GAP Courses

GAP students are enrolled in online courses as part of the new Catamount Enrichment Learning Community Online.

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 sample courses listed on a student’s GAP contract:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

  • Writing and Information Literacy – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Fine Arts – MU 005: D1: Intro to Jazz History
  • Humanities – HST 011: US History to 1865 or HST 012: US History since 1865
  • Quantitative Reasoning – 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)

  • Writing and Information Literacy – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Humanities – HST 011: US History to 1865 or HST 012: US History since 1865
  • Diversity – GEOG 060: D1: Geography/Race & Ethnicity in US
  • Quantitative Reasoning – MATH 017: Applications of Finite Math or STAT 051: Probability with Statistics
  • Natural Sciences – BIOL 003: Human Biology or ASTR 005: Exploring the Cosmos
  • Social Sciences – SOC 001: SU: Intro to Sociology or PSYS 001: Intro to Psychological Science

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
  • Writing and Information Literacy– ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Social Sciences– HST 011: US History to 1865 or HST 012: US History since 1865
  • Quantitative Reasoning – MATH 015: Elementary School Math, MATH 016: Fund Concepts Elem School Math, or higher
  • Sustainability – SOC 001: SU: Intro to Sociology
  • Natural Sciences –  BIO 003: Human Biology

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS)

  • Core Requirements – CS 020: Programing for Engineers, CS 021: Computer Programming I: MATLAB
  • Core Requirements – ENGR 002: Graphical Communication
  • Writing and Information Literacy – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Quantitative Reasoning – MATH 021: Calculus I and MATH 022: Calculus II
  • Natural Sciences – 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)

  • Writing and Information Literacy – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Core Requirements – ENVS 001: Intro to Environmental Studies and ENVS 002: International Environmental Studies
  • Quantitative Reasoning – MATH 019: Fundamentals of Calculus I and MATH 020: Fundamentals of Calculus II
  • Core Requirements – NR 001: Natural History & Field Ecology and NR 002: Nature & Culture
  • Natural Sciences – CHEM 031: General Chemistry 1
  • Social Sciences – HST 011: US History to 1865

Grossman School of Business (BSAD)

  • Core Requirement – EC 011: Principles of Macroeconomics and EC 012: Principles of Microeconomics
  • Writing and Information Literacy – ENGS 001: Written Expression
  • Quantitative Reasoning – MATH 019: Fundamentals of Calculus I and MATH 020: Fundamentals of Calculus II
  • Diversity – SOC 019: D1: Race Relations in the US
  • Humanities – HST 011: US History to 1865

*Not all courses available every term. GAP Contracts are customized to meet individual student needs. 


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