Courses in Common

Miami Regionals Courses in Common helps students connect to their peers, faculty, degree, and future. The tracks outlined within this program intentionally correspond with the needs and interests of each Career Community. Students who choose to take Courses in Common will be placed in two or more courses alongside other students in their Career Community. By participating in Courses in Common, students can experience a close-knit learning environment while also fulfilling Miami Plan requirements and making progress toward graduation. 

Courses in Common allows students to:

  • Develop a sense of belonging at Miami University
  • Build meaningful relationships with professors and classmates
  • Establish a community with peers who are taking the same courses
  • Take already-needed Miami Plan courses with a cohort of diverse individuals who share similar major or career interests
  • Benefit from reserved seats in popular course sections
  • Explore new areas of academic interest

Hamilton

Engineering, Math and Technology

  • HST 198 World History Since 1500 (3)
  • ENG 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)

  • STC 135 Principles of Public Speaking (3) 
  • MUS 185 Understanding Jazz - It's History and Context (3)

Human Services and Education 

  • HST 111 Survey of American History (3)
  • THE 123 Acting for Non Majors (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • BIO 121 Environmental Biology (3)
  • IDS 159 Strength Thru Cultural Diversity (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • ENG 169 Disability and Literature (3)
  • MBI 131 Community Health Perspectives (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • EDP 201 Human Development & Learning/Ed Envir (3)
  • MUS 185 The Diverse Worlds of Music (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Leadership and Business

  • CMR 106 Intro to Business & the Economy (3)
  • CRE 151 Intro Crit Race & Ethnic Studies
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • GLG 121 Environmental Biology (3)
  • ART 181 Concepts in Art (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Arts, Communication & Humanities

  • ART 187 Hst of West Art/Prehis-Gothic (3)
  • CMA 101 Introduction to Community Arts (1)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • ENG 122 Popular Lit - theme: Detective Fiction (3)
  • MBI 111 Microorganisms & Human Disease (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Health & Science

  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy And Physiology (4)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)
  • EDT 110 Learning Strategy/Coll Success (2)

  • BIO 115 Biology Concepts: Ecol Evol Gen (4)
  • EDT 110 Learning Strategy/Coll Success (2)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • BIO 161 Principles of Human Physiology (4)
  • KNH 188 Physical Activity and Health (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Middletown

Engineering, Math and Technology

  • ENG 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)
  • ART 181 Concepts in Art (3)

  • HST 112 Survey of American History (3)

Human Services and Education 

  • ENG 124 Introduction to Fiction (3)
  • ART 181 Concepts in Art (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • HST 111 Survey of American History (3)
  • MUS 135 Understanding Jazz: It's History & Context (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • MBI 111 Microorganisms & Human Disease (3)
  • THE 191 Experiencing Theatre (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Leadership and Business

  • BIO 121 Environmental Biology (3)
  • ENG 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • BIO 121 Environmental Biology (3)
  • MAC 143 Introduciton to Media (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Arts, Communication & Humanities

  • ART 188 Hst of West Art/Renais-Modern (3)
  • BIO 121 Environmental Biology (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

  • BIO 121 Environmental Biology (3)
  • MAC 143 Introduciton to Media (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

Health & Science

Nursing Majors
  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy And Physiology (4)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)
  • EDT 110 Learning Strategy/Coll Success (2)

Biology/Chemistry Majors
  • BIO 116 Biology Concepts: Structure (4)
  • EDT 110 Learning Strategy/Coll Success (2)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)

General 
  • MUS 225 The History of Rock and Roll (3)
  • UNV 101 I am Miami (1)