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2011-2012 Academic Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Liberal Studies (B.A.)


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All Liberal Studies majors must complete the degree requirements block (64 credit hours) and they must select a concentration block (56/59 credit hours) from the choices that follow. The Liberal Studies degree requires a minimum of 45 hours at the 300+ level.

Notes


1Two of the courses used to satisfy the math and science requirements must be writing-enriched courses such as BIOL 102, 106; CHEM 101, 102, 135, 136; ENSC 102; GEOL 102; MATH 170, 231; PHSC 101, 102, 111, 236; PHYS 151, 152, 211, 212; STAT 231
2MATH 122 and 223 may not be used to satisfy the mathematics requirements.
3Science requirements must include biological and physical (or geological) sciences, of which 6 hours must be in the same subject area, with a two-semester sequence recommended.
4Students who select the Theatre Concentration block should take ENGL 421 or 422 instead of ENGL 351 or 361.
5Students who select the Theatre Concentration block shoudl take THEA 472 and 475 instead of the two HIST 300/400 electives.
6Art, Music, and Theatre courses qualify as fine art electives. Students who select the Theatre Concentration block must take ART or MUSC as their fine art electives.
7COMM 201 is not required for students who select the Theatre Concentration block; Core Courses block has 61 hours.

Concentration in Geography


Total Hours: 56

  • Free Electives1 - 23
    (It is recommended that 6 of these hours be in a foreign language.)
  • Geography Electives - 6
  • Geography Electives 300+ - 9

Concentration in Humanities


Total Hours: 56

  • PHIL Elective - 3
  • Foreign Language Sequence1 101, 102, 201, 202 - 12
  • Fine Art or Humanities Electives - 9
  • Free Electives - 26

Note


1Student may opt out of the foreign language sequence and select 12 hours of international studies from among the following courses: ART 361, 362, 363, 461; ENGL 401, 402, 404, 479; GEOG 311; GOVT 320, 403, 421, 422; HIST 331, 341, 342, 343, 344, 355, 356, 357, 362, 380, 381, 431, 432, 440, 450, 451, 452, 456, 457, 461, 462; RELS 211; SOCL 430.

Note


1Selections must be made from these choices: ANTH 411; GOVT 301; HIST 401, 402; MUSC 350; ENGL 475, 481; or any approved “topics” course from any discipline.

Note


1Sequence of 101, 102, 201, and 202 in a single foreign language is preferred, but 12 hours total in no more than two foreign languages is the minimum requirement.

Concentration in Southeastern American Indian Studies


Total Hours: 56

  • Approved Anthropology Electives - 6
  • Free Electives - 26

Concentration in Women and Gender Studies


 Total Hours: 56

  • Approved WMST Electives - 9
  • Approved Electives - 9
  • Free Electives - 26

Total Hours for Degree: 120


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