The Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies degree offers students a flexible, customized curriculum. Students are able to select courses from a wide range of liberal arts topics in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. This enables them to tailor their degree to their personal and professional interests.
- Traditional (on campus)
- Global Online (100% online)
|General Education Courses||30|
Any CDC Public Speaking Course
|Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
Any Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy Course
Any Humanities Course
Any Fine Arts Course
Any Natural Sciences Course
|3 or 4|
Any Social Science Course
|Health and Wellness
Any Health Wellness Course
|General Education Options
Any General Education Options Course
|Required Major Courses*||24|
|Lower- and/or Upper-Division Electives||15|
|Related Additional Electives||6|
* "Required Major Courses" must be selected from humanities, natural sciences and social sciences disciplines, as follows: ANT, ARB, ART, BIO, CHE, CMD, COM, CSC, EAS, ECO, EDE, EDU, ELC, ELE, ELM, ENG, ENS, ESP, FRE, GEO, HIS, JUS, LEA, MAT, MUS, PHI, PHS, PHY, POS, PSY, SEC, SOC, SOW, SPN, TED, THE, WFD, WST.
- A laboratory course is also required; students may select any laboratory course.
- A maximum of 24 credits can be used with the same course prefix.
- 12 credits (four courses) of upper-division (any course numbers 200 or above with at least one pre-requisite) are required.
- Developmental courses do not count toward the 120 credits necessary for graduation, but are calculated in your overall GPA.