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LIBERAL STUDIES CORE CURRICULUM

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS For descriptions of courses without a Liberal Studies “L” designated prefex, consult the school/ department/program course descriptions. First-Year Seminar The First-Year Seminar is a two-credit discussion/experience based course intended to orient new students to Gannon University, to introduce the Liberal Studies Core, to assist in transition to university learning and teaching methods, and to encourage development of the academic, personal, social, and spiritual aspects of common to the “One Gannon Student” experience. Each seminar is unique with diverse learning experiences, depending on the instructor and program sponsoring the course, though share common learning objectives. NOTE: First-year students are expected to complete a First-Year seminar during their first semester at Gannon. If not, the student must complete the requirement prior to their sophomore year. First-Year Seminar Options BIOL 100 First-Year Seminar CIS 103 First-Year Seminar COMM 161 First-Year Seminar CRJS 108 First-Year Seminar EDCR 104 First-Year Seminar ENG 100 First-Year Seminar ENGL 100 First-Year Seminar FRSH 110 First-Year Seminar HIST 100 First-Year Seminar LEGL 100 First-Year Seminar LHES 101 First-Year Seminar LHPS 101 First-Year Seminar

IBR 100 L MATH 100 NURS 101 NURS 102 OCCT 108 PHAS 100 PSGA 100 PSYC 101 SPRT 101 THEO 100 UNDL 100

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Leadership Seminar The Leadership Seminar is a one-credit course that introduces students to various models of leadership, including a repertoire of leadership skill and means of using those skills responsibly in the various communities to which they belong. In addition, the course helps students explore the relevance of leadership skills in the leadership process. Ethical reasoning and Catholic social justice teaching serve as the basis for students’ leadership development as reflected in this course. Each seminar is unique with diverse learning experiences, depending on the instructor and program sponsoring the course, though share common learning objectives. NOTE: The Leadership Seminar is to be taken during the end of the sophomore/beginning of the junior year. Students are expected to have completed their Leadership Seminar requirement prior to the beginning of their senior year. Leadership Seminar Options BCOR 260 Leadership Seminar COMM 240 Leadership Seminar EDCR 240 Leadership Seminar ENGL 240 Leadership Seminar HIST 299 Leadership Seminar LCEB 240 Leadership Seminar LHES 240 Leadership Seminar

LHES 241 LHPS 240 ME 300 NURS 320 OCCT 208 PHAS 300 PSGA 300

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Senior Capstone Seminar The Liberal Studies Core culminates in a capstone seminar which integrates the student’s major field of study with the Liberal Studies program outcomes. The Capstone Seminar shares

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