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Liberal Studies, B.A.

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Westfield, MA, United States
In the Liberal Studies program from Westfield State University, three areas of concentration are chosen by you with the approval of the program chair. These areas are not chosen hazardly, but are interrelated when viewed in conjunction with the student’s educational goals.
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Why study the Liberal Studies program from Westfield State University

The flexible and interdisciplinary nature of the Liberal Studies major allows students to work closely with an academic advisor to create their own unique degree programs.  The Liberal Studies major offers a variety of internships and also serves an excellent arts and sciences major to complement teacher licensure programs in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School or Special Education.

Graduates with liberal studies degrees are very attractive to employers looking for workers whose education emphasizes multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • The three areas of concentration may be selected from specific departments or from coherent groups of courses (e. g., Ethnic Studies, Women and Gender Studies).
  • Within each area of concentration, the selection of courses should not be random, but should reflect a coherent pattern designed by the student and approved by the program chair.
  • Students are expected to choose areas of concentration which are intellectually complementary.
  • A maximum of four introductory courses may be taken in the major program, to be distributed among the three areas of concentration. Any 0100-level coursework above the two introductory courses must be approved by the Liberal Studies Program Chair.
  • Most Liberal Studies programs qualify the student to receive the Bachelor of Arts degree. The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies is granted when two of the three areas of concentration are chosen from the departments of Business Management, Computer Science

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application and fee 
  • Official high school transcript(s) 
  • SAT and/or ACT scores 
  • College Essay (optional)
  • Letters of Recommendation (optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9459 USD/year
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  • National

    9459 USD/year
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