Liberal Studies Courses (9 credit hours)
Three 2000-level LBST courses chosen from the four categories below are required. Individual departments MAY choose to allow students to count one of their LBST courses towards the requirements for the major. Students should consult the Academic Plan of Study for the major, the degree audit, and an advisor about whether double counting is allowed and to which particular courses the department’s policy applies.
A) LBST 2101 - Western Cultural and Historical Awareness (3)
Each section of this course examines a major aspect of Western culture through the process of analyzing the present in terms of the past.
B) LBST 2102 - Global and Intercultural Connections (3)
All liberally educated people need to have the ability to understand the world from the point of view of more than one culture and be able to analyze issues from a global perspective.
C) LBST 221X - Ethical and Cultural Critique (Select ONE)
Each of these courses deals with an important contemporary issue, and each one gives significant attention to ethical analysis and cultural critique in the liberal arts.
Select one of the following:
D) LBST 2301 - Critical Thinking and Communication (3)
Students must take this course as one of their three LBST courses at the 2000 level.