Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Humanities; Liberal Arts
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.
Liberal Arts Bachelor's Degree Program
The Liberal Arts major offers students the opportunity to gain a broad-based understanding of a number of disciplines including humanities, philosophy and theology, modern languages, social and behavioral science, and mathematics and natural sciences. The major leads to a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts.
Graduates are expected to apply knowledge, skills, and ethical reasoning to contemporary situations learned in diverse disciplines. Students become leaders in the service of Truth springing from the Benedictine tradition. The major prepares students for advanced graduate study as well as a variety of careers. Nationally, liberal arts majors often are employed in management, sales, and human services.
- ECN 204 - Macroeconomics
- ENG 140 - Introduction to Narrative
- HIS 250 - The Historian’s Craft
- LIB 110 - The Educated Mind
- LIB 210 - The Artistic Mind
- LIB 310 - The Scientific Mind
- LIB 410 - The Mind of Faith & Reason
- LIB 480 - Liberal Arts Capstone
- MAT 209 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
- PHI 202 - Logic
- PHI 310 - Philosophy of the Human Person
- THE 250 - Sacred Tradition
- THE 260 - Sacred Scripture
- HUM 499 - Senior Competency Testing
Choose One Course from Each Group:
- ENG 321 - Survey of British Literature I
- ENG 324 - Survey of British Literature II
- ENG 330 - Survey of World Literature I
- ENG 337 - Survey of American Literature II
- HIS 101 - World Civilizations I
- HIS 102 - World Civilizations II
- HIS 271 - US History I
- HIS 272 - US History II
- PHI 317 - Political Philosophy I
- POL 317 - Political Philosophy I
- PHI 318 - Political Philosophy II
- POL 318 - Political Philosophy II
Choose Two from the Following Options:
- BIO 101 - Human Biology
- BIO 101L - Human Biology Laboratory
- BIO 103 - General Biology I
- BIO 103L - General Biology I Laboratory
- CHE 109 - Fundamentals of Chemistry (and lab)
- CHE 111 - General Inorganic Chemistry I
- CHE 111L - General Inorganic Chemistry Lab
- PHY 203 - Introduction to Physics (and lab)
Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship!
We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package.
Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education.
Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.
We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.