Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts
Dr. John McAteer is the Chair of the online Liberal Arts program at Ashford University. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of California at Riverside, a BA in Film from Biola University, and an MA in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics from Talbot School of Theology. Read his full bio.
See the big picture with your Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Ashford University. Embark on a broad-based course of study that allows you to explore a variety of academic areas.
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. This degree program is designed to provide you with a broad-based liberal arts experience, enriching your understanding of the physical and social world. The diversity of courses will enable you to examine major national and global issues, especially those issues related to cultures and their diversity. Foster an independent view of the world while developing critical, creative thinking, and communication skills.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the average American will change jobs 10 times before the age of 40, and will pursue at least three different career paths, which requires a broad, generalized education. When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, you will have what you need to begin a rewarding career in which a breadth of knowledge is a must. Liberal arts programs prepare graduates for a wide variety of jobs in business, communications, the arts, education, health care, and legal professions, and in social and public service occupations. A degree in Liberal Arts could be your key to any of these occupations:
- Hotel Management
- Writer, Reporter, or Editor
- Occupational Therapist
- Recreation Worker
- Public Relations Specialist
- Marketing and Survey Researcher
- Political Activist
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state.
Your courses in this Bachelor of Arts degree program are taught by advance-degreed instructors with real-world experience in the subjects they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.