Recommended Academic Plan for B.A. in Letters, Arts & Sciences (LASCC) at Worthington Scranton - Program Year 2014

Effective Fall 2014

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)

Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Foreign Language (level 001)Notes for: Foreign Language (level 001)

Foreign Language (level 001)

12th credit level proficiency required
4
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Social & Behavioral Science (GS)

Social & Behavioral Science (GS)

3
Health & Physical Activity (GHA)

Health & Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
Foreign Language (level 002)Notes for: Foreign Language (level 002)

Foreign Language (level 002)

12th credit level proficiency required
4
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

Must adhere to math placement for course selection
3
Health & Physical Activity

Health & Physical Activity

1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
Communication SkillsNotes for: Communication Skills

Communication Skills

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language (level 003)Notes for: Foreign Language (level 003)

Foreign Language (level 003)

12th credit level proficiency required
4
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Natural Sciences with a lab (GN)

Natural Sciences with a lab (GN)

3
Social & Behavioral Science (GS)

Social & Behavioral Science (GS)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
Critical Analysis SkillsNotes for: Critical Analysis Skills

Critical Analysis Skills

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Theory/Application SkillsNotes for: Theory/Application Skills

Theory/Application Skills

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
Additional Selection in Major RequirementNotes for: Additional Selection in Major Requirement

Additional Selection in Major Requirement

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Additional Selection in Major RequirementNotes for: Additional Selection in Major Requirment

Additional Selection in Major Requirment

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202: Effective Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202: Effective Writing (GWS)

ENGL 202: Effective Writing (GWS)

English 202A: Effective Writing in the Social Sciences is recommended for LAS Majors Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030 ; fifth-semester standing
3
400-level Selection in Major RequirementsNotes for: 400-level Selection in Major Requirements

400-level Selection in Major Requirements

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-level Selection in Major RequirementsNotes for: 400-level Selection in Major Requirements

400-level Selection in Major Requirements

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

Must adhere to math placement for course selection.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
Research Methods/ProjectsNotes for: Research Methods/ Projects

Research Methods/ Projects

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Additional Selection in Major RequirementsNotes for: Additional Selection in Major Requirements

Additional Selection in Major Requirements

See adviser for course recommendations
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-level Selection in Major RequirementsNotes for: 400-level Selection in Major Requirements

400-level Selection in Major Requirements

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement

BA Requirement

3
Other CulturesNotes for: Other Cultures

Other Cultures

At least 3 credits must be taken in US Cultures; at least 3 credits must be taken in IL cultures; at lest 3 credits must be taken in Other Cultures.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
400-level Selection in Major Requirements (Capstone Course)Notes for: 400-level Selection in Major Requirements (Capstone Course)

400-level Selection in Major Requirements (Capstone Course)

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-level Selection in Major RequirementsNotes for: 400-level Selection in Major Requirements

400-level Selection in Major Requirements

See adviser for course recommendations.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 18

Additional Notes

A student's career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan.  Be sure to consult an adviser in this department when scheduling courses.

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

LAS majors must take 3 credits in each of the following areas: Research Methods/Projects, Communication Skills, Theory/Application, Critical Analysis.  See adviser for course recommendations.

At least three (3) different disciplinary areas must be included in the 24 credit option area. Fifteen (15) credits must be at the 400-level including the 400-level capstone course. In addition, at least 9 credits must be from the humanities and/or social & behavioral sciences. See adviser for course recommendations.

After completing the 4th semester, students intending to major in LAS must write a proposal outlining the selection of courses they plan to take, demonstrating how those courses work together to prepare them for their intended careeer choice. This proposal must be approved by LAS Program Coordinator at the Campus.

At least 3 credits must be taken in US cultures; at least 3 credits must be taken in IL cultures; at least 3 credits must be taken in Other Cultures.

At least one lab course is requried in General Education natural sciences (GN).

At least 3 credits must be taken in Writing Across the Curriculum ("W" suffix courses).

A total of 123 credits is required for graduation.

 

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination
Foreign Language (level 001)
12th credit level proficiency required
Foreign Language (level 002)
12th credit level proficiency required
Quantification (GQ)
Must adhere to math placement for course selection
Communication Skills
See adviser for course recommendations.
Foreign Language (level 003)
12th credit level proficiency required
Critical Analysis Skills
See adviser for course recommendations.
Theory/Application Skills
See adviser for course recommendations.
Additional Selection in Major Requirement
See adviser for course recommendations.
Additional Selection in Major Requirment
See adviser for course recommendations.
ENGL 202: Effective Writing (GWS)
English 202A: Effective Writing in the Social Sciences is recommended for LAS Majors Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030 ; fifth-semester standing
400-level Selection in Major Requirements
See adviser for course recommendations.
400-level Selection in Major Requirements
See adviser for course recommendations.
Quantification (GQ)
Must adhere to math placement for course selection.
Research Methods/ Projects
See adviser for course recommendations.
Additional Selection in Major Requirements
See adviser for course recommendations
400-level Selection in Major Requirements
See adviser for course recommendations.
Other Cultures
At least 3 credits must be taken in US Cultures; at least 3 credits must be taken in IL cultures; at lest 3 credits must be taken in Other Cultures.
400-level Selection in Major Requirements (Capstone Course)
See adviser for course recommendations.
400-level Selection in Major Requirements
See adviser for course recommendations.