BA in Letters, Arts, and Sciences (LAS) — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Summer 2008 — 120 credits

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015 (GWS): Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 (GWS)

3
Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GQ)

General Education (GQ)

3
General Education (GA)

General Education (GA)

3
General Education (GS)

General Education (GS)

3
Total credits 15

Stage 2—Build Foundations

CAS 100 (GWS): Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
Core course: Research methods/projectsNotes for: Core course: Research methods/projects

Core course: Research methods/projects

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GN)

General Education (GN)

3
General Education (GH)

General Education (GH)

3
Total credits 15

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

Core course: Communication skillsNotes for: Core course: Communication skills

Core course: Communication skills

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Core course: Theory/ApplicationNotes for: Core course: Theory/Application

Core course: Theory/Application

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language 001

Foreign Language 001

4
General Education (GHA)

General Education (GHA)

3
General Education (GQ)

General Education (GQ)

3
Total credits 16

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

ENGL 202 (GWS): Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS)

3
Core course: Critical AnalysisNotes for: Core course: Critical Analysis

Core course: Critical Analysis

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language 002

Foreign Language 002

4
General Education (GA)

General Education (GA)

3
Total credits 16

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

Supporting Course (400‐level)Notes for: Supporting Course (400‐level)

Supporting Course (400‐level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts (General Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (General Credits)

3
Foreign Language 003

Foreign Language 003

4
General Education (GS)

General Education (GS)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

Supporting Course (400‐level)Notes for: Supporting Course (400‐level)

Supporting Course (400‐level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts (General Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (General Credits)

3
General Education (GN)

General Education (GN)

3
General Education (GH)

General Education (GH)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

Supporting Course (400‐level)Notes for: Supporting Course (400‐level)

Supporting Course (400‐level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course (400‐level)Notes for: Supporting Course (400‐level)

Supporting Course (400‐level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts (General Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (General Credits)

3
Bachelor of Arts (Other Cultures)

Bachelor of Arts (Other Cultures)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

Capstone course (400‐level)Notes for: Capstone course (400‐level)

Capstone course (400‐level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GN lab)

General Education (GN lab)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 12

Additional Notes

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.

US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.
 
W is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements
 
Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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