This interdisciplinary major is designed for students who have broad interests cutting across the boundaries of the traditional disciplines. The goal is to provide a systematic program of studies, tailored to the student's background, interests, and goals, which integrates the content and methods of the liberal disciplines and provides a solid grounding in one of those disciplines.
Liberal Studies Major
Departmental Concentration 21 cr.
Minor Concentration 21 cr.
Total: 42 credits
In the Liberal Studies major, the student will develop, under the guidance of an advisor, a plan of study which integrates his/her interests and goals. The plan of study will be focused in one of two areas of concentration:
Course work will be primarily in the disciplines of literature, history, philosophy, religious studies, languages, and the arts.
Course work will be primarily in the policy sciences: political science, economics, and sociology, with supporting courses from communication studies, psychology, history, philosophy, and religious studies. Four of the seven departmental courses must be at the 3000-4000 level.
Students must satisfy the usual degree requirements in the College:
Completion of the Core Curriculum
An overall and major concentration grade point average of 2.00 or better
Completion of at least 126 semester hours