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

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BLS distribution area Academic term Subject Area Catalog Number Section Course Title Location Start Date End Datesort ascending Instructor(s)
Communications and Arts Open MUS THEO 1100 Introduction to Music Theory UNI
Heather Peyton
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4150 Elementary Curriculum Online
Timothy Weih
Social Sciences Open SOC 1060 Social Problems Online
Marybeth Stalp
Professional Fields Open HPE 4186 Studies in Sexuality Education for School Health Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2025 Criminology Online
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn
Professional Fields Open TECH 3191/5191 Implementing Career and Technical Programs Online
Ali Kashef
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4123 Methods of Teaching Visual and Performing Arts Integration in the Elementary Classroom Online
Denise Tallakson
Social Sciences Open SOC 1000 Introduction to Sociology Online
Marybeth Stalp
Professional Fields Open HPE 4186 Studies in Substance Abuse Prevention for School Educators Online
Barbara Bakker
Professional Fields Open PEMES 4186 Studies in Coaching and Sport Management Online
Lea Shaddox
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1520 Data Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Communications and Arts Open MUSIC 1100 Soundscapes: Music in Culture Online
Bruce Chidester
Professional Fields Open ELEMECML 4186/5186 Studies in Teaching African American Students: Empowerment Strategies and Approaches Online
Gloria Kirkland Holmes
Social Sciences Open PSYCH 3204/5204 Psychology of Aging Online
Elaine Eshbaugh
Professional Fields Open HPE 4186/5186 Studies in Consumer Health for Educators Online
Susan Dobie
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1410 Computer Organization Online
Mark Fienup
Professional Fields Open HPE 1030 Basic Nutrition Online
Tammie Collum