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Liberal Studies


Contact Information

College of Liberal Studies

Phone: (405) 325-1061



Program Description

OU's College of Liberal Studies bachelor's programs are designed to give an education option for working adults and non-traditional students juggling jobs, family commitments, and other personal responsibilities. Students choose from several degree options that are offered online and on-site. All undergraduate courses are offered in an accelerated eight-week format, and student may choose between online courses, or classes that meet one night a week.

Liberal Studies students choose from three degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Leadership, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies.

Degree Options

A Liberal Studies student graduates with one of three degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Leadership; Bachelor of Sciences in Criminal Justice; or Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. Bachelor's degree options include 100% online and on-site classes in the evenings or on weekends. Students can also choose to pursue a Master’s degree from the College of Liberal Studies in one of four degree options: Master of Arts in Administrative Leadership; Master of Prevention Science, Master of Arts in Museum Studies, or Master of Arts in Human and Health Services Administration.

Interests & Skills

Liberal Studies students typically have a wide range of interests and skills and bring real world experience to the classroom or online discussions.

Notable Achievements

College of Liberal Studies faculty have real-world experience in their field and are chosen based on excellence in teaching. Many faculty members are leading professionals within the community and offer unique insight on their experiences.

Program Accreditation

The College of Liberal Studies is accredited by the North Central Association for Post-Secondary Education.

Your Future

Types of Employers

Major corporations
Consulting firms
Colleges and universities
Government agencies
Publishing companies
Air, bus and rail lines
Travel agencies
Art galleries
Film companies
Historical societies
Labor unions

Recent Graduates Jobs

Supervisor, electro-environmental
    specialist, U.S. Air Force
Consumer documentation
    specialist, Bank of Oklahoma
Weather systems branch
    manager, Federal Aviation
Logistics specialist, Boeing
Human resources assistant,
    Indian Health Services

Experienced Alumni Jobs

Director of outpatient services,
    Central Oklahoma Community
    Mental Health Center
Director, Waterloo Museum of Art
Consultant, Xerox Corp.
Computer information specialist,
    Defense Information Systems
Process engineer,