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Liberal Studies, B.L.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Liberal Studies degree at Lincoln University is specifically designed for the non-traditional student who is already in the workforce, but seeking a baccalaureate degree that will provide him/her with the credentials necessary to enhance his/her career.  

Learning outcomes

The program offers more flexibility than a traditional degree in that the student can develop his/her own program around two or more emphasis areas that will help meet his/her professional goals.   This degree does not require or lead to a major in a subject field.  However, through a strong academic foundation in general education and specific knowledge in selected disciplines, the BLS graduate will perform more effectively in his/her profession and become more proficient in specific job-related skills area.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • English Proficiency
  • Missouri State Law Requirement
  • Mathematics Proficiency
  • Humanities
  • Science

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:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Send official transcripts from all institutions (both secondary and post-secondary) previously attended, translated to English (if not already in English), as well as any applicable external examination results to the University. 
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores.  This is a required test, and must be taken prior to issuance of I-20.  This test will not be administered at Lincoln University.   
  • Obtain a course-by-course transcript evaluation, by an outside evaluation agency at the applicant's expense, of all courses from any post-secondary institutions attended and send the results to the University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    445 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 445 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    445 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 445 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jefferson City

  • 800 - 1300 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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