BACHELORS DEGREE | HUMANITIES: LIBERAL ARTS

Degree Overview

Based on the classical university tradition of a college education, the Liberal Arts track is the broadest of all the Humanities programs. This degree combines elements of several disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, speech, math, science, and business. The Liberal Arts track exposes you to a wide variety of courses, allowing you to explore the conditions and concerns of humanity as well as historical events that have had an impact the world. To focus your studies, you'll choose a concentration or minor ranging from Aviation to Youth Ministries. This versatile degree supplies you with more flexibility and future job options than most other degree programs do.

Program Outcomes

  • Students are able to demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Students are able to do scholarly research.
  • Students are able to communicate clearly to a range of audiences in writing or in speaking.
  • Students are able to communicate the characteristics of Western culture through interaction with literature, history, philosophy, and apologetics.
  • Students are able, through their minor, to develop a specific set of competencies related to their specific goals.

Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 1 (3)
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
  • The Modern World (3)
  • Music Elective (2)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 2 (3)
  • College Algebra (3)
  • General Psychology (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)

Total Credits: 15

2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year

Related Minors

  • Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Humanities: Cross-Cultural
  • English

Potential Career Fields

  • Public relations
  • Social scientist
  • Political scientist
  • Government worker
  • Human resources specialist

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT | FRASER ARMSTRONG

Fraser Armstrong ('09, Dramatic Productions minor) is a contracted actor for Sight and Sound Theatres in Branson, MO. His credits include the lead role in Moses, as well as roles in Noah the Musical, Miracle of Christmas, and Joseph. "After every show, an invitation to receive Christ is given, and cast and crew lead an after-show prayer ministry," Armstrong said. "Whether I am serving as an actor playing a 9-foot giant, singing, helping move set pieces, or riding a horse on stage, everything is done for the praise of His glory and that our patrons might come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ."

MBU Program Faculty

Meet some of the people in who lead this program

Traci Mayes - Faculty

Traci Mayes

College of Arts and Sciences | Assistant Professor

Credentials

MEd Teaching English, Bob Jones University

BS English Education, Bob Jones University

Jerry Kolwinska - Faculty

Jerry Kolwinska

College of Arts and Sciences | Associate Professor

Credentials

MS English Education, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

MS School Administration, Maranatha Baptist University

BS Christian Education, Faith Baptist Bible College

Angela Morris | Faculty

Angela Morris

College of Arts and Sciences | Associate Professor

Credentials

MS Communication, University Wisconsin-Whitewater

BS Speech Education, Maranatha Baptist University

CELTA Certification, Cambridge

Jeffrey Miller - Faculty

Jeffrey Miller

College of Arts and Sciences | Associate Professor

Credentials

Ph.D. Communications, Regent University (in progress)

MA Theatre, University of Akron

BS Secondary Education, Maranatha Baptist University

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