Liberal Arts Studies

Goal IV: Integration (4-6 credits)

To provide opportunities for students to experience and to create ways of integrating the liberal arts and life skills which will motivate and empower them for self-direction, service, and leadership.

IV.1.Self-Direction

  1. Identifies personal and professional goals.
  2. Evaluates personal and professional goals on an on-going basis.

Courses:

  1. CLA 200 Liberal Arts Seminar 3
  2. CLA 201 Professional Assessment * 3
  3. CLA 400 Senior Synthesis 1
  4. CLA 401 Career Development and Synthesis * 3
  5. CPS 406 Research and Synthesis 3
  6. SOC 250 Community Action Practicum 1
  7. SOC 289 Community Action Seminar 2

IV.2.Service

  1. Identifies issues concerning justice in individual and social contexts.
  2. Articulates the ways to use skills and abilities productively to help resolve issues and problems.

Courses:

  1. CLA 200 Liberal Arts Seminar 3
  2. CLA 400 Senior Synthesis 1
  3. CLA 401 Career Development and Synthesis * 3
  4. CPS 406 Research and Synthesis 3
  5. SOC 250 Community Action Practicum 1
  6. SOC 289 Community Action Seminar 2
  7. EDU 164 Cultural Diversity & Liberal Arts 2
  8. EDU 464 Issues in Education Seminar 1

IV.3.Leadership

  1. Integrates key concepts and experiences concerning the role of leaders in personal, intellectual, and professional contexts.
  2. Integrates key concepts and experiences concerning the role of citizen through personal, intellectual, and professional exploration.

Courses:

  1. EDU 164 Cultural Diversity & Liberal Arts 2
  2. EDU 464 Issues in Education Seminar 1
  3. CLA 400 Senior Synthesis 1
  4. CLA 401 Career Development and Synthesis * 3
  5. CPS 406 Research and Synthesis 3
  6. SOC 250 Community Action Practicum 1
  7. SOC 289 Community Action Seminar 2

IV.4.Integration

  1. Combines information into patterns and structures.
  2. Integrates the Liberal Arts Program Objectives into an action plan which addresses an issue/problem.

Courses:

  1. EDU 164 Cultural Diversity & Liberal Arts 2
  2. CLA 200 Liberal Arts Seminar 3
  3. CLA 400 Senior Synthesis 1
  4. CLA 401 Career Development and Synthesis * 3
  5. CPS 406 Research and Synthesis 3

 * Classes offered in Accelerated Delivery Only
** Classes offered in Accelerated and Traditional Delivery