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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A. (Double Concentration)


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Interdisciplinary Studies (Double Concentration): Total Semester Hours = 120


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Total: 15

Second Semester


  • ML 132 - Modern Language II GE
  • 3 Hour Free Elective (200+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration I Elective (200+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (200+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (200+)
Total: 15

Junior Year


First Semester


  • 3 Hour Concentration I Elective (200+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (300+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (300+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (300+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (300+)
Total: 15

Second Semester


  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (300+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (300+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (300+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (300+)
Total: 13

Senior Year


First Semester


  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (400+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (400+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (400+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 2 Elective (400+)
  • 3 Hour Concentration 1 Elective (400+)
Total: 15

Total: 15

Notes:


GE = General Education Courses

* Based on your placement testing scores, these courses may require prerequisites which may extend the number of semesters needed to complete degree requirements. These prerequisites do not count towards the degreee for graduation.

**MARCHING BAND MEMBERS ONLY, MUST substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 - Marching Band 

**ROTC MEMBERS ONLY, substitute PE Activity with MY 104 - Basic Military Science and MYL 104L - Basic Military Science Laboratory  (ROTC)

 

Concentration Requirements and Electives


Interdisciplinary Studies Double Concentrations

The select courses listed below are for double concentrations which would include academic areas from business and entrepreneurship, hospitality management, liberal arts, performing arts and communication, and religion.

College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Required Core Courses (27-30 credit hours)

Students may select either 9 or10 courses, for either 27 or 30 credit hours, to meet the concentration in Business requirements.

  • BA 110 Introduction to Business
  • BA 234 Business Law
  • IB 350 International Business
  • MG 300 Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MG 411 Seminar in Management
  • MG 493 Business Ethics
  • MK 341 Marketing
  • MK 411 Seminar in Marketing
  • AC 231 Principles of Accounting I
  • BA 231 Economics-Micro 
  •     or BA 232 Economics-Macro

College of Hospitality Management

Required Core Courses (22-23 credit hours)

  • HM 110 Intro to Hospitality (must be taken as Free Elective)
  • HM 190 Internship I (1 credit hour)
  • HM 230 Principles of Tourism
  • HM 290 Internship II (1 credit hour)
  • HM 292 Professional Development III (.5 credit hours)
  • HM 293 Professional Development IV (.5 credit hours)
  • HM 330 Hospitality Sales and Marketing
  • HM 331 Hospitality Legal Environment and Risk Management
  • Beverage (4 credit hours)
  • HM 417 Strategic Leadership & Entrepreneurship
  • HM 430 Event Management

Required courses in which Lodging Management is the focus of the concentration.

  • HM 492 Professional Development III (1 credit hour)
  • HM 347 Lodging Operations Management
  •       or HM 260 Fundamentals of Food 
  • HM 431 Guest Service Management

Hospitality Management Electives (Choose 2-3 courses [5-9 credit hours] from below to complete the concentration in Hospitality Management.)

  • HM 240 Front Office Management
  • HM 255 Hospitality Purchasing and Cost Control
  • HM 320 Hospitality Managerial Accounting
  • HM 360 Hospitality Human Resource Management
  • HM 443 Facilities Engineering and Design

College of Liberal Arts

Department of Criminal Justice (30 credit hours)

Required Core Courses

  • CJ 131 Introduction to Criminal Justice (must be taken as Free Elective)
  • CJ 205 Criminal Law
  • CJ 206 Ethics, Crime & Justice
  • CJ 216 Criminal Procedure
  • CJ 389 Criminology

The remaining pool of courses from which students may choose 3-300 level courses and 3-400 level courses to complete the concentration in Criminal Justice requirements.

  • CJ 314 The Color of Law
  • CJ 327 Corrections
  • CJ 337 Law Enforcement
  • CJ 360 Victimology
  • CJ 406 Probation and Parole (CJ 327 may be waived as a prerequisite for this course.)
  • CJ 461 Juvenile Justice
  • CJ 463 Juvenile Justice Reform
  • CJ 464 Juvenile Law

Department of English (27 credit hours)

Required Courses

  • EN 210 Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • EN 250 Technical Communication
  • EN 320 Black American Literature
  • EN 350 Post-Colonial Literature 
  • EN 334 American Literature                                            
  • EN 340 Creative Writing
  • EN 431-34 Major Authors
  • EN 421-24 Special Topics
  • EN 440 Shakespeare

Department of English (30 credit hours)

Required Courses

  • EN 210 Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • EN 240 Advanced Composition
  • EN 250 Technical Communication
  • EN 320 Black American Literature
  • EN 350 Post-Colonial Literature 
  • EN 334 American Literature
  • EN 340 Creative Writing
  • EN 431-34 Major Authors
  • EN 421-24 Special Topics
  • EN 440 Shakespeare

Department of History (27-30 credit hours)

Select 9 or 10 courses from below for either 27 or 30 credit hours to meet the concentration in History requirements.

  • HI 231 US History to 1865
  • HI 232 US History Since 1865
  • HI 233 African American History to 1865
  • HI 234 African American History since 1865
  • HI 320 US Women’s History
  • HI 333 Europe I
  • HI 334 Europe II
  • HI 335 History of West Africa
  • HI 340 Florida History
  • HI 353 Modern Asian Studies
  • HI 337 Topics in History
  • HI 420 Contemporary African Studies
  • HI 431 History of Latin America and the Caribbean

Department of Political Science (27 credit hours)

Required Courses

  • POL 230 American Government
  • POL 236 State and Local Government
  • POL 237 Introduction to Public Administration
  • POL 330 International Politics
  • POL 335 Constitutional Law
  • POL 336 Comparative Politics
  • POL 420 Contemporary African Studies
  • POL 436 Political Theory
  • POL 440 International Political Economy​

Department of Psychology (30 credit hours)

Required Courses

  • EN240 Advanced Composition (for Free Elective)
  • PS 231 General Psychology
  • PS 236 Developmental Psychology

The remaining pool of courses from which students may choose four to five-300 level courses and three to four-400 level courses to complete the 30-credit hours of concentration in Psychology requirements.

  • PS 325 Abnormal Psychology
  • PS 328 Educational Psychology
  • PS 330 Social Psychology
  • PS 332 Personality Theories
  • PS 337 African/ Black Psychology
  • PS 338 Research Methods in Psychology
  • PS 340 Psychological Measurement
  • PS 352 History & Systems of Psychology
  • PS 418 Health Psychology
  • PS 444 Human Sexuality
  • PS 428 Physiological Psychology
  • PS 420 Counseling Theories
  • PS 435 Cognitive Psychology
  • PS 441 Psychology of Aging

Department of Sociology (30 credit hours)

Required Courses

  • SO 131 Introduction to Sociology (for Free Elective)
  • SO 436 Sociological Theories

The remaining pool of courses (27 credit hours) from which students may choose 3-200 level courses, 4-300 level courses, and 2-400 level courses to complete the concentration in Sociology requirements.

  • SO 230 Social Psychology
  • SO 231 Introduction to Social Welfare
  • SO 232 Sociology of Health and Illness
  • SO 234 Sociology of World Societies
  • SO 235 Marriage and the Family
  • SOG 235 Sociology of Aging
  • SO 250 Gender Studies
  • SO 331 Demography
  • SOG 337 Death and Dying
  • SO 339 Social Stratification
  • SO 344 Sociology of Deviant Behavior
  • SO 432 Community Organization
  • SO 438 Urban Sociology
  • SO 439 Race and Ethnicity

School of Performing Arts and Communication

Department of Communication Studies (30 credit hours)

Must take for Free Elective

  • SC 101 Introduction to Human Communication

The remaining courses (30 credit hours) from which students may choose to complete the concentration in Communication Studies.

  • SC 203 Effective Listening
  • SC 220 Communication Ethics
  •     or SC 231 Introduction to Communication Theory     
  •     or SC 232 Rhetorical Criticism
  • SC 301 Issues in Multicultural Communication
  • SC 302 Organizational Communication
  • SC 304 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
  • SC 335 Introduction to Argumentation & Debate
  •     or SC 305 Persuasion Theory & Practice
  • SC 401 Small Group Communication
  • SC 403 Communication in Conflict Mediation & Negotiation
  • SC 407 Special Topics

Music Recording Technology (28 credit hours)

Must take up to 3 credit hours of the following courses for a 3-credit hour Free Elective:

  • MU 135 Introduction to Songwriting (1 credit hour) MU 134 Introduction to Beat Making (1 credit hour) MU 228 ProTools 101(1 credit hour)
  •       or MU 229 ProTools 110 (1 credit hour)
  •       or MU 328 ProTools 201 (1 credit hour)
  •       or MU 329 ProTools 210 (1 credit hour)

The remaining pool of courses (28 credit hours) from which students may choose to complete the concentration in Recording Technology requirements.

  • MU 233 Advanced Computer Applications
  • MU 237 Music Industry
  • MU 243 Audio Fundamentals I
  • MU 244 Audio Fundamentals II
  • MU 343 Music Production I
  • MU 344 Music Production II
  • MU 498 Production Portfolio (Repeatable 2X for 4 credit hours)
  • MUB 464 Music Recording Internship (6 credit hours)

Theatre Arts-Performance (30 credit hours)

Must take one of the following courses for the Free Elective:

  • TA 100 Introduction to Theatre
  •      or TA 110 Acting I

The remaining courses (30 credit hours) are required for the concentration in Theatre Arts-Performance.

  • TA 201 Movement for the Actor
  • TA 210 Acting II
  • TA 302 Theatre History
  • TA 307 Voice Production for the Performer
  • TA 310 Acting III
  • TA 330 Performance Repertory I
  • TA 402 Black American Drama
  • TA 420 Script Interpretation
  • TA 421 Directing
  • TA 430 Performance Repertory II
  •      or TA 490 Internship (3 credit hours)

 

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