Travis Matteson, Department Chair and Program Manager
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If you’re planning on continuing your education at another four-year college or university, the liberal arts and sciences: humanities program might be for you. By careful selection of elective credits, you will be qualified to enter a baccalaureate program as a third-year student in a wide variety of fields. The program also serves an exploratory function if you have not decided on a field of study or a specific career.
Alfred State liberal arts and sciences: humanities graduates may enter directly into technical communication and emergent media BS, the interdisciplinary studies BTech or the technology management BBA degree program.
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Recommended: Geometry, Biology
Students who believe they need a reasonable accommodation to properly participate in this program may contact Melanie Ryan in the Office of Accessibility Services. This office may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 607-587-4506. Please keep in mind that some accommodations may take time to implement, so students seeking accommodations are encouraged to contact OAS as early as possible.
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
|FNAT||xxx3||Fine Arts Elective (GE)||3|
|MATH||xxx3||Mathematics Elective (GE)||3|
|GLST||2113||Global & Diverse Perspectives||3|
|HPED||xxx1||Physical Education Elective||1|
|LITR||2603||Introduction to Literature||3|
|COMP||2703||Into to Tech Comm & Emer. Med||3|
|HIST||xxx3||American History I or II||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||General Psych. or Sociology (GE)||3|
|LITR||xxx3||Gen Ed - Literature Elective||3|
|HIST||1113||Hist of West Civil Since 1648||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Gen Ed - Nat Sci Elective||3|
|COMP||3603||Writing for Emergent Media||3|
|XXXX||xxx3||Natural Science Elective||3|
|COMP||2903||English in a Global Context||3|
Humanities electives can be chosen from among the following course prefixes: COMP, FNAT, ITAL, JAPN, LITR, PHIL, RELG, SPAN, or SPCH.
Each student must successfully complete 61 credit hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
All student must pass COMP 1503 with a "C" or better.
Liberal arts and sciences: humanities (430) students must satisfy the writing portfolio requirement.
Portfolio requirement for all liberal arts: humanities students:
Liberal arts and sciences: humanities (430) students must satisfy the writing portfolio requirement (submitted during last semester of study). Requirements:
The papers that are used in the portfolio must: be copies (not originals), they must be clear of any grades or comments. they must include professor certification forms, and the student should indicate the semester in which they were produced.
The portfolio must contain a cover letter to the Department of English and Humanities faculty containing:
The portfolio must include a self-appraisal with separate long paragraphs responding to each of these questions:
The deadline for submission to the department secretary, 330 Student Development Center, is near the end of the graduating semester.
See the Alfred State writing rubric for evaluation criteria. Papers should demonstrate the ability to:
Writing faculty will evaluate the portfolio as “high pass,” “pass,” or “fail.” This evaluation will appear on the student’s permanent Alfred State transcript.
Questions about this graduation requirement should be directed to the student’s academic adviser.