Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. The Liberal Studies program offers students a chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal. In this Bachelor of Arts degree, students learn from various courses of study with a focus on social sciences, arts, and humanities. The program is interdisciplinary with courses offered through various departments or divisions of the College. Available for students who desire or require more flexibility than is available in other major programs, this program may be particularly helpful for the student who is preparing for professional or specialized graduate school.

Degree Requirements

Must take a minimum of 18 semester hours in the 200 level or above courses, and 30 semester hours in the 300 level or above courses, involving at least 2 different academic divisions. This major requires 6 hours of Writing Intensive Courses.

  • Arts & Letters Division Courses - including ID 305
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences Division Courses
  • Education & Physical Education Division Courses
  • Natural Sciences Division Courses
  • Professional Studies Division Courses

*After all General Education and Major course requirements have been met; students will need additional elective courses to meet the 123 hour minimum for graduation.

 

Day programs in Gaffney, online & evening classes in extended campus locations

Locations

  • Gaffney Campus
    Gaffney Main Campus
    1115 College Drive
    Gaffney, SC 29341
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  • Greenville Campus
    Greenville Campus
    25 Woods Lake Rd
    Suite 601
    Greenville, SC 29607
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  • Columbia Campus
    Columbia Campus
    Fontaine Business Center
    400 Arbor Lake Drive, Suite 800
    Columbia, SC 29223
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  • Aiken Campus
    Aiken Campus
    Kalmia Plaza
    1600 Richland Ave W.
    Aiken, SC 29801
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  • Midstate Campus
    Madison Plaza
    2724 West Palmetto Street
    Florence, SC 29501
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  • Charleston Campus
    Charleston Campus
    4500 Leeds Avenue
    Suite 208
    Charleston, SC 29405
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List of Evening Class locations

Day programs in Gaffney, online & evening classes in extended campus locations

Our business programs are offered in a variety of locations, each built for different students. Our traditional day students attend class on our main campus in Gaffney, South Carolina— a beautiful town with rich historic buildings and hundreds of campus involvement opportunities. More than half of day students live on campus and participate in athletics, fine arts, community service and other leadership associations.

Our extended campuses provide evening classrooms in locations all across South Carolina – -Aiken, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, Kingstree, Lowcountry and at our main campus in Gaffney.

Our online programs are accessible across the country – so even if you’re in Charlotte, North Carolina, you can still work towards your Limestone degree. Students also have the option to take a combination of classes at any of these campuses and online.

Financial Aid, Scholarships & Grants

Limestone works to make education affordable, putting together a financial aid package with need and merit-based financial aid options for every one of their admitted students. 95 percent of Limestone College students receive some type of financial assistance. Academic, athletic and arts scholarships, activity and need-based grants are all available for day students.

Military-friendly College

Limestone College offers close to a 50 percent tuition discount for Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard military service personnel and works to make programs flexible and affordable. Limestone College has been chosen as a Military-Friendly School and is a member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOCAD, SOCGuard, and SOCCoast). Chosen as a Top-25 Best College for Veterans (South) this year from US News and World Report, Limestone understands the demanding and transient nature of a career in the military. We appreciate your service, and are here to assist in any way possible. Learn more.

Corporate Partnerships for Online and Evening Students

Limestone College holds a number of partnerships with companies providing corporate grants to students. If a student’s company participates in the program, he or she is eligible to receive the grant each semester. With the corporate grant, students can still receive financial aid and any state or federal student loans. Here are a few of our partner corporations:

Cherokee County Schools
Novant Health
Blue Acorn
Bridgestone
Nestlé
Dennys
Medical University of South Carolina
The Timken Company
Brown Packing Co.
Papa Johns
Koyo Bearings
Core Molding Technologies
JM Smith
Robert Allen Group
Parker Hannifin
QS 1
Broad River Electric Cooperative
South Carolina Federal Credit Union
OmniSource
Southern Weaving
South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
Infrastructure Consulting & Enginering
Smith Drug Company
RX Medic
Integral Solutions
Charleston County
Charleston County Parks & Recreation
Charleston Marine Containers
Berkeley County Government
SEW-Eurodrive, Inc.
Alfmeier Friedrichs & Rath
Mitsubishi Polyester Film, Inc
North American Rescue
Ply Gem
VTL Precision
Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
Productivity Solutions & Training
Palmetto Project
Mariott Greenville
Dorchester County
Assurant, Inc.
Bon Secours St Francis Health System
Innova Web Design Group
Piedmont Petroleum Corp