College of Arts & Sciences

Liberal Studies

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Different departments

3

Different track options

120

Total hours needed to graduate

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To address the breadth and value of various forms of knowledge in a changing world, the Bachelor of Liberal Studies major is structured to allow students to design individualized programs of study to include humanities, social sciences, and natural and mathematical sciences. By developing a diverse knowledge reflective of a true liberal arts education, the Bachelor of Liberal Studies is a degree completion option for students who have completed significant coursework but not the requirements of a specific major. 

A Liberal Studies education offers students a diverse set of skills that can be adapted and applied to an ever growing career marketplace that is placing more emphasis on the skills associated with a Liberal Arts education. Job postings across a wide spectrum of career fields are looking for candidates with Liberal Arts backgrounds and the vast majority of job descriptions highlight skills such as; teamwork, clear writing, problem-solving and strong communication skills, all of which are developed by earning a degree in Liberal Studies.

  • Academic Advisor
  • Adult and Family Services
  • Advertising
  • Advocate
  • Anchorperson
  • Archivist
  • Business Owner
  • Child Care Supervisor
  • City Planning/Manager
  • College Recruiter
  • Company CEO
  • Editor
  • Enter graduate school
  • Entry-level Management Personnel
  • Financial Service Representative
  • Government
  • Grant Writer
  • Health Services Support Staff
  • Human Resources
  • Internship coordinator
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer (after completion of Law School)
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Marketing Representative
  • Minister
  • Museum Manager
  • Non-profit Organization Staff
  • Para-Professional Liberian
  • Policy analyst
  • Politician
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Relations
  • Publicist
  • Real Estate
  • Recruitment services