General Ed and Intro

Find the right O’Neill course

We offer a variety of introductory and general education courses to help you explore the O’Neill School while making progress toward your degree. Check out our intro videos and sample syllabi below to get started.

Unsure how, or if, these courses work for you? Schedule an appointment with an O’Neill academic advisor. And don’t forget to check your Academic Advisement Report to make sure you’re meeting your intended requirement.

Available O’Neill general education and introductory courses

SPEA-A 163 (Honors: S-163): Arts World: Management, Markets, and Policy 
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH) 

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SPEA-E 183: Environment and People
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH)

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SPEA-E 272 (Honors: S-272): Introduction to Environmental Sciences
IUB General Education Natural & Mathematical Sciences (NM) and Natural Science (NS)

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SPEA-H 124: Overview of the U.S. Healthcare System
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH)

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SPEA-V161: Urban Problems and Solutions
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH)


SPEA-V 181: U.S. Policy and Administration
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH)


SPEA-V 182: Policy-making Around the World: Comparative and International Approaches
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH)

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SPEA-V 184: Law and Public Affairs
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH)

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SPEA-V 272: Terrorism and Public Policy
IUB General Education Social and Historical Studies (SH) 

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