Liberal studies provides the broadest education possible, allowing you to explore a wide range of subjects in the fine arts, English, history, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, philosophy, religious studies and social studies. This is a good major for students interested in sampling from many core subject areas. On the San Antonio campus, this is the major for those pursuing intermediate teacher certification (grades 4-8) as well as for students interested in a deeper study of kinesiology (human movement).
Students interested in liberal studies can choose:
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in liberal studies
- Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) in liberal studies
Liberal Studies Core Areas: San Antonio Campus
Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication Arts, Drama, English, English/Language Arts 4-8 Teacher Certification, Fine Arts, History, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Mathematics 4-8 Teacher Certification, Mexican American Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Science 4-8 Teacher Certification, Social Studies, Social Studies 4-8 Teacher Certification, Spanish, Women Studies
Liberal Studies Core Areas: Houston Campus
English, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies
(Not currently admitting students)
James Zeitz, PhD
Liberal Studies Department Chair
210-434-6711, ext. 2226
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