Integrative Studies, B.A.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

Major Hours: 39


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Program Code: B575 (traditional) and B576 (online)

A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in each course presented for major credit.

Major Requirements

Major Core Requirements (18 hours)
LSTD 3003Interdisciplinary Inquiry3
LSTD 3113Special Topics in the Humanities of the Ancient World3
LSTD 3333Human Arrangements: Troubled Institutions, Probs. Inequality3
LSTD 3513The Dynamic Universe3
LSTD 3953Study-in-Depth Prospectus3
LSTD 4953Study-in-Depth: CLS Capstone Course3
Primary Concentration Requirements (15 hours)
Choose one of the following areas of concentration:15
Archaeoastronomy & Astronomy in Culture (Concentration Code P042)
History of Astronomy in Culture
Concepts and Methods for Astronomy in Culture
Contemporary Cultural Astronomy
Diversity Studies (Concentration Code P176)
Introduction to World Cultural Studies
Cultural Diversity in the World
Diversity in the United States
Social Justice Leadership
Humanities (Concentration Code P331)
Special Topics in the Humanities of the Modern World
Foundations of Ethics in Liberal Studies
Renaissance Art (also meets a Humanities Gen Ed req.)
Art of the Non-Western World
Natural Sciences (Concentration Code P466)
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Physical Sciences
Science as a Process
Ecology and Evolution
Social Entrepreneurship (Concentration Code P600)
Non-Profit Management
Leadership and Governance for Social Entrepreneurs
Budgeting for Social Entrepreneurs
Social Sciences (Concentration Code P606)
Introduction to World Cultural Studies
Cultural Diversity in the World
Comparative Justice Systems
Challenges in a Changing World
Secondary Track Courses (6 hours)
Students will complete 6 hours of elective coursework from the remaining Integrative Studies areas of concentration outside of their primary curricular focus.6
Total Credit Hours39

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published in the Class Schedule or at http://www.ou.edu/gened/courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic & Oral Communication (9-19 hours)
LSTD 1113Interdisciplinary Composition I3
LSTD 1133Interdisciplinary Composition II3
LSTD 1053Mathematics in Liberal Studies3
Language 10-10
Core Area II: Natural Science (minimum 7 hours)
LSTD 2533Science as a Process (no laboratory)3
Choose one Natural Science course with a lab component4-6
Core Area III: Social Science (6 hours)
LSTD 1333Governing Ourselves3
LSTD 1313What in the World are the Social Sciences?3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities (12 hours)
LSTD 1153A History of the United States3
LSTD 3113Special Topics in the Humanities of the Ancient World3
LSTD 3173Renaissance Art3
LSTD 3193Art of the Non-Western World3
Core Area V: First Year Experience (3 hours)
Choose one course3
Total Credit Hours37-49

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including 40 upper-division hours.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

This plan shows one possible grouping of courses that would allow students to graduate in four years. Please refer to the front of the degree checksheet for official requirements. Students must consult with College of Professional & Continuing Studies academic advisers to verify that courses selected each semester fulfill the recommended plan and satisfy university, College of Professional & Continuing Studies, and major requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
LSTD 1113 Interdisciplinary Composition I (Core I) 3
LSTD 1153 A History of the United States (Core IV) 3
LSTD 2023 Strategies for Success 3
First Year Experience (Core V) 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
LSTD 1133 Interdisciplinary Composition II (Core I) 3
LSTD 1333 Governing Ourselves (Core III) 3
LSTD 1053 Mathematics in Liberal Studies (Core I) 3
LSTD 1003 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Study 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore
First Semester
Language I (Core I) 5
LSTD 1313 What in the World are the Social Sciences? (Core III) 3
LSTD 2533 Science as a Process (Core II) 3
LSTD 2033 Writing for Success 3
Free Elective 1
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
Language II (Core I) 5
Science with Lab Component (Core II) 4
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior
First Semester
LSTD 3003 Interdisciplinary Inquiry 3
LSTD 3113 Special Topics in the Humanities of the Ancient World (Core IV) 3
LSTD 3333 Human Arrangements: Troubled Institutions, Probs. Inequality 3
LSTD 3513 The Dynamic Universe 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
Primary Area of Concentration Requirement 3
Primary Area of Concentration Requirement 3
Primary Area of Concentration Requirement 3
Artistic Forms (Core IV) 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior
First Semester
LSTD 3953 Study-in-Depth Prospectus 3
Primary Area of Concentration Requirement 3
Secondary Area of Concentration Elective 3
World Culture (Core IV) 3
Major Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
LSTD 4953 Study-in-Depth: CLS Capstone Course 3
Primary Area of Concentration Elective 3
Secondary Area of Concentration Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120