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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Liberal Arts (L A)

L A 083S First Year Seminar in the Liberal Arts (1) An exploration of a theme through the lens of the humanities, social sciences and diverse cultural perspectives.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: open only to DUS students  

L A 097 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 098 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 100S Contemporary Legal Issues (3) An introduction to law-related issues with a focus on current legal topics viewed from an across discipline perspective.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

L A 101H (GWS) Honors Rhetoric and Civic Life (4) Within a liberal arts framework and with attention to public discourse-- speaking, writing, online communication, and visual presentation--this course instructs students in the arts, practices, and principles of rhetoric.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

L A 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 198 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 199 (IL) Foreign Study--Liberal Arts (1-9) Study in selected foreign countries of the cultural, institutional, and/or social development of the host country.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

L A 200 Business and the Liberal Arts (1) Introduction to business careers and concepts for students enrolling in the Business and the Liberal Arts minor.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

L A 201W Experiential Learning Portfolio (3) Students will learn how to assemble a portfolio that reflects their progress, knowledge, and insight into college-level study.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

L A 294 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis. (No course under L A 294/494 may be offered without approval of the associate dean of liberal arts. All courses must have a specific title and letter suffix.)
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 295 Undergraduate Field Experience or Practicum (1-18) Approved experience, related to student career objectives, in agencies external to the University.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

L A 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

L A 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

L A 298 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

L A 395 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

L A 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical of of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2003
 

L A 398 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

L A 401 Professional Development for the Liberal Arts Student (1) Provides Liberal Arts students with the techniques and information necessary to specify and implement postgraduation educational and career plans.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

L A 402 Fundraising Leadership: Building a Strong Base (3) The course will focus on the fundamentals of fundraising and leadership, including communications, management of events and people, and stewardship.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: 60 undergraduate credits or permission of program  

L A 494 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis. (No course under L A 294/494 may be offered without approval of the associate dean of liberal arts. All courses must have a specific title and letter suffix.)
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 494H Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis. (No course under L A 294/494 may be offered without approval of the associate dean of liberal arts. All courses must have a specific title and letter suffix.)
Effective: Fall 2007
 

L A 495 Undergraduate Field Experience or Practicum (1-12) Approved experience, related to student career objectives, in agencies external to University.
Effective: Fall 1981
 

L A 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

L A 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

L A 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

L A 499 (IL) Foreign Study--Liberal Arts (1-9) Study in selected foreign countries of the cultural, institutional, and/or social development of the host country.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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