Online Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program offers you the opportunity to study a broad array of disciplines. This online program offered through ASU aims to provide you with the foundation to use knowledge in a manner that will help you become more successful thinkers, decision-makers and leaders.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 01/11/2021


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Details

Part of ASU's School of Letters and Sciences, the Bachelor of Liberal Studies program will offer you course work from more than two dozen disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. These liberal studies core classes are designed to promote critical and creative thinking as you learn how to draw upon diverse disciplinary perspectives and modes of inquiry, help in the development of communication skills and support efforts toward professional career development. BLS course options will include: Communication in the Electronic Age, Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States and Global Awareness.

This degree is an idea program for students with a wide range of intellectual interests, or for students with many different transfer credits looking to complete their degree. You will be able to make connections across various fields of your choosing, applying knowledge to real-world problems, and gaining diverse and applicable skills such as problem-solving, research, leadership and teamwork.

Featured courses


LST 370: Dimensions of Liberal Studies (L or HU)


LST 470: Liberal Studies Seminar


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Bank Branch Manager


Growth: 18.7 %
Salary: $125,080

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)


Growth: 14.9 %
Salary: $90,640

Clinical Trial Manager


Growth: 9.9 %
Salary: $118,970

Database Administrator (DBA)


Growth: 11.5 %
Salary: $87,020

Health and Safety Manager


Growth: 8.1 %
Salary: $71,780

Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist)


Growth: 7.1 %
Salary: $60,350

Loan Officer


Growth: 11.4 %
Salary: $64,660

Police Sergeant/Detective


Growth: 6.6 %
Salary: $87,910

Sales Manager


Growth: 7.5 %
Salary: $121,060

Prestigious faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements.

  • American Educational Research Association fellows.
  • American Psychological Association fellows.
  • Fulbright scholars.
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements.

  • American Educational Research Association fellows.
  • American Psychological Association fellows.
  • Fulbright scholars.
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

1. Review competency requirements

2. Review other admission requirements

3. Complete online application

4. File your FAFSA

5. Request ACT or SAT scores

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study at a globally recognized university

ASU is a global university recognized for its commitment to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report.

#1


in innovation for 5 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

Top 10%


Best Global Universities.

80%


of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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