2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies, AA

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Program Description:

The Liberal Studies Associate of Arts major allows students to tailor their academic program to their needs and interests across a wide range of disciplines. This program is designed for students seeking a more interdisciplinary educational experience than is available with other majors.

An A.A. in Liberal Studies prepares students for a variety of entry-level careers or for a seamless articulation into the baccalaureate degrees in Liberal Studies or Organizational Leadership programs. The program can serve as a pre-law curriculum.

Program Requirements:

I. Wright State Core: 38 Hours

Element 1: Communication: 6 Hours

Element 2: Mathematics: 3 Hours

Element 3: Global Traditions: 6 Hours

Element 4: Arts/Humanities: 3 Hours

Element 5: Social Sciences: 6 Hours

Element 6: Natural Sciences: 8 Hours

Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours

Multicultural Competence (MC)

An additional course in Multicultural Competence (MC) in any Element or as an additional course within Element 3 is required.

Writing Across the Curriculum (IW)

Two Integrated Writing (IW) Core courses are required

II. Departmental Requirements: 21 Hours

Core curriculum:

4 courses in 3 areas:

Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences

Students must take at least one course in each of the areas.


2 courses (1 integrated writing)

1 professional component course

III. Related Requirements: 6 Hours

College Requirement: Foreign Language 2 courses

Total: 65 Hours

Graduation Planning Strategy

The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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