Dec 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, BA

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The Liberal Arts major at Peru State builds on the broad General Studies foundation at the college or on a similar foundation in the previous experience of transfer students. The major is dedicated to developing intellectually well-rounded individuals who wish to attain a broad-based undergraduate education. It allows flexibility in selecting concentration fields, facilitating the exploration of multiple areas of interest. Candidates for the Liberal Arts major must fulfill all requirements for the BA degree.

A student must complete the following requirements in addition to the General Studies requirements. No grade lower than “C-” will satisfy major requirements.

Internship/Directed Study/Special Topic/Independent Study  

Additional BA Requirements  

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

  • Upper Division Literature 3 Credit Hours

  • Upper Division Art 3 Credit Hours
  • Or

  • Upper Division Music 3 Credit Hours

  • Upper Division History 3 Credit Hours
  • Upper Division Political Science 3 Credit Hours

  • PHIL 201 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 Credit Hours
  • Or

  • 3 Credit Hours

Liberal Arts Core Total: 15

Concentration Fields

Select twenty-one (21) hours from each of two (2) of the following concentration areas

  • Art
  • English/Journalism
  • History/Political Science
  • Music
  • Science/Math
  • Sociology/Psychology/Anthropology

Concentration Total: 42

Major Total: 57

At least 50% of the total concentration must be upper-division. At least one capstone class must be included.

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