Begun in 1997, the Undergraduate Liberal Studies Program is primarily designed for students with Associate of Applied Science degrees in fields such as business technology, dental hygiene, legal assistance, nursing, or sign language, among others, who wish to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students pursue a coherent yet broadly individualized interdisciplinary major that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree, usually after two years of full-time study at Rutgers University-Camden.
The Liberal Studies program meets the needs of qualified, motivated students who seek the expanded intellectual experience and improved career potential afforded by a bachelors degree. After transferring credits from their applied sciences degree, students gain critical skills essential to the liberal arts and pursue a program that combines courses in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Students often begin the program after accumulating valuable work experience, and many pursue their education while continuing to work. Students find the Liberal Studies program flexible, challenging, and highly satisfying. Courses are available in the evening or, if more convenient, during the day.