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)
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2025 Criminology Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Professional Fields Open SW 1041 Social Welfare: A World View Online
Katherine Van Wormer
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4123 Methods of Teaching Visual and Performing Arts Integration in the Elementary Classroom Online
Denise Tallakson
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Foundations of Career and Technical Education Online
Dale Amunson
Professional Fields Open RTNL 4186/5186 Studies in Leisure Education Media Literacy and Celebrity Influence Online
Rodney Dieser
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1520 Data Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open STAT 3771/5771 Applied Statistical Methods for Research Online
Mark Ecker
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4186/5186 Studies in Teaching African American Students: Empowerment Strategies and Approaches Online
Gloria Kirkland Holmes
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Implementation of Work-Based Learning Programs Online
Mindi Heitland
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Mental and Emotional Health for School Health Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Professional Fields Open RTNL 4186/5186 Studies in Electronic Communication, Youth Development and Generation X, Y and Z Online
Christopher Kowalski
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1410 Computer Organization Online
Mark Fienup
Social Sciences Open SOC 1060 Social Problems Online
Marybeth Stalp
Communications and Arts Open ENGLISH 1005 College Writing and Research Online
William Koch
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Substance Abuse Prevention for School Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open MATH 1100 Mathematics in Decision Making Online
Michael Prophet
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1510 Introduction to Computing Online
Mark Fienup
Social Sciences Open SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology Online
Marybeth Stalp
Humanities Open ENGLISH 1120 Literature: An Introduction Online
William Koch
Professional Fields Open PH 4186/5186 Studies in Community and Public Health for the Educator Online
Susan Dobie
Communications and Arts Open MUS THEO 1100 Introduction to Music Theory UNI
Heather Peyton
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1800 Discrete Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 3204/5204 Psychology of Aging Online
Elaine Eshbaugh
Communications and Arts Open ENGLISH 3186 Studies in Technical Writing Online
Kimberly Groninga
Professional Fields Open PH 4186/5186 Studies in Consumer Health for Educators Online
Susan Dobie

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