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Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts emphasizes literature, philosophy, social science, and analytical and critical thinking skills, all of which prepare you for lifelong learning and social, cultural, and technological change.


Upon completion of your liberal arts degree, you will be able to:


Demonstrate appropriate comparative and analytical communication skills across disciplines

Conduct effective independent research

Demonstrate interpersonal and collaborative skills between and among diverse groups and individuals

Apply critical thinking skills in analyzing complex social and cultural issues

Summarize and integrate viewpoints from different disciplines

Analyze the values that influence interactions among people, groups, or nations

These skills from an liberal arts degree program give you an advantage in many ways, due to the study of such a wide variety of subjects and themes. This variety also allows you to learn about a wide range of ideas, that will better help you discover your interests and pursue a gratifying career. Learn from professors who have the relevant knowledge and experience to help you grow into a liberal arts career.



Summary of Degree Units


University Graduation Requirements    27

Major Preparation    26

Major Core Requirements    21

Concentration Requirements    30

Technical Elective    1

Minor Requirements    15

Total    120


University Requirements for Graduation


Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Undergraduate Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.


The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.

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