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University College's B.A. in Liberal Studies degree requires the following coursework.

General Studies Core28 units
Learners pursuing any of University College’s bachelor’s degrees are encouraged to complete the General Studies Core before starting their major requirements. Learners are required to complete 45 units prior to enrolling in program major requirements. Included in the required 45 units, the following courses are to be satisfied: ENG 105, one course of the General Studies Core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirements, and all program requisites. Learners must attain at least a 2.0 (C) grade-point average in the major. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade where the option exists.
Electives38 units
Students may choose from any course in the UC Academic Catalog.
Program Requisites7 units
MATH 125
College Algebra
SPAN 123
Intensive Beginning Spanish
Core Courses47 units
HDEV 301
Humans and Communication
HDEV 302
Humans: Self and Others
HDEV 303
Humans and Computation
HDEV 401
Humans and History
HDEV 402
Humans and Scientific Inquiry
HDEV 403
Humans and the Arts
HDEV 404
Humans and Ethical Behavior
English Concentration
ENGL 407
Composition: Theory and Practice
ENGL 403
Language Principles and Processes
ENGL 433
Children's Literature

Learners may also apply credit toward the fulfillment of UC’s requirements through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and previous coursework from regionally accredited colleges/universities.

Total120 units
Note: This information is current for the 2014 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.