Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

Liberal Studies B.A., Race and Social Justice 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 the following course:

IDST 2000Interdisciplinary Exploration

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Additional Courses

Satisfactorily complete 15 hours from the following courses:

AFST 2010Intro to African Studies

3

BLST 2010Introduction to Black Studies

3

ENSC 1050Sustainability and World Pop

3

IDST 2315Amer Diverse Cultural Heritage

3

PHIL 2010Survey of Philosophy

3

SOCI 1121Sociological Perspectives

3

WMST 2010Women In Society

3

WMST 2315Gender and Culture

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Major/Concentration

 

Humanities

Satisfactorily complete 6 hours from the following courses.  Courses that are cross-listed can be taken and used only once toward requirements. 

BLST 4325Race Theory

3

ENGL 3900Critical Approaches to Lit

3

ENGL 4667African-American Literature

3

ENGL 4671Studies in Native American Lit

3

ENGL 4770Studies in Folklore

3

PHIL 4325Race Theory

3

PHIL 4340Social & Political Philosophy

3

PHIL 4421Queer Theory

3

PHIL 4434Feminist Philosophies

3

PHIL 4675Philosophy of Law

3

PHIL 4680Environmental Ethics

3

RELI 4115Liberation Theology

3

WMST 4421Queer Theory

3

WMST 4434Feminist Philosophies

3

Total Credit Hours:6

History/Social Science Courses

Satisfactorily complete 6 hours from the following courses.  Courses that are cross-listed can be taken and used only once toward requirements.  Special Topics courses have varying content and must be reviewed for applicability and approved by the department chair.

ANTH 4950Special Topics

1 - 6

BLST 4635The Era of Segregation

3

BLST 4640Civl Rights/Blck Powr Movement

3

BLST 4645AfricnAmer Cult/Intellect Hist

3

GEOG 4080Environmental History

3

GEOG 4450Environment & Society

3

HIST 4635The Era of Segregation

3

HIST 4640Civl Rights/Blck Powr Movement

3

HIST 4645AfricnAmer Cult/Intellect Hist

3

HIST 4950Special Topics

1 - 4

SOCI 3432Gender & Society

3

SOCI 3444Theories of Racial Stratificat

3

Total Credit Hours:6

 

Additional Courses

Satisfactorily complete 9 hours from the following courses in consultation with the department chair.  Courses that are cross-listed can be taken and used only once toward requirements. Special Topics courses have varying content and must be reviewed for applicability and approved by the department chair.

ANTH 4950Special Topics

1 - 6

BLST 3020African American Hist to 1877

3

BLST 3025African Amer Hist Since 1877

3

BLST 3444Theories of Racial Stratificat

3

BLST 4325Race Theory

3

BLST 4335African American Philosophy

3

BLST 4635The Era of Segregation

3

BLST 4640Civl Rights/Blck Powr Movement

3

BLST 4645AfricnAmer Cult/Intellect Hist

3

ENGL 4445Literary Women

3

ENGL 4449Great Books of the Western Wrl

3

ENGL 4530Early American Literature

3

ENGL 4555American Realism

3

ENGL 4671Studies in Native American Lit

3

ENGL 4740Women & Popular Culture

3

ENGL 4770Studies in Folklore

3

ENSC 3050Environ Prob & Sustain Solut

3

ENSC 4415Environmental Policy

3

GEOG 4310Geography of Race & Ethnicity

3

GEOG 4080Environmental History

3

HIST 3020African American History

3

HIST 3025African Amer Hist Since 1877

3

HIST 3720Modern Latin America

3

HIST 4635The Era of Segregation

3

HIST 4640Civl Rights/Blck Powr Movement

3

HIST 4645AfricnAmer Cult/Intellect Hist

3

HIST 4800Modern Mexico

3

HIST 4950Special Topics

1 - 4

KINS 4323US Women's Hlth & Soci Issues

3

KINS 4333Sex, Gender and Sexology

3

PHIL 4125Christianity & the Environment

3

PHIL 4315Philosophy of Love & Sex

3

PHIL 4325Race Theory

3

PHIL 4335African American Philosophy

3

PHIL 4340Social & Political Philosophy

3

PHIL 4415Thinking Animals

3

PHIL 4421Queer Theory

3

PHIL 4434Feminist Philosophies

3

PHIL 4675Philosophy of Law

3

PHIL 4680Environmental Ethics

3

RELI 4115Liberation Theology

3

SOCI 3432Gender & Society

3

SOCI 3433Sociology of Food

3

SOCI 3444Theories of Racial Stratificat

3

SOCI 3446Social Stratification

3

WMST 4445Literary Women

3

WMST 4740Women & Popular Culture

3

WMST 4950Special Topics

1 - 4

WMST 4421Queer Theory

3

WMST 4434Feminist Philosophies

3

WMST 3432Gender & Society

3

WMST 3550Human Sexuality

3

WMST 3610Women in Hispanic Literature

3

WMST 4730Intern Domestic Violence Serv

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Capstone

A capstone course appropriate for the Race and Social Justice concentration will be chosen in consultation wtih the department chair.  In addition, Race and Social Justice concentration students will submit a portfolio consisting of papers or other representative material from at least 6 courses taken as part of the Race and Social Justice concentration and a reflection paper that synthesizes the main themes that the student has encountered over the course of their program of study.

Total Credit Hours:4

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:3-12

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:23-32

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.