Bachelor of Science in Business and Liberal Studies

  • Total Credit Hours: 122-125 hours
  • 12-24 months*
  • Tuition: $346 per credit hour**

Program Overview

Industries all over the world rely on business professionals with a broad range of skills to maintain organization, ensure functionality and cultivate overall success. Husson University’s online Bachelor of Science in business and liberal studies degree is designed to prepare you to meet the evolving demands of today’s business environment. Created for working individuals pursuing career advancement, our online liberal studies degree offers a business-focused core curriculum and liberal arts experiences to provide students with a deeper awareness of the impact the arts, humanities and social sciences have on pressing issues facing our world today. With a generous credit-transfer policy and a convenient online platform, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer up to 90 previously earned credits to a degree that you can complete at your own pace. When you graduate, you’ll have the credentials needed to stand out in your field and achieve your career goals.

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Admission Requirements

The following is required for admission to the online liberal studies degree program:

  • Completed application
  • Graduation from an approved high school or credentials indicating equivalent preparation
  • All previous college transcripts (even if no credit was earned or grades received)
  • ACT or SAT I scores (if applicable)

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Course Map

General Education [41-42 credit hours]

HE 111 Husson Experience: 1 hour
EH 123 Rhetoric and Composition I: 3 hours
EH 124 Rhetoric and Composition II: 3 hours


General Education Electives


Historical Elective: 3 hours
Psychological or Sociological Elective: 3 hours
Philosophical Elective: 3 hours
Humanities Elective: 3 hours
Literature Elective: 3 hours
Math I: Deductive Math Elective: 4 hours
Math II: Inductive Math Elective: 3 hours
Perspectives Electives: 6 hours
Lab Science Elective: 3-4 hours
Fine Arts Elective: 3 hours


Additional General Education Requirements (These may be fulfilled by a number of classes being taken in the General Education sequence or program sequence.)


Bridge Course
Foreign Culture and Conversation Course
Sustainability Course
Writing Intensive Course

Choose one of the following

MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra: 4 hours
MS 180 Precalculus with Trigonometry: 4 hours
MS 181 Calculus with Applications: 4 hours

Business Studies [45 credit hours]

AC 121 Principles of Accounting I: 3 hours
AC 211 Managerial Accounting: 3 hours
BA 101 Introduction to Business: 3 hours
BA 310 Organizational Management: 3 hours
BA 312 Non-Profit Management: 3 hours
BA 351 Internship I: 3 hours
BA 352 Internship II (finance-based professional project): 3 hours
BA 465 Biotech: Business of Genetics: 3 hours
IT 481 Project Management Techniques: 3 hours


Choose one of the following in each group below:


BA 210 Economic Overview for Non-Majors: 3 hours
BA 211 Microeconomics: 3 hours


BA 414 Business Strategy: 3 hours
HU 411 Senior Capstone Experience: 3 hours

LIBERAL STUDIES [36-38 credit hours]

9 hours must consist of 300+ level courses
Humanities Electives: 6 hours
Social Science Electives: 6 hours
Math/Science Electives: 6-8 hours
Concentration Area Electives (choose one area of focus): 18 hours


Business Electives: 9 hours
Open Elective or Portfolio Assessment (PA 100): 3 hours

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*Based on a full-time student transferring 60-90 credits.

**All rates are subject to change.