Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies, B.A. Concentrated Studies Emphasis - 120 units

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs and Degrees

Summary of Units:

Required Core Courses 12
Program of Study Requirements 42
Capstone Requirement 3
General Education  and Graduation Requirements   63
Total Units 120

Requirements For the Concentrated Studies Emphasis - 57 units

This emphasis consists of a 12 unit Core, a 42 unit Program of Study, and a 3 unit Capstone. In order for a student to have their Program of Study approved, it must be developed with a tenure-track major advisor.

Required Core Courses - 12 units

Complete one course from each of the following four core areas.

1. Interdisciplinary Perspectives - 3 units

2. Experiential Service Learning - 3 units

3. Multicultural Perspectives - 3 units

Program of Study - 42 units

The Program of Study must be arranged with a faculty advisor. Students are strongly encouraged to pursue a minor as part of the Program of Study. A minimum of 24 units must be upper-division. Community college courses may be used in the Program of Study provided they are approved by the faculty advisor and are not used to meet General Education or the American Institutions Requirements. Students must select a major advisor within the first 60 days after they begin taking coursework at CI and submit their initial Program of Study to the Advising Center.

Capstone - 3 units

All students must enroll in either LS 490  or LS 499  during the final year prior to graduation.

(The Capstone Course or Project (LS 490  or LS 499 ) must be passed with a grade of “B” or better.)

General Education and Graduation Requirements - B.A.

To graduate, students must complete a minimum of 120 units (21 units must be upper division), including the following General Education Requirements  (GE) and Graduation Requirements  not met within the major:

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs and Degrees