Graduate Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences 2011-2012

Please refer to the Liberal Arts and Sciences graduate program section for information including departmental contact information, list of graduate faculty members, program description, and course descriptions.

Requirements for Enrollment

Admission into the integrated program in Liberal Arts and Sciences requires a minimum of an overall GPA and a major GPA of 3.25.

Integrated Degree Program Description

Students in the integrated program may use up to 9 s.h. of bridge (“B”) courses to satisfy both the Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences degree and the Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences degree. A&S 495G/B may be taken as a bridge course to fulfill requirements in the integrated program.

Integrated Degree Program Requirements

I. Core Courses: 12 s.h.

Area One: LAS 501/501B Tradition and Change: Focus on the History and Philosophy of the Sciences (3)
Area Two: LAS 502/502B Tradition and Change: Focus on the Social Sciences (3)
Area Three: LAS 503/503B Tradition and Change: Focus on the Humanities (3)
LAS 504 Integration Independent Study (3)

II. Any College of Arts and Sciences Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and/or directed electives approved by the Director of LAS master’s degree program: 15 s.h.

III. Select one of the following exit options: 6 s.h.

A.Thesis

LAS 665 Directed Readings (3)
LAS 667 Thesis (3)

B.Internship

LAS 665 Directed Readings (3)
LAS 696 Internship (3)

C. Applied Project

LAS 665 Directed Readings (3)
LAS 699 Applied Project (3)

Total Program: 33 s.h.