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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Liberal Studies, Track 1: General Liberal Studies


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Bachelor of Liberal Studies (B.L.S.)


Progress Requirements


To qualify for either the associate of arts or the bachelor of liberal studies degree, a student must earn at Armstrong at least 25% of the credits required for the degree.

For the associate of arts and bachelor of liberal studies, students must submit an application for undergraduate graduation to the liberal studies coordinator for approval at least two semesters prior to anticipated graduation. No more than two Ds may be earned in the liberal studies area, and all grades in the area of concentration must be C or better.

Program of Study


General Requirements


Core Areas A, B, C, D.I, and E: 42 hours


See listing of requirements .

Core Area F: 18 hours


Three to six credits at the 1000 or 2000 level with the prefix;


  • AFAS, ARTS, ANTH, BUSA, COMM, CRJU, ECON, ENGL, ETHC, EURO, FREN, GEOG, GNST, GRMN, HIST, HONS, LATN, LWSO, MUSC, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, SABR, SOCI, SPAN, THEA

Three to seven credits of core area D courses (not used for core area D)


Major Field Courses


  • Minimum of 39 hours at 3000 level or above
  • Maximum of 27 hours in any discipline (excluding courses taken under General Requirements )
  • No more than two Ds in the Liberal Studies section
  • At least 9 of the 18 hours in the Liberal Studies section must be completed at Armstrong.

Liberal Studies: 18 hours


Must be at 2000 level or above

Humanities: 3-6 hours


Choice of:
Art, literature, history, music, philosophy, theatre

Social Sciences: 3-6 hours


Choice of:
Anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, political science,psychology, sociology

Math, Natural Science, and Technology: 3-6 hours


Choice of:
Astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, mathematics,meteorology, oceanography, physics

Communication Arts: 3-6 hours


Choice of:
Advanced composition, communications, film, foreign languages,journalism, linguistics, rhetoric, technical and business writing

Area of Concentration: 42 hours


General Liberal Studies:


  • 15 credit hours at the 3000 level or above with a grade no lower than a C for each course. All 15 credit hours must be from the same Armstrong major, minor or program of study and be approved by the Director of Liberal Studies.
  • 27 credit hours electives

Total Semester Hours: 124 hours


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