Attachment, April 3, 2003
It is the goal of the LS program to integrate a wide range of knowledge, to deepen students' understanding of themselves and their world, and to heighten commitment to moral values.
[All courses, except for the advanced/capstone, may be taken at the entry level, or with advisor and department approval, at a higher level.]
Core Studies: 9 hours
[advisors should encourage students to complete these courses prior to taking their General Studies]
The purpose of the Core is to introduce students to academic life and its tools; their subject matter is broad; they are skills-specific.
- Literacy: Writing (and its twin, reading) -- usually ENG 102
- Discourse: Speaking (and its twin, listening) -- usually SP 100
- Dialog: Critical Thinking (and its twin, questioning) -- Math, Logic, Systems logic; other
Language and Multicultural Studies: 6 hours
The purpose of L/M Studies is to train the mind and equip students for a diverse world.
Two courses at the intermediate level or above in any modern language
Designated courses in multiculturalism
General Studies: 24-26 hours
The purpose of the GS is to broaden knowledge and appreciation in many fields of inquiry and to teach the basic method of inquiry proper to each area.
Three-four hours in each category, twelve-thirteen hours in one
- Social Sciences
- Natural Sciences
- Personal Development
Advanced Studies or Capstone: 3 hours
Three hours in any upper level course in an area in which you had an earlier course
ENSOR (SENSOR, AENSOR, HENSOR, SSENSOR)
WRITING INTENSIVE AND CULTURALLY DIVERSE COURSES
In addition to the LS program, students are required to complete 15 hours of WI and 6 hours of CD courses.