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Breadth/Depth Course Designation Criteria

Criteria for Depth Courses

1. Courses must be at the 3000 level or above. They must be accessible to non-majors who have a level of academic preparation appropriate for upper division courses.

2. Courses must support and promote the goals of the University Studies program as stated in the "Citizen Scholar" objectives. (http://www.usu.edu/epc/subcommittees/general_education/citizen_scholar/). They should build on a significant number of the goals expressed in the rubrics for the appropriate breadth categories. (See appropriate link below)