Courses that apply to the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) degree

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BLS distribution area Academic termsort ascending Subject Area Catalog Number Section Course Title Location Start Date End Date Instructor(s)
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open STAT 3771/5771 Applied Statistical Methods for Research Online
Mark Ecker
Social Sciences Open ANTH 4016/5016 Climate Change, Human Migration and Conflict Online
Mark Grey
Humanities Open ENGLISH 1120 Literature: An Introduction Online
William Koch
Social Sciences Open SOC 1060 Social Problems Online
Marybeth Stalp
Professional Fields Open CAP 3140 Environment, Technology, and Society Online
Ali Kashef
Communications and Arts Open ENGLISH 3186 Studies in Technical Writing Online
Kimberly Groninga
Social Sciences Open SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology Online
Marybeth Stalp
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CHEM 1011 Molecules and Life Online
John Bumpus
Professional Fields Open FAM SERV 1020 Family Relationships Online
Elaine Eshbaugh
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 3204/5204 Psychology of Aging Online
Elaine Eshbaugh
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2112 White Collar Crime Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Social Sciences Open GEOG 1110 World Geography Online
James Fryman
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 2302 Psychology and Law Online
Heather Peterson
Social Sciences Open CRIM 3319/5319 Victimology Online
Qingli Meng
Humanities Open HUM 1023 Humanities III: The Age of Revolution to the Present Online
Jesse Swan
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 2203 Social Psychology Online
Nicholas Schwab
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Assessment and Evaluation in Career and Technical Education Online
Kelli Diemer
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2025 Criminology Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4196 Interdisciplinary Readings: Critical Thinking in a Democratic Society Online
Rodney Dieser
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 1001 Introduction to Psychology Online
Heather Peterson
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Mental and Emotional Health for School Health Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1520 Data Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Professional Fields Open LITED 1044 Children's Literature Online
Timothy Weih
Communications and Arts Open THEATRE 1002 The Theatrical Arts and Society Online
Kimberly Groninga
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Substance Abuse Prevention for School Educators Online
Barbara Bakker