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)
Communications and Arts Open ENGLISH 3186 Studies in Technical Writing Online
Kimberly Groninga
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 1001 Introduction to Psychology Online
Heather Peterson
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4196 Interdisciplinary Readings: Critical Thinking in a Democratic Society Online
Rodney Dieser
Communications and Arts Open THEATRE 1002 The Theatrical Arts and Society Online
Kimberly Groninga
Social Sciences Open ANTH 4016/5016 Climate Change, Human Migration and Conflict Online
Mark Grey
Professional Fields Open LITED 1044 Children's Literature Online
Timothy Weih
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Foundations of Career and Technical Education Online
Jennifer Anderson
Professional Fields Open CAP 3140 Environment, Technology, and Society Online
Ali Kashef
Professional Fields Open RTNL 4186/5186 Studies in Leisure Education Media Literacy and Celebrity Influence Online
Rodney Dieser
Professional Fields Open INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Implementation of Work-Based Learning Programs Online
Mindi Heitland
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CHEM 1011 Molecules and Life Online
John Bumpus
Professional Fields Open RTNL 4186/5186 Studies in Electronic Communication, Youth Development and Generation X, Y and Z Online
Christopher Kowalski
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Mental and Emotional Health for School Health Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2112 White Collar Crime Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open MATH 1100 Mathematics in Decision Making Online
Michael Prophet
Professional Fields Open PH 4186 Studies in Substance Abuse Prevention for School Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Social Sciences Open CRIM 3319/5319 Victimology Online
Qingli Meng
Communications and Arts Open MUS THEO 1100 Introduction to Music Theory UNI
Heather Peyton
Professional Fields Open PH 4186/5186 Studies in Community and Public Health for the Educator Online
Susan Dobie
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2025 Criminology Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Professional Fields Open PEMES 4186 Ethical Issues in Sport and Physical Activity Online
James Hall
Professional Fields Open PH 4186/5186 Studies in Consumer Health for Educators Online
Susan Dobie
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1520 Data Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Professional Fields Open SW 4171/5171 Addictions Treatment Online
Katherine Van Wormer
Professional Fields Open PH 1030 Basic Nutrition Online
Tammie Collum

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