May 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin 
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts BA

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The Andrews University liberal arts curriculum seeks to challenge students by preparing them for an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Liberal Arts students will be required to keep a portfolio of work done during their education in order to demonstrate progress toward meeting learning objectives.

Why and for whom

  • Person with a broader interest than a single discipline
  • For those who switched majors
  • Fall-back for the capable student
  • More flexible than single-discipline degree
  • For affiliate campuses – only approved concentrations

Divided into two concentrations

  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary

Total Credits - 124

Concentration - 40-42

Humanities Concentration - 42

Interdisciplinary Concentration - 40

This concentration requires students to choose the equivalent of two 20-credit hour focus areas approved by the Andrews liberal arts advisory committee. At least 15 credits must be chosen from upper division courses.

Additional Requirements

The student must complete the Andrews Core Experience courses for a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Selection of courses is made in consultation with the academic advisor.

A minimum of 30 semester credits must be earned through Andrews University.

Additional Information

The Liberal Arts degree program will be administered from the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, with the director of the Explore Andrews program assigned the responsibility to coordinate the advising of students.

Restrictions on available concentrations for affiliate sites will be impacted by the terms and conditions of the specific affiliation agreement.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will demonstrate:

  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Effective communication.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and the preparation for lives of leadership and service.

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