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University of Pittsburgh Bradford    
2019-2020 Bradford Campus Catalog 
  Nov 26, 2022
2019-2020 Bradford Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Liberal Studies, AA

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Contact: Professor Stephen Robar, Program Director

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies is the perfect program for you to enroll in and finally earn the college degree you have been thinking about for years. It’s a great start on the way to a bachelor’s degree, too. The liberal studies program provides incredible flexibility for moving on to a “4-year degree.” Online and evening courses are available. Students may enroll part-time or fulltime.

Degree Requirements

Arts and Letters (9 credits)

Must include at least one course in literature, and at least one course in the creative, fine, and performing arts

Literature (GE: Literature)
Creative, Fine, and Performing Arts (GE: Arts)
Second Languages (GE: Language)

Behavioral, Economic, and Political Sciences (9 credits)

Courses must be selected from three different disciplines (e.g., sociology, psychology, political science) representing at least two different categories (e.g., behavioral science, economics, and political science).

Behavioral Sciences (GE: Behavioral Sciences)
Economics (GE: Economics)
Political Science (GE: Political Science)

History, Culture, and Philosophical Inquiry (9 credits)

Selections must include at least one Non-Western and Global category course.

History (GE: History)
Cultures (GE: Cultures)
Philosophical Inquiry (GE: Philosophy)

Physical, Life, and Computational Sciences (10 credits)

Selections must include one course in physical sciences and one course in life sciences, one of which must have a lab.

Physical Sciences (GE: Physical Sciences)
Life Sciences (GE: Life Sciences)
Computational Sciences (GE: Computational Sciences)

General Electives (14 credits)

Choose any four or five courses.

Total Credits to Graduate: 60 credits

Suggested Course of Study

Second Year

General Education Electives 31 credits

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