Liberal Studies B.A.

Liberal Studies B.A.

Program Overview: 

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.

Skills Taught: 
  • 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
Career Potential: 

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:

The Humanities:

  • English/Communication
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Theology

The Social Sciences:

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Electives (36 credits)

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