Liberal Arts


Liberal Arts


Program Description:

A liberal arts education is designed to help students develop a breadth
of knowledge in the disciplines of humanities, the physical and social sciences, and mathematics. An AA Degree in liberal arts provides students with strong critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills. In addition, this degree provides students with the lower-division coursework needed to transfer to and succeed in a four-year college or university.

Some possible careers:

Administrative officer, biographer, teacher, attorney, public administrator, book/film/drama critic, public relations officer, historian, social worker, librarian, research assistant, paralegal aide, policy analyst, counselor, genealogist, museum curator, personnel manager, technical writer, legislative advocate, journalist, foreign service officer, state or government employee, elected or appointed official, urban planner.

Program Student Learning Outcome statement:

* Students completing the program will be able to think critically and express their thoughts clearly about an issue using support that reflects multicultural, literary, scientific and/or mathematical thought. * Students who complete the program will be prepared to succeed in upper division coursework at a four-year college or university.