B.A. in Humanities Liberal Studies Concentration

General Education Requirements (53 credits)

College Competencies (24 credits)

Written Communication
ENWR1101   Academic Writing
ENWR1102   Academic Research & Writing
Speech/Professional Communication
Quantitative Analysis
Math or Technology or Statistics
Ethical and Moral Analysis
Scientific Analysis

Liberal Arts Distribution  (21 credits)

Social and Behavioral Sciences
Art and Culture
PHIL1000   The Life of the Mind

University Requirements (8 credits)

UNIV1001   Transitioning to University Life
UNIV1002   Preparing for Professional Life
UNIV2001   Cross-cultural Perspectives 
UNIV2002   Global Issues

Major Requirements (30 credits)
Interdisciplinary Humanities Seminar (3 credits)1
Thematic Concentration: Liberal Studies (24 credits)2
Humanities Capstone Seminar (3 credits)3
Minor/SAC (15 credits)
Free Electives (22 credits)
TOTAL (120 credits)

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION:  This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENWR1101 and ENWR1102), and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.

ORAL COMMUNICATION:  Requirements consist of a three-credit Speech course.

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems.

ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.

SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS:  Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science.

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE:  This requirement can be satisfied by one of four options: traditional language courses with significant cultural elements, LANG courses listings under “Language and Culture Studies,” language-based study abroad, or the six highest ESL/ESP credits for non-native English speakers.

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES:  This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

ART AND HUMANITIES:   This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Art (visual or performing), English Literature, History, Philosophy, or Religion.


2THEMATIC CONCENTRATION:                                                                                                                        LIBERAL STUDIES:  8 Classes from ART 1120, ART 1131, ART 1133, ART 1135, ART 1136, ART 2238, COMM 2000 or above, ENGL 2000 or above, HIST 2000 or above, HUMN 2000 or above, LANG2000 or above, MUSIC 1000 or above, PHIL 1000 or above, POLS 2000 or above, RELI 1000 or above, SOCI 1000 or above, THEA 1000 or above

3HUMANITIES CAPSTONE SEMINAR:  Any 3000+ Humanities course.

FREE ELECTIVE COURSES:  Additional courses to bring the total number of credits earned to 120 may be taken in any area or discipline.  

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.