Six hours of composition.
Three hours of English or modern and
classical languages literature or other approved
Liberal Arts Elective
Three hours above the freshman level of literature, or social and cultural
studies designated as taught in the College of Liberal Arts, or fine arts, or philosophy, or technical writing.
Three hours of social and cultural studies selected from designated courses
which have been approved by the Undergraduate Assembly.
Three hours from architecture, art, dance, music or theatre arts.
POLS 2311 and POLS 2312.
HIST 1311 and HIST 1312.
Six hours (level of college algebra or higher).
Eight hours in lab science (biology, chemistry, geology and/or physics).
Sufficient to give the total number of hours required for the degree.
Students earning a major in University
Studies must select three of the following Areas of Concentration
and complete 15 hours in each, for a total of 45 hours. In each
Area of Concentration, at least six of the fifteen hours must be
3000/4000 level. Of the total 45 hours in the major, no more than
fifteen hours may bear the same course prefix. Courses completed
as part of the core curriculum may not be used to satisfy the
University Studies major requirements.
Any course with the prefix ARCH, ART, DNCE, INTD, MUSI, THEA
Any course with the prefix ACCT, BCOM, BLAW, BSTAT, ECON, FINA, INSU, INSY, MANA, MARK, OPMA, REAE
Any course with the prefix BEEP, CRCJ, ECED, EDUC, EDML, LIST, SOCW, URPA
Any course with the prefix BE, CE, CSE, EE, ENGR, IE, MSE, MAE, NE
Health and Wellness
Any course with the prefix HEED, KINE, NURS
Any course with the prefix CHIN, CLAS, ENGL, FREN, GERM, GREK, HIST, HUMA, LATN, LING, MODL, PHIL, PORT, RUSS, SPAN
Any course with the prefix ADVT, BCMN, COMM, COMS, CTEC, JOUR, PREL
Any course with the prefix BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, MATH, PHYS, SCIE
Any course with the prefix ANTH, CRCJ, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, SOCW, URPA
Notes: Courses in Mexican-American
Studies (MAS) or Women's Studies (WOMS) may be substituted for
the equivalent cross-listed course and will count as such in each
of the Areas of Concentration. Those MAS or WOMS courses that are
not cross-listed belong to the Social Sciences Area of
Some courses in the University Catalog
are restricted and may not be available to University Studies
Students cannot take a course for a Pass/Fail grade in any of the three major components. Courses already taken for P/F grades will be applied to the degree electives.
120 hours, at least 36 of which must be 3000/4000 level.
Students pursuing a degree in University Studies may not elect a minor; moreover, University Studies does not offer a minor.
Students may not include University Studies as part of any double major or dual degree plan or complete the degree as a second bachelors degree.