Liveral Arts, BA
Master the Art of Reason
Unlock Your Ability to Understand Tough Concepts
A liberal arts degree helps you develop your rational thought and intellectual capabilities in many areas. You will gain a basic understanding of the development of civilzation, historical and cultural traditions, political institutions and processes, and develop an appreciation of the fine arts and literature.
You will be able to plan a multi-disciplinary program, focusing on subjects in social science, humanities, and the arts. Most liberal arts students are in another major or a strong minor.
Degree at a Glance
Career Outlook for Graduates
Many liberal arts graduates continue on to higher education programs to earn master's and/or doctorate degrees in medicine, law, dentistry, business, humanities, and social sciences.
With strong skills in communication and critical thinking, graduates are flexible and adaptable learners, allowing them to pursue a wide variety of careers.
- Writer and Author – $62,170
- Editor – $59,480
- Reporter – $43,490
- Public Relations Specialist – $60,000
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statisitcs, 2018
Why Earn a Liberal Arts Degree from USU Online
USU Online's liberal arts bachelor's program allows you to acquire an understanding in four areas: historical and cultural traditions; social and legal institutions; arts and literature; and critical thinking, reasoning, and ethical inquire. In addition, you will gain proficiency in a foreign language.
By taking classes 100% online, you will have the flexibility you need to live a balanced life. USU instructors are well qualified, both through education and life experience.
International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.