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305. British Life and Culture (3)

Offers in-depth information on a wide range of social, artistic, and intellectual issues relevant to contemporary England. Although course is geared to students participating in the London Semester Program, materials covered are closely related to many topics covered in classes offered during students' other work on campus.
Credit/No Credit grading only.

302. Pre-Law Preparation (3)

Intensive workshop for students considering law school. Choosing a legal career; law school realities; considering law schools; preparing for law school; application procedures; preparing application documents; admissions and financial aid decisions; job prospects. Both group workshops and individual advising included.
Credit/No credit grading.

490. Selected Topics in Liberal Arts (1-3)

Topics of special interest in the liberal arts for intensive study.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with different topics. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

  • A. Student Success Seminar
    Prerequisite: Must have completed 30 units.
    Student leaders selected for the College of Liberal Arts student success program will review best practice approaches and determine plans for assisting incoming students with their transition to the university. Offered in the fall semester.
  • B. Making a Difference with Leadership
    Prerequisite: Must have completed 30 units.
    Designed to foster organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills for students who want to be considered for a facilitation role in a student success program in the College of Liberal Arts. Offered spring semester.

491. Selected Topics in Liberal Arts (2)

Topics of special interest in the liberal arts for intensive study.
Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

496A./596A. Interdisciplinary Research Seminar (3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Intensive reading and discussion of the literature, methods and current issues in interdisciplinary topic in humanities and social sciences.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters.

496B./596B. Interdisciplinary Research Seminar (3)

Prerequisite: C/LA 496A and consent of instructor.
Intensive research on interdisciplinary topic in humanities and social sciences.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units with different topics in different semesters.

499. Directed Studies: Professional Portfolio (1-3)

Prerequisite: Senior Standing in Liberal Arts Major; and consent of instructor.
In consultation with instructor, qualifying students assemble a portfolio of Liberal Arts coursework and readings illustrating their understanding and overview of a Liberal Arts education. Capstone-level reflection and assessment on completion of the major.
Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in the same semester.


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