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
$318 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
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

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.

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 »

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.

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