Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
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.
What you will learn
The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts 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. Upon completion of your Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts degree program, 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
BA in Liberal Arts
Discover the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts. In this video, Chair of the online Liberal Arts program Dr. John McAteer explains what you can expect to learn during the degree program and how it will prepare you for a rewarding career in liberal arts.
Your Courses in Liberal Arts
Embark on a broad-based course of study that allows you to explore a variety of academic areas and to develop an understanding of the physical and social world. This degree's curriculum also includes a
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.
Major Course Requirements (36 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)
Careers in Liberal Arts
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. Take a look at your potential career options.