Courses that apply to the Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) degree

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BLS distribution area Academic term Subject Area Catalog Numbersort descending Section Course Title Location Start Date End Date Instructor(s)
Humanities Spring 2022 CAP 3194
01
Perspectives on Death and Dying Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Francis Degnin
Social Sciences Spring 2022 CAP 3121
03
Creativity and the Evolution of Culture Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Deanne Gute
Social Sciences Spring 2022 CAP 3121
01
Creativity and the Evolution of Culture Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Gary Gute
Social Sciences Spring 2022 CAP 3121
02
Creativity and the Evolution of Culture Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Deanne Gute
Social Sciences Fall 2021 CAP 3121
02
Creativity and the Evolution of Culture Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Deanne Gute
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Spring 2022 CHEM 4510/5510
01
Biochemistry I Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Nalin Goonesekere
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Fall 2021 CHEM 4505/5505
01
Drugs, Poisons, and Venoms Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
John Bumpus
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Fall 2021 CHEM 4510/5510
02
Biochemistry I Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
John Bumpus
Professional Fields Spring 2022 CHIN 1086
60
90
Studies in Chinese Culture Online Mar 21, 2022 May 13, 2022
Congcong (Penny) Wang
Professional Fields Spring 2022 CHIN 1086
60
90
Studies in Chinese Culture Online Mar 21, 2022 May 13, 2022
Congcong (Penny) Wang
Professional Fields Fall 2021 CHIN 1086
90
Studies in Chinese Conversation Online Oct 18, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Congcong (Penny) Wang
Professional Fields Fall 2021 CHIN 1086
60
Studies in Chinese Conversation Online Oct 18, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Congcong (Penny) Wang
Communications and Arts Fall 2021 COMM 1000
13
Oral Communication Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Kathryn Golsan
Communications and Arts Spring 2022 COMM 1000
09
Oral Communication Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Kathryn Golsan
Communications and Arts Spring 2022 COMM 3000/5000
01
Selected Topics in Communication: Inclusive Leadership for the Workplace Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
C. Kyle Rudick
Communications and Arts Spring 2022 COMM 3000/5000
40DJ
Selected Topics in Communication: Inclusive Leadership for the Workplace Online Dec 16, 2021 Jan 14, 2022
C. Kyle Rudick
Social Sciences Spring 2022 CRIM 2134
01
Crime Analysis Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
Staff TBD
Social Sciences Open CRIM 2025 Criminology Online
Gayle Rhineberger
Social Sciences Fall 2021 CRIM 2025
02
Criminology Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Gayle Rhineberger
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1800 Discrete Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1520 Data Structures Online
Mark Fienup
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1410 Computer Organization Online
Mark Fienup
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Open CS 1510 Introduction to Computing Online
Mark Fienup
Professional Fields Spring 2022 CS ED 3310/5310
60
Teaching and Learning Programming Online Jan 20, 2022 May 13, 2022
J. Ben Schafer
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Fall 2021 EARTHSCI 1200
04
60
Elements of Weather Online Aug 23, 2021 Dec 15, 2021
Timothy Cooney

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