  • FSW 261—Diverse Family Systems Across the Life Cycle, OR FSW 381—Parent-Child Relations in Diverse Families

MBI 1 | Biomedical Science

  • MBI 161—Elementary Medical Microbiology
  • BIO 232—Human Heredity, OR BIO 325—Pathophysiology (online option)
  • MBI 361—Epidemiology

MTH 2 | Math Tools for Science

  • MTH 151—Calculus I
  • MTH 231—Elements of Discrete Mathematics
  • STA 301—Applied Statistics, OR STA 368—Introduction to Statistics

PSY 2 | Patterns in Human Development

  • PSY 231—Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 332—Child Development, OR FSW 281—Child Development in Diverse Families
  • PSY 331—Infant Development, OR PSY 333—Adolescent Development, OR FSW/EDP 481—Adolescent Development in Diverse Families

SOC 5 | Gender & Family Studies

  • SOC/WGS 203—Sociology of Gender (online option)
  • SOC/WGS/FSW 221—Human Sexuality
  • FSW 363/SOC 363—Sociology of Families

Minors

Minor in Art 2D Media Studies (Hamilton Campus)

  • ART 111 OR ART 102 & 105
  • Take 1-2—Art 121, 221, 222 OR 350
  • Take at least 2 courses in one studio area, with one being the introductory course—
  • Photography—ART 255, 257, 357, 358 | Painting—ART 231, 331, 332 | Printmaking—ART 241, 341, 342

Minor in Criminal Justice

  • CJS 101—Intro to Criminal Justice
  • CJS 125—Law & Courts
  • CJS 211—Law Enforcement
  • CJS 231—Law & Individual Rights
  • One Elective Criminal Justice course (4 credits)

Minor in Forensic Investigation

  • CJS 101—Intro to Criminal Justice
  • CHM 121—Intro to Forensic Chemistry OR CJS 211—Law Enforcement
  • CJS 231—Law & Individual Rights
  • CJS 235—Forensic Science Survey
  • CJS 272—Forensic & Crime Scene Evidence
  • CJS 411—Evidence Law & Expert Testimony

Thematic Sequences with courses offered less frequently at Regionals

BIO 1—Conservation & the Environment

  • BIO 131—Plants, Humanity, & Environment, OR BIO 176—Ecology of North America, OR BIO 121—Environmental Biology
  • GEO 271—Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation
  • IES 431—Principles & Applications of Environmental Science

BIO 2—Molecular Processes

  • BIO 191—Plant Biology, OR BIO/MBI 116—Biological Concepts—Structure, Function, Cellular, & Molecular Biology
  • BIO 203—Introduction to Cell Biology
  • BIO 342—Genetics, OR 425—Environmental Plant Physiology

BIO 5—Concepts in Physiology

  • BIO/MBI 116—Biological Concepts
  • BIO 203—Introduction to Cell Biology
  • BIO 305—Human Physiology

EDL 1—Cultural Studies & Public Life

  • EDL 204—Sociocultural Studies in Education
  • EDL 282—Culture Studies, Power, Education (Oxford only)
  • SOC/EDP/DST 272—Introduction to Disability Studies

HST 2—Women & Gender in History

  • CLS 235—Women in Antiquity
  • HST/AMS/WGS 382—Women in American History
  • HST 383—Women in Chinese History
  • *or other options

PHL 1—Ethics

  • PHL 131—Introduction to Ethics
  • PHL 312—Contemporary Moral Problems
  • PHL 375—Medical Ethics
  • *or other options

PSY 1—Perspectives in Psychopathology

  • PSY 242—Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 343—Psychopathology
  • PSY 345—Childhood Psychopathology & Developmental Disabilities