Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Letters, Arts, and Sciences

This popular program combines a classic liberal arts education with today’s need for flexibility and practical skills. The program is especially attractive to adults and workplace professionals who have some college credits and want an interdisciplinary program, and to students who wish to prepare for specialized careers for which there are no specific academic majors available. 

Curriculum Overview

Students must have a GPA of 2.0 to be eligible for entrance into this major. Both transfer students and students who are doing a change of major must have fewer than 91 credits to be considered for entrance to Letters, Arts and Sciences. Students may earn this degree through any combination of day and evening classes, correspondence study or individual independent study with a professor. Students may not duplicate existing majors from any academic area. All students work with the coordinator to formulate a proposal designing a program that meets their education and career goals. Students may follow a study track in humanities, social and behavioral sciences or liberal studies. 

Core skills developed while majoring in Letters, Arts and Sciences include:

  • Research proficiency
  • Critical thinking
  • Application of theory
  • Communications skills

Complementary Minors and Certificates

Students who minor in one of the following disciplines find a strong overlap or complement to Letters, Arts and Sciences:

Internships, Research and application

Enhance your program with an internship in government, business, education, health care and a host of other areas.

Graduation and Beyond

Graduates are working in management, finance, law, environmental science, digital media, communications, healthcare, education, marketing and dozens of other professional fields. Graduates of this program are well-prepared for graduate programs and succeed well in both the humanities and the social sciences degree programs.