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Welcome to the Humanities Division

Union County College

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts, A.A

Program Description

The Liberal Arts program is a flexible, transfer-oriented curriculum for students who want to complete a broad-based liberal arts foundation before majoring in a particular discipline. Traditionally, the Liberal Arts include language, philosophy, literature, history, and the physical sciences. The Liberal Arts program is designed to meet the core requirements of most four-year liberal arts colleges, offering a wide range of program options that allow for specialization during the first two years of college.

Besides being a basis for many other programs, it is the center of several programs which serve as Liberal Arts options: Early Childhood Elementary Education, Education, Graphic Design, Music and Theatre Arts, Psychology, Sociology, and Visual Arts. It is an ideal preparation for a well-rounded general education, allowing students to experience various academic disciplines before settling on a major after transfer.

After Union County College

Graduates of this program receive a broad-based education that allows them to transfer to a four-year college or university and major in Literature, the Social Sciences, Mathematics, and the exact Sciences. For many professions, such as Teaching, Law, Government Service and Social Work, this background is essential.