Many new professional opportunities require college preparation of a broad and extensive scope. A chance to design an academic program appropriate to a student’s special career or professional goal is provided in the Liberal Studies program. In this Bachelor of Science degree, students learn from various courses of technical study including mathematics, biological and physical sciences, and social sciences. The program generally is interdisciplinary, with courses offered through various departments or divisions of the University. 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.

Liberal Studies Bachelor of Science Online Degree Program

The Liberal Studies Bachelor of Science degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Fast Facts

  • If incoming students are unsure of their career path, Liberal Studies advisors can help with vocational planning.
  • ID 399B is an Interdisciplinary Internship designed to help students combine their specific interests and gain valuable professional experience.
  • Graduates from this major may find work in fields such as journalism, publishing, business, government, and entertainment. This degree program provides the opportunity to learn about different fields and to prepare for professional or specialized graduate school. For working adults in our Online & Evening Program, this interdisciplinary degree can be tailored according to your particular career path.
Course Requirements

Requirement Notes

  • Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses A total of 120 credit hours.
  • The required courses listed below (3 credit hours) Professional Studies or Natural Science courses at the 200-level or above (15 credit hours) An additional course at the 200-level or above (18 credit hours).
  • Additional courses at the 300-level or above from at least 2 different academic divisions (27 credit hours) * This major includes two AWE courses (6 credit hours).
  • The program must be approved by the Coordinator for Liberal Studies.

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