Core Classes

The university core consists of the university’s religion and general education requirements. Please see BYU’s University Core list for more information.

The following core classes are offered at the BYU Salt Lake Center.

Doctrinal Foundations

Doctrinal Foundations

Course # Title Also Fulfills
REL A 121 The Book of Mormon  
REL A 122 The Book of Mormon  
REL A 211 The New Testament  
*REL A 250 Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel  
*REL A 275 Teachings and Doctrine of the Book of Mormon  
*REL C 200 The Eternal Family  
*REL C 225 Foundations of the Restoration  
REL C 333 The Living Prophets  

 
* Cornerstone Curriculum

Additional Religion Courses

Course # Title Also Fulfills
REL A 212 New Testament  
REL A 301 The Old Testament  
REL A 302 The Old Testament  
REL A 327 The Pearl of Great Price  
REL C 130 Missionary Preparation  
REL C 234 LDS Marriage and Family  
REL C 324 The Doctrine and Covenants  
REL C 325 The Doctrine and Covenants  
REL C 351 Survey of World Religions GCA

The Individual and Society

American Heritage

Course # Title Also Fulfills
A HTG 100 American Heritage  
ECON 110 Economic Principles and Problems SOC SCI
HIST 220 The United States Through 1877  
HIST 221 The United States Since 1877  
POLI 110 American Government and Politics SOC SCI

Global and Cultural Awareness

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ANTHR 101 Social/Cultural Anthropology SOC SCI
GEOG 130 Introduction to Human Geography  
HIST 202 World Civilization Since 1500 CIV2
POLI 150 Comparative Government and Politics SOC SCI
POLI 170 Introduction to International Politics SOC SCI
PWS 150 Environmental Biology BIO SCI
REL C 351 Survey of World Religions REL
SPAN 345 Iberian Civilization  

Skills

First-Year Writing

Course # Title Also Fulfills
WRTG 150 Writing and Rhetoric  

Advanced Written and Oral Communication

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ENGL 311 Writing About the Arts and Humanities  
ENGL 312 Persuasive Writing  
ENGL 315 Writing in the Social Sciences  
ENGL 316 Technical Communication  
M COM 320 Communication in Organizational Settings  

Quantitative Reasoning

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ACC 200 Principles of Accounting  
MATH 110 College Algebra  
MATH 112 Calculus 1 LANG
MATH 113 Calculus 2 LANG
MATH 118 Finite Mathematics LANG
SFL 260 Family Finance  
STAT 121 Principles of Statstics LANG

Languages of Learning

Course # Title Also Fulfills
MATH 112 Calculus 1 QR
MATH 113 Calculus 2 QR
MATH 118 Finite Mathematics QR
STAT 121 Principles of Statistics QR

Foreign Language Course Option

Course # Title Also Fulfills
PORT 321 Third year Portuguese Reading, Grammar, and Culture  
SPAN 321 Third-Year Spanish Reading, Grammar, and Culture  

Arts, Letters, and Sciences

Civilization 1

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ARTHC 201 World Civilization to 1500  
ENGL 201 Masterpiece of World Literature 1  
HIST 201 World Civilization Since 1500  
IHUM 201 Western Humanities 1: Antiquity to Renaissance  
MUSIC 201 Civilization: Music 1  
POLI 201 Western Political Heritage 1  

Civilization 2

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ARTHC 202 World Civilization Since 1500 ARTS
ENGL 202 Masterpieces of World Literature 2 LTRS
HIST 202 World Civilization Since 1500 GCA
IHUM 202 Western Humanities 2: Renaissance to the Present LTRS
MUSIC 202 Civilization: Music 2 ARTS
POLI 202 Western Political Heritage 2 LTRS

Arts

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ART 101 Introduction to Art and Drawing for Non-Majors  
ARTHC 111 Introduction to Art History  
ARTHC 202 World Civilization Since 1500 CIV2
IHUM 101 An Introduction to the Humanities  
MUSIC 101 Introduction to Music  
MUSIC 202 Civilization: Music 2 CIV2

Letters

Course # Title Also Fulfills
CL CV 110 Introduction to Greek and Roman Literature  
CL CV 241 Greek and Roman Mythology  
ENGL 202 Masterpieces of World Literature 2 CIV2
ENGL 391 Introduction to Folklore  
IHUM 202 Western Humanities 2: Renaissance to the Present CIV2
PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophy  
POLI 202 Western Political Heritage 2 CIV2

Biological Science

Course # Title Also Fulfills
BIO 100 Principles of Biology  
BIO 130 Biology  
MMBIO 221 General Microbiology  
NDFS 100 Essentials of Human Nutrition  
PDBIO 120 Science of Biology  
PWS 150 Environmental Biology GCA

Physical Science

Course # Title Also Fulfills
CHEM 101 Introductory General Chemistry  
CHEM 105 General College Chemistry  
GEOL 101 Introduction to Geology  
PHSCS 105 General Physics 1  
PHY S 100 Physical Science  

Social Science

Course # Title Also Fulfills
ANTHR 101 Social/Cultural Anthropology GCA
ECON 110 Economic Principles and Problems 1/2 AHTG
POLI 110 American Government and Politics 1/2 AHTG
POLI 150 Comparative Government and Politics GCA
POLI 170 Introduction to International Politics GCA
PSYCH 111 Introduction to Psychological Science  
SFL 160 Introduction to Family Processes  
SFL 210 Human Development  
SOC 111 Introductory Sociology