2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 23, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies, BA, Lake Campus (GPS)


Term One


  • ENG 1100 - Academic Writing and Reading Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Foreign Language - First Semester Foreign Language Credit Hour(s): 3 *
  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 4 Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Additional Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 3B Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Term Two


  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 2 Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 5 Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Additional Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Foreign Language - Second Semester Foreign Language Credit Hour(s): 3 *
  • Dept. Elective - LS Core [Humanities, Social Sciences, or Fine Arts] Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Term Three


  • Dept. Elective - LS Core [Humanities, Social Sciences, or Fine Arts] Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - LS Core [Humanities, Social Sciences, or Fine Arts] Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 5 Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 6 Credit Hour(s): 4
  • Foreign Language - Third Semester Foreign Language Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Complete MTH 1440 /MTH 1450 
Complete one Foreign Language Course

Term Four


  • ENG 2100 - Research Writing and Argumentation Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - LS Core [Humanities, Social Sciences, or Fine Arts] Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Additional Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Foreign Language - Fourth Semester Foreign Language Credit Hour(s): 3 *
  • CORE - Wright State Core Element 6 Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


Term Five


  • SOC 3410 - Introduction to Research Methods Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Concentration Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Professional Component Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Term Six


  • PHL 3000 - Critical Thinking Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Concentration Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Interdisciplinary Studies Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: 20 Upper-Level Credits

Term Seven


  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Concentration Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Concentration Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 2

Total: 14 Credit Hours


Term Eight


  • Dept. Elective - Liberal Studies Concentration Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Elective - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 2

Total: 14 Credit Hours


Note(s):


*Languages Include Arabic (ARA), American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (CHI), French (FR), Greek (GR), Latin (LAT), and Spanish (SPN).

**Qualitative Thinking Courses Include COM 4490 , MUS 4140 , (FOR MUSIC MAJORS ONLY), PLS 2100 , SOC 3400 , SOC 3410 , SW 2910 , AND URS 4980 ; Qualitative Thinking Courses Include PHL 2150 , PHL 2230 , PHL 4710 , AND PHL 4720 .

Program Description


This program is designed for students seeking a more interdisciplinary educational experience than is available with other majors. The liberal studies degree prepares students for a variety of careers.

The program can serve as a pre-law curriculum. English, communication, political science, and history courses can help prepare students for careers in journalism or other media. Fine arts courses can be combined with other disciplines to prepare people for careers working in museums or art galleries in research, marketing, or management capacities. Others could use the degree to prepare for careers in library science or in the publishing industry.

NOTE: This Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) is intended for students pursuing this degree path at Lake Campus. Course availability, chronology and sequences may vary for this degree at the Dayton Campus. Please see your Academic Advisor for more information.

Career Opportunities


For career information, please visit Wright State University Career Services:

http://www.wright.edu/careerservices

Additional Comments


Wright State University Lake Campus
7600 Lake Campus Drive
Celina, OH 45822
(800) 237-1477

email: discoverlakecampus@wright.edu

http://www.wright.edu/lake/

Total: 15 Credit Hours