Bachelor of Liberal Studies Courses
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the major discipline groups that traditionally comprise the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), as well as the methods of inquiry employed within the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. There will be general overviews provided by the instructor of record as well as discipline-specific sessions provided by faculty colleagues from the three areas. Class format will be lecture and discussion. Students will be able to see how diverse disciplines can relate to an overarching interdisciplinary topic.
Will count for:
1) CAS Exploratory credit
2) 4-credit elective
2013 Winter - MWF 9:20 - 10:27 am
The purpose of this course is to prepare students for interdisciplinary study. In the course, students will develop knowledge, skills and methods in interdisciplinary research on focused topics. This course draws upon methods of inquiry within the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and fine arts to prepare students for advanced work in liberal studies.
1) Writing Intensive in General Education
2) Writing Intensive in the Major
LBS 100 with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and completion of the university writing foundation
2012 Fall - TR 3:00 - 4:47 pm
LBS 495: Senior Thesis I
Participatory, interdisciplinary seminar in which students develop topics, establish research parameters, and prepare a thesis proposal. First course in a two course sequence.
LBS 200, senior standing and permission of instructor
LBS 496: Senior Thesis II
Continuation of LBS 495. Students complete the research and writing of their liberal studies thesis papers and presentations, which synthesize their preceding liberal studies work.
LBS 495 and permission of instructor