Please refer to the Four Year Plan for departmental recommended path towards graduation.
College Breadth Requirements:
The College Breadth requirements are in addition to the University Breadth requirement. Up to three credits from each of the University Breadth Requirement categories may be used to simultaneously satisfy these College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements. Minimum grade C- required for courses used to satisfy College Breadth.
*If the grade earned is sufficient, a course may be applied toward more than one requirement (e.g., breadth and major requirements), but the credits are counted only once toward the total credits for graduation. If all but one course in a group has been taken in one department or program, a course cross-listed with that program will not satisfy the distribution requirement.
- Completion of the intermediate-level course (107,112, or 202) in an ancient or modern language with minimum grades of D-.
- The number of credits (0-12) needed and initial placement will depend on the number of years of high school study of foreign language.
- Students with four or more years of high school work in a single foreign language, or who have gained proficiency in a foreign language by other means, may attempt to fulfill the requirement in that language by taking an exemption examination through the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department.
The math requirement must be completed by the time a student has earned 60 credits. Students who transfer into the College of Arts and Sciences with 45 credits or more must complete this requirement within two semesters.
Complete one of the following four options (minimum grade D-):
One of the following:
- Successful performance on a proficiency test in mathematics administered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences (0 credits awarded).
Second Writing Requirement:
A Second Writing Requirement approved by the College of Arts and Sciences. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours, completed with a minimum grade of C-, and the section enrolled must be designated as satisfying the requirement in the academic term completed.
Minimum grade C- in all EDUC, ENGL, and LING courses. A maximum of 45 credits in ENGL can be counted toward the degree.
Two of the following:
Culturally Diverse Literature:
One of the following:
- A three-credit course take from ENGL 301-316.
Second Multicultural Course:
A second approved multicultural course that focuses on modern issues concerning ethnicity, gender/sexuality, and/or class from the following:
- ANTH 210 - Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia (3cr.)
- ANTH 211 - Peoples and Cultures of East Asia (3cr.)
- ANTH 212 - The Anthropology of Islam (3cr.)
- ANTH 225 - Peasant Societies (3cr.)
- ANTH 230 - Peoples of the World (3cr.)
- ANTH 245 - Contemporary Native American Culture Issues (3cr.)
- ANTH 310 - Wives, Mistresses, and Matriarchs: Asian Women's Lives (3cr.)
- ANTH 312 - Asian Women in the Globalized Workplace (3cr.)
- ANTH 316 - Islam and Gender (3cr.)
- ANTH 333 - Peoples of Africa (3cr.)
- ANTH 337 - South American Indians (3cr.)
- ANTH 351 - Race and Ethnicity in Latin America (3cr.)
- ANTH 360 - American Anabaptists: Amish, Mennonite and Brethren Cultures (3cr.)
- ANTH 375 - Peoples and Cultures of Modern Latin America (3cr.)
- ANTH 381 - Visions of Native Americans (3cr.)
- AFRA 110 - Introduction to Black American Studies (3cr.)
- AFRA 205 - Contemporary African American Issues (3cr.)
- AFRA 220 - The Civil Rights Movement (3 to 4cr.)
- AFRA 334 - African American Women's History (3cr.)
- AFRA 350 - Race and Work in the United States (3cr.)
- AFRA 352 - Black Feminist Theory (3cr.)
- COMM 204 - Gender and Communication (3cr.)
- CRJU 355 - Inequality, Crime and Justice (3cr.)
- HDFS 202 - Diversity and Families (3cr.)
- HIST 372 - Japan's Global Pop Culture (3cr.)
- HIST 439 - Women and Revolution in Africa (3cr.)
- HIST 444 - Seminar: Women in the Islamic Middle East (3cr.)
- LING 222 - Language and Gender (3cr.)
- PHIL 327 - Race, Gender, Science (3cr.)
- SOCI 361 - Racial Inequality (3cr.)
- SOCI 407 - Sociology of Sex and Gender (3cr.)
- SOCI 415 - Race, Class, and Gender (3cr.)
- WOMS 201 - Introduction to Women's Studies (3cr.)
- WOMS 202 - Women's Studies in Global Context (3cr.)
- WOMS 206 - Women and Work (3cr.)
- WOMS 216 - Introduction to Feminist Theory (3cr.)
- WOMS 260 - Women: Cultural Representations (3cr.)
- WOMS 304 - Adolescent Girls in Multicultural Perspective (3cr.)
- WOMS 332 - Women, Race, and Ethnicity (3cr.)
- WOMS 336 - Feminist Cultural Studies (3cr.)
- WOMS 363 - Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3cr.)
- One course (three credits) in Art History, Theater, or Music.
One of the following:
*Both EDUC 413 and EDUC 419 require a field placement and should be taken before junior year (and not at the same time), to avoid conflict with junior methods courses. To be eligible to take ENGL 491 , students must pass teacher competency tests as established by the University Council on Teacher Education. To be eligible to student teach, students must have a GPA of 3.0 in the major and an overall GPA of 2.75. Students must consult with the Student Teaching Coordinator to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.
** ENGL 491 and 492 are methods courses and do not count toward the 45-credit limit on ENGL courses.
English Education students must earn a grade of C- or better in all required ENGL, EDUC, and LING courses. Both EDUC 413 and EDUC 419 require a field placement and should be taken before junior year (and not at the same time), to avoid conflict with junior methods courses. To be eligible to take ENGL 491 , students must pass teacher competency tests as established by the University Council on Teacher Education. To be eligible to student teach, students must have a GPA of 3.0 in the major and an overall GPA of 2.75. Students must consult with the Student Teaching Coordinator to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.
After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.
Credits to Total a Minimum of 124
Last Revised 2015-2016 Academic Year