Requirements

The Program of Liberal Studies requires that its students complete the following sequence of studies.

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

PLS 20201 Literature I: The Lyric Poem 3 credits
PLS 20301 Philosophical Inquiry 3 credits
PLS 23101 Great Books Seminar I 4 credits
  Elective 3 credits
  Elective 3 credits

 

Spring Semester

PLS 20302 Bible and Its Interpretation 3 credits
PLS 20412 Fundamental Concepts of Natural Science 3 credits
PLS 23102 Great Books Seminar II 4 credits
  Elective 3 credits
  Elective 3 credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

PLS 30301 Ethics 3 credits
PLS 30411 Scientific Inquiry: Theories and Practices 3 credits
PLS 30501 Fine Arts 3credits
PLS 33101 Great Books Seminar III 4 credits
  Elective 3 credits

 

Spring Semester

PLS 30202 Literature II: The Longer forms 3 credits
PLS 30302 Political and Constitutional Theory: Ancience and Modern 3 credits
PLS 33102 Great Books Seminar IV 4 credits
  Elective 3 credits
  Elective 3 credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

PLS 40301 Christian Theological Tradition 3 credits
PLS 40601 Intellectual and Cultural HIstory 3 credits
PLS 43101 Great Books Seminar V 4 credits
PLS 48701 Senior Thesis 3 credits
  Elective 3 credits
     

 

Spring Semester

PLS 40302 Metaphysics and Epistemology 3 credits
PLS 40412 Science, Society, and the Human Person 3 credits
PLS 43102 Great Books Seminar VI 4 credits
PLS 43102 Senior Thesis 2 credits
  Elective 3 credits