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.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.


Preparation for law school and careers in law. Introduction to the culture of law school, law school application process and admission criteria, strategies for Law School Admissions Test preparation, and how to finance a legal education. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.


Introduction to the culture of science at a research university. Concepts and strategies supporting success in science courses and in career pathways in science. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Independent work as appropriate to the student’s degree program. Academic work under faculty supervision may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection with a US Diversity focus. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Cr. 1-4. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with instruction and reflection with an International Perspectives focus. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Special projects work supervised by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

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. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Special Project supervised by LAS Career Services. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Special project supervised by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 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. R. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the instructor or College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Supervised research.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Independent work as appropriate to the student’s degree program. Academic work under supervision; may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. 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 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Independent work as appropriate to the student’s degree program. Academic work under supervision; may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. 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 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Independent work as appropriate to the student’s degree program. Academic work under supervision; may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings. This section intended for students in the Entrepreneurial Studies Minor. No more than 9 credits of LAS 490 may be applied toward graduation.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with advanced instruction and reflection. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with advanced instruction and reflection. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with advanced instruction and reflection with a U.S. Diversity focus. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

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

Prereq: Permission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Integration of meaningful service work with advanced instruction and reflection with an International Perspectives focus. Academic work may include written projects, presentations, reports, and guided readings.
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.