BA-Liberal Studies (BALS)

BALS 3901. Liberal Studies Internship (3 Credits) 

This course is the principal experiential learning component of the Liberal Studies program. The internship/practicum will be undertaken in the junior/senior year, and the placement site will be in a professional work environment related to the interests/career goals of the individual student. Placement may be with for-profit, not-for-profit, or governmental entities as appropriate. Collaborating business/agencies must agree to creating and supervising meaningful experiences that will allow students to observe and participate in projects and activities that bear directly on the challenges of the contemporary workplace.

BALS 3902. Liberal Studies Internship (3 Credits) 

This course is the principal experiential learning component of the Liberal Studies program. The internship/practicum will be undertaken in the junior/senior year, and the placement site will be in a professional work environment related to the interests/career goals of the individual student. Placement may be with for-profit, not-for-profit, or governmental entities as appropriate. Collaborating business/agencies must agree to creating and supervising meaningful experiences that will allow students to observe and participate in projects and activities that bear directly on the challenges of the contemporary workplace.

BALS 3903. Liberal Studies Internship (3 Credits) 

This course is the principal experiential learning component of the Liberal Studies program. The internship/practicum will be undertaken in the junior/senior year, and the placement site will be in a professional work environment related to the interests/career goals of the individual student. Placement may be with for-profit, not-for-profit, or governmental entities as appropriate. Collaborating business/agencies must agree to creating and supervising meaningful experiences that will allow students to observe and participate in projects and activities that bear directly on the challenges of the contemporary workplace.

BALS 4500. Liberal Studies Capstone (3 Credits) 

This course will be a capstone experience normally taken in the last term of the senior year and will assess the quality of the degree program. Students will work on case problems appropriate to their academic and career plans by preparing written and oral reports on their proposed solutions. This course will provide the opportunity to bring previous coursework in constructing the desired academic plan, such as the theory and practice of each student’s area of emphasis.

Prerequisites: CRIT 1101 (may be taken concurrently)