A Liberal Arts education provides a comprehensive overview of humanities and social sciences, producing graduates who are well-rounded academically, excellent communicators, critical and creative thinkers, aware of cultural diversity and varied perspectives, and prepared to adapt to the needs of the 21st century.
The Liberal Arts degree program is designed to transfer seamlessly to four-year colleges and universities for the completion of a range of Bachelor’s of Arts Degrees.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
- Articulate their place in human culture and the global society from a multi-disciplinary perspective acquired through the study of the social sciences, humanities, history, natural sciences, mathematics, arts, and languages.
- Articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.
- Use critical reasoning skills to resolve practical, intellectual, and ethical issues in their personal and professional lives.
- Gather, analyze, and synthesize relevant information from various sources and contexts and apply it in an informed and socially responsible way to address diverse real-world challenges.
- Recognize how geographical, social, economic, and historical conditions shape cultural perspectives.
Students must demonstrate Algebra I competency before taking courses in the major. Algebra I competency may be verified with a passing score on the College’s placement test or by completing the appropriate class. Students must also have a grade of “C” or better in one year of high school laboratory science.