The Liberal Studies program aims to provide students with the means to engage in critical insight, reasoning, mature judgment, and independent thinking; awakens students to a sense of the importance of values, self-awareness, and responsibility; and prepares students for scholarly excellence.
The Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies is designed to provide a broad-based interdisciplinary education to prepare students who want to pursue a four-year degree. Courses include core subjects such as English, Math, Science, Social Sciences, the Arts, and languages.
Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
Upon successful completion of the AA in Liberal Studies program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to connect knowledge of human culture and the natural world to a variety of disciplines and perspectives.
- Demonstrate effective reasoning, problem solving, critical thinking, and creative achievement, and an inclination to life-long inquiry and the pursuit of learning.
- Identify and articulate the intellectual, ethical, cultural, and social qualities essential for leadership in a changing global community through awareness and respect for cultures diverse in thought, values, and beliefs.