The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

SSC 401: Individual Study in the Social Sciences

Prerequisite: Admission to the major, SSC 300, SSC 301, and permission of instructor and program director.

Directed program of reading and/or research in the Social Sciences. Available to majors upon recommendation of an instructor and approval of the program director. Credits can be used to fulfill either "distribution" or "area of emphasis" requirements.

The Individual Study option is made available to students who have an interest in studying a particular topic, related to the social sciences, that is not currently represented in the BLS Social Sciences curriculum. Variable credit can be awarded based upon depth of study, amount or difficulty of reading, and complexity of gradable assignments.

Student submits a formal plan of study and time-line for completion of assignments, developed in cooperation with the overseeing faculty member, to be approved by the program director and kept on file in the program office. Failure to complete an Individual Study, or to formally withdraw from it prior to the withdrawal deadline, will result in a failing grade for the number of contracted credits.

BLS Program Notes

Spring 2014 Class Dates
BLS Session 1 (POT A)
• 13 Jan: Session Begins
• 15 Jan: Add/Drop Ends
• 05 Feb: W Deadline
• 28 Feb: Session Ends
BLS Session 2 (POT B)
• 03 Mar: Session Begins
• 05 Mar: Add/Drop Ends
• 03 Apr: W Deadline
• 38 Apr: Session Ends
Full Semester (POT 1)
• 13 Jan: Session Begins
• 17 Jan: Add/Drop Ends
• 07 Mar: W Deadline
• 29 Apr: Session Ends
• 07 May: Exams End

Congratulations to our December 2014 Graduates!
Aaron Baldwin
Beverly Brownlee
Lauren Casey
Roy Collie ***
Corrine Collinson
Brianna DeCarmine
Holli Duke
Laura Frantz *
Laura Hibberts
Kristina Hill **
Amanda Johnson
Amy Lomellini ***
Tracy Matthews
Jacquelyn McKenna ***
Christina Merrill
Pamela Myers
Bridgette Noll ***
Mackenzie Ratledge
Krystal Reynolds
Eva Richardson-Rivers
Shela Smiley
Jessica Trotman
Kelly Vogel-Dye

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