Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

Liberal Studies B.A., Culture, Religion and Society Concentration

Degree Requirements

 

Core Areas A-E

Satisfactorily complete core Areas A-E, as listed in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Total Credit Hours:42

Area F

Interdisciplinary Methods

 Satisfactorily complete IDST 2000 and one additional course from the list below:

IDST 2000Interdisciplinary Exploration

3

IDST 2305Topics Humn and Fine Arts

3

IDST 2310Fine & Applied Arts in Civ

3

IDST 2315Amer Diverse Cultural Heritage

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Theory/Methods Focus Courses

Satisfactorily complete three of the following courses:

AFST 2010Intro to African Studies

3

ANTH 1102Introduction to Anthropology

3

ARTS 1105Understanding Visual Art

3

ARTS 1110Art and Ideas

3

BLST 2010Introduction to Black Studies

3

ENGL 2110World Literature

3

ENGL 2160Studies in International Lit

3

GEOG 1101Intro to Human Geography

3

GEOG 2990Geographic Research Seminar

1-4

HIST 1131World Civilization & Soc I

3

HIST 1132World Civilization & Soc II

3

PHIL 2010Survey of Philosophy

3

RELI 1111Intro to World Religion

3

SOCI 1121Sociological Perspectives

3

WMST 2010Women In Society

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Foreign Language Requirement

Demonstrate competence in one foreign language at the level of the fourth university course (2002).

FREN 2002Interm Fren Lang & Culture II

3

GRMN 2002Inter German Lang & Culture II

3

ITAL 2002Interm Ital Lang & Culture II

3

SPAN 2002Interm Span Lang & Culture II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Major/Concentration

 

Major Area

Satisfactorily complete 27 3000-4000 level hours from AFST, ANTH, ARTS, BLST, PHIL, RELI, SOCI, WMST, or the following courses. Courses must include two different disciplines, with at least 9 hours in each.  A cross-listed course can only count toward the requirement in one discipline. Special Topics courses may also be used to fulfill these requirements with the permission of the department chair.

ENGL 4220Medieval English Literature

3

ENGL 4223Chaucer

3

ENGL 4449Great Books of the Western Wrl

3

ENGL 4451African Literature

3

ENGL 4452African Women Writers

3

ENGL 4662Southern Literature

3

ENGL 4664Flannery O'Connor

3

ENGL 4667African-American Literature

3

ENGL 4669Multicultural Amer Literature

3

ENGL 4671Studies in Native American Lit

3

ENGL 4770Studies in Folklore

3

ENGL 4950Special Topics

1-4

ENGL 4955Special Topics in Intern'l Lit

3

GEOG 4080Environmental History

3

GEOG 4205Political Geography

3

GEOG 4305Cultural Geography

3

GEOG 4220Economic Geography

3

GEOG 4230Geography of Cities

3

GEOG 3500Regional Geography:Spec Topics

3

HIST 3700Asia to 1500

3

HIST 3705Asia since 1500

3

HIST 3715Colonia Latin America

3

HIST 3720Modern Latin America

3

HIST 4125The Crusades

3

HIST 4130The Middle Ages

3

HIST 4135Women Ancient/Medieval World

3

HIST 4155Early Modern Europe

3

HIST 4170Women in Early Mod Europe

3

HIST 4280Int'ual & Cult His of Eur 1550

3

HIST 4285Int & Clt His of Eur Since1550

3

HIST 4360Cul His of Wales, Scotlnd, Ire

3

HIST 4635The Era of Segregation

3

HIST 4640Civl Rights/Blck Powr Movement

3

HIST 4645AfricnAmer Cult/Intellect Hist

3

HIST 4690Hist US/Latin Amer Relations

3

HIST 4700Conquest of Latin America

3

HIST 4710Modern Middle East

3

HIST 4730Modern China

3

HIST 4800Modern Mexico

3

HIST 4805Span Amer Wars of Independence

3

HIST 4810Modern Caribbean

3

MUSC 3650Jazz History

3

MUSC 3660American Music

3

POLS 2401Intro to Intl Relations

3

POLS 4531Politics of the Middle East

3

POLS 4541Politics of Modern Africa

3

RHET 3310Performance Studies

3

RHET 4315Modern/Postmodern Rhet Theory

3

RHET 4500Rhetorical Criticism

3

Total Credit Hours:27

 

Capstone

Satisfactorily complete an appropriate 4000-level course that includes a senior research paper/project or complete an appropriate study abroad course.  The capstone must be approved by the department chair.

Total Credit Hours:3

Electives

For students who must take the 1001, 1002, and/or 2001 foreign language courses, these courses will be applied to electives and will reduce the total number of elective credits available.

Total Credit Hours:21-30

Additional Degree Requirements

Satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements listed in the academic policies section of this catalog.

Earn a grade of C or higher in all courses that count toward major/concentration requirements.