Summary of Requirements for the Degree

  1. University and College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Requirements
    • All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses as part of the major.
    • Students must complete the General Education curriculum.
    • Students must follow CLA requirements as specified in the CLA College Requirements section of the Undergraduate Bulletin.
  2. Major Requirements (minimum 45 credits)
    Major Concentration 1
    Select five (5) courses in one discipline from either the Social Science or Humanities division within the College of Liberal Arts.15
    At least three (3) of these five (5) courses must be upper level (2000+).
    Consult with the academic advisor for details.
    Major Concentration Course (upper level)
    Major Concentration Course (upper level)
    Major Concentration Course (upper level)
    Major Concentration Course (any level)
    Major Concentration Course (any level)
    Interdisciplinary Electives 1
    Select seven (7) courses from either the Social Science or Humanities division to which the Major Concentration belongs.21
    Courses selected for this requirement area must be from at least (3) different disciplines, other than the Major Concentration, within the selected division.
    Consult with the academic advisor for details.
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Interdisciplinary Elective
    Opposite Division Electives
    Select three (3) courses from the division opposite from the selected concentration.9
    All three (3) courses selected for this requirement area must be upper level (2000+).
    Consult with the academic advisor for details.
    Opposite Division Elective (upper level)
    Opposite Division Elective (upper level)
    Opposite Division Elective (upper level)
    Total Credit Hours45
    1

    Of the total twelve (12) courses selected for the Major Concentration and Interdisciplinary Electives requirements, at least seven (7) courses must be Upper Level including two (2) writing intensive.