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Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary major combining the arts, sciences, and humanities. Students gain a breadth of knowledge through selecting courses among various disciplines. They also gain depth in an area chosen as a minor.
Students in the Liberal Studies major take at least seven upper-level courses, including two seminars.
Requirements for the Major
A minimum of four courses in Humanities disciplines, selected from Art, Communication, English, Foreign Language, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and/or Theatre. At least two of the courses must be from English.
A minimum of four courses in Social Sciences disciplines, selected from Education, Economics, History, Management, Nursing, Political Science, Social Work, and/or Sociology. At least two of these courses must be from History.
A minimum of three courses in Natural Sciences, selected from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and/or Psychology. At least one course must be in a laboratory science.
Two upper-level seminars approved by the Liberal Studies advisor.
Students in the Liberal Studies major must also complete a minor in one of the Liberal Arts programs. Education may be considered a minor.