Liberal Education & Divisional Requirements: Arts Bachelor (A.B.) Degree

Miami Plan Foundation (MPF)

Fulfills Both (MPF & CAS)

College of Arts & Science (CAS)

I. Composition (6 hrs)
ENG 109/111-112; 113

 

 

 

 

CAS-A Foreign Language:

• Pass a course at the 202 level, or higher; NO courses in translation

• Earn required score on CLEP or AP test; see Bulletin for details

II. Fine Arts, Humanities, &
Social Science (9 hrs)

MPF Fine Arts courses that also fulfill CAS-B: ARC 188; ART 185, 187, 188, 282 286; MUS 185, 189; THE 101, 191; WGS 282

 

A. Fine Arts (3 hrs)

MPF Humanities courses that also fulfill CAS-A: FRE 202

 

B. Humanities (3 hrs)

MPF Humanities courses that also fulfill CAS-B:

1. BWS 224, 225; CLS 101, 102; HST 111, 112, 121, 122, 197, 198, 224, 225, 245, 254, 260, 296; LAS 260

2. AAA 248; AMS 246, 247, 248, 271; CHI 251, 252, 255; CLS 121; ENG 122, 123, 124,125,131, 132, 133, 134, 141, 142, 143, 144,161,162,163,165, 246, 247, 248, 251, 252, 254, 255, 271; FRE 131; GER 231, 251, 252, 321, 322; JPN 231, 255, 279; LAS 254; RUS 137, 255; SPN 315

3. PHL 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 131

4. AAA 203; REL 101, 102, 103, 133, 175, 186, 203, 213, 254; RUS 133

Additional Hours:

AAA 201; AMS 205, 222; ARC 188; ART 185, 186, 187, 282, 286; BWS 204, 383; COM 135, 206, 247, 281; DST 169, 247; ENG 169, 171, 202, 238, 383; FRE 212, 255; FST 201, 204, 206, 222, 255, 281; GER 151, 212, 255; IDS 206; ITL 221, 222; IMS 171, 238; ITL 221; JRN 101; LAS 204; MUS 185, 204; POR 204, 383; RUS 212; WGS 202, 282, 383

CAS-B Humanities (9 hrs)

• Take 6 hours from two of the following four areas in the College:

1. History - any HST course; CLS 101, 102

2. Literature - any CAS-B Lit course in AMS, ENG, CLS, THE, or foreign language

3. Philosophy - any PHL course except 273, 373

4. Religion - any REL course

• Take additional 3 hours from any of the areas above or the following MPF courses: AAA 201; AMS 205, 222; ARC 188; ART 185, 187, 188, 282, 286; BWS 204, 383; COM 135, 206, 247, 281; DST 169, 247; ENG 169, 171, 202, 238, 383; FRE 212, 255; FST 201, 204, 206, 222, 255, 281; GER 151, 212, 255; HST 211; IDS 206; ITL 221, 222; IMS 171, 238; JRN 101; LAS 204; MUS 185, 189, 204; POR 204, 383; RUS 212; WGS 202, 282, 383

C. Social Science (3 hrs)

MPF Social Science courses that also fulfill CAS-C:

1. ATH 155, 175, 185, 206, 207, 209

2. ECO 131, 201, 202

3. GEO 101, 111, 201, 207, 208, 209

4. POL 101, 102, 142, 159

5. PSY 111, 210

6. AAA 207; SOC 151, 152, 208; GTY 154

Additional Hours:

AAA 201; BWS 151; COM 134, 136, 143; EDP 101, 201; ITS 201, 208; LAS 207, 208; KNH 276; SPA 127, 211, 223; WGS 201

CAS-C Social Science (9 hrs)

• Take 6 hours from two of the following six areas in the College:

1. Anthropology - any ATH course

2. Economics - any ECO course

3. Geography - any GEO course, except GEO 121, 424, 431, 432

4. Political Science - any POL course

5. Psychology - any PSY course

6. Sociology & Gerontology - any SOC or GTY course

• Take additional 3 hours from any of the areas above or the following MPF courses: AAA 201; BWS 151; COM 134,136,143; EDP 101, 201; ITS 201; KNH 276; LAS 207, 208; SPA 127, 211, 223; WGS 201

III. Global Perspectives

(6-9 hrs)

 

A. Study Abroad

(min 6 hrs)

-OR-

MPF Global Courses that also fulfill CAS-A: FRE 202

 

B. Global Courses (9 hrs)

-OR-

MPF Global Courses that also fulfill CAS-B:

AAA 201, 203; BWS 204, 383; ENG 254, 383; FRE 131; FST 204; HST 197, 198, 245, 260; LAS 204, 254, 260; MUS 185, 204; POR 204, 383; REL 133, 186, 203; RUS 133; WGS 383

MPF Global Courses that also fulfill CAS-C: AAA 201, 207; ATH 175, 206; GEO 101; GTY 260; ITS 201; LAS 208; SOC 207

C. One Global Cluster

(9 hrs)

 

IV. Natural Science (9 hrs)
(including a lab)

MPF Natural Science courses that also fulfill CAS-D; courses in parentheses ( ) are lab courses:

CAS-D Natural Science (10 hrs)

A. Biological Science
(at least 3 hrs)

Biological Science:

BOT 101 (115), (116), 121, 131, (155), 171, 181, (191); MBI 111, (115), (116), 121, (123), 131, (143), (161); ZOO (113), (114), (115), (116), 121, (161), (171)

• Take 3 hours from courses in the College in the biological sciences (Any course in BOT, MBI, ZOO; or GEO 431, 432)

B. Physical Science
(at least 3 hrs)

Physical Science:

AER 101, 118; CHM (111), (131), 137, 141,/141M/141R, (144), (153); GEO (121); GLG 111, (115L),121, 141; PHY 101, (103), 111, 118, 121, 131, 141, 171, 172, (173), (174), 181, 182, (183), (184)

• Take 3 hours from courses in the College in the physical sciences (Any course in CHM, GLG, PHY; or AER 101, 118; GEO 121, 424)

• Take additional hours from either category above; one course must be, or include, a lab designated as CAS-D/LAB in the Bulletin.

V. Mathematics, Formal
Reasoning, and
Technology (3 hrs)

MPF Mathematics, Formal Reasoning, and Technology courses that also fulfill CAS-E:

ATH 309; ENG 303; GER 309; MTH 121, 151, 153, 249; PHL 273; SPN 303; STA 261

CAS-E Formal Reasoning (3 hrs)

• Take 3 hours within the College of Arts and Science from the list to the left, or PHL 373

Historical and Cultural
Perspective Requirements:

Students satisfy these requirements by taking appropriately designed courses in any foundation area; the same courses may meet both a foundation requirement and a Historical and/or Cultural Perspective requirement.

Miami Plan Focus:

Focus: ˜12 hours (Thematic Sequence ˜9 hours; Senior Year Capstone

Advanced hours (200 level and above): 56 hours minimum
Hours in the major: 24 hours minimum; some departments require more

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 128 hours (minimum)
GRADE POINT AVERAGE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 2.00 cumulative; 2.00 average for courses in department of major