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Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Studies, BS

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Margaret Cullen-Brown, M.S. Program Director

The Liberal Studies major is a highly individualized program offered exclusively through the College of Graduate and Continuing Education. Applicants who have attended other accredited colleges may transfer up to 60 credits for applicable courses in which a grade of C or better has been earned. Students who qualify for this interdisciplinary degree program are eligible to earn as many as 30 semester hours for academically relevant experience.


  • All Liberal Studies students must take two courses designated as writing intensive (W) and two courses designated as cultural-diversity (D).
  • In compliance with terms set by AACSB accreditation, no more than 30 credits of the concentration may be courses in the Kania School of Management.
  • The only Physical Education courses that may be counted towards the Liberal Studies degree are those that are 3 or more credits.
  • No minors are granted with the Liberal Studies program.
  • No transcripted interdisciplinary programs are accepted as Liberal Studies concentrations.

B.S. in Liberal Studies Curriculum

General Education


Natural Science 6
Quantitative Reasoning1 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6
Skills Acquisition  
  WRTG 107  3
  COMM 100  3
  C/IL 102  and C/IL 102L  3
Humanities2   12
Philosophy and Theology/Religious Studies  
  PHIL 120  3
  PHIL 210  3
  T/RS 121  3
  T/RS 122  3
General Education Electives 12
Concentrations 63
  Student may complete three or four concentrations, having no fewer than 15 credits and no more than 24 credits per concentration.

Total: 126 Credits


1 If placement testing indicates a need for MATH 005 , it will be placed in the free elective areas.

2 Credits must be earned in at least two areas with 6 credits from one area (HIST, LIT or LANG) and a maximum of 3 credits from the ARTS/MUSIC/THEATRE area.

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