The "basics" are the core curriculum courses at a college. So if you are wondering what to take, check out the attachments to see the lists.
ALWAYS conference with an advisor before you sign up for any class so that you will be on the right track and not waste money on courses you do not need. They can also tell you which ones are preferred by your major if you have one.
The information can be found on these colleges' websites. Check them out!!