Being good at your job isn’t just about how much you know or what you’re best at; it’s also about how you think. Can you accurately analyze the situations around you? Are you able to develop innovative solutions to problems? As the world becomes more technologically advanced, the demand for professionals with critical thinking skills has grown along with it. OU Extended Campus Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program focuses on helping you grow as a person—not just a professional—and gives you invaluable job skills in the process.
The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies is a fast-paced, accelerated program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.
All undergraduate courses in this program are eight weeks long. Most students choose to take four courses (or 12 credit hours) a semester; two courses the first half of the semester and two courses the second half of the semester. The number of credit hours you take each semester should be discussed with your advisor and reflective of your personal and work schedules—these courses are fast paced and intensive.
Depending on how many credit hours you transfer from another institution, along with the number of courses you take each semester, this program can be completed in as little as 18 months. The majority of students complete the program in two to three years.