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LIBS 100 Origins and Practices of Liberal Arts

LIBS 100  Origins and Practices of Liberal Arts  Units: 3.00  

The Liberal Arts comprise three foundational disciplines: humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Such divisions have shaped everything from the organization of universities to the ways in which we organize and understand knowledge in our daily lives. The course will provide a background for each of the three liberal disciplines in ways that explain their historical origins and development over time, including their modern applications.
NOTE Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online.

Learning Hours: 120 (48 Online Activity, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies is designed to provide you with an integrated liberal studies education, structured around modes of critical thought, and focused on breadth rather than specialization. The Liberal Studies Minor / General will prepare you for work in the 21st-century, in jobs that may not yet exist but that will require you to have the transferable skills that can be gained through an interdisciplinary approach to intellectual inquiry, argument, and analysis.


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