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Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Build an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree to match your personal goals and interests.

The Palmetto College Online Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies is issued by USC Columbia.


Businesses and organizations need employees who can write and speak clearly, manage and solve problems and function creatively and effectively in the real world. Your Liberal Studies degree will prepare you for success in these critical areas through a multidisciplinary program you will design with an experienced advisor.

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree requires 120 hours. In addition to general education and elective requirements, students will earn 27 hours in their major option. Students will earn 12 hours in a concentration area different from their major. All students in this program also must take South Carolina studies, complete an internship and take a senior capstone course.
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Our liberal studies program is designed to function effectively within a wide range of careers. You have the option to customize your degree with one or more areas of concentration, including business, social work, computer science, management, political science, criminal justice, English, history, psychology, and sociology.

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New terms begin six times per year, with the option to take your courses 100% online or in a blended format. Connect with a Student Success Advisor to get started.

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