Integrative Studies, B.A.View Checksheet
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
Major Hours: 30
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.
Some courses required for the major may also fulfill University General Education Requirements.
Every candidate for this degree must select their plan of study, which is a set of courses that meets the student’s professional and personal goals.
These courses must total a minimum of 30 credit hours completed at the upper-division level (3000-4000-level).
Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor to submit a Proposed Plan of Study to the Associate Dean.
Information Concerning General Rules, Regulations And Minimum Requirements
Upper-Division Hours: A minimum of 40 upper-division semester hours acceptable toward graduation must be completed. OU courses numbered 3000 or above are upper-division. Transfer work is counted as lower-division or upper-division credit depending on the level at which it was offered at the institution where it was earned. Two-year college work is accepted only as lower-division credit.
Bachelor of Arts Hours: At least 80 semester hours of liberal arts and science courses are required for a BA degree.
P.E. Courses: No physical education activity courses will be counted toward the 120 semester hours of acceptable credit for graduation. Senior Institution Hours: A minimum of 60 semester hours applied toward graduation must be earned at senior (4-year) institutions.
Residency: 30 hours of credit applied toward the degree must be satisfactorily completed at OU.
Grade Point Averages: Students must earn a minimum overall 2.00 for each of the following: Combined Retention GPA (all college grades), OU Retention GPA, GPA for all major courses, and GPA for all major courses taken at OU.
Special Degrees: The degree with Distinction will be conferred on students who achieve at least a 3.65 retention grade point in their OU and combined grade point average. The degree with Special Distinction requires at least a 3.75 retention grade point average in the OU and combined grade point average.
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)|
|ENGL 1113||Principles of English Composition||3|
|or LSTD 1113||Interdisciplinary Composition I|
|ENGL 1213||Principles of English Composition||3|
|or LSTD 1133||Interdisciplinary Composition II|
|Mathematics: Choose one course||3|
|Core Area II: Natural Science (minimum 7 hours)|
|Choose two courses from different disciplines, including 1 laboratory component||7|
|Core Area III: Social Science (6 hours)|
|P SC 1113||American Federal Government||3|
|or LSTD 1333||Government in the United States|
|Additional Social Science course||3|
|Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities (12 hours)|
|Artistic Forms: Choose one course||3|
|Western Culture: Choose one course||3|
|HIST 1483||United States to 1865||3|
|or HIST 1493||United States, 1865 to the Present|
|or LSTD 1153||A History of the United States|
|World Culture: Choose one course||3|
|Core Area V: First Year Experience (3 hours)|
|Choose one course||3|
|Total Credit Hours||37-47|
Students who have completed two years of high school language are exempt from the general education language requirement. If this requirement is waived, a few hours of General Education electives may be needed to achieve the required 40 hour minimum.
Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including 40 upper-division hours.