The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

The BLS Online Social Sciences Concentration

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Social Sciences Concentration, is an online degree completion program for adult students who have earned a minimum of 60 hours of transferable credit at other institutions. The program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree in an e-learning environment by gaining a broad-based understanding of the social sciences. The social sciences are the fields of academic scholarship that explore aspects of human behavior and societies.

The program is designed to enhance the student's ability to engage theory and practice in the social sciences to better understand human behavior, activities, organizations, and cultures; to critically analyze social science related information in the popular media; to explain the interconnections, differences and interdependence among the social sciences; to read, evaluate and interpret research in the social sciences; and to communicate clearly and effectively in an appropriate professional style.

Students in the BLS Social Sciences Concentration can complete the major with a combination of online, on-campus, and/or transferable credit, according to whichever method best suits their needs (UNCG requires that at least 12sh of the major must be satisfied with UNCG institutional credit).


Social Sciences Degree Requirements

BLS Program Notes

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Fall 2015 Class Dates
Full Semester (POT 1)
• 17 Aug: Session Begins
• 21 Aug: Add/Drop Ends
• 09 Oct: W Deadline !!!
• 30 Nov: Session Ends
• 09 Dec: Exams End
BLS Session 1 (POT A)
• 17 Aug: Session Begins
• 19 Aug: Add/Drop Ends
• 09 Sep: W Deadline !!!
• 02 Oct: Session Ends
BLS Session 2 (POT B)
• 06 Oct: Session Begins
• 08 Oct: Add/Drop Ends
• 02 Nov: W Deadline !!!
• 30 Nov: Session Ends
• 09 Dec: Exams End

BLS Student Portfolio
Keep copies of your major BLS assignments. You can keep them in your iSpartan drive as long as you are active at UNCG, but also keep them in at least one more location (e.g., your own Google drive, your own computer, or on a thumb drive). You will use them when you compile your Senior Portfolio for the BLS Program.

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