2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Liberal Studies (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Term One


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Beginning Language Course (1010 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*
  • LS CORE - Liberal Studies Core Course (Fine Arts, Humanities, or Soc Sci) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Sci Course - Wright State Science Course Credit Hour(s): 4
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 1100  with C or better

Term Two


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Beginning Language Course (1020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*

  • LS Core - Liberal Studies Core Course (Fine Arts, Humanities, or Soc Sci) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Sci Course - Wright State Science Course Credit Hour(s): 4
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Three


  • Intermediate Language Course (2010 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • LS Core - Liberal Studies Core Course (Fine Arts, Humanities, or Soc Sci) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • LS Core - Liberal Studies Core Course (Fine Arts, Humanities, or Soc Sci) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete one MTH course; complete one language course

Term Four


  • Intermediate Language Course (2020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*
  • LS Core - Liberal Studies Core Course (Fine Arts, Humanities, or Soc Sci) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • LS CC - Liberal Studies Concentration Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • LS CC - Liberal Studies Concentration Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 2100  with C or better

Term Five


  • COLA Course - Research Methods Credit Hour(s): 3
  • LS CC - Liberal Studies Concentration Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • LS CC - Liberal Studies Concentration Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Six


  • LS CC - Liberal Studies Concentration Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Credit Hour(s): 3 **
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete 20 upper-level credits

Term Seven


  • LS Course - Liberal Studies Interdisciplinary Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Eight


  • LS Course - Liberal Studies Professional Component Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 12 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Note(s):


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

**CoLA requirement is PHL 3000  plus any CoLA course identified as Research Methods.

120 total credit hours. 42 hours must be at the 3000 level or above.

Additional Comments


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