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Exploration Term-Contract Learning

Examples of Individualized Majors

POLITICAL JOURNALISM: To focus on American politics and policy while learning to analyze political behavior and to articulate conclusions clearly. Also, to explore various perspectives and literary styles. Senior Exploration Term Project: Contracted internship on journalism in Washington, DC
Area #1: English Area

EH 215 Intro. To Drama
EH 260 American Authors
EH 305 Literary Journalism
EH 310 Development of the Novel
EH 375 Satire
EH 392 Contemporary Literature (or)
EH 394 Contemporary Drama
EH 400 Studies in Culture and Text
#2: Political Science

PS 101 Intro. To American Government
PS 235 International Relations
PS 250 Public Policy
PS 304/PPM 555 Research Methodology
PS 340 Comparative Elite Behavior
PS 345 American Political Behavior (or)
PS 332 Int'l Politics of Latin America (or)
PS 350 Civil Rights and Justice
HON 218 Contemporary Southern Politics
PS 393 U.S. Foreign Policy
Area #3: History

HI 231/EH 231 Plural America
Area #4:


ART/PSYCHOLOGY: The purpose of this major is to prepare for a graduate program in art therapy and to explore the relationship between art and psychology.

Senior Exploration Term Project: A research paper on the theory and field of art therapy.
Area #1: Art

AR 102 Basic Design
AR 104 Basic Drawing
AR 112 Design Methods II
AR 200 Drawing I
AR 215 Survey of Art History
AR 306 Painting I
AR 309 Teaching Art to Children
AR 319 Production and Process
AR 320 Layout
Area #2: Psychology

PY 221 Child Psychology
PY 303 Social Psychology
PY 310 Psychological Testing
PY 311 Psychology of Personality
PY 313 Psychological Disorders
PY 407 Cognitive Psychology
Area #3: Supporting Courses in Writing

EH 103 Intermediate Writing
EH 200 Introduction to Literature
EH 204 Writing for the Media
EH 249 Literature and the Visual Arts
EH 305 Literary Journalism


RUSSIAN STUDIES: This major has been designed to provide a solid background in the Russian language and to provide a bridge to the social sciences of Russian studies. Second, this major will provide a basic, yet essential, knowledge of Russian literature. This major is intended to aid in the preparation for a career in the international realm consisting of sovietology, foreign service, and government agencies.

Senior Exploration Term Project: A research paper pertaining to Russian Studies. The paper will be written in English as well as Russian.
Area #1: Russian Language

RU 101 Elementary Russian I
RU 102 Elementary Russian II
RU 300 Moscow State/Stetson
               Study Abroad
RU 315 Advanced Gram. & Comp.
RU 393 Directed Readingst
RU 400 Moscow State/Stetson
               Study Abroad
RU 445 Directed Readings
RU 493 Directed Readings
RU 498 Teaching Assistant
Area #2:History

HI 300 Soviet Society-Moscow State
HI 351 U.S. Diplomatic History
HI 375 History of Soviet Russia
HI 400* Soviet Society-Moscow State * HI 400 may be substituted by a Soviet Economics class at the 400 level.
Area #3: Political Science

PS 235 International Relations
PS 370 Communist Political Systems

Area #4: Supporting Courses

Literature 300 Russian Literature-Moscow State
Literature 400 Russian Literature-Moscow State
BA 493E Trip to Soviet Union
HON 212 The Soviet Union in Transition
RU 399 Intro. To Russian Civilization