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Liberal Studies

BA degrees offered in Traditional and Evening formats

Explore everything from world history to 21st century dance to political philosophy with a liberal arts degree.

The bachelor of arts degree in liberal studies is designed to prepare for rapid changes in American and world cultures and to give you necessary tools for critical thinking, perspective, and adaptability. Study dance, history, music and art as well as skills that help in daily living like desktop publishing in the workplace. 

Convenient Locations and a Solid Support System

You can earn your accelerated undergraduate liberal arts degree from Lindenwood University by attending classes in the evening, typically one night a week. Lindenwood University brings the courses to you. We offer 8 locations, including our St. Charles campus and Belleville, Illinois, sister location. You can also receive free support services that are available to every Lindenwood University student, including financial aid assistance, tutoring, and access to a professional academic services coordinator and faculty advisor.

Earning a Liberal Studies Degree at Lindenwood University

The major allows you to study a broad range of courses in the liberal arts and humanities, as well as your specific areas of interest. If you decide to major in liberal studies, you will complete the general education requirements, 45-semester hours of core requirements, and a 1-semester hour capstone course. A total of 120 credit hours are required to graduate. 

The core curriculum is made up of four clusters, each containing nine credit hours. Those clusters are made up of American studies, communications processes, foundations of communications, and social science focus. Several elective clusters allow you to pick subject matter that interests you most. 

What Can I Do With a Liberal Studies Degree?

A liberal studies degree from Lindenwood University opens up a wide variety of careers for you. A degree in liberal arts can lead to many specialties and paths. The Occupational Outlook Handbook at the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a great resource to help you decide which career path to take.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301