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Liberal Studies


This curriculum is designed primarily for students who wish to transfer to a baccalaureate-granting institution to continue their education. All students planning to transfer should work closely with their KBOCC advisor and transfer institution to determine transferability when selecting courses.


1. Communicate competently.
2. Apply reasoning skills to solve problems.
3. Use lifelong learning skills.
4. Describe the interconnectedness of communities.
5. Integrate an individual interest with civic responsibility.


Tim Raymond
Liberal Studies Department Chair

(906) 524-8311
Wabanung Campus – Rm 311


General Education Requirements
College Success Elective (Choose LS103 or LS133) – 2 credits
EN102 College Composition I – 3 credits
EN106 Sharing Information and Stories Orally – 3 credits
EN202 College Composition II – 3 credits
Lab Science Elective – 4 credits
Mathematics or Science Elective* (Choose MA103 or higher, or a science course designated as a second science elective for general education – Course must be taken from a different subject area than the Lab Science elective) – 4 credits
Humanities Elective (Choose any humanities-designated course; must be from a different subject area than the Anishinaabe Awareness elective) – 4 credits
Social Science Electives (Courses must be taken from a minimum of two subject areas) – 8 credits

Anishinaabe Awareness
Anishinaabe Awareness Elective (Choose AS102 or OS110) – 4 credits
Second Anishinaabe Awareness Elective (At least two additional credits of electives must be designated Anishinaabe Awareness; may be duplicate credits)

Liberal Studies Requirements
Liberal Studies Electives (At least twelve credits must be numbered 200 or above) – 20 credits
IS110 Principles of Information Systems** – 4 credits
Experimental Learning Requirement (LS295, LS298 or LS299) – 1-3 credits
LS297 Capstone Seminar – 1 credit

Total Credits Required – 61-63 credits

* Students intending to transfer should consider fulfilling the Michigan Transfer Agreement’s (MTA) requirement of two sciences and math. See Michigan Transfer Agreement under General Education.
** Students who can demonstrate proficiency in using the computer applications covered in IS 110 by either (1) providing evidence of successfully completing computer courses in secondary or community education settings within the past five years or (2) passing a KBOCC-administered proficiency exam will be permitted to select an alternative course or courses totaling 4 credits. Liberal studies majors who are interested in this option should speak with their advisor about procedures and appropriate alternative course selections.