College of the Arts
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Arts in
Liberal Arts - Military and Global Issues Track

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1001
MATH 1101
MATH 1111
MATH 1113
MATH 1125
MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 1779/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/ HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/ 1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/ 1305; BIOL 1215K (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225K (lab included); CHEM 1151/ 1151L; CHEM 1152/ 1152L; CHEM 1211/ 1211L; CHEM 1212/ 1212L; ENVS 1105/1105L(lab optional); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/ 1301L; GEOG 2215; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2500; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ ANTH 1107/ ANTH 2105/ ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/ HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
(A grade of “C” or better is required in each course.)
Foreign Language 1002
Foreign Language 2001
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics
Three hours at the 1000-2000 level as approved by advisor
Select one of the following:
ITDS 1145 Comparative Arts
ENGL 2111 World Literature 1
ENGL 2112 World Literature 2
ENGL 2149 Intro to drama

POLS 2101 Introduction to Political Science

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 18
(A grade of “C” or better is required in each course.)
ITDS 3115 Seven Revolutions in Global Change
ITDS 4999 Capstone
Select 9 hours from the following courses:
ECON 3147 American Economic History
ECON 3165 Global Economic Issues

ITDS 5555 Interdisciplinary Special Topics (Can be repeated for credit with different topics)

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 21
(A grade of “C” or better is required in each course.)

Select 21 hours from the following courses:
COMM 3139 Interpersonal Conflict Resolution
COMM 3141 Public Relations I
COMM 3157 Qualitative Communication Research
COMM 4145 Organizational Communication

ENGL 3158 Writing in the Workplace
ITDS 4698 Internship
POLS 4176 American Foreign Policy
POLS 4177 American Defense Policy

PSYC 3155 Social Psychology
PSYC 4165 Motivation

SOCI 3117 Race and Ethnic Relations
Up to six hours of special topics courses with military themes, as approved by advisor.

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 21
Select 21 hours approved by advisor. Students are strongly encouraged to complete a minor.


Total Hours Required: 123