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Most majors allow students to dive into one discipline, but multiple fields offer great preparation for some career goals. In Liberal Studies, students can choose from more than 40 minors offered by the university and combine them into a customized major. Broad study gives students opportunities to make connections among different fields, which both embraces a classic approach to education and encourages students to pursue specific career goals.

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Overview

Bachelor of Arts


University Requirements
Please see the University Requirements section of the catalog.

Major Requirements
Choose 3 fields

  • First field (choose from minors offered by CAS) – Credit Hours: 18-22
  • Second field (choose from minors offered by CAS) – Credit Hours: 18-22
  • Third field (choose from minors offered by university) – Credit Hours: 18-22

Total: 54-66 Credit Hours

Foreign Language

Choose one 6-hour block:

  • FLLA 221 – Intermediate Latin I¬†Credit Hours: 3
  • FLLA 222 – Intermediate Latin II Credit Hours: 3
  • FREN 221 – Intermediate French I Credit Hours: 3
  • FREN 222 – Intermediate French II¬†Credit Hours: 3
  • GER 221 – Intermediate German I¬†Credit Hours: 3
  • GER 222 – Intermediate German II¬†Credit Hours: 3
  • SPAN 221 – Intermediate Spanish I¬†Credit Hours: 3
  • SPAN 222 – Intermediate Spanish II¬†Credit Hours: 3

Total: 60-72 Credit Hours

Electives

Minimum – 0 -12 Credit Hours

Total Major Hours: 72


Other Graduation Requirements

Minimum GPA for graduation: 2.00
Minimum advanced hours: 33
Minimum total hours: 128

Bachelor of Science


University Requirements
Please see the University Requirements section of the catalog.

Major Requirements
Choose 3 fields

  • First field (choose from minors offered by CAS) – Credit Hours: 18-22
  • Second field (choose from minors offered by CAS) – Credit Hours: 18-22
  • Third field (choose from minors offered by university) – Credit Hours: 18-22

Total: 54-66 Credit Hours

Electives

Minimum – 6-18 Credit Hours

Total Major Hours: 72


Other Graduation Requirements

Minimum GPA for graduation: 2.00
Minimum advanced hours: 33
Minimum total hours: 128