Liberal Arts Requirements

Berklee has established the following liberal arts requirements, starting with the 2014 course catalogue:

subject or course number

CREDITS

Art History: One course (any course with prefix LAHS)

3

LENG-111: Writing and Communication

3

LENG-201: Literature Topics

3

HistoryOne course (any course with prefix LHIS)

3

LHUM-100: Artistry, Creativity, and Inquiry

2

LHUM-400: Professional Development Seminar

2

Music and SocietyOne course (any course with prefix LMAS)

3

Natural Science/Math: One course (any course with prefix LMSC except LMSC-130)

3

Social ScienceOne course (any course with prefix LSOC)

3

Music History Series*:         1. MHIS-(P)2OX

2

                                              2. MHIS-(P)22X

2

                                              3. MHIS-3XX

2

* Requirements differ based on your year of entry. Use this map to find which requirements apply to you.  

MTEC-111: Intro to Music Technology

2

Liberal Arts Electives: Two courses chosen from any of the above three-credit categories. Additional options for electives include LFRN (French), LJPN (Japanese), LHUM (humanities), LPHL (philosophy), and LSPN (Spanish). Liberal Arts elective courses must be three (3) credits and the course code must have a prefix from the above list. Please note that courses with prefix LHAN are not liberal arts courses and cannot be used as liberal arts electives.

6

Total Liberal Arts Credits Required:

39