Liberal Studies

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General Information

 

 

1. Declaring your major : You may declare Liberal Studies as your major by filling out a change of major form and bringing it to the Liberal Studies Office in BH 238 for approval.

 

2. Double counting: Courses used to meet General Education Basic Subjects (Segment I) requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, and Critical Thinking may not be used to meet any part of the Liberal Studies major. A maximum of twelve units used to meet General Education requirements in Segment II and/or Segment III may be included as courses in the Core, Emphasis Pattern, or Units on Advisement categories.

 

3. Grading: A maximum of two courses in the major may be taken for a CR grade. A course may be used for only purpose within the major. For example, if a course is used in the Core, it may not be used in the Emphasis Pattern or in the Elective Units on Advisement.

 

4. Transfer courses: With advisor and coordinator approval, courses transferred from other institutions may be used to fulfill the Core requirements of the major if they are upper division and equivalent in content to the approved core courses. Lower and/or upper division courses transferred from other institutions may be used in the Area of Emphasis so long as at least six emphasis units are upper division and the content of the courses is equivalent. Lower and/or upper division courses transferred from other institutions may be used in the Units on Advisement category. Note: all courses taken at a community college are lower division. All residence requirements stipulated in the Bulletin must be met.

 

 

 

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