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

Courses listed below include include semester-based courses and Guided Independent Study (GIS) courses that apply to a BLS degree. Enroll in a GIS course at any time and take up to nine months to complete your coursework.

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BLS distribution area Academic term Subject Area Catalog Number Section Course Title Location Start Datesort descending End Date Instructor(s)
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CHEM 1011 Molecules and Life Online
John Bumpus
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 1001 Introduction to Psychology Online
Heather Peterson
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4186/5186 Studies in Graduate-Level Writing Online
Deanne Gute
Professional Fields Open PEMES 4186 Ethical Issues in Sport and Physical Activity Online
James Hall
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Methods for Career and Technical Education Online
Jennifer Anderson
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2112 White Collar Crime Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Communications and Arts Open THEATRE 1002 The Theatrical Arts and Society Online
Kimberly Groninga
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4123 Methods of Teaching Visual and Performing Arts Integration in the Elementary Classroom Online
Denise Tallakson
Professional Fields Open SW 4171/5171 Addictions Treatment Online
Katherine Van Wormer
Social Sciences Open CRIM 3319/5319 Victimology Online
Qingli Meng
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Foundations of Career and Technical Education Online
Dale Amunson
Communications and Arts Open ENGLISH 3186 Studies in Technical Writing Online
Kimberly Groninga
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Mental and Emotional Health for School Health Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Professional Fields Open SW 4164 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Online
Katherine Van Wormer
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2025 Criminology Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Implementation of Work-Based Learning Programs Online
Mindi Heitland
Professional Fields Open FAM SERV 1020 Family Relationships Online
Elaine Eshbaugh
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Substance Abuse Prevention for School Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Professional Fields Open SW 1041 Social Welfare: A World View Online
Katherine Van Wormer
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1520 Data Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Social Sciences Open GEOG 1110 World Geography Online
James Fryman
Professional Fields Open PH 4186/5186 Studies in Community and Public Health for the Educator Online
Susan Dobie
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open STAT 3771/5771 Applied Statistical Methods for Research Online
Mark Ecker
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1410 Computer Organization Online
Mark Fienup
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4196 Interdisciplinary Readings: Critical Thinking in a Democratic Society Online
Rodney Dieser

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