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Design your own major. Prepare for your future.

Are you a creative and independent person who is passionate about learning? Liberal studies allows you to major in emerging cross-disciplinary fields that will prepare you for the jobs of tomorrow. You will work one-on-one with a faculty mentor to design your own special major. Liberal Studies enables you to think critically, communicate complex ideas in understandable terms, imagine possibilities and adapt to changing priorities. These are the transferable skills that not only make hiring managers happy but will help you deal with people and challenges in the world.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

Liberal Studies (BA/BS) :: Big Easy Links

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.3 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN LIBERAL STUDIES

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A bachelor’s DEGREE IN liberal Studies

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.5 Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.6 PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What You Will Learn

A bachelor’s degree in liberal studies will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Engage in meaningful discussions with professors and peers
  • Develop skills in critical thinking, communication and problem solving
  • Grow personally and intellectually
  • Understand and appreciate the relationship between various disciplines
  • Prepare for advanced studies in a wide range of subjects
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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.7 Careers

Careers

Become an engaged citizen and respected employee. Earning your degree in liberal studies equips you with the critical thinking and communication skills employers are often looking for. These skills are transferable to any setting, whether business, education, government or non-profit. Students are also well-prepared for further graduate work in a variety of disciplines. The opportunities are endless.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Training and Development Specialist
$60,870
Social and Community Services Managers
$65,320

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.13 Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Our program lets you build the degree that best suits your research interests and career goals. Choose from a variety of courses in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, math and the natural sciences that interest you. Classes are offered in-person and online in the fall, spring and summer.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.

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Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies :: 1.14 RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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