The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree provides students with flexible, customizable curriculum options. Courses from the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences are used to fulfill the major requirements. They include the following:
- Humanities: art, communication studies, English, foreign languages, literature, music, philosophy and theatre
- Natural Sciences: biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, environmental science, mathematics, physical science and physics
- Social Sciences: anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, history, political sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, leadership and women's studies
- Traditional (on campus)
- Global Online (100% online)
|General Education Courses||40 or 41|
|Building a Sense of Community
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar
Any CDC Public Speaking Course
|Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
Any Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy Course
|Health and Wellness
Any Health and Wellness Course
Any Technological Literacy Course
Any Humanities Course
Any Fine Arts Course
Any Natural Sciences Course
Any Social Sciences Course
|General Education Options
|Required Major Courses||39|
|LST 490 Seminar in Liberal Studies||3|
|Lower- and/or Upper-Division Electives*||21|
|Free Electives||40 or 41|
Additional requirements, not counted toward the General Education requirements, include:
- Special Experience Course (1 course required): LST 490 Liberal Studies Seminar
- Writing-Intensive Component Courses (2 courses required): Any Upper-Division, Writing-Intensive Menu Courses from: ANT, ARB, ART, BIO, CHE, COM, CSC, EAS, ECO, ENG, ENS, FRE, GEO, HIS, JUS, LEA, MAT, MUS, PHI, PHS, PHY, POS, PSY, SOC, SOW, SPN, THE, WST
- Laboratory Course (1 course required): Any Laboratory Course
* Electives listed under "Required Major Courses" must be selected from the following disciplines: ANT, ARB, ART, BIO, CHE, COM, CSC, EAS, ECO, ELC, ENG, ENS, FRE, GEO, HIS, JUS, LEA, MAT, MUS, PHI, PHS, PHY, POS, PSY, SOC, SOW, SPN, THE, WFD, WST
- A maximum of 24 credits can be used with the same course prefix.
- 42 credits (or 14 courses) of upper-division (any course numbered 200 or above with at least one pre-requisite course) courses are required.
- No more than 30 credits may be earned via PLA.
- Developmental courses do not count toward graduation but are calculated in the overall GPA.