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2012-2013 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Liberal Arts Major


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BA degree

Requirements


 

Seven of the 10 classes must be at the 300 or 400 levels. Pre-requisites in the major concentration department are the student’s responsibility and do not count towards the 15 credits in each concentration unless listed as a concentration requirement.

Concentration in Humanities


Fifteen (15) credits required. Choose one: Art History, English, Foreign Literature & Languages, History, Philosophy, Portuguese Studies.

Art History


ARH Core


Three (3) credits required.

Note: ARH 125 and ARH 150 are prerequisites for ARH 200. LAR Majors who want to concentrate in Art History are encouraged to build these pre-reqs into their distribution requirement courses at the 100 level.

ARH Electives


Nine (9) credits required at the 300 level. At least one non-western topic is encouraged.

 

Seminar


Three (3) credits required at the 400 level.

English: Literature Option


Introduction


Three (3) credits required.

Historical Literature


Two upper-level historical literature courses from the following list. One course from Pre-1800 and one course from Post-1800.

Note: ENL 259 is prerequisite fro all 400 level Literature seminars.

English: Writing Option


Introduction


Three (3) credits required.

Foreign Literature and Languages: French


Culture or Literature Elective


Three (3) credits required at the 300 - 400 level.

Foreign Literature and Languages: Spanish


Culture and Civilization


Three (3) credits required.

Culture or Literature Elective


Three (3) credits required at the 300 - 400 level.

History


Core


Three (3) credits required.

Note: Completion of Six (6) History credits is a prerequisite for HST 201.

Elective


Three (3) credits required from HST Elective any level; see course catalog.

Electives


Nine (9) credits required from the following HST 300 - 400 level courses:

Philosophy


Core


Three (3) credits required from the following:

Portuguese: Language and Linguistics


Portuguese: Literary and Cultural Studies


Literature


Three (3) credits required from the following:

Note: POR 302 is a prerequisite for the 300 level literature courses.

Concentration in Social Science


Fifteen (15) credits required. Choose one: Anthropology/Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Policy Studies, Women’s Studies.

Economics


Core


Six (6) credits required.

Note: ECO 231 and ECO 232 are prerequisites for many 300 level courses, including ECO 301 and ECO 311.

Intermediate


Three (3) credits required from the following:

Policy Studies


Core


Nine (9) credits required.

Note: PST 102 is a prerequisite for PST 350.   PST 102 and PST 201 are prerequisites for PST 390.

Elective


Three (3) credits required at the 200 level from the following:

Elective


Three (3) credits required at the 400 level from the following:

Note: May include any 400 level course cross-listed with ECO or SOC.

Political Science


Core


Six (6) credits at the 100 level from the following:

Note: 100 level courses are prerequisites for upper level courses.

Electives


Nine (9) credits required at the 300 - 400 level in at least 2 of the 4 subfield areas: American/Policy; Comparative; Interantional Relations; and Theory.

Sociology/Anthropology


Introduction


Three (3) credits required from the following:

Elective


Three (3) credits required from SOC/ANT any level elective.

Note: SOC 200 is not open to LAR majors.

Electives


Nine (9) credits required at the 300 - 400 level from the following:

Note: SOC 316 is not open to LAR majors.

Women's Studies


Introduction


Three (3) credits required.

Theory


Three (3) credits required from the following:

Electives


Nine (9) credits required at the 300 level from the following:

Note: One course must be from a non-Western perspective.

Topic Dependent

These courses fulfill the requirement, 300 level elective or non-Western perspective, depending upon the topic.

Total Credits: 36


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