LIBERAL STUDIES MAJOR
To fulfill the requirements of the Liberal Studies major at New Paltz, students will choose courses from the two categories (Language and Literature, U.S. Society and Culture) below. These six courses have been indicated by 'major' in the published curriculum. They must pick at least two courses from each category. One of these classes must fulfill the Western Civilizations (WEST) requirement. Students also need to take a writing intensive course (WI); these courses are indicated with an asterisk (*) in the list below. Finally, one major class must also meet the university-wide diversity requirement; these course are indicated with two asterisks (**) in the list below. Two semesters of a foreign language can count toward the language category. Other courses may be counted toward the major but they require the approval of an advisor. Students are following the GE4 curriculum effective Fall 2018.