These courses are designed specifically for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students. To enroll in one of the following courses, please reach out to to request a seat.

Fall 2019

Professional Pathways in the Liberal Arts and Sciences – Various Instructors

• Mondays, Period 7 (1:55—2:45)
• Tuesdays, Period 5 (11:45—12:35)
• Tuesdays, Period 6 (12:50—1:40)
• Wednesdays, Period 4 (10:40—11:30)
• Wednesdays, Period 5 (11:45—12:35)
• Thursdays, Period 4 (10:40—11:30)
• Thursdays, Period 7 (1:55—2:45)

Strategic Self-Marketing in the Liberal Arts and Sciences – Instructor: Brittany Grubbs
• Mondays, Period 5 (11:45—12:35), Course Number 16257
This course will assist students in the process of becoming a more confident and competitive professional. By the end of this course, students will be able to understand the process of influencing and motivation others, identify successful leadership and management strategies, understand the principles of brand identity, and develop situational and cultural awareness in the workplace.

The Art of “Adulting” in the Liberal Arts and Sciences – Instructor: Ryan Braun
• Tuesdays, Period 7 (1:55-2:45), Course Number 16291
What does it mean to come of age as a young professional in today’s society? How do characteristics, challenges, perspectives, and responsibilities change as you enter adulthood? This course explores these questions by grounding the concept of “adulting” in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students will engage with great thinkers from Plato to Isaac Newton to Toni Morrison to examine time management, financial literacy, career development, civic participation, and other challenging but crucial elements of contemporary adult life.

Beyond120 Skills Curriculum

Here you will find interactive lessons that cover a range of skills to assist with your professional development. The lessons are grouped by the eight career readiness competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. New lessons are added all the time, so check back frequently for more content. Among the competencies covered are:

  • Resilience and Grit
  • Professional Materials
  • Decision Making
  • Communication for Professional Development
  • Goal Setting

Liberal Arts and Sciences Internship – IDS4940

Internships provide students with opportunities to integrate classroom knowledge, skills and methods with professional roles, responsibilities and activities in supervised settings. IDS4940 is a 1-3 credit, web-based course designed to complement your internship experience through guided reflection, critical analysis, synthesis and discussion. This course is offered for academic credit, graded on a pass/fail basis and fulfills upper division elective credit requirements.

If interested in pursuing internship credit through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, please review and submit the application below to We encourage you to apply early. All applications must be in and processed no later than:

  • Fall 2019 deadline: Friday, September 6, 2019, by 12:00 p.m.
  • Spring 2020 deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020, by 12:00 p.m.

IDS4940 Application (PDF, 444 KB)

IDS4940 Fall 2019 Syllabus (PDF, 164 KB)