Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts

Explore a variety of academic areas in this broad-based course of study. Introduce yourself to a wide range of subjects, all of which inform the world around you. Regardless of job titles, all professionals need to think openly, to evaluate new ideas, and to locate themselves within a larger historical context. Being familiar with a variety of fields can broaden your interests and open your mind. Pursue the liberal arts - because you'll never know what you'll need to know.

Program Outcomes
Graduates from the Liberal Arts program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate comparative and analytical communication skills across disciplines;
  • Develop skills to conduct effective independent research;
  • Develop and apply culturally diverse communication skills between and among different groups and individuals in a global environment;
  • Apply critical thinking skills in analyzing, environmental, social, and political issues;
  • Develop the ability to integrate viewpoints from different disciplines; and
  • Analyze the values that influence interactions among people, groups, and nations.

Program Requirements

  • Total Minimum Credits Required: 120 credits
  • General Education Requirements: 49 credits
  • Major Course Requirements: 33 credits
  • Electives: 38 credits

Major Course Requirements (33 credits):
SOC 315 Cross-Cultural Perspectives (3 credits)
LIB 316 Historical Contexts & Literature (3 credits)
PHI 445 Personal & Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
COM 321 Communication Theory (3 credits)
COM 360 Advanced Communications in Society (3 credits)
ENG 325 Intermediate Composition (3 credits)
HIS 306 Twentieth-Century Europe (3 credits)
LIB 315 The Environment & the Human Spirit (3 credits)
LIB 332 Science & Culture (3 credits)
LIB 356 Research Methods for the Humanities (3 credits)
LIB 495 Capstone – Advanced Research Project (3 credits)