Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts

General

Program Description

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The Liberal Arts major at Peru State builds on the broad General Studies foundation at the college or on a similar foundation in the previous experience of transfer students. The major is dedicated to developing intellectually well-rounded individuals who wish to attain a broad-based undergraduate education. It allows flexibility in selecting concentration fields, facilitating the exploration of multiple areas of interest. Candidates for the Liberal Arts major must fulfil all requirements for the BA degree.

Requirements

Upper Division Literature (3 credit hours)

Select one (1) course from the following two (2) options)

Upper Division Art (3 credit hours)

OR

Upper Division Music (3 credit hours)

Upper Division History (3 credit hours)

Upper Division Political Science (3 credit hours)

Select one (1) course from the following two (2) options

PHIL 201 | Introduction to Philosophy (3 credit hours)
This course is an introduction to the main fields in philosophy, with special attention to theory of knowledge, ethics, political theory, and aesthetics. Major thinkers in the Western tradition will be discussed.
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Perspectives on Values, Thought, & Aesthetics

OR

MATH 230 | Foundations of Mathematical Thought (3 credit hours)
This course is an introduction to the theoretical aspects of mathematics. Students will explore axiomatic foundations of sets, functions and logic. Various methods and styles of proofs will be discussed. Students will learn to write proofs of various types using proper mathematical style and proper writing style.
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite required: MATH 225

Concentration Fields

Select twenty-one (21) hours from each of two (2) of the following concentration areas below

  • ART
  • MUSIC
  • HISTORY/POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • ENGLISH/JOURNALISM
  • SCIENCE/MATH
  • SOCIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY/ANTHROPOLOGY
Last updated July 2019

About the School

Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” a member of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, is nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska on the Missouri River. The College offers a mix of innova ... Read More

Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” a member of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, is nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska on the Missouri River. The College offers a mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. Read less
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