Liberal Studies Major
Liberal Studies, B.A.
The versatility of this degree program makes it a popular one at Bay Path University. Liberal Studies majors are well prepared to enter a variety of professional careers in which good critical thinking, writing, and leadership skills are required. Liberal Studies also provides excellent preparation for moving on to graduate school programs in areas as diverse as art, business, English, history, psychology, and many more. Liberal Studies majors work with their educator coach to plan their own unique academic paths through the college experience. They are encouraged to delve into a variety of disciplines, drawing from their wealth of knowledge and applying it to critical thinking and problem solving.
|Behavioral/Social Science Electives||9|
|BUS 204||Financial Wellness||1|
|ENG 114||Critical Reading and Response||3|
|ENG 134||Literary Genres||3|
|Science Electives (lab required)||7|
|WEL 100||Empowered as Learners and Leaders||3|
|or WEL 220||Empowered as Learners and Leaders|
|WEL 350||Strategies for Career and Personal Growth||2|
|Career Electives 1||6|
|ENG 124||Research and Writing in the Disciplines||3|
|Social Science/Science Electives||6|
|Upper Level Writing Elective 2||3|
|Total Credits Required||120|
Students must choose from the following list: CMS 450 Capstone: Corporate and Organizational Communications, HUM 490 Digital Information Design and Society Capstone, LAR 400 Liberal Studies Capstone, LAR 498 Liberal Studies Internship, WEL 400 Leadership in Practice, WEL 440 Leadership in Practice.
Students must choose one course from the following list: CIT 300 Communicating for Leadership, CMS 305 Communicating in Liberal Studies, HUM 318 Research Methods in Digital Humanities & Information Design.