UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Liberal Studies, B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies Option

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: Mathematics 3
GE Natural Science (with lab requirement) 3
GE Lifelong Learning 3
Title 5 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Total 16

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking 3
GE Natural Science (with lab requirement) 4
Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government 3
Elective 1
Total 14

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Arts and Humanities 3
GE Social Sciences 3
GE Comparative Cultures 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Global Humanities Requirement 3
Philosophy and Cultural Requirement 3
Social Science Requirement 3
Electives 6
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
Language Requirement 3
Literature Requirement 3
Cultural Studies Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
GE Upper Division Social Sciences (select course to meet IC part 2 requirement) 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Intermediate/Advanced Writing Requirement 3
The Environment Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Science Technology Culture Requirement 3
Ethics Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Cultural Theories and Methodologies Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
Interdisciplinary Specialization or Minor Requirement 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

Please complete the “General Studies Option” New Student Workshop at: http://www.csun.edu/humanities/liberal-studies/workshops.html