Liberal Studies


Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies promotes understanding of several disciplinary perspectives, a greater appreciation of differences and similarities among disciplines, and the integration of diverse views.

This major is appropriate for students whose career and personal goals require no specific major. It is not recommended for students continuing toward a specialized advanced degree requiring a specific undergraduate major. Students cannot add a minor to this program.

Liberal Studies is particularly suited for those working professionals seeking to broaden their skills and enhance their opportunity for advancement. Liberal Studies majors may not add a minor to this program of study.

Careers

Education

Many liberal studies majors pursue a career in education. With their education being an integration of diverse perspectives, many go on to be teachers, where one plays a strategic role in shaping and influencing young lives.

Positions such as pre-kindergarten, elementary, high school and special education teachers are of the most common occupations for liberal studies majors in the education field.

Other miscellaneous occupations held by liberal studies majors include top/mid-level managers, executives, administrators, sales occupations, office support staff and other administrative and management occupations.

Did you know?

Dr. H. Howard Hughes,
professor of English at Texas
Wesleyan from 1935-1968, set
the Guinness World Record for
"The Most Ardent
Theatergoer" by attending
6,136 shows during the period
1957-1987.

 

Dr. Rod Erakovich
School of Business
Administration
Assistant Professor of
Management

"I enjoy teaching, being able
to bring some information and
knowledge to the students
and finding ways of connecting
that to their personal and
professional needs, that’s
always rewarding."

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