Fall 2019: New Major Requirements

  • Structured Inquiry Across the Disciplines (4 credits) introducing academics at Purchase College and the core competencies of the interdisciplinary study.
  • 6 upper-level core LBS courses (24 credits) that focus on major contemporary social issues from interdisciplinary perspectives. Core courses will integrate problem-oriented learning reflecting core competencies and learning outcomes outlined above.
  • Junior Seminar (4 credits) covering multidisciplinary theory and research methods in preparation for the Senior Capstone, with emphasis on e-Portfolio development and reflection.
  • Senior Capstone (4 credits) will align with core course problem areas.

*The table below outlines requirements for liberal studies majors prior to Fall 2019.

1. Humanities courses
A grade of C- or higher must be earned.
15 credits
2. Natural sciences courses
A grade of C- or higher must be earned.
15 credits
3. Social sciences courses
A grade of C- or higher must be earned.
15 credits
4. Performing and/or visual arts courses
A grade of C- or higher must be earned.
6 credits
5. Upper-level liberal arts courses:
a. First area*
b. Second area*
*Areas: Humanities, natural sciences, social sciences; the first and second areas must be distinct.
A grade of C- or higher must be earned.
12 credits
8 credits
6. General Electives 45 credits
7. CAP 4800/Senior Capstone 4 credits
 

Total:

120 credits