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2017-2018 General Catalog
Louisiana State University
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Liberal Arts, B.A. (3+3 Pre-Law Program)



Areas of Concentration


African & African American Studies


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 3: AAAS 2000 ; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: Area of Concentration Course; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 5: Area of Concentration Course.

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • General Education Course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics) (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


CRITICAL: AAAS 2000 ; Admission to the College.

  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education Course - Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Area of Concentration Course (3)2
Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


CRITICAL: Area of Concentration Course.

  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Area of Concentration Courses (9)2
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - In addition to the nine hours of core required courses (AAAS 2000 , AAAS 3024 /AAAS 3044  (CxC), AAAS 4020 ), students must complete 24 hours from at least two divisions and three different departments. A minimum of six hours must focus on a geographical region outside the U.S. (non-US), Three hours must be either Service-Learning (S-L) or Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC). Only 12 hours from courses numbered below the 3000 level may count toward the degree.

Note: This course listing is not exhaustive. Courses from participating departments that are special topics and/or courses with service-learning or CxC sections relevant to AAAS may be counted toward the concentration requirements with prior approval from the program advisor. For additional information, contact Professor Joyce M. Jackson, 135 Howe-Russell Complex, 225-578-5246, email aaas@lsu.edu, or visit the AAAS website at www.lsu.edu/aaas.

Divisions (24 hrs.)

Art History


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001.
SEMESTER 2: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 3: ARTH 1440/ARTH 1441; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: ARTH 1440/ARTH 1441; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 5: Two Area of Concentration Courses.

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • General Education Course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics Department) (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


  • CRITICAL: Two Area of Concentration Courses.

  •  

  • ARTH 2411 Survey of Asian Art (3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Area of Concentration Courses (6)2
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If a two-course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, then the three-hour course must be from the life sciences and vice versa.

2 - Students must complete 21 hours of art history electives from the following courses; at least one course required in three of the four subject areas and no more than two courses are allowable at the 2000 level. ARCH 2007  or ARCH 2008  may be substituted for one 2000 level course:

Art History courses that do not fall into any of the categories below may still be counted toward the 21 hour elective requirement; ARTH 4420  and ARTH 4490  may be used to fulfill appropriate subject area requirements. ARTH 4449  may be used to fulfill either the Ancient Art and Medieval Art or Non-Western Art requirement, but not both.

Classical Civilization


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; LATN 1001  or GREK 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: LATN 2051  or GREK 2051 ; Gen. Ed. Course - Analytical Reasoning.
SEMESTER 3: LATN 2053  or GREK 2103 ; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: LATN (One additional course above LATN 2053 ) or GREK (one additional course above GREK 2103 ).
SEMESTER 5: Area of Concentration Course.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


  • CRITICAL: LATN (One additional course above LATN 2053 ) or GREK (one additional course above GREK 2103 ).

  •  

  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • LATN (one additional course above LATN 2053) or GREK (one additional course above GREK 2103) (3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Arts (3)
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


CRITICAL: Area of Concentration Course.

  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Area of Concentration Courses (12)2
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If a two-course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, then the three-hour course must be from the life sciences and vice versa.

2 - Students must complete 15 hours of concentration electives from departmental electives in Greek, Latin, Classical Studies (except CLST 2092 ), or ARTH 1440 , ARTH 2402 , ARTH 4404 , ARTH 4405 , ARTH 4409 , ARTH 4410 ; ENGL 4712 /LING 4712 ; HNRS 2041 ; HIST 4001 , HIST 4003 , HIST 4004 ; PHIL 2033 /PHIL 2053 , PHIL 2034 , PHIL 4922 , PHIL 4924 ; POLI 4081 ; PHIL 4928 /REL 4928 . At least six of the concentration electives must be at or above the 3000 level.

Film and Media Arts


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: Gen. Ed. Course - Analytical Reasoning.
SEMESTER 3: Gen. Ed. Course - Natural Sciences; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000 .

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • General Education Course - Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Approved Elective (0-2)
Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 2


CRITICAL: Gen. Ed. Course - Analytical Reasoning.

  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Education Course - Arts (3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


  • CRITICAL: Gen. Ed. Course - Natural Sciences; Admission to the College.

  •  

  • FMA 2001 Introduction to Film and Media Arts (3)
  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education Course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics) (3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • Area of Concentration Course (3)2
Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 4


  • CRITICAL: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence.

  •  

  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • Fourth Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1

  • Area of Concentration Course (3)2
Total Semester Hours: 13-12

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If a two-course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, then the three-hour course must be from the life sciences and vice versa.

2 - In addition to the nine hours of required core courses (FMA 2001 , FMA 3001 , FMA 4001 ), 24 hours of electives must be completed, with at least two courses (six hours) required from each of the two subject areas: (1) History and (2) Theory/Practice. Only 12 hours of courses numbered below the 3000 level will count toward the degree.

Note: This course listing is not exhaustive. Courses from participating departments that are relevant to FMA may be counted toward the concentration requirements with prior approval from the program director. For additional information, contact Professor James V. Catano, 124 Himes Hall, 225-578-3140, fma@lsu.edu or visit the FMA website at www.lsu.edu/fma.

Religious Studies


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: Gen. Ed. Analytical Reasoning (from mathematics).
SEMESTER 3: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: REL Course.
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000 .

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


CRITICAL: Gen. Ed. Analytical Reasoning (from mathematics).

  • Religious Studies Elective (3)2
  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Approved Electives (3-5)
Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


CRITICAL: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College.

  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education Course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Religious Studies Elective (3)2
  • Approved Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


CRITICAL: ENGL 2000 .

  • Approved Elective (3)
  • Religious Studies Electives (9)2
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 12

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - At least 15 of the 27 hours of REL electives/major coursework must be at the 3000-level or above and at least six of the 15 hours must be at the 4000-level (including REL 4301 ).

 

Women's & Gender Studies


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: Gen. Ed. Course - Analytical Reasoning.
SEMESTER 3: Gen. Ed. Course - Natural Sciences; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: Gen. Ed. Course - Humanities
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000 .

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • General Education Course - Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Approved Elective (3-4)
Total Semester Hours: 16-17

Semester 2


  • CRITICAL: Gen. Ed. Course - Analytical Reasoning.

  •  

  • WGS 2500 Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies (3)
  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Education Course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Approved Elective (0-1)
     
Total Semester Hours: 13-14

Semester 3


CRITICAL: Gen. Ed. Course - Natural Sciences; Admission to the College.

  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education Course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • General Education Course - Arts (3)
  • WGS Approved Social Sciences and Humanities Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 13-12

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - Courses that meet the cross-cultural course requirement must be on the approved list that can be found on the WGS website or be approved by an undergraduate advisor.

Students must complete 36 semester hours of course work including three required courses (WGS 2500 , WGS 2900 , WGS 3150 ), two Women’s & Gender Studies special topics courses (WGS 4500 ), an approved cross-cultural elective, and 18 additional hours of WGS-approved humanities and social sciences electives, of which nine hours must be at the 3000 level or above. Three of the required General Education Humanities hours must be completed with a WGS-approved literature course from the General Education Humanities list.