Leadership in the Public Sector (BA) (16LPSBA)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Acad. Writing9,H 4 Social Science 8,D 3
Social Science8,D 3 History I3,C 3
Foreign Languages5,K 3 Natural ScienceB 4
LPS 200 Intro. to Public Leadership 3 Literature I1 3
MathematicsA 3 Philosophy6,C 3
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Natural ScienceB 3 Social Science8, D 3
MathematicsA 3 Literature II2 3
Social Science8,D 3 Interdisciplinary PerspectiveG 2-3
Interdisciplinary PerspectiveG 3 History II4,C 3
Arts & Letters Elective7 3 Additional Breath
(Math Sci/Nat Sci/Eng)F
3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course15, E 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course15,E 1
16 15-16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
 200 level major elective course11  9  300 level major elective course12  6
 LPS 315 Public Leadership 3  Free Electives10 9
 Free Electives10 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
LPS 320 Research Methodology
for the Public Sector
3 LPS 425 Leadership Capstone 3
400 level major elective course13 3 Free Electives10 11
Free Electives10 9
15 14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 122
 Major/Program Footnotes
1. Literature I: One 3-credit course required from the College’ approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century)
2. Literature II: One 3-credit course required from the College approved Literature II list (any course that meets the Literature I requirement, or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure In English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language)
3. History I: One 3-credit course required from the College approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., pre-industrial or non-Western)
4. History II: One 3-credit course required from the College approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture)
5. Foreign Language: Proficiency at the 201 level is required by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Please note FL 101, pre-requisite for FL 102, does not count towards degree requirements.
6. Philosophy: Choose one 3-credit PHI course from the approved GEP Humanities list.
7. Arts and letters: Choose one three-credit course from the College approved Arts and Letters list.
8. Social Sciences: Four 3-credit courses from at least three of the following areas: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSYCH, Soc. Also ENG 210, GEO 220, IDS 401, or STS 402. 12 credits total. Choose 6 hours from the GEP Social Sciences list.
9. Free Electives: Thirty-two credit hours. Electives may be chosen from any university courses for which the student qualifies, excluding FLx 101, GRK 101, LAT 101, MA 101 and PER 101. Twelve credit hours of S/U grading allowed.
10. 200 Level Major Electives. Students in LPS must take three courses (9 credit hours) from among the following LPS major electives: HI 254, IDS 201, LPS 201, 202, 205, PER 201 (may satisfy college foreign language requirement or LPS major elective, but not both), 202, PHI 221, 250, PS 201, 202 and 203.
11. 300 level Major Electives. Students in LPS must take two courses (6 credit hours) from among the following LPS major electives: HI 335, HI 337, LPS 302, PA 311, 332, PS 301, 303, 305, 310, 312, 314, 331, PSY 307, STS 302, and 322.
12. 300 or 400 level Major Elective. Students in LPS must take one course (3 credit hours) from among 300 level LPS major electives or from among the following 400 level LPS major elective courses: HI 453, LPS 400, 490, PA 420, PS 415, 432, 437, SOC 432, STS 402.
13. LPS is an online degree completion program for non-traditional students, and cannot accept traditional students who are currently enrolled in a regular degree program. Incoming students may transfer a maximum of 72 credit hours of college course work. Transfer credit should include a sufficient number of courses to satisfy the general education component of the major. In addition, transfer students must have taken and passed a college level Math course and a college level English course comparable to our ENGL 101 (4 hrs.).
 * General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: STS 302, STS 402, AFS 344, WGS 200, SOC 204
J. Global Knowledge
(GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: ANT 252, IDS 201, PHI 250, STS 302, PS 231, HI 207, HI 208, HI 216, HI 270
K. Foreign Language proficiency
 Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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