B.A., LIBERAL STUDIES

This 120 semester hours major in Liberal Studies program offers students the flexibility to build degree programs to their interests and affinities after completing the University‘s core curriculum and liberal studies core. Students work with an adviser to combine internship experiences, experiential learning outcomes, online portfolios, and other related experiences to obtain a broad understanding of the liberal arts and to prepare for specific skills needed for desired careers. The program has a focus on the development of successful communication skills because excellent communication skills are the most desirable skills in the workforce, according to a 2008 report of the National Association of College and Employers (NACE).

Diverse Opportunities: Additionally, the Liberal Studies degree is geared for students who want to exercise more direction in their studies and customize degrees. Also, students who want to change majors might find the BA in Liberal Studies a good option because they are able to transfer in credits from other majors and institutions. The BA in Liberal Studies degree program has been designed to accommodate both traditional and nontraditional students.