Pursue a degree in the popular field of Liberal Arts

Knowledge is power, but the ability to integrate multiple sources to make complex decisions in an ever-changing world – that’s a superpower. 

Program Overview

The Liberal Arts and Studies program hosts emphasizes a dynamic, flexible mindset that is essential in today’s world – a mind-set that includes the power to think critically, solve problems, synthesize information and make decisions. 

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Studies  

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Below you will find a table of course numbers, course names and the credits required to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Studies. 

Course Number  Course Name  Credit Required  Total Credits 
ENG 111 Composition I  3  
ENG 112 Composition II 3  
SPC 101 Communication Fundamentals  3  
Core Distribution  Mathematics Elective  3  
Core Distribution  Lab Science Elective  4  
Core Distribution  Arts Elective  3  
Core Distribution  Humanities Elective  3  
Core Distribution  Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective 3  
Core Distribution  Social Sciences Elective  3  
ENG 320  Advances Essay Writing  3  
COM 327  Applied Professional Communication  3  
  Upper Division General Education Elective (3 at 3 credits each) 3  
  Total Core    43
LAS 245 Research Methods  3  
LAS 415  Critical Theory  3  
LAS 495  Senior Capstone  3  
  Lower Division (100-200 level) Liberal Arts Elective  3  
  Concentration Electives (100-200 level) 18  
  Concentration Electives (300-400 level) 12  
  Total Major    42
  Elective (choose 12 at 3 credits  each) 3  
  Total Electives   36
  Total Credits  121 121

View the School of Continuing Studies Academic Catalog for more program information and requirements. 

Curriculum Overview

The bar is being raised for adults in the workforce to meet changing skills and competencies. Dean’s Liberal Arts curriculum focuses on the following areas.

  • Integrate disciplinary perspective(s) from your major with other fields of Liberal Arts
  • Master a range of research methods, skills, tools and systems used in your major
  • Understand the key findings, ideas and theories and analytic research in your major
  • Apply critical theory to textual analysis and capstone research

Skills Acquired

What kind of skills do you learn as a Liberal Arts student? Exactly the same skills employers say they want most in new hires.

  • The ability to communicate clearly
  • Solve complex problems
  • Work well in small groups with different types of people
  • Understand human dynamics

Uniquely Dean 

  • Small classes led by Dean professors who are professionals in their field.
  • Practical experience woven through the entire curriculum.
  • A holistic approach that utilizes case studies, traditional and real-world learning to keep up with trends and remain current with the today’s fast-moving world.