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  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Liberal Studies, B.S.


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University College  
615-494-7714
Dianna Rust, program coordinator
Dianna.Rust@mtsu.edu

MTSU offers the following online degree programs: the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Liberal Studies and the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Professional Studies and concentrations in Information Technology, Organizational Leadership, International Organizational Leadership, and Healthcare Administration.

Admissions, instruction, advising, library services, and other forms of student assistance are available online. The online courses have been designed to be taught totally online in an interactive, asynchronous format. For advisement, please call (615) 898-5611 or refer to www.mtsu.edu/university-college/advising/.

Designed especially for adults who already have some college experience, the online degree program is also appropriate for students who have earned or are working on associate’s degrees and have work experience. For more information regarding degree requirements, please call (615) 494-7714.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Liberal Studies, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Major Requirements (27 hours)


  • PRST 4995 - Culminating Project 3 credit hours OR
  • UNIV 4995 - Culminating Project 3 credit hours
  • NOTE: PRST 3395 is a prerequisite for PRST/UNIV 4995.

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  • First area of emphasis 12 credit hours
  • Second area of emphasis 12 credit hours

Electives (52 hours)


  • UNIV 1010 recommended
  • PRST 3995 required prerequisite for PRST 4995
  • 24 credit hours must be upper division
  • 9 credit hours must be 4000-level electives

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Liberal Studies


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


  • First area of emphasis 3 credit hours
  • First area of emphasis (UD) 3 credit hours
  • Second area of emphasis 3 credit hours
  • Second area of emphasis (UD) 3 credit hours
  • Upper-division electives 12 credit hours
  • 4000-level elective 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • PRST 4995 - Culminating Project 3 credit hours OR
  • UNIV 4995 - Culminating Project 3 credit hours
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  • First area of emphasis (UD) 3 credit hours
  • Second area of emphasis (UD) 3 credit hours
  • Upper-division electives 15 credit hours (PRST 3995 prerequisite for PRST 4995)
  • 4000-level electives 6 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


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