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02-03  LS&A Bulletin

Chapter III: Degree Requirements and Graduation Procedures

Common Requirements for the A.B., B.S., and B.G.S. Degrees

Non-LS&A Course Work

Students in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts must complete a program of study consisting of courses primarily from LS&A or equivalent transfer credit.

LS&A courses are listed in this Bulletin. Courses offered by other academic units (e.g., Business School, Education, Engineering) of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and not listed in this Bulletin are defined as non-LS&A courses. Out-of-residence credit may transfer to the College as either LS&A or non-LS&A credit.

Non-LS&A course work earns credit toward a degree and honor points according to the following policies:

  1. Candidates for an A.B., B.S., or B.G.S. degree must complete a minimum 100 credits of LS&A courses, allowing 20 credits of non-LS&A course work in the minimum 120 required for the degree. In no case may a student exceed 20 non-LS&A credits in the 120 required.
  2. Courses cross-listed between LS&A and another school or college of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) count toward the required number of LS&A credits.
  3. Kinesiology courses are recorded as "not for credit" for LS&A students except for the following courses for which LS&A students may receive non-LS&A degree credits:

Kinesiology (KINESLGY) 411, 421, 422, 431, 432, 441, 442, 471, 513, 521, 531, 541, and 542;

Movement Science (MOVESCI) 241, 250, 280, 320, 330, 340, 411, 421, 422, 424, 431, 432, 433, 441, 442, 443, 445, 471, 521, 531, 541, and 542;

Physical Education (PHYSED) 310;

Sports Management and Communication (SPTMGMTC) 101 (first- and second-year students only; juniors and seniors can not take this course for degree credit), 300, 302, 303, 304, 306, 307, 310, 318, 401, and 513.

  1. School of Music ensemble courses yield non-LS&A degree credit but no honor points.
  2. Transfer credit for Speech and Journalism courses are counted as non-LS&A.
  3. The College does not grant degree credit for any courses offered through the Military Officer Education Program except for those courses cross-listed in other academic units.


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