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  Sep 24, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Bachelor of Liberal Arts, BLA


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The Bachelor of Liberal Arts is designed for adult transfer students who are interested in taking courses in a broad range of disciplines. The general electives and upper division studies requirements allow for efficient transferability of credits and give students the opportunity to design degrees to meet their needs. This degree is offered by the College of Arts and Sciences.  It is available to any student who has completed a minimum of 60 semester hours with approval of their Dean, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and to all students who have graduated from high school not less than four years prior to the date of acceptance into the program.

The Liberal Arts degree is available through full or part-time study, days and/or evenings, or through the special accelerated Weekend Degree Program.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Liberal Arts


Core Curriculum Requirements:


Consult Undergraduate Core Curriculum  for details.

Upper Division Studies Requirement: 35 Credit Hours, plus LART 495, BLA Capstone course, 3 credit hours


  • Students may add a minor or a concentration to their liberal arts degree.  See below for information on available concentrations in organizational leadership, and professional communication.
  • 38 hours of upper division work, including LART 495, BLA Capstone course (courses numbered 200-499), with no more than 21 hours from one subject area.
  • It is recommended that these 38 hours be distributed across two academic areas.
  • No more than 30 hours in business courses and no more than 12 hours in any one business subject area may be applied to the degree.

 

Optional Concentrations for Upper Division Studies:


Organizational Leadership Concentration: 18 Credit Hours

This concentration will enhance and develop your communication, management, and leadership skills.

Professional Communication Concentration: 21 Credit Hours

This concentration is designed for people interested in working in dynamic, people-oriented environments.  This concentration exposes you to the entire communication network; written, oral, and electronic mediums.

Free Electives: 10 Credit Hours


TOTAL REQUIRED for BLA DEGREE: 120 Credit Hours


Note(s):


Two other Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree programs are available in the College of Social Sciences, Health and Education.

A.


See the Occupational Therapy Department  for information about the Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in Human Occupation Studies.

B.


See the Radiologic Technology Department  for information about the Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

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