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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies


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Minimum required credits for the program: 47 - 48

Requirements for the program


  • No more than a total of 6 credits can be taken as Independent Study.
  • Co-op, field experience, and practicum credits may not be used for Liberal Studies.
  • College Skills courses may not be double-counted for Liberal Studies.
  • At most 10 credits may be double counted for General Education Distribution and program requirements.

Students taking Liberal Studies as a second major for Elementary Education should attend to the following points:

  • Take MAT 1060 and MAT 2010 to fulfill (or in addition to) the College Skills Mathematics requirements.
  • Include an additional MAT class in your course of study, especially if pursuing the Interdisciplinary concentration.
  • Include both a literature and a writing class from ENG in your course of study (EDU 3110 may be counted as the literature class).
  • Include geography. political science/government, and pre-WWII American history classes in your course of study.

All Liberal Studies students are encouraged to take foreign language courses and SSC 2020 Experience the World as electives to supplement the requirements of the program.

 

Core: (32 Credits)


  • 3 credits from any 1000- or 2000- level CIS, MAT courses
  • 6 credits from two different disciplines among any 1000- or 2000-level ARH, ART, FLM, MUS, THA courses (not including MUS 2220, THA 2840, or THA-2845).
  • 6 credits from two different disciplines among ENG 1310, any 2000-level ENG, any 1000- or 2000-level HIS, PHI 1010, or any 2000-level PHI.
  • 8 credits from two different disciplines among any 1000- or 2000-level lab science from ATM, BIO, CHE, ENV, GEY, and PHY courses.
  • 6 credits from two different disciplines among ANT 1030, any 1000- or 2000-level POS, ECO, GEO, SOC or PSY courses (not including PSY 1040, PSY 2270, PSY 2811, and PSY 2812).
  • LIB 4810 Liberal Studies Thesis or both EDU 4250 and EDU 4730

Concentrations: (15 - 16 credits)


Fine and Performing Arts


  • 15 credits (must include at least nine credits at the 3000- or 4000-level) from ARH, ART, FLM, MUS, THA courses (not including MUS 2220, THA 2840, THA 2845, THA 4210, or THA 4810) or LIB 4801.

Humanities


  • 15 credits (must include at least nine credits at the 3000- or 4000-level) from ENG, HIS, or PHI courses, or EDU 3110 (not including PHI-1050) or LIB 4801.

Mathematics and Computer Science


  • 15 credits (must include at least nine credits at the 3000- or 4000-level) from CIS or MAT courses or LIB 4801.

Natural Science


  • 12 credits (must include at least four credits at the 3000- or 4000-level) from ATM, BIO, CHE, ENV, GEY, PHY, or SCI courses or LIB 4801.
  • SCI 4010

Social Science


  • 15 credits (must include at least nine credits at the 3000- or 4000-level) from ANT, GEO, POS, SOC, ECO, PSY, or 3000- 4000-level SSC courses (not including PSY 1040, PSY 2270, PSY 2811, PSY 2812, PSY 3080, PSY 3811, PSY 4151, PSY 4720, PSY 4820, PSY 4921, PSY 4922, SSC 4720, or SSC 4740) or LIB 4801.

Interdisciplinary


  • 15 - 16 credits (must include at least eight credits at the 3000- or 4000-level) from the concentrations listed above.

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