Liberal Arts and Sciences Cross-Disciplinary Studies (LAS)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.


Introduction to all undergraduate colleges. Provides information about university resources and services, assists with a successful academic transition to the university, and helps initiate the process of identifying academic major(s) and eventual career paths. Required of all first-year students in Open Option and Preprofessional Programs. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Learning Community/ Seminar focusing entirely on the "cutting edge" research activities of faculty members. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. A maximum of three total credits of LAS 103A, 103B, 103C, 103D, 103E can count for graduation.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Learning Community/ Seminar focusing entirely on the "cutting edge" research activities of faculty members. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. A maximum of three total credits of LAS 103A, 103B, 103C, 103D, 103E can count for graduation.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Learning Community/ Seminar focusing entirely on the "cutting edge" research activities of faculty members. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. A maximum of three total credits of LAS 103A, 103B, 103C, 103D, 103E can count for graduation.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Learning Community/ Seminar focusing entirely on the "cutting edge" research activities of faculty members. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. A maximum of three total credits of LAS 103A, 103B, 103C, 103D, 103E can count for graduation.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Learning Community/ Seminar focusing entirely on the "cutting edge" research activities of faculty members. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. A maximum of three total credits of LAS 103A, 103B, 103C, 103D, 103E can count for graduation.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable.


Learning Community/ Seminar focusing entirely on the "cutting edge" research activities of faculty members. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. A maximum of three total credits of LAS 103A, 103B, 103C, 103D, 103E can count for graduation.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Member of the BOLD Learning Community.
Orientation to the university for the "Bridging Opportunities in Leadership and Diversity" (BOLD) Learning Community students. Support for academic, social, and leadership development. Opportunity to connect with campus and college resources, explore career opportunities and build group identity. Includes regular one to one peer mentoring with multicultural student leaders. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Member of the BOLD Learning Community.
Continued exploration of university services, academic, social, and leadership development for BOLD Learning Community students. Individual and group identity development. Includes regular one-on-one peer mentoring with multicultural student leaders and an assessed service-learning component. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: First year student
Links a large lecture class with a small learning community / seminar. In each case the professor teaching the large lecture facilitates a small weekly seminar. Informal discussions about critical issues of the day connected to lecture topics through films, public lectures and other events which students and the faculty leader attend. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: First year student
Links a large lecture class with a small learning community / seminar. In each case the professor teaching the large lecture facilitates a small weekly seminar. Informal discussions about critical issues of the day connected to lecture topics through films, public lectures and other events which students and the faculty leader attend. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: First year student
Links a large lecture class with a small learning community / seminar. In each case the professor teaching the large lecture facilitates a small weekly seminar. Informal discussions about critical issues of the day connected to lecture topics through films, public lectures and other events which students and the faculty leader attend. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: First year student
Links a large lecture class with a small learning community / seminar. In each case the professor teaching the large lecture facilitates a small weekly seminar. Informal discussions about critical issues of the day connected to lecture topics through films, public lectures and other events which students and the faculty leader attend. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: First year student
Links a large lecture class with a small learning community / seminar. In each case the professor teaching the large lecture facilitates a small weekly seminar. Informal discussions about critical issues of the day connected to lecture topics through films, public lectures and other events which students and the faculty leader attend. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: First year student
Links a large lecture class with a small learning community / seminar. In each case the professor teaching the large lecture facilitates a small weekly seminar. Informal discussions about critical issues of the day connected to lecture topics through films, public lectures and other events which students and the faculty leader attend. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Selection based on application.
Beginning to study leadership through applied examples, including the importance of community, communication, trust, shared responsibility, modeling the way, and inspiring a shared vision. Students will be introduced to campus leadership opportunities.

(1-0) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Selection based on application.
Continuing to study leadership through applied examples, including the importance of challenging the process, enabling others to act, and encouraging the heart. Students will engage more deeply in campus leadership opportunities.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable.


Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student s degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student s degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student s degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student s degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences majors; sophomore classification
Students participating in an internship or co-op on a full-time basis must register for this course prior to beginning their work experience to remain in full-time student status. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 8 credits.


(3-0) Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 8 credits.


(3-0) Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 8 credits.


(3-0) Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 8 credits.


(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.


An examination of the religious, social, scientific, and historical contexts for the Nazi destruction of European Jewry. Topics covered include anti-Semitism, German volkish philosophy, eugenics, World War II, the Final Solution, rescuers, and contemporary issues.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences majors; junior classification
Students participating in an internship or co-op on a full-time basis must register for this course prior to beginning their work experience to remain in full-time student status. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. arr. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor for LAS 490G; other topics need: permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
No more than 9 credits of LAS 490 may be applied toward graduation.

Cr. arr. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor for LAS 490G; other topics need: permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
No more than 9 credits of LAS 490 may be applied toward graduation.

Cr. arr. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor for LAS 490G; other topics need: permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
No more than 9 credits of LAS 490 may be applied toward graduation.

Cr. 1-4. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student's degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading.

Cr. 1-4. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student's degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading.

Cr. 1-4. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student's degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Cr. 1-4. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Service work as appropriate to the student's degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written project, report, and guided reading.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences majors; senior classification
Students participating in an internship or co-op on a full-time basis must register for this course prior to beginning their work experience to remain in full-time student status. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences majors
Semester-long internship appropriate to the student's degree program. Must include an academic component under faculty supervision such as written projects, reports, and guided reading. Students must register for this course prior to beginning their internship.