Nov 15, 2019  
2012-2013 General Catalog 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, B.A.


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Liberal Arts


Areas of Concentration


African & African American Studies


Freshman Year (26-28 Sem. Hrs.)


Sophomore Year (32-30 Sem. Hrs.)


Junior Year (31 Sem. Hrs.)


  • General education humanities courses (6)
  • General education social sciences course (3)
  • Area of concentration courses (9) **
  • Approved electives (13)

Senior Year (31 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*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.

** In addition to the 9 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 6 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 the program director of African & African American Studies, Dr. Joyce Marie Jackson, 135 Howe-Russell, 225-578-4256, or via e-mail at aaas@lsu.edu.

Divisions (24 hrs.)


Art History


Freshman Year (27-29 Sem. Hrs.)


Sophomore Year (32-30 Sem. Hrs.)


Junior Year (31 Sem. Hrs.)


  • General education humanities courses (6)
  • General education social sciences course (3)
  • General education social sciences course (2000 level or above) (3)
  • ARTH 2411 Survey of Asian Art (3)
  • Area of concentration courses (9) **
  • Approved electives (7)

Senior Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*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.

**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 3005  or ARCH 3006  may be substituted for one 2000 level course:

Art History courses that do not fall into any of the above categories may still be counted toward the 21 hour elective requirement; ARTH 4420  and ARTH 4490  may be used to fulfill appropriate subject area requirements.

Classical Civilization


Freshman Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


Sophomore Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


Junior Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


  • General education humanities courses (6)
  • General education social sciences course (3)
  • General education social sciences course (2000 level or above) (3)
  • Area of concentration courses (9) **
  • Approved electives (9)

Senior Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*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.

**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 2001 , HIST 2002 , HIST 4001  , HIST 4003 , HIST 4004 , HIST 4105 ; PHIL 2033 , PHIL 2034 , PHIL 4920 , PHIL 4922 , PHIL 4924 , PHIL 4926 ; POLI 4081 ; REL 4928 . At least six of the concentration electives must be at or above the 3000 level.

Disaster Science & Management


Freshman Year (27-29 Sem. Hrs.)


  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • Foreign language courses (8-10)
  • General education analytical reasoning course (from mathematics department) (3)
  • General education natural sciences sequence (6) *
  • General education social sciences course (3)
  • Approved electives (4)

Sophomore Year (32-30 Sem. Hrs.)


Junior Year (28 Sem. Hrs.)


  • General education humanities course (3)
  • General education social sciences course (2000 level or above) (3)
  • DSM 3910 Hazards Seminar (1)
  • Area of concentration courses (9) **
  • Approved electives (12)

Senior Year (33 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*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.

**In addition to the 10 hours of required courses listed above (DSM 2000 , DSM 2010 , DSM 3910 , DSM 4000 ), 24 hours of approved electives must be chosen from the following categories. At least three credit hours must be taken from each category, except Research, which is optional. A maximum of six credit hours is allowed in any one of the below categories.

Note:


Additional electives not listed above may be approved by a DSM director.

Film and Media Arts


Freshman Year (29-31 Sem. Hrs.)


  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • Foreign language courses (8-10)
  • General education analytical reasoning course (from mathematics department) (3)
  • General education natural sciences sequence (6) *
  • Approved electives (9)

Sophomore Year (32-30 Sem. Hrs.)


Junior Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


  • General education humanities courses (6)
  • General education social sciences course (3)
  • General education social sciences course (2000 level or above) (3)
  • FMA 3001 Special Topics in Film and Media Arts (3)
  • Area of concentration courses (9) **
  • Approved electives (6)

Senior Year (29 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*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.

**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 (6 hrs.) 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 Advisor. For additional information, contact Professor James V. Catano, 219A Allen Hall, 225-578-3140, fma@lsu.edu or visit the FMA website at www.lsu.edu/fma.

Women’s & Gender Studies


Freshman Year (29-31 Sem. Hrs.)


Sophomore Year (32-30 Sem. Hrs.)


  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • Foreign language course (8-6)
  • General education analytical reasoning course (from mathematics department) (3)
  • General education natural sciences course (3)
  • General education humanities course (3)
  • General education arts course (3)
  • WGS 2900 Gender, Race and Nation (3)
  • WGS-approved humanities and social sciences elective (3) **
  • Approved elective (3)

Junior Year (30 Sem. Hrs.)


Senior Year (29 Sem. Hrs.)


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


*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.

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

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