The Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree requires 30 semester hours (s.h.) of upper-level credit.

Course numbers 3000 to 4999 are considered upper-level for undergraduate students.  For a detailed explanation of the UI course numbering system please see Course Numbering System.

Completion of BLS Track curriculum (Expression in Writing and ArtsFamily, Community and Social SupportGlobal StudiesHealth and Human Studies; Justice and EthicsOrganizational Studies) provides for a minimum of 18 s.h. of upper-level credit.  Any upper-level course counts towards the required 30 s.h. including transfer courses, courses taken to satisfy Common Core general education requirements, electives and courses towards optional certificates.