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Liberal Arts and Sciences
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.
LAS 501/501B Tradition and Change: Focus on the History and Philosophy of the Sciences (3)
LAS 502/502B Tradition and Change: Focus on the Social Sciences (3)
LAS 503/503B Tradition and Change: Focus on the Humanities (3)
LAS 504 Integration Independent Study (3)
II. Electives: 15 s.h.
Any College of Arts and Sciences Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and/or directed electives approved by the Director of Liberal Arts and Sciences. No more than 3 credits of electives may be independent work.
III. Select one of the following exit options: 6 s.h.
LAS 667 Thesis (6)
LAS 695 Internship Preparation (3)
LAS 696 Internship (3)
C. Applied Project
LAS 699 Applied Project (6)
Total Program: 33 s.h.