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BA in Liberal Arts

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts online degree program is designed to give students a broad-based introduction to writing, ethics, communication, and history. Learn more about Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students who plan on applying to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts program should have an interest in interdisciplinary learning, and should have strong reasoning and writing skills. Applicants to Ashford University's should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts program have the opportunity to learn about history, communication, ethics, and writing. Instruction is interdisciplinary in nature, and fosters skills in areas of critical thinking, writing, and problem solving. Other topics covered in the liberal arts curriculum include philosophy, the social sciences, and literature.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 52 credits in general education courses.

Major Course Requirements

  • SOC 315: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (3 credits)
  • LIB 316: Historical Contexts & Literature (3 credits)
  • PHI 445: Personal & Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
  • COM 321: Communication Theory (3 credits)
  • COM 360: Advanced Communications in Society (3 credits)
  • ENG 325: Intermediate Composition (3 credits)
  • HIS 306: Twentieth-Century Europe (3 credits)
  • LIB 315: The Environment & the Human Spirit (3 credits)
  • LIB 332: Science & Culture (3 credits)
  • LIB 356: Research Methods for the Humanities (3 credits)
  • LIB 495: Capstone - Advanced Research Project (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 50 elective credits.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts program could pursue a Master's degree in a number of fields related to liberal arts. The course of study at the Master's level will be largely decided by the student's area of interest. While some universities offer a Master's degree in liberal arts, these programs often require students to choose a concentration or focus area.

Master's degrees that may be appropriate include:

  • Master of Liberal Arts
  • Master of Arts in Communications
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy

Career Paths:

Graduates of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts could pursue entry-level careers in many different areas. A broad-based education in the liberal arts may provide students with the necessary skills to succeed in areas such as advertising, business, public relations, and marketing.

Possible employment opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Editor
  • Public relations specialist
  • Reporter
  • Survey researcher

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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