2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Arts | Bachelor of Science Core Curriculum

BA | BS Areas of Study (Credit Distribution)

Arts and Humanities

12

Social Sciences

6

Writing

6

Math/Science

6

Liberal Arts Electives

12

Note: At least 3 credits must be at the 3000 level or above.

3 credits must be in a course or area of study designated as global perspectives.

Students have a choice among a number of different areas or disciplines of study, but in some majors, such as Education, certification, licensure or accreditation requirements may specify particular courses in each area of study.

Arts and Humanities: For BA/BS 3 credits must be in Fine or Performing Arts

BA/BS students may take any 1000 level Lesley Art + Design studio course. However, any 2000 level or above LA+D course must meet the minimum prerequisite requirement of IFNDN 1620 Drawing Intensive, along with any additional prerequisite.

Math/Science: For BA/BS this assumes a math competency is met. If it is not met, 3 credits from CMATH will be used for the Liberal Arts Elective. Only CMATH 1500 level or higher may be used to meet the Math requirement. Students will be assessed for math competency on admission using SAT-M or ACT math scores and with a recommended ALEKS online assessment test.

First Year Seminar: FYS courses may be used to fulfill the designated general education pre-fixes or a liberal arts elective requirement.

Foundations in Liberal Arts Course Requirements

Arts and Humanities (12 Credits, includes fine/performing arts)

9 credits from at least TWO different prefixes:

IAHIS, CHIST, CHUMS, CLANG, CLITR (except CLITR 1100), CPHIL, CRELS, CMUSC

Elementary and Special Education majors must take CHIST 2121 or CHIST 2330 

BA in Art and BS in User Experience majors take 12 credits of IAHIS Art History. Please see individual program information for specific courses

3 credits from the following Fine and Performing Arts prefixes:

CDANC, CDRAM, CCRWT, CPMUS, IANIM, IDESN, IDFLM, IFINE, IFNDN, IILLU, INTDS, IPHOT, or ISTUD 

Social Sciences (6 Credits)

6 credits from at least TWO different prefixes:

CANTH, CECON, CGEOG, CGLST, CPOLS, CPSYC, CPLCY, CSOCS, CSOCL

Elementary and Special Education majors must take CGEOG

Business Management majors must take CECON 2101

BA in Art majors only take 3 credits of Social Sciences

BS in User Experience majors take 9 credits of Social Sciences. It is recommended that 6 credits be fulfilled by the following courses: CPSYC 1101 and CPSYC 3439

Writing (6 Credits)

CWRIT 1101 and CLITR 1100 (or credit from Advanced Placement examination or other examination.) CWRIT 1100 may not be used.

Math/Science (6 Credits)

One course from CMATH (CMATH 1012, 1011, 1010 and 1009 may not be used)

Business Management majors must take CMATH 1590

One course from either CBIOL or CPHYS (CBIOL 1100 may not be used)

Elementary and Special Education majors must take a science with lab

BS in User Experience majors may take any CMATH course

Liberal Arts Electives (12 Credits)

From at least TWO different prefixes; any of the prefixes cited above may be used.

CMATH 1010 or 1009 may be used, and CHLTH 3400 may be used; CWRIT 1100 may not be used.

Business Management majors must take CECON 2102

BA in Art majors may take 15 credits of Liberal Arts Electives in any of the following prefixes: CANTH, CARTH, CBIOL, CCOMM, CCOMP, CDANC, CDRAM, CECON, CEXTH, CGEOG, CGLST, CHLTH, CHIST, CHUMS, CLITR, CMATH, CMGMT, CMUSC, CNSCI, CPHIL, CPHYS, CPLCY, CPOLS, CPSYC, CRELS, CSOCL, CSOCS, CCRWT, CWRIT

Depth of Study

To ensure depth in an area of interest, at least 3 of the credits listed above must be at the 3000 level or above.

Global Perspectives

3 of the credits listed above must be taken in a course designated as global perspectives; only courses at the 3000-level or above qualify (exception: CLANG 2501 Mandarin Chinese III) .

Courses Designated as Meeting the Global Perspectives Requirement:

Course Listing

CANTH 3101Anthropology of the Caribbean

3

CANTH 3201Anthropology of Media

3

CANTH 3301Global Lives in a Transnational Age

3

CGLST 3500Transnational Digital Activism

3

CGLST 4400Senior Capstone Seminar: Global Social Change

3

CHIST 3350Latin America Since 1900

3

CHIST 3355Modern India: From Colony to Republic

3

CHIST 3360Africa Since 1800

3

CHIST 4030Modern Middle East History

3

CHIST 4055The History of Modern China

3

CHLTH 3310Complementary, Integrative and Alternative Medicine

3

CHLTH 3400Health in the Developing World

3

CHUMS 3500Postcolonial History and Literature

3

CLANG 2501Mandarin Chinese III

3

CLANG 3500Readings in Latin American Literature

3

CLITR 3315Contemporary Latin American Women Writers

3

CMATH 3001Mathematics in Context

3

CMGMT 4300Managing in the Global Economy

3

CMUSC 3339World Music: Folk and Popular

3

CPLCY 4441Global Child and Family Policy

3

CPOLS 3131Perspectives on International Relations

3

CPSYC 4452Psychology of Yoga: East Indian Understanding of Mind, Self and Society

3

CSOCL 3412Culture and Society of the Middle East

3

CSOCL 4130Gender and Globalization

3

CSOCS 3452Yoga: Theory, Culture and Practice

3

IAHIS 3280Contemporary Art in East Asia

3

IAHIS 3313Multicultural Photography

3

IAHIS 4150Africa: Between Tradition and Modernity

3

IAHIS 4400The Art and Culture of Japan

3