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Liberal Studies Ukiah, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Rohnert Park, CA, United States
The Liberal Studies Ukiah program at Sonoma State University offers coursework in the social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences while providing a flexible major through which students may also take courses in other areas of interest. 
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Overview

Acceptance into the Liberal Studies Ukiah major requires that students are residents of Mendocino County or Lake County, have completed all California State University transfer requirements, and have been admitted to Sonoma State University as a Liberal Studies-Ukiah major.

Earn Your Degree from SSU by Taking Classes Near You

The Liberal Studies-Ukiah B.A. Program offers face-to-face, hybrid and (soon!) online courses taught by SSU faculty from departments across campus. Face-to-face meetings are scheduled evenings and weekends at Mendocino College for students with work, family or other commitments that do not allow them to join traditional programs on the SSU main campus in Rohnert Park.

Why Major in Liberal Studies?

The Liberal Studies-Ukiah program at Sonoma State University is a supportive learning community where students are challenged intellectually as they experience a broad range of coursework. Like other liberal arts majors, the Liberal Studies-Ukiah major is designed to provide students with a broad educational background that is excellent preparation for students interested in careers in teaching or counseling, the legal profession, or business as well as graduate work in the social sciences and the humanities. Our NEW Career & Grad School Info page provides career and certificate, credential and graduate school options for students who earn a B.A. in Liberal Studies, as well as tips for requesting letters of recommendaton.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Gender, Race and Class
  • Ethics and Values Theory
  • Aging and Society
  • Ethics images in film and media
  • Modern World Lit in English

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete a high/secondary school curriculum which totals 12 years of primary-secondary education, and earn a graduation diploma or certificate
  • Complete high school curriculum with above satisfactory grades or marks which equals a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) on the 4.0 grading scale
  • Submit official high school transcript (academic record), showing all courses with grades or marks, and graduation diploma or certificate. Official transcript must be in the original language of issue. Submit certified English translations for non-English documents
  • Submit official verification of English proficiency except where English is the applicant's native language and has attended for at least three years’ full time at an institution where English was the principal language of instruction 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7724 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

National: $1,665 per 1-6 units

Living costs for Rohnert Park

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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