BA in Liberal and Interdisciplinary Studies

The highly customizable Bachelor of Arts in Liberal and Interdisciplinary Studies program connects learning in the humanities and social sciences to your professional life. Choose from concentrations in Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, and Professional Studies.

  • Fully online, with no set class meeting times 
  • 7- and 14-week courses available (Visit Courses for details.)
  • Develop key skills such as critical thinking, communication, and problem solving
  • Choose from innovative courses in the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, literature, history, philosophy, religion, and ethics
  • New Psychology concentration available Fall 2021
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This degree prepares you for a range of careers in business, government, social service, education, communication, and more.

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Explore the B.A. in Liberal and Interdisciplinary Studies, including requirements for each of the four concentrations, and read a profile of a popular literature course.

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Cost & Aid

Get details on our costs, which are competitive with those of other top universities. Our goal is to provide an online education that's both exceptional and affordable.

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