Liberal Education and 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 and 112

 

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, 186; MUS 185, 189; THE 101, 191

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 an additional 3 hours from any of the areas above or the following MPF courses:
AAA 201, AMS 205, 207 222; ARC 188; ART 185, 187, 188, 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, 383; GER 151, 212, 232, 255; IDS 206; ITL 221, 222; IMS 171, 238; JRN 101; LAS 204; MUS 185, 189, 204; POR 204, 383; RUS 212; WGS 202, 383; WST 201

A. Fine Arts (3 hrs)

MPF Fine Arts courses that also fulfill CAS-A: FRE 202

B. Humanities (3 hrs)

MPF Humanities courses that also fulfill CAS-B:

1. HST 111, 112, 121, 122, 197, 198, 211, 224, 225, 245, 260, 296; BWS 224, 225; CLS 101, 102; LAS 260

2. ENG 122, 123, 124, 125, 131, 132, 133, 134, 141, 142, 143, 144, 161, 162, 163, 165, 246, 247, 248, 251, 252, 254, 255, 267, 271; AAA 248; AMS 246, 247, 248, 271; ART 279; CHI 251, 252, 255; CLS 121; FRE 131; GER 231, 251, 321, 322; JPN 231, 255; LAS 254; RUS 137, 255, 257; SPN 315

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

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

Additional Hours: AAA 201;AMS 205, 207, 222; ARC 188; ART 185, 186. 187, 188, 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, 383; GER 151, 212, 232, 255; IDS 206; ITL 221, 222; JRN 101; LAS 204; MUS 185, 204; POR 204, 383; RUS 212; WGS 202, 383; WST 201

 

C. Social Science (3 hrs)

MPF Social Science courses that also fulfill CAS-C:

1. ATH 145, 155, 175, 185, 206, 207, 209, 405; LAS 208

2. ECO 131, 201, 202

3. GEO 101, 111, 201, 207, 208, 209; BWS 279; ITS 208

4. POL 101, 102, 142, 159

5. PSY 111, 210

6. SOC 151, 153, 165, 207, 208, 279; GTY 154; AAA 207; BWS 279; DST 272; EDP 272; ITS 208

Additional hours: AAA 201; BWS 151, 156; COM 134, 136, 143; EDP 101, 201; ITS 201; KNH 276; LAS 207; 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, LAS 208

2. Economics - any ECO course

3. Geography - any GEO course (except GEO 121, 424, 431, 432); BWS 209; ITS 208

4. Political Science - any POL course

5. Psychology - any PSY course

6. Sociology & Gerontology - any GTY/SJS/SOC; AAA 207; BWS 279; DST 272; EDP 272; ITS 208

 

Take an additional 3 hours from any of the areas above or the following courses: AAA 201; BWS 151, 156; COM 134, 136, 143; EDP 101, 201; ITS 201; KNH 276; LAS 207; SPA 127, 211, 223; WGS 201

III. Global Perspectives

(6-9 hrs)

 

A. Study Abroad (min. 6 hrs)

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

 

-OR-

 

 

MPF Global Courses that also fulfill CAS-B: AAA 201, 203; AMS 207; BWS 204, 383; ENG 254, 267, 383; FRE 131; FST 204, 261, 383; GER 232; HST 197, 198, 245, 260, 296; LAS 204, 254, 260; MUS 185, 204; POR 204, 383; REL 133, 186, 203; RUS 133, 257; WGS 383

B. Global Courses (9 hrs)

MPF Global Courses that also fulfill CAS-C: AAA 201, 207; ATH 145, 175, 185, 206, 385, 405; BWS 156; GEO 101; GTY 260; ITS 201; LAS 208; POL 102; PSY 210; SJS 487; SOC 153, 207, 487; WGS 201

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 (9 hrs)

A. Biological Science
(at least 3 hrs)

Biological Science:

BIO 101, (113), (114), (115), (116), 121, 126, 131, (155), (161), (171), 176, 181, (191); MBI 111, (115), (116), 121, (123), 131, (143), (161)

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

B. Physical Science
(at least 3 hrs)

Physical Science:

AER 101, 118; CHM 111, (111L), (131) 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, & Technology courses that also fulfill CAS-E:

ATH 309; CLS 303; ENG 303; GER 309; MTH 121, 151, 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

 

 

CAS-QL Quantitative Literacy (3 hrs)

Take 3 hours within the College of Arts and Science, beyond the Miami Plan Foundation V and CAS-E, that are designated as QL: ATH 496; BIO 116, 161; CHM 111, 375; ENG 222; GEO 205, 242; GLG 111, 121, 141; HST 202; IMS 404; JRN 412, 404; MBI 116; MTH 435, 453; POL 101, 306; PSY 293, 294, 324; SOC 262; STA 333, 363, 404, 475

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

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