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to projects, including issues surrounding risk analysis and triage, budgeting, planning, and scheduling necessary to the successful completion of a project. Prerequisite: High School Calculus (MATH 140 or MATH 115 or equivalent) 3 credits Liberal Studies/ENGL 352: Modern/Contemporary Drama A critical approach to significant drama from Ibsen to the present and to the intellectual forces and assumptions that contribute to their development. Prerequisites: LENG 111, LENG 112 3 credits Liberal Studies/HIST 110: Foundations of Western Heritage The most important ideas, issues, problems, and developments that mark the changing fortunes of the West from the Ancient World to the end of the Wars of the Reformation (ca.1648). 3 credits Liberal Studies/HIST 302: Becoming Human–Becoming the World: World History I This course intends to study culture continuity and change by concentrating on the most important turning points and developments in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas, covering the time span from Human Origins to the edge of the Renaissance. The orientation is global, the themes integrative, the overall goal being to show interconnections in the development of civilization(s), along with divergence across cultural and societal boundaries. The course stresses the archaeological and textual evidence. Some of the over-arching themes that express both culture and cultural diversity in antiquity include: becoming human, first states, nomadic movements, empires, and universal religions. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LBST 383: Senior Seminar The Liberal Studies Program includes an Integrating Seminar to be taken in the senior year. The primary objective of the seminar is to provide the student with an opportunity to integrate the concepts and methodologies presented in earlier Liberal Studies courses. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LHST 111: History Without Borders The most important ideas, issues, problems, and developments that mark the changing fortunes of the West's interaction with the world from the Seventeenth Century to the present. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LENG 111: College Composition The principles of logic, rhetoric, and language and their use in written discourse. Application of these theories to numerous reading and writing assignments. Much attention to basic writing skills. 3 credits Liberal Studies/LENG 112: Critical Analysis and Composition Development of the reading, research, and writing skills needed to use library resources to solve problems in a variety of disciplines, and relate these solutions to appropriate audiences. Prerequisite: Liberal Studies/LENG 111 3 credits Liberal Studies/LENG 241: Prose Literature This course helps students develop an appreciation, understanding and evaluation of prose literature as it reflects human experience in diverse cultural contexts. Prerequisites: Liberal Studies/LENG 111, 112 3 credits Liberal Studies/LENG 243: Drama This course helps students develop an appreciation, understanding and evaluation of drama as it reflects human experience in diverse cultural contexts. It includes an examination of tragedy, comedy, and tragicomedy from their cultural origins to the present. Prerequisites: Liberal Studies/LENG 111, 112 3 credits Liberal Studies/LENG 245: Poetry This course helps students develop an appreciation, understanding and evaluation of poetry as it reflects human experience in diverse cultural contexts. Prerequisites: Liberal Studies/LENG 111, 112 3 credits

Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015  
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