Liberal Studies Courses

LS 220
Great Ideas in Science and Technology
This course explores the world of ideas and their relationship to the development of technology. The course covers early ideas in the relationships of the planets and the earth through the modern concepts of computers and atomic technology. The course provides an historical view of the world of science and technology and its role in the advancement of peoples. This course is designed to satisfy the requirements for Massachusetts teacher licensure in elementary education. Offered Selectively.
Group: IDS.

LS 230
World Geography
This course explores the subject of geography in multidimensional ways. The world is discussed in spatial terms—how to use maps to organize information regarding population and region. Physical systems are also discussed—the physical characteristics that affect population, migration, and economic interdependence. Places, regions, and their effect on the culture and experience of peoples are also explored. This course is designed to satisfy the requirements for Massachusetts teacher licensure in elementary education in its coverage of “basic geographical principles and concepts,” as well as related “economic principles and concepts.” Offered Selectively.
Group: IDS.