Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

The Future

The Future Thematic Thread

This thread will deal with challenges and opportunities associated with modern society and technology, and how people envision meeting these challenges and opportunities.

Faculty Liaison: Danette Dimarco

Curriculum Guide

Gateway Courses
Select one of the following:3
Cybersecurity in the Era of Evolving Technology
Contemporary Social Problems
Focused Courses
Select two courses from the following (must include two categories and two departments; one course must be 300/400 level)6
The Arts
Basic Studio Drawing
Basic Studio Painting
Basic Studio Photography
Basic Studio Printmaking
Basic Studio Metalsmithing
Basic Studio Sculpture
Basic Studio Fiber Art
Basic Studio Ceramics
Basic Studio Graphic Design
Basic Studio Digital Media
Intermediate Studio Drawing
Intermediate Studio Painting
Intermediate Studio Photography
Intermediate Studio Printmaking
Intermediate Studio Metalsmithing
Intermediate Studio Sculpture
Intermediate Studio Fiber Art
Intermediate Studio Ceramics
Intermediate Studio Graphic Design
Intermediate Studio Digital Media
Culture, Discourse, and Ideas
Artificial Intelligence in Cognitive Studies and Film
Ethical Reasoning
Challenges of Computer Technology
Challenges of Computer Technology
Ethics, Technology, and the Future
Science, Technology, and Mathematics
Space Science
Society and Institutions
The Communication Age
Capstone Course (Required)
ENGL 411Science Fiction3
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

The Future Thematic Thread (FUTR)
Revised 08.03.2020
UCC 03.03.2020