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2012-2013 University Catalog (Revised 2012-10-02) 
    
2012-2013 University Catalog (Revised 2012-10-02) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies, B.A. - Pre-Credential Subplan/Option


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Degree Requirements for Liberal Studies Major


A 2.0 cumulative GPA is required in core courses in order to receive a degree in the major.

Note(s):


This Liberal Studies program is not synonymous with the credential. Liberal Studies is an academic program leading to a bachelor’s degree, whereas Education is a professional program leading to a credential. Please consult your Liberal Studies advisor concerning degree requirements and the Basic Credentials coordinator for credential requirements.

Elective Support Courses:


Emphasis Courses: 16 units


Choose 16 units in a subject matter area in consultation with advisor.

Note(s):


*Students must complete SCI 210/210L , SCI 211/211L , and SCI 212/212L  to meet the GE Area B1 requirement.

**Students must complete MAT 194 , MAT 394 , MAT 395 , and MAT 494  to meet the GE Area B4 requirement.

Unrestricted Electives: 0-6 units


Select a sufficient nunmber of courses from “Required Support”, “GE”, and “Unrestricted Electives” so that they total at least 106 units.

General Education Requirements: 68 units


Students should consult the catalog website www.csupomona.edu/~academic/catalog/ for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, see the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

Area A. Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development (4 units)

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