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Liberal Studies, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Killeen, TX, United States
The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies at Texas A&M University Central Texas allows students to combine interests in multiple academic programs into one curriculum. The result is a degree that better meets the variety of educational and professional goals today’s students aspire to achieve.
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The  Liberal Studies program from Texas A&M University Central Texas is well suited for both non-traditional students who have spent time in the workforce or started their academic journey, as well as traditional students who want to explore diverse interests.

As a Liberal Studies major, you will become a resourceful critical thinker and communicator. These skills will provide a practical and meaningful framework which you can leverage across a wide range of careers and professional endeavors.

The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies is designed for mature students who seek a flexible degree program and who do not desire or may not meet the prerequisites of a highly structured traditional degree program. This program permits students to plan, with advisement, an individualized program with access to a wide range of academic disciplines and fields of professional study. The program is not designed to provide students with the depth of content in a concentration typically sufficient to prepare the student for advanced studies within an academic discipline related to this concentration.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of interdisciplinarity.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth academic knowledge of three subject areas.
  • Research and understand problems and issues from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Synthesize an interdisciplinary perspective into a useful, meaningful, and practical whole.
  • Demonstrate strong writing, critical thinking, and analytical skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Intro to Liberal Studies
  • Computer Technology and Impact
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Liberal Studies Capstone

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum 30 academic, college-level transferable semester hours
  • Must be eligible to return to all previously attended institutions
  • Applicants pursuing an Applied Science or Aviation Science degree may meet this requirement utilizing select workforce education credit from an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree upon completion of 45 hours, to include all general education courses within the AAS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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