Courses in the LAIS curriculum are designated in one of the following four categories:
- LAIS: Humanities and Social Sciences
- LICM: Communication
- LIFL: Foreign Language
- LIMU: Music
- Free Electives: Any LAIS course, including Communication and Music courses, may be taken as a free elective (LICM and LIMU only receive free elective credit).
- Foreign Language Policy: No student is permitted to take a foreign language in either his/her native or second language.
- Level 400 Courses: Students enrolling in 400-level courses are required to have senior standing or permission of instructor, plus Nature and Human Values (NHV). LAIS 200 is a co or pre-requisite course.