Prepare for Your Future with a Degree from Our College of Arts & Sciences
Our College of Arts & Sciences offers a wide variety of degree options that give you the opportunity to personalize your degree and pursue your passions. With our College of Arts & Sciences, you can earn a degree in English, family and consumer sciences, history, mathematics, modern languages, philosophy, and more. Or, you can pursue a degree in interdisciplinary studies and combine the two or three areas of interest that best align with your career goals.
When you earn a degree from Liberty’s College of Arts & Sciences, you can be confident that you will learn from experienced professors who are strong in their faith and will support and mentor you throughout your time here. Our academic departments offer a biblically integrated education that not only prepares you for your career but a life that matters, as well.
Available Degree Programs
Departments in Liberty’s College of Arts and Sciences
Liberty University’s College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide variety of degrees that will give you the personalized educational experience you’re looking for.
English is the international language of commerce and diplomacy, and the writing, critical thinking, and communication skills you learn with an English degree can prepare you for success in the global marketplace.
Our English department produces graduates of distinction who have become published authors, lead writers for Amazon Prime, and founders of the Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project. Because we are dedicated to giving you the foundation you need for similar success, our English department provides opportunities for conference presentations around the country, publication in our literary journal LAMP, work study, and internships. Our students have interned for a variety of organizations, including the U.S. House of Representatives, and we will work with you to help you discover and pursue the opportunities that are right for you.
If you are interested in teaching English as a second language, check out the B.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language degree offered by our Modern Languages department.
Family and Consumer Sciences Department
- Family and Child Development (B.S.)
- Family and Consumer Sciences (B.S.)
- Fashion (B.S.)
- Interior Design (B.S.)
Challenging, profitable, and exciting career opportunities exist in multiple fields for Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) graduates including interior design, human development, fashion design, and fashion merchandising.
If you pursue our Family and Consumer Services program, you will be part of the #1 ranked FACS degree in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and with your senior year internships, you can have excellent job placement opportunities upon graduation.
When you choose to earn your history degree with us, you can be confident that we have the resources you need to network with other historians, conduct ground-breaking research, and gain hands-on experience in the field. Currently, our Department of History is the largest in the United States with over 1,700 students enrolled in our degree programs. Our students are passionate about their field, and they have been the most decorated Phi Alpha Theta participants in the country for the past eight years. Together with our history department, they organize lectures by guest speakers, historical field trips, and opportunities to present research at regional conferences.
In addition, our Department of History has been recognized by our provost for promoting excellence in research. Not only have our professors won awards for mentoring undergraduate researchers, but our students have won monetary awards funding their research in places like Peru. We also offer local research and internship opportunities to our students. For example, we own several historical sites, such as Mead’s Tavern (built in 1763), which serve as laboratories for hands-on training in research, archaeology, and public engagement.
- Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (A.A.)
- Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.)
- Interdisciplinary Studies (B.S.)
With over 20 general areas of study to choose from, our interdisciplinary studies programs offer the most flexibility of all our degrees. When you choose an interdisciplinary studies degree, you can combine two or three areas of interest to create a unique degree that best suits your career goals.
- Applied Mathematics and Statistics (B.S.)
- Applied Mathematics and Statistics – Actuarial (B.S.)
- Mathematics (B.S.)
- STEM – Mathematics (A.S.)
Our mathematics department is a great place to become a mathematician prepared to enter a variety of industries from business and government to the medical field. According to Career Cast’s Jobs Rated report, entering five of 2017’s top occupations – mathematician, statistician, actuary, operations research analyst, and data scientist – begins with a math degree. And with our actuarial specialization for our B.S. in Mathematics degree, you can pursue a career in insurance or finance.
Modern Languages Department
- American Sign Language and Interpretation (B.A.)
- Spanish (B.A.)
- Teaching English as a Second Language (B.A.)
Our Department of Modern Languages is passionate about giving you the tools you need to share Christ with the world. Whether you want to teach English as a second language, interpret for the deaf community, or teach Spanish, we have a degree program for you. Our modern languages department also offers classes in linguistics, Chinese, German, French, and Russian, allowing you to add a minor and learn languages that will prepare you to work in full-time ministry, international business, or strategic intelligence. Most of our language classes are taught by native speakers and offer opportunities for you to engage with local language communities outside of the classroom, which immerse you in both the language and culture.
We are dedicated to giving you the foundation you need for success. We provide opportunities for internships and international travel with a variety of organizations, helping you develop your language skills, cultural intelligence, and ministry mindset. Our modern languages department has also had two students selected to receive highly competitive Fulbright Scholarships for 2018-2019, funding their research and teaching overseas.
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