Dec 01, 2022  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies Major (Bachelor of Arts)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-127

Freshman - Credits: 33-34

  • Foreign Language   (Cr: 6)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3-4)
  • Electives    (Cr: 9)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • Global Issues General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Values & Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • English Elective    (Cr: 3)
  • International Studies Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Philosophy or Religion Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Science or Math Elective   (Cr: 3-4)
  • Electives   (Cr: 9)

Junior - Credits: 30

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3-4)
  • Elective    (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 6)
  • History Elective    (Cr: 3)
  • Political Science Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Psychology or Sociology Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • American Studies or Liberal Studies Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives    (Cr: 6)
    (must be above the 100 level)

Liberal Studies Discipline-Specific Electives

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: 

Learning Communities Requirement

Liberal Studies majors are required to enroll in at least one Learning Community – three thematically linked courses offered in the same semester which explore a problem or issue from various disciplinary perspectives. Learning Community courses may fulfill free electives, general education requirements and/or the discipline-specific electives required in the Liberal Studies program.

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