B.S. in Professional and Liberal Studies

B.S. in Professional and Liberal Studies

(HEGIS 4901)

Dowling’s School of Arts and Sciences degree programs are constructed upon a well-rounded core curriculum of arts and humanities, natural science, math, and social sciences. These are the classic building blocks that ensure career versatility in an ever-changing world. Dowling’s Professional and Liberal Studies program is designed for associate degree holders with a technical or professional orientation. Career counseling and personalized advisement are an integral part of the BSPLS degree.

Career Outcomes for Professional and Liberal Studies Majors

Dowling’s professional and liberal studies degree prepares you for a leadership position or advancement in your profession of choice.

Students who wish to be certified to teach Business and Marketing in grades 5-12 must take 21 credits of the Business Core as follows: ECN 1001A and 2002A, ACC 2001N and 2002N, FIN 3087N, CIS 1200N, MGT 2077A and MKT 1033N. They must take 15 additional credits in Finance and Management as follows: FIN 3092N, MGT 1011N, 2073N and 2075N, and other Education and Psychology courses that qualify them for middle childhood or adolescence certification. Completion of this program may require more than 120 credits of course work.

Major Requirements (Liberal Arts)* 60 credits

English/Humanities/Philosophy/Foreign Language 15
HST, POL, ECN, PSY, SOC, or ANT 18
MTH 6
Science 6
ATS, VIS, MUS, DAN, DRM, or SPH 15

Electives (Liberal Arts and Non-Liberal Arts) 60 credits
Total: 120 credits

*Note: Core Requirement (two sequences and Senior Seminar [15 credits]) and College-Wide Requirements (ENG 1001A [3 credits] and MTH (other than MTH 0001A) [3 credits]) must be taken as part of the required Liberal Arts credits.

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