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Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science

Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science

Associate of Arts
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Why Study Liberal Arts and Science?

Liberal Arts and Science comprises the academic disciplines of language, composition and literature, art, philosophy, religious studies, education, communication, speech, performing arts and the social and behavioral sciences. Courses in the liberal arts lay a foundation for more specialized and advanced areas in a baccalaureate program.

Occupational Objectives:

Upon completing the program, students will be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution in order to further their education. Students may follow career paths in many areas, including law, psychology, education, social work and other fields.

Sample Courses:

  • Social Science electives
  • Humanities electives
  • Arts and Science electives
  • Science electives

 

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Program Goals:

The goal of the Liberal Arts courses is to develop in the student general intellectual capacities, judgment and understanding of human relationships in the social, cultural, and natural environment for the past, present and future. Courses focus on analysis, problem solving, critical thinking, writing and communication.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective communication in both speech and writing
  • Value the arts
  • Demonstrate personal growth and self-awareness
  • Demonstrate civic responsibility by contributing to society
  • Apply the ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Solve problems through critical thinking
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness through the study of many disciplines
  • Employ a foundational body of knowledge
Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science
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