B.A. / B.S. in Liberal Studies Major Core and Elective Course Requirements
The Marist College Liberal Studies Adult Bachelor’s degree program is geared towards non-traditional, military, transfer or adult students looking to earn or finish their B.A. or B.S. degree at an accredited College.
To cater to the unique needs of these individuals Marist created the Finish@Marist online or on-campus Bachelor’s degree program. The Finish@Marist Liberal Studies Bachelor's Degree allows students to earn or finish their undergraduate degree in a non-traditional fashion through online and on-campus courses designed to fit the needs of a busy adult student.
The Finish@Marist curriculum is comprised of 3 parts: the major, the core, and the elective courses. Through the Liberal Studies Adult Bachelor’s degree students are able to focus on two to three customizable areas of study totaling 45 credits. The Liberal Studies core is 18 credits plus the college writing requirement (up to 6 credits). The remaining 51 Liberal Studies elective credits can be comprised of transfer credits, credit for prior learning, or Marist College courses.
Online Liberal Studies Degree Concentrations
- American Studies
- Communication and the Arts
- Data Center Technologies
- Enterprise Systems
- Information Technology and Systems
- Organizational Leadership & Communication (OLC)
- Professional Studies
- Project Management
Liberal Studies Degree Core
The Liberal Studies degree program core requirements allow for maximum transferability and are comprised of the following courses:
- ENG 120: Writing for College (Prerequisite)
- INTD 105: Perspectives on Education
- PHIL 103: World Views & Values
- INTD 209: Perspectives on the Humanities
- INTD 212: Perspectives on Social Institutions
- INTD 213: Perspectives on Science & History
- INTD 477: Capping
Liberal Studies Degree Electives
Through the Liberal Studies Adult Bachelor’s degree program, Marist offers a large number of electives to allow students to maximum their learning potential and explore a large realm of topics. In conjunction with the entire Liberal Studies Adult Bachelor’s degree program, elective course can be taken online through our virtual classroom in order to fit a flexible schedule.