Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$346 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. Liberal Studies – Online

Careers

Ryan Fox

Liberal studies student Ryan Fox landed a job with Silvaris Corporation after interviewing with the company during an Oregon State virtual career fair. Read more »

Because students in this online degree program design a detailed coursework path using any combination of courses within OSU’s College of Liberal Arts, the choices of careers are unlimited. The most common industries in which liberal studies graduates have entered include education, communications, healthcare, law enforcement, social work and business. In addition, many of our graduates go on to graduate school or law school.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

This program also provides a stepping stone toward a teaching profession. By taking a combination of courses and volunteer work within a classroom, graduates are prepared to enter a teacher licensure program in elementary education.

For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook.  The Oregon State University Career Development Center is also a great resource for career information.

Additional career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to Oregon State's Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a vibrant world.

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