Distance Learning Programmes in Humanities

Liberal Arts

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Liberal arts originate from antiquity, when they formed the basis of education for citizens of the Greek states. Today, the discipline includes a broad range of areas belonging to humanities, social sciences and natural sciences such as literature, languages, music, philosophy, history, mathematics, psychology, and more. These subjects can also be split into the categories of verbal arts, numerical arts and analytical arts. Liberal studies exclude any programmes related to the professional, vocational, or technical areas of study.

Liberal arts courses are especially popular in the U.S. where they are provided by liberal arts colleges as undergraduate programmes resulting in a B.Sc., a B.A. or an associate degree. Some programmes in liberal arts are similar to general studies by offering students the opportunity to choose a desired study tracks.

Liberal arts classes usually have a small number of students and rely more on student-teacher interaction. Students develop skills like critical thinking and the ability to communicate effectively verbally, as well as in writing. Students will achieve a sense of social responsibility, as well as strong intellectual and practical skills, demonstrating the ability to understand complex problems.

Graduates may find job opportunities in a wide range of areas including: art, education, politics, social work public service, military service, medicine, or law.

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Suggested Online Programmes Liberal Arts

Bachelor Liberal Arts Degree

Start or finish your undergraduate degree part time. In the Bachelor Of Liberal Arts Degree program from Harvard University, you can sharpen your written and verbal communication, enhance your critical and analytical capacity, and deepen your knowledge in a chosen field for career advancement and personal growth.

United States
Master Liberal Studies

The KSU Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies therefore provides you with a unique opportunity to study at the graduate level in fields that are of interest and use to you. KSU Master of Liberal Studies students, under the guidance of the Program Director, select courses from across the university to form their own individualized and integrated course of study.

United States
Bachelor Arts/Bachelor of Science

The combined program offers students the opportunity to study in the area of Arts and this combined degree is ideal for students seeking a liberal education to pursue areas of interest in both science and humanities and offers students the opportunity to study in the area of Arts and Sciences in preparation for a wide range of careers.

Australia
Bachelor Liberal Studies

The Bachelor of Liberal Studies program offers students course work from more than two dozen disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. It aims to train students to communicate effectively, to think both creatively and critically, and to work across disciplines.

United States