May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog & Student Handbook

Applied Liberal Studies Certificate

1. Certificate is 12-credits. 3-credits of humanities, social-sciences general education (transfer or native) may be applied to the certificate.

2. Students must take 9-credits (at the 3000-level or higher, with atleast 3 credits at the 4000-level course) from among the certificate offerings to complete the requirements. Requirements must be earned in residence.

3. Grades in all certificate courses must be a C or better. 

Certificate Outcomes

  • Communication-Students completing the certificate program will demonstrate the ability to deliver highly polished verbal communication that is appropriate to audience and context.
  • Analysis and Interpretation-Students will demonstrate familiarity with a range of analytical frameworks associated with humanities and social science disciplines and apply them thoughtfully to social, historical, and other human phenomena.
  • Conceptual Translation-Students will demonstrate the ability to create connections between concepts in one area of human experience and adapt and apply them to another. 
  • Epistemic Awareness-Students will recognize and describe different frameworks for constructing knowledge in the disciplines and the underlying assumptions, methods, and applications of that knowledge.
  • Reflective Learning and Responsibility-Students will demonstrate strategic and reflective learning through course content and develop a healthy critical analysis of one’s own responses.


**Course offering frequency subject to change**

Upper Division

Students take 6 credits (2 courses) from this list - one must be at the 4000-level.