The eight discipline-designated elective requirements (English; history; international studies; political science; philosophy or religion; psychology or sociology; math or science; American studies or liberal studies) may be met by taking any course with the individual discipline’s prefix. However, at least three of the eight courses must be above the 100-level.
The American studies/liberal studies elective requirement may be met by taking any course with an AMS or LST designation or one of the following courses:
Upon completion of the liberal studies program students will:
Demonstrate an understanding of the content of liberal arts disciplines.
Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of individual liberal arts disciplines or in work that is interdisciplinary.
Articulate the connections and distinctions between and among liberal arts disciplines, and their contemporary relevance.
Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse in various disciplines.
Make connections between the liberal arts and professional opportunities through a variety of internships.
Interdisciplinary Seminar Requirement
Students must take a minimum of two LST 201 Interdisciplinary Seminars to complete the program. These seminars are team-taught and examine topics from at least two disciplinary perspectives. The topics will change each semester.