Liberal Studies


Degree Type

Associate in Arts

Average Salary



Understanding the Foundations
of Liberal Arts

Welcome To Liberal Studies

Do you love the arts?

Looking for a creative career?

Do you have a passion to create?

Enchanted with english literature?

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The Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies is designed to broaden their knowledge, abilities, and skills to create a foundation in the liberal arts. Students gain a broad background in the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, communication, fine and preforming arts, mathematics, and the physical and biological sciences. The students are able to complete lower division major preparation and general education for transfer while simultaneously completing the Liberal Studies Associate Degree. This major provides opportunities for students who are exploring degree options and are not yet certain about their specific degree goals at the four-year level.

Our Degree

Associate in Arts Degree
The Associate in Arts Degree can be obtained by completing the 23-25-unit major, Option B or C general education
requirements, and electives. All courses for this major must be completed with a minimum grade of C or a P if the course is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.

Program Outcomes
Students completing the University Studies Associate Degree will be able to:
1.Apply an understanding of how diverse cultural beliefs and social, political and/or historical context impact forms of human expression.
2.Demonstrate quantitative reasoning skills through problem solving.
3. Students will successfully communicate ideas through various forms of expression.

Meet Our Liberal Studies Faculty