This program leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree. Building on the strength of NNU’s general education core curriculum, the liberal studies major provides students with the content, methodology, and implications of the basic areas of human knowledge; it fosters the attitude of intellectual curiosity harnessed by moral responsibility; and finally, it encourages students to think for themselves, and to be able to participate in life as autonomous individuals.
Administrator: Director of the Center for Academic Success and Advising
- Utilize critical thinking that exhibits academic and intellectual inquiry by understanding the means of acquiring and assessing information from multiple sources and through diverse ways of knowing. (Truth)
- Adapt knowledge and skills connecting critical thinking, vocation, service, and academic disciplines to evaluate real world problems. (Transformation)
- Become enlightened and engaged citizens who display a Christlike passion to promote justice, seek peace, and pursue tolerance in their communities. (Community and Service)
- Develop a deeper understanding of the relation of self to world through investigation of the influence of social, cultural, economic, and political institutions in shaping human thought, value, and behavior. (Community)
- Demonstrate clear and persuasive verbal and written communication skills.
Requirements: 60 credits in one of the three concentrations listed below: