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    Jul 23, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, BPS (MBU Online)

CIP Code: 24.0199

The major is interdisciplinary in nature and is designed to be flexible, allowing the student to tailor the courses to meet particular areas of interest. All courses must be upper division (300- or 400-level). No more than nine hours in the major may be applied toward satisfying general education and/or degree requirements.

General Education Requirements (MBU Online)   

Bachelor of Professional Studies (MBU Online)    

Liberal Arts Major Requirements

Courses Required for the Major

  • Upper Division Courses in Natural Sciences Semester Hours: Nine
  • Upper Division Courses in Social/Behavioral Sciences Semester Hours: Nine
  • Upper Division Courses in Fine Arts and Humanities Semester Hours: Nine
  • Upper Division Electives Semester Hours: Nine

Total: 36 Hours

Liberal Arts Capstone Requirement

Total: 3 Hours

Total: 39 Hours


  • At least six hours of major and three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University
  • A grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a major or minor 
  • If a substitution has been made, attach a copy of the signed approval and indicate the course number and title following the catalog requirement. Please include the date of the substitution. 

Requirements for degree conferral:

  • At least 24 of the last 32 hours taken at Missouri Baptist University

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale (those seeking certification must achieve a GPA of 2.75)

  • At least 42 hours of Upper Division (54 for a dual degree)

  • At least 120 total credit hours (144 for a dual degree)