Bachelors (Post Baccalaureate BA) in Interdisciplinary Studies: Sheng–te

The interdisciplinary studies major is a 30-semester-hour course of study for international students who have earned a bachelor’s degree at Sheng–te Christian College. Students are required to obtain a minimum grade of C- in all courses taken for the major.

Major Requirements

English as a Second Language (15 hours)
ESLA 250 Adjunct Reading 3
ESLA 280 Speech 3
ESLA 260 Academic Writing 5
ESLA 240 Adjunct Listening 3
ESLA 295 Writing Tutorial 1
Blblical Studies/Religion (3 hours)
Students must choose one of the following courses:
BIBL 101 Literature of the Old Testament 3
BIBL 102 Literature of the New Testament 3
BIBL 250 The Psalms 3
BIBL 260 Life of Christ 3
BIBL 390 Biblical Basis for Peacemaking 3

Concentrations (12 hours)

Communication Arts
Students must choose 12 semester hours from the following courses:
CMCO 230 Introduction to Video Production 3
CMCO 243 Introduction to Audio 3
CMCO 250 Digital Multimedia Production 3
COMM 100 Introduction to Communication 3
COMM 200 Persuasive Communication 3
COMM 210 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 230 Mass Media and Popular Culture 3
COMM 270 Introduction to Organizational Communication 3
COMM 310 Conflict Resolution 3
COMM 320 Introduction to Public Relations 3
COMM 324 Argumentation and Critical Thinking 3
COMM 340 General and Cultural Linguistics 3
COMM 350 Introduction to TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 3
COMM 360 Nonverbal Communication 3
COMM 380 Leadership Communication 3
COMM 410 Gender Communication Across Cultures 3
Music
Students must choose 8 semester hours from the following courses:
MUSI 180 Introduction to Music Technology 2
MUSI 200 Basic Conducting 1.5
MUSI 221 Theory III 4
MUSI 222 Theory IV 4
MUSI 270 Music Techniques Instrumental I 1
MUSI 271 Music Techniques Instrumental II 1
MUSI 272 Music Techniques Vocal 1
MUSI 310 Counterpoint 2
MUSI 311 Music History I 3
MUSI 312 Music History II 3
MUSI 320 Form and Analysis 2
MUSI 400 Music and Christian Faith 2
MUSI 410 Elementary Music Methods 3
MUSI 411 Middle Level and High School Music Methods 3
MUSI 425 Composition II 1.5
MUSI 430 Instrumentation and Orchestration 2
MUSI 460 Advanced Conducting 2

Students must choose 4 semester hours from the following:
MUSA 105/305 Applied Music
MUSA Ensembles
Western Culture
Students must choose 3 semester hours from the following courses:
HIST 110 Western Civilization to 1648 3
HIST 120 Western Civilization from 1648 3
HIST 280 Introduction to Political Philosophy 3
HIST 300 American Political Theory 3
HIST 330 The American West 3
HIST 363 War and Conscience in the United States 3
HIST 401 Christianity in History I 3
HIST 456 Classics of American History 3
HIST 457 The Colonial Experience, 1607-1763 3
HIST 458 The Making of the American Republic, 1754-1825 3
HIST 459 The Era of the Civil War, 1825-1898 3
HIST 468 America in the Time of the Two World Wars, 1898-1945 3
HIST 469 Recent America, 1945-Present 3
HLTH 320 Contemporary Health Issues 3
MUSI 110 Understanding Jazz 2
PSCI 150 Introduction to Political Science 3
PSCI 190 American Government 3
PSCI 240 State and Local Government 3
PSCI 260 Introduction to Law 3
PSCI 430 Women and Politics in American History 3
PSCI 440 Christianity and Politics in America 3

Students must choose 3 semester hours from the following courses:
COMM 100 Introduction to Communication 3
COMM 230 Mass Media and Popular Culture 3
COMM 310 Conflict Resolution 3
COMM 350 Introduction to TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 3
COMM 410 Gender Communication Across Cultures 3
THEA 100 Acting I — Fundamentals 3
THEA 220 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3

Students must choose 3 semester hours from the following courses:
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
EDUC 240 Perspectives in Education 2
EDUC 250 Teaching as a Profession 2
FCSC 351 Interior Design I 3
FCSC 380 Evolution of World Dress 3
PSYC 150 General Psychology 3
SOCI 150 Principles of Sociology 3
SOCI 230/430 Sociology of Religion 3
SOCI 310 Cultural Anthropology 3
SOCI 323 Sociology of Families 3

Students must choose 3 semester hours from the following courses:
ARTS 382 Twentieth-Century Art 3
LITR 100 Introduction to Literature 3
LITR 220 Great American Writers 3
LITR 236 Ancient World Literature 3
LITR 237 World Literature, Medieval to Modern 3
LITR 238 Contemporary World Literature 3
LITR 240 Understanding Drama 3
LITR 270 Great British Writers 3
LITR 360 Values Through Story and Myth 3
PHIL 150 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 180 Ethics 3
PHIL 250 Thinking Well: Logic and Life 3
PHIL 270 Philosophy of the Arts 3
PHIL 330 Religion and Reason 3
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