Major in Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Arts and Sciences
Liberal Studies: The UC Advantage
The major in liberal studies is designed for students with a wide array of interests in the liberal arts and sciences, allowing them to pick classes that broaden their knowledge base or further their career goals. Those who might feel confined in a traditional major will relish the opportunity to experience a varied curriculum rooted in the tradition of liberal education.
Faculty Because the program draws on a full spectrum of courses in the arts and sciences, you will have the opportunity to work with faculty from many different academic departments. To learn more about our accomplished faculty, visit the faculty pages under majors in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Curriculum The liberal studies major includes a foundational component comprised of four courses from each of three key areas:
- Society and behavior
- Art and language
- Science and mathematics
For specific program details, see academic requirements >
Program Student Learning Goals
Career Outcomes The liberal studies major offers a foundation of learning in the arts and sciences that will prove valuable in a variety of fields, including:
- health professions
UC liberal studies alumni have taken leadership positions at:
- Oneida-Herkimer County BOCES
- Nassau County government