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2013–2014 Undergraduate Catalog

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Liberal Studies   


  • The Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree may be selected as a double degree only if the other major field is not one of the disciplines listed in Requirement II.  

Liberal Studies Major (Bachelor of Liberal Studies)

  • core curriculum and mission seminars – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • requirement I –LBST 210, 340, 399, 499, UNST 310, one to three credits of EXPL 487
  • requirement II – 12 credits from two of the following disciplines – art, dance, English, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, science, sociology, theatre
  • requirement III – six additional credits in a third liberal studies discipline or in approved liberal studies interdisciplinary courses (ARTS 254, ENGL 243, HIST 247, 254, PHIL 316, 317, 375, 381, RLST 317, THTR 343)
  • School of Letters and Sciences graduation requirement and final degree requirements – see the degree requirements section of this catalog for specific requirements of this major, the Bachelor of Science degree, as well as final graduation requirements
    The total credits of the major requirements are 28-30. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 38-52 credits. A total of 128 credits, 43 of which need to be at the 300/400 level, are required to graduate. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.