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GAP Courses

GAP students are enrolled in regular UVM courses with other undergraduate and GAP students.

As a GAP student, you can take courses in these UVM Schools and Colleges:

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education and Social Services
  • College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Grossman School of Business

Each UVM College or School has specific courses incorporated into a GAP student’s academic plan. The courses are available during the academic year and summer session.

Here are examples of types of courses typically listed on a student’s GAP contract:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

  • English – ENGS 001: Written Expression, ENGS 011: Types of Literature, ENGS 014: Introduction to Poetry, or ENGS 023: American Literature
  • Fine Arts – ARTS 001: Drawing or MU 001: Intro to Classical Music
  • Humanities – HST 011: US History to 1865 or HST 012: US History since 1865
  • Mathematics – MATH 009: College Algebra or STAT 111: Elements of Statistics
  • Verbal Communication – SPCH 011: Effective Speaking or CALS 183: Communication Method

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

  • English – ENGS 001: Written Expression, ENGS 011: Types of Literature, ENGS 014: Introduction to Poetry, or ENGS 023: American Literature
  • Humanities – HST 011: US History to 1865, HST 012: US History since 1865, REL 020: Intro Religion: Comparative, or PHIL 010: Intro Philosophy: Selected Problems
  • Race & Ethnicity – SOC 019: D1: Race Relations in the US or GEOG 060: D1: Geography/Race & Ethnicity in US
  • Mathematics – MATH 017: Applications of Finite Math or STAT 051: Probability with Statistics
  • Science – BIOL 003: Human Biology, GEOL 001: Earth System Science, or ASTR 005: Exploring the Cosmos
  • Social Science – SOC 001: Intro to Sociology, PSYC 001: General Psychology, or POLS 021: American Political System

College of Education and Social Services (CESS)

  • Diversity – EDFS 001: D1: Race and Racism in the US or EDSP 005: D2: Issues Affecting Persons W/Disabilities
  • English – ENGS 001: Written Expression, ENGS 011: Types of Literature, ENGS 023: American Literature, or ENGS 025: World Literature
  • Humanities – HST 011: US History to 1865 or HST 012: US History since 1865
  • Math – MATH 015: Elementary School Math, MATH 016: Fund Concepts Elem School Math, or higher
  • Social Science – SOC 001: Intro to Sociology, PSYC 001: General Psychology, or POLS 021: American Political System
  • Verbal Communication – SPCH 011: Effective Speaking

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS)

  • Computer Science – CS 020: Programing for Engineers, CS 021: Computer Programming I: MATLAB
  • Engineering Courses – ENGR 002: Graphical Communication
  • English – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Mathematics – MATH 021: Calculus I and MATH 022: Calculus II
  • Science – CHEM 031: General Chemistry 1, PHYS 030: Physics Problem Solving I, and PHYS 031: Physics for Engineers I

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR)

  • English – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Environmental Studies – ENVS 001: Intro to Environmental Studies and ENVS 002: International Environmental Studies
  • Mathematics – MATH 019: Fundamentals of Calculus I and MATH 020: Fundamentals of Calculus II
  • Natural Resources – NR 001: Natural History & Field Ecology and NR 002: Nature & Culture
  • Science – CHEM 031: General Chemistry 1
  • Social Science – HST 011: US History to 1865

Grossman School of Business (BSAD)

  • EC 011: Principles of Macroeconomics and EC 012: Principles of Microeconomics
  • English Composition – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Math – MATH 019: Fundamentals of Calculus I and MATH 020: Fundamentals of Calculus II
  • Race Relations – SOC 019: D1: Race Relations in the US
  • History – Any Course