Liberal Studies at SIUE
Do you have educational, professional or personal goals that may not fit within a specific major at SIUE? Do you have academic interests that are broad-ranging? Does the thought of working with an advisor to plan and develop an interdisciplinary program that is appropriate to your interests sound appealing? If so, an undergraduate degree in liberal studies from SIUE might be for you! The Bachelor of Liberal Studies program, offered in the College of Arts and Sciences, supports the pursuit of a broad-based education in liberal arts and sciences, with the flexibility to develop an interdisciplinary and individualized program of study. At SIUE, students can complete the liberal studies program through evening and weekend course offerings.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Bachelor of Liberal Studies
Concentrations: Students can customize their program and develop an individualized program of study with a specific interdisciplinary focus.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies program supports learning across a variety of areas and the extensive course options allow students to adapt their curriculum to meet individual needs and career goals. These options, along with the development of targeted skills, help students build a resume that is robust and unique, and stands out to prospective employers. This program is valuable to students who are not seeking a career based in a single discipline, to those who already possess occupational skills, and to those who seek enrichment of their personal and professional lives. Students pursuing an undergraduate degree in liberal studies will also be well-prepared to pursue a graduate degree in integrative studies at SIUE, or numerous other graduate programs across the country that are interdisciplinary in nature.