Liberal Studies (AS/BS)

Liberal Studies (AS/BS)

Total Credits (AS)
60 credits
General Education Core
15 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses
18 credits
Free Electives
27 credits
Total Credits (BS)
120 credits
General Education Core
33 credits
3 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses
18 credits
Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives
18 credits
Free Electives
48 credits
What can you do with this degree?

Medaille students have embraced local learning opportunities at a wide variety of locations, including:

Belle Center
International Institute of Buffalo
Allentown Association
African American Cultural Center
Buffalo Museum of Science
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Shakespeare in Delaware Park
Shea’s Performing Arts Center
Firsthand Learning, Inc.
Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.
People Inc.

According to a report from the Association of American Colleges & Universities, business and nonprofit leaders are looking for employees with the skills developed by degrees like Medaille’s associate or bachelor’s in liberal studies:

Critical Thinking
Complex Problem Solving
Written and Oral Communication
Applied Knowledge in Real-World Settings
About the Program 

What sets Medaille’s liberal studies program apart?

  • The opportunity to design your own education — a program built specifically for you, by you
  • Small classes
  • Accomplished faculty with real-world experience
  • Close faculty-student mentoring relationships
  • Focus on valuable critical thinking, communication and writing skills
  • Interview preparation and important connections through Medaille’s Career Planning office

Liberal Studies (AS/BS) Program Faculty


You have an exciting journey ahead —
and we’ll be there every step of the way.

Medaille College is the place for students who want to change their world and improve the lives of their communities through their careers as leaders, advocates and professionals. Each one of Medaille’s undergraduate programs prepares you for the workplace through hands-on learning experiences in and out of the classroom.

Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000

  • Personalized support
  • Student-centered environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available
  • Vibrant campus located in the heart of the City of Buffalo Relevant real-world experiences
  • More than two-dozen clubs and activities
  • Successful NCAA Division III athletic teams



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