Liberal Arts

Within the Liberal Arts concentration, you have the flexibility to tailor educational opportunities and classroom experiences to enhance your own professional and personal growth. You will be prepared to approach your chosen career in a meaningful, creative, and intentional way.

Our approach to learning and teaching is reflective, experiential, and engaging, led by experienced faculty who demonstrate mastery in their professions. We combine academic instruction and hands-on experience to build important intellectual and professional tools centered around six core purposes – Critical Thinking, Diverse Perspectives, Social Justice, Applied Learning, Communication, and Self-Awareness – designed to graduate globally-aware citizens, socially-responsible leaders, and highly marketable graduates. Learn more

Curriculum Overview

The coursework options within the concentration are extensive, with a focus on socially responsible work practices and student-centered learning.

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Career Opportunities

Just a handful of the broad possibilities:

  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Health Services Education
  • Elementary School Teacher
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Gain broad skill-sets and hands-on experience in practically any field, such as social service, education, government, management, and the arts.

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Service Learning

AUSB has a relationship with over 100 community organizations that provide service learning opportunities for students. The BA Service Learning requirement is met by completing 40 service hours with an approved non-profit agency.

Job statistic iconA recent U.S. News Report found that employers identified the creative, communicative, and problem-solving skills associated with liberal arts majors as the most valuable attributes of new hires.

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Graduate School Opportunities

After completing a Liberal Arts degree, qualified AUSB students have the opportunity to transition smoothly through our BA-to-Graduate Pathway Program, where they can choose from one of several advanced degree options: Master of Business Administration (MBA)Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, or Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD).