Dec 07, 2019  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Liberal Studies (B.A.)


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 42 hours at the 300+ level.

Students must take 12 hours of writing-enriched courses from three (3) different disciplines (including ENGL 101-102), plus 12 hours of writing-enriched courses in History.

Notes


1Select three (3) Science electives from the General Education Core Curriculum  list. A two-semester sequence recommended.
2Students who select the Theatre Concentration block should take THEA 472 and 475 instead of the two HIST 300/400 electives.
3Recommend: Art History or Music Appreciation. Students who select the Theatre Concentration block must take ART or MUSC as their fine art electives.
4COMM 201 is not required for students who select the Theatre Concentration block; Core Courses block has 61 hours.
5Students who select the Theatre Concentration block should take ENGL 421 or 422 instead of ENGL 351 or 361.

Concentration in Geography


Total Hours: 56

  • Free Electives1 - 23
    (It is recommended that 6 of these hours be in a foreign language.Students need to select enough upper-level electives to have a total of 42 hours of upper-level classes in their degree plan.)
  • 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 (Students need to select enough upper-level electives to have a total of 42 hours of upper-level classes in their degree plan.)

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 (Students need to select enough upper-level electives to have a total of 42 hours of upper-level classes in their degree plan.)

Concentration in Women's and Gender Studies


 Total Hours: 56

  • Approved WMST Electives - 9
  • Approved Electives - 9
  • Free Electives - 26 (Students need to select enough upper-level electives to have a total of 42 hours of upper-level classes in their degree plan.)

Total Hours for Degree: 120