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Wright State University    
 
    
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Liberal Arts, College of


Visit us at liberal-arts.wright.edu

The College of Liberal Arts offers a wide variety of degree programs in the fine arts, the humanities, and the social sciences. The college also helps prepare students for professional and graduate study and cooperates with other colleges in offering joint professional and preprofessional programs. The college contributes the largest number of courses to the university’s Core Program, providing students with much of the knowledge that is at the heart of a broad liberal education, as well as many of the skills and habits of mind that are the mark of an educated person.

The college offers four undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Fine Arts, the Bachelor of Science, and the Bachelor of Music. The college also offers master’s degree programs in applied behavioral science, English, history, humanities, international and comparative politics, music, social work, and public administration.

Direct Admission

College Admission (major-intending)

For students applying direct from high school:
Minimum 2.5 high school cumulative grade point average or 17 ACT/830 SAT
Note:  Students meeting university admissions criteria with a grade point average below 2.5 and test scores below 17 ACT/830 SAT will be admitted to University College)

For transfer students:
Minimum 2.0 grade point average from last institution attended, and
C or better in ENG 1100 or any passing grade in two Wright State CORE courses offered in the Liberal Arts.

For current Wright State University students:
Minimum 2.0 WSU cumulative grade point average (may be higher for certain programs), and
C or better in ENG 1100, or any passing grade in two Wright State Core courses offered in the Liberal Arts.
2 liberal arts core courses

Admission into the Major

For students applying direct from high school:
3.25 minimum cumulative high school grade point average, and
22 ACT/1030 SAT, and
Other requirements of the individual major.

For transfer students:
Minimum 2.0 grade point average from last institution attended (ma be higher for certain programs), and
C or better in ENG 1100, and
two Wright State CORE courses offered in the Liberal Arts, and
other requirements of the specific major.

For current Wright State University students:
Minimum 2.0 WSU cumulative grade point average, and
C or better in ENG 1100, and
2 liberal arts core classes
Other requirements of the individual major

Academic Department Websites

Interdisciplinary Program Websites

Graduate Program Websites

Additional Resources

Programs

Undergraduate Certificate

Bachelor

Minor

Graduate Certificate

Master

Art and Art History

Programs

Bachelor

Minor

Communication

Programs

Bachelor

Minor

English Language and Literatures

Programs

Undergraduate Certificate

Bachelor

Minor

Graduate Certificate

Endorsement

Master

History

Programs

Bachelor

Minor

Graduate Certificate

Master

Modern Languages

Programs

Bachelor

Minor

Graduate Certificate

School of Music

Programs

Bachelor

Minor

Master

School of Public and International Affairs

Programs

Undergraduate Certificate

Bachelor

Minor

Graduate Certificate

Master

Religion, Philosophy, and Classics

Programs

Bachelor

Minor

Graduation Planning Strategy

Social Work

Programs

Undergraduate Certificate

Bachelor

Graduate Certificate

Master

Sociology and Anthropology

Programs

Undergraduate Certificate

Bachelor

Minor

Graduate Certificate

Master

Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures

Programs

Bachelor