The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): General instructional programs and independent or individualized studies in the liberal arts subjects, the humanities disciplines and the general curriculum. (CIP Code #24)
Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Humanities; History; English; Communications; Sociology.
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Brian Lamb (Speech and Communication) (1942-2008)
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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.
General instructional programs and independent or individualized studies in the liberal arts subjects, the humanities disciplines and the general curriculum.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.
Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 24.0101- 24.0199.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.
An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.
A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.