Specific Bachelor of Arts Requirements

All students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree must satisfy the following degree requirements:

  1. Language Requirement: Complete one of the following options.
    1. Option 1: Complete 12 hours in a single language offered by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. Students with advanced proficiency in a language other than English may be exempted from this requirement with approval from the head of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.
    2. Option 2: Complete 12 hours in American Sign Language (ASL) courses. Consult with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders regarding any exceptions or substitutions.
  2. World History: Complete both HST 103 and HST 104 (6 hours). Note: may also count toward the General Education Focus on Humanities requirement.
  3. Philosophy: Complete 3 hours of Philosophy. Note: PHI 105 or PHI 115 may also count toward the General Education Focus on Public Issues requirement.
  4. Fine Arts: Complete 6 hours chosen from any of the following courses. Note: Courses used to meet the Fine Arts requirement cannot be used to meet the General Education Program requirements. Refer to the department of major for any additional restrictions on double-counting of courses.
    1. Art: ART 200, 271, 272, 273, 274, 374, 378, 381, 382, 385, 386, 387, 472, 474, 475, 478, 479, 480, 483, 484, 485
    2. Literature: ENG 184, 200, 282, 287, 289, 312, 330, 334, 336, 338, 340, 341, 350, 351, 354, 355, 360, 361, 362, 363, 366, 455, 485, 510, 512, 513, 514, 516, 517, 519, 533, 534, 536, 541, 543, 544, 546, 547, 548, 553, 557, 558, 559, 563, 568, 580, 583, 585
    3. Language/Literature from Modern and Classical Language: ARB 297; CHI 297, 410, 498FRN 297, 302, 326, 335381, 382, 410412; GRM 297, 303, 320, 325400, 410455, 465, 475, 485495, 498; GRK 297, 301302, 498; HBW 297; ITL 297; JPN297; KOR 297; LLT 121, 180, 215, 225, 240, 271, 296, 321, 325, 326; LTN 450, 451, 460, 461, 470, 471; PTG 297; RUS 297SPN 297, 314, 320, 325, 326, 410, 450460, 480, 495, 510
    4. Music: MUS 239, 241, 345, 346
    5. Kinesiology: KIN 240. Note: this is a 2-hour course.
    6. Theatre and Dance: DAN 180; THE 101, 109, 541, 542, 543, 545, 547