Liberal Arts and Humanities

Most degree programs in liberal arts and humanities cover subject matter related to social sciences, literature and writing, languages, world cultures, social issues and philosophy. Read on to learn more about this diverse field of study.

Inside Liberal Arts and Humanities

The umbrella of liberal arts and humanities is broad in terms of careers. However, it basically encompasses the study of humanity and human relations. As such, individuals interested in this field should enjoy understanding and discovering the many facets of human behavior. A desire to affect others in a positive or inspirational manner helps individuals succeed in liberal arts and humanities careers.

Education Information

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the majority of careers in liberal arts and humanities require at least a bachelor's degree (www.bls.gov). Examples of available degree programs include writing, journalism, economics, women's studies, history, English, political science, philosophy and sociology. Some students who major in liberal arts or humanities simultaneously pursue a teaching certificate. In some professions, such as writing, a degree is not necessarily required as long as the individual displays an exceptional degree of talent. These articles offer more information about relevant degree programs.

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