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The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in English & American Literature is a focused liberal arts concentration rather than a professional or pre-professional program. Many students go on to graduate or professional study and find employment in teaching, writing, and editing, as well as in less traditional areas.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in History offers study in American, European, African, Far Eastern, Middle Eastern, and Latin American history. History degree students gain skills applicable to many careers, including the ability to criticize, organize, and synthesize extensive materials, and to write with clarity and precision.
The Bachelor of Science (BS)/Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in Interdisciplinary Studies provides an opportunity to develop and pursue a course of study centered around a unifying theme, problem, or issue defined by the student.
The Graduate Certificate in Linguistics at Boston University’s Metropolitan College is designed for those who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in linguistics, but who do not have the necessary background in linguistics.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) in Philosophy focuses on Western philosophy and a thorough understanding of the systematic foundation of philosophical views. Philosophy degree students learn logic, languages, and the exegesis of texts and arguments.
For students who wish to complete their bachelor’s degree—and who have previously earned 52-64 transferable academic credits—the Undergraduate Degree Completion Program (UDCP) offers a unique, completely online curriculum covering the social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences.