Liberal Studies B.A.
The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to select a humanities or social sciences concentration. The program provides skills for an ever-changing job market and prepares students for career change and advancement as well as for graduate study.
Flexible scheduling includes classroom and online courses.
- Communicate clearly and persuasively
- Analyze and solve-problems
- Apply the insights of great writers and thinkers from various academic disciplines
- Develop understanding of major cultures of the world
- Use technology to effectively and efficiently find, analyze, store and communicate information
- Synthesize and reflect on skills developed in coursework, ongoing work, and life experience
Pursuing a degree in liberal studies makes numerous career paths available. Visit our Career Development website for information about career paths for liberal studies majors.
Liberal Arts Core (48 credits)
- English – 6 credits in composition and 3 credits in literature
- Philosophy – 6 credits
- World Civilization – 6 credits
- Foreign Language – 6 credits
- Theology – 9 credits, 3 of which must be in Christian ethics
- Social Sciences – 6 credits
- Natural Sciences – 6 credits in laboratory science
Major Requirements (42 credits)
- Liberal Studies Colloquium
- Advanced Composition
- Basic College Mathematics or higher
- Social Computing
- Introduction to the Liberal Arts or Introduction to Philosophy
- Principles of Economics
- Public Speaking
- Capstone Seminar
As part of the 42 credits required for the Liberal Studies major, you will complete 18 credits in advanced-level courses from one of two tracks:
- Foreign Language
The Social Sciences: