School of Continuing Studies Majors and Courses

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    At Dean College, we realize that your time and money are precious resources. That's why as one of the top schools for continuing education in Massachusetts, we combine low cost, with academic quality and a proven track record, to offer value that is unmatched. With certificate and part-time degree programs developed with convenience in mind, we make it easy to learn at any stage of life. Features such as online, accelerated, Saturday and night classes offer our students the flexibility needed to succeed and is one reason why Dean has been recognized as one of the top continuing studies programs in Massachusetts and all of New England.

    We offer degree and certificate programs in the following areas of study:

  • Liberal Arts and Studies

    Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and Studies in School of Continuing Studies

    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.

    Knowledge is power, but the ability to integrate multiple sources of knowledge to make complex decisions in an ever-changing world — that’s a super power. And employers know it. Dean’s Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Studies builds on the strengths of our associate degree in psychology to create a curriculum that emphasizes a dynamic, flexible mindset that is essential in today’s world — a mindset that includes the power to think critically, solve problems, synthesize information, and make decisions. We believe this exceptional foundation and training of an informed, ever-adaptable mind is a resource that will serve graduates throughout their careers. 

    As a liberal studies major at Dean, you'll have an opportunity to choose a concentration in psychology, as well as a minor in another field of study. Beyond the classroom, you can gain professional experience with an in-depth internship.

    And when you graduate, you'll be ready to step directly into a challenging career in a changing world.

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    Course Sequence

    Liberal Arts and Studies

    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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    Elective - Open
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    Elective - Open
    3
    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
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    CONCENTRATION ELECTIVE
    Elective - Concentration
    3
    OPEN ELECTIVES (30 credits) Credits
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    3
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    3
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    3
    TOTAL CREDITS: 121 Credits
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