2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Liberal Studies Major

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(42 semester hours)

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree (124 semester hours)

Concentration (42 semester hours minimum):

This concentration may be met in one of the following ways:

  1. Complete the course work for two established minors, with a minimum of 9 hours in each minor taken at the 300/400 level and no fewer than 21 hours total from both minors taken at the 300/400 level. At least one of the minors must be from  the College of Arts and Sciences.
  2. Complete a special configuration of courses proposed by the student and developed in consultation with a faculty advisor from a department in which the course work will be concentrated. No more than 24 semester hours of course work toward the concentration may be taken from outside the College of Arts and Sciences or from a specific discipline.
  3. Complete a combination of one and two.

Other Requirements:

  1. At least 60 percent of the course work (74 semester hours) for the degree must be completed in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  2. Within one semester of declaring the major, students must submit to the program coordinator a “Concentration Proposal” for review and approval. If approved, the student may proceed with the curriculum. Once approved, the proposal constitutes the program of study for the major. Admission to the liberal studies major is granted to all new freshmen and transfer students in their first semester of enrollment at ISU and to continuing students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.5. No student can declare the major after earning 77 hours.

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