Bachelor of Science in Cultural Engagement Compassionate Dialogue in an Age of Relativism


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Beginning in Fall 2024, this degree will be renamed Bachelor of Science in Apologetics and Cultural Engagement.

Today’s world is complex. Every day we are confronted with moral questions related to war, gender, politics, human rights, and more. There is a desperate need for Christian leaders who can humbly and ethically engage with these pressing issues and reach people with the truth of God’s Word.

Liberty’s 100% online B.S. in Cultural Engagement is designed to equip you for culture-related writing, reflection, and teaching roles within church, parachurch, and nonprofit settings. Ministry leaders and Christian nonprofit workers alike need to understand the relationship between our culture and the church. By exploring the unique issues facing modern society, you can become an effective leader, thinker, and communicator.

Are you ready to engage with some of life’s hardest questions and explore the implications of Scripture for our hurting world? If so, partner with us. Liberty’s online bachelor’s in cultural engagement can help you develop a solid foundation in biblical truth and the tools needed to communicate across cultural lines.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, we’ve designed our cultural engagement bachelor’s degree with your success in mind. We’re committed to helping you grow academically, professionally, and spiritually so you can serve as a Champion for Christ through your career.

Earn a degree that fits your schedule. Our online cultural engagement program is offered in a 100% online, 8-week course format. You’ll have the freedom to complete your degree from the comfort of your home without having to relocate or take time off from work! And you can stay invested in the things that really matter — like your family, church, and community — while pursuing your academic goals.

In our cultural engagement program, you’ll study under professors who have years of real-world experience. Our faculty are firmly rooted in the Christian faith and committed to helping you fulfill God’s calling on your life. At Liberty, you aren’t just another student — you are treated as a unique individual who can impact the world for Christ.

In this program, you will analyze a 3-pronged approach to cultural engagement. In particular, you’ll explore 1) what the Bible teaches about humanity and culture, 2) cultural influences that have shaped our society, and 3) practical methods for communicating on a variety of cultural issues. You’ll then synthesize your knowledge by completing a capstone project, allowing you to strengthen your research and writing skills while preparing for future employment.

As a Christian university, Liberty seeks to promote biblical application across numerous fields. Throughout this program, you will dive into a variety of relevant disciplines, including global studies, apologetics, theology, and biblical studies. You’ll also analyze important cultural issues like human rights, education, politics, and competing worldviews. Our degree will help you navigate the culture around you so you can more effectively reach people with the Gospel.

Other topics of study include:

  • Biblical, theological, and practical foundations for contextualizing the Gospel in diverse cultural settings
  • Contemporary systems of cultural engagement and the historical roots of these systems
  • Key questions pertaining to theological anthropology and the doctrine of the Fall

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.