EAC - Ad Hoc 4-Credit Conversion Committee

Information about Select, Lower Division, 4-Credit Courses
at Portland State University

From the PSU 2003-04 College Catalog and
the online PSU Course Equivalency Guides (CAS System)

The following are liberal arts and social science courses frequently taken by PCC students who plan to transfer from PCC to PSU. Many are required as foundation courses for specific majors. This list is not comprehensive.

PSU 100/200 Level 4-Credit Courses: Current PCC Equivalents:

ART

ART 115, 116 Basic Design: two dimension/color 
theory (8) 
ART 131 Intro to Drawing (4) 
ART 261 Photography (4) 
ART 281 Painting (4) 
ART 294 Water Media (4) 
ArH 204, 205, 206 (12) History of Western Art 
Other individual ART studio courses available (4)

ART 115, 116, 117 (9)

ART 131 (3)
ART 142 (3)
ART 181 (3)
ART 284 or 287 (3)
ART 204, 205, 206 (9)

Anthropology

ATH 101, 102, 103 Anthropology: Phys, Arch, Cult. (12)
No other LD Anthropology courses  

 

ATH 101, 102, 103 (9)  

BUSINESS

BA 101 Intro to Business (4) 
BA 205 Business Communications/Technology (4) 
BA 211, 213 Accounting (8) 

 

BA 101 (4)  
BA 205 (4)  
BA 211, 212, 213 (9)  

ECONOMICS

EC 101 Contemporary Economic Issues (4) 
EC 201, 202 Micro & Macro Economics (8) 
No other LD Economics courses  

 

None  
EC 201, 202, 200 or 203 (9)  

ENGLISH

ENG 100 Intro to Literature (4)
ENG 104, 105, 106 Intro to Fiction, Drama, Poetry (12) 
ENG 107, 108 World Literature (8) 
ENG 201, 202, Shakespeare (8) 
ENG 204, 205 Survey of English Literature (8) 
ENG 253, 254 Survey of American Literature (8) 
ENG 256 Intro to African American Lit (4) 
ENG 260 Intro to Womens Lit (4) 

 

None  
ENG 104, 105, 106 (9)  
ENG 107, 108, 109 (9)  
ENG 201, 202, 203 (9)  
ENG 204, 205, 206 (9)  
ENG 253, 254, 255 (9)  
ENG 256 (3)  
ENG 260 (3)  

GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 210, Physical Geography (4) 
GEOG 230 Environment and Society (4) 
No other LD Geography classes  

 

None  
None  

HISTORY

HST 101, 102, 103 Hist Western Civ. (12) 
HST 201, 202 Hist of US (8) 
No other LD History classes  

 

HST 101, 102, 103 (9)  
HST 201, 202, 203 (9)  

MUSIC

MUS 111, 112, 113 Music Theory I (9) 
MUS 211, 212, 213 Music Theory II (9) 
MUS 201, 202 Intro to music (8) 
MUS 261, 262 Hist of Rock Music (8) 

 

MUS 111, 112, 113 (9)  
MUS 211, 212,213 (9)  
None  
MUS 206 (3) = 261

PHILOSOPHY

PHL 201, 202 Intro Philosophy, Ethics (8) 
PHL 210 Philosophy of Religion (4) 
PHL 212 Philosoph in Literature (4)  
No other LD Philosophy classes  

 

PHL 201, 202 (6)  
PHL 204 (3)  

POLITICAL SCIENCE

PS 101, 102 US Government (8)
PS 200 Intro to Politics (4) 
PS 203 State & Local (4) 
PS 204 Comparative Politics (4) 
PS 221 Intro to Public Law (4) 
No other LD Political Science courses  

 

PS 201, 202 (6)  
None  
PS 203 (3)  
PS 204 (3)  
None

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 200, 204 Psychology as Natural/Social Science (8)
No other LD Psychology courses  

 

PSY 201, 202, 203 (9)  

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 200 Intro to Sociology (4)
No other LD Sociology courses

 

SOC 204 (3)  

THEATER ARTS

TA 111, 112 Technical Theater w/lab TA 114, 115 (8) 
TA 141, 142 Acting I, II (8) 
TA 147 Movement for the Actor (3) 
TA 241, 242 Improvisational Acting I, II (6) 
TA 252 Stage Makeup (2)  
A few other individual LD Theater Arts courses available  

 

TA 111, 112, 113 (9)  
TA 141, 142, 143 (9)  
TA 126 (3)  
TA 144 for TA 241 (3)  
TA 227 (3)  

WOMENS STUDIES

WS 101 Into to Womens Studies (4)
No other LD Womens Studies courses  

 

WS 101 (3)  

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MARY SEVERSON, SYLVANIA ADVISING

Committee Chair 2005-2006: Porter Raper

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