School of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Majors and Courses

  • Liberal Arts and Studies

    Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and Studies

    Available Concentrations:
    • English
    • History
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Individually Designed

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Studies from Dean College will prepare you to succeed in any career—even those that have yet to be invented.

    You’ll immerse yourself in the study of history, psychology, literature, and more. Drawing on a variety of sources, you’ll learn to evaluate information, solve complex problems, and defend your point of view.

    Outside the classroom, you’ll get professional experience with an in-depth internship or gain a global perspective by studying abroad. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to step directly into a challenging career.

    Course Sequence

    Liberal Arts and Studies

    MAJOR (48 credits) Credits
    LAS 111
    Introduction to the Liberal Arts
    3
    LAS
    100-200 level Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LAS 415
    Critical Theory
    3
    CAR 200
    The Internship Preparation Seminar
    1
    CAR 300
    The Internship Experience
    2
    LAS 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    LAS 495
    Senior Capstone
    3
    IDS lvl 300-400
    Individually Designed Specialization
    12
    IDS lvl 100-200
    Individually Designed Specialization
    18
    CORE (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 180
    Human Biology
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ENG 320
    Advanced Essay Writing
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
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    OPEN ELECTIVES (30 credits) Credits
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    TOTAL CREDITS: 121 Credits
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