Liberal Studies
Mount Saint Mary's College
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Liberal Studies

Course Descriptions

In the courses required for the Liberal Studies major you will study:

English, for example, in courses such as:

ENG 25/125 Mythmaking: The Quest for Meaning or
ENG 28/128 Contemporary Issues in World Literature and
ENG 102 Linguistics
ENG 105 Advanced Composition or ENG 109 Writing: Voice and View and
ENG 124 Film and Fiction
ENG 130 Faith and Fiction
ENG 134 Children’s Literature; ENG 102 Linguistics and SPE 10 Speech

Physical Science, for example, in a course such as:

PHS 2AB General Physical Science

Art & Graphic Design and/or Computer, for example, in courses such as:

ART 15 Computer Graphics
ART 116 Websites
CIS 1 Introduction to Computers

Social Sciences, for example, in courses such as:

HIS 25 Cultural Geography
HIS 103 World History
HIS 106 Cultural History of the United States
HIS 122 
HIS 188 California History
HIS 191 Major Issues in the United States — Women’s History
SOC 161 Majority/Minority Relations
POL 1 American Government and Institutions

Psychology, for example, in courses such as:

PSY 12 Child/Human Development
PSY 113 Learning in Children and Adolescents across Cultures.
PED 100 Physical Education in the Elementary Curriculum

Art, Music, Drama and Dance, for example, in courses such as:

MUS 106 Varieties in Music
MUS 130 Creative Music Experience, and
ART 7/107 Experiences in the Visual Arts
ART 145 Arts and Crafts in the Classroom,
ART 170 History of Art: Ancient through Medieval
ART 171 History of Art: Renaissance thru Romanticism
ART 172 History of Art: Modern World or
ART 173 Multiculturalism and the Visual Arts or
ART 174 Women in contemporary Art
ART 178 The Arts and Myths of Mesoamerica
INT 194A Introduction to Drama and Dance

Philosophy, for example, in courses such as:

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Religious Studies, for example, in courses such as:

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Language, for example, in courses such as:

SPA 1 Elementary Spanish I
SPA 2 Elementary Spanish II

Mathematics, for example, in courses such as:

MTH 50 Elementary Number System
MTH 51 Elements of Geometry and Statistics

Life Science, for example, in a course such as:

BIO 67 Environmental Science

Health, in the course:

BIO 10 Health Science

Education, for example, in a course such as:

EDU 106 School and Society

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