At a Glance
General studies units
Core program units
Total units to graduate
Average completion time
Cost per unit
Base cost (for core units)
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All stated financial information is subject to change.
University College's B.A. in Liberal Studies degree requires the following coursework.
|General Studies Core||28 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.|
|Students may choose from any course in the UC Academic Catalog.|
|Core Courses||35 units|
LIBS 301Liberal Studies and Communications
LIBS 302Liberal Studies, and Human Growth and Development
LIBS 303Liberal Studies and Mathematics
LIBS 401Liberal Studies and History
LIBS 402Liberal Studies and the Sciences
LIBS 403Liberal Studies and the Arts
LIBS 404Liberal Studies, and Ethics and Worldview
|English Concentration||12 units|
ENG 407Composition: Theory and Practice
ENG 403Language Principles and Processes
ENG 433Children's Literature
|Additional Program Requirements||7 units|
SPAN 123Intensive Beginning Spanish
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.