MSU Billings Catalog

Liberal Studies Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies (BSLS)

Offered Online

The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies at MSU Billings is designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Provide students with the opportunity to participate in integrated thematic programs of an interdisciplinary nature utilizing resources currently available at MSU Billings.
  • Offer students with credits from many sources the opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree which has focus and integrity.

Academic Requirements

Students must:

  • Earn at least 120 credits with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.
  • Satisfy the General Education requirements at MSU Billings.
  • Earn a minimum of 30 credits from MSU Billings.
  • Complete at least 36 upper division credits, of which at least 24 must be earned from MSU Billings.
  • Complete a thematic concentration of 30 credits including at least 15 credits from one discipline in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.  This concentration shall be prepared in collaboration with a faculty advisor and approved by the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
  • A grade of “C” or higher is mandatory in all courses in the thematic concentration.