Liberal Studies (LS)
LS-190 St: Introduction to Liberal Studies
A special topics course that introduces students to interdisciplinary scholarship and learning as well as student-initiated/directed learning.
Every year. 3-4 Credits
LS-290 St: Intermediate Liberal Studies
This course focuses on a particular area of study that requires students to show mastery of the topic and a critical understanding of interdisciplinary learning and research methods.
LS-390 St: Advanced Liberal Studies
This course is organized around a particular subject area or research methodology problem. Students engage in joint or individual scholarship related to the course topic.
LS-401 Liberal Studies Honors Thesis
The honors thesis represents an advanced research project culminating in a written liberal arts thesis that extends a student's Liberal Studies course of study.
LS-402 Liberal Studies Honors Research
The honors scientific or social scientific research project includes a written paper reporting on the project's results and extends to an advanced level a student's Liberal Studies course of study.
LS-403 Liberal Studies Creative Honors Project/ Portfolio
The honors creative work/portfolio extends to an advanced level a student's Liberal Studies course of study in the areas of the visual arts, theater, music, dance, literature, filmmaking, or another area of creative expression.
LS-408 Directed Study: Liberal Studies
Fall and Spring. 1-3 Credits
LS-490 Capstone/Senior Research in Liberal Studies
Prerequisites: LS-190 and at least 30 credits toward the Liberal Studies major.
This course provides an opportunity for students to compile evidence and reflect on the courses and independent work comprosing their Liberal Studies major. Students will be expected to develop a cohesive narrative of their course of study.