Beginning in Fall 2013, students at Ithaca College will complete the Integrative Core Curriculum as part of their degree programs. Part of the ICC is 12 credits of "complementary liberal arts" (CLA) courses. Individual major programs or Schools identify specific courses or options for students to fulfill these 12 credit hours of liberal arts coursework.
In H&S, faculty have designed the CLA to provide a focused academic exploration for students in all H&S majors. This exploration prepares students to become informed citizens in the world – reflective practitioners who search for (and know how to search for) knowledge, who critically evaluate that knowledge, and who actively participate in society, putting their knowledge in service of the collective good.