By following a rigorous Liberal Arts and Sciences curriculum, graduates will have developed capabilities in academic research and writing, the ability to apply scientific method and critical thinking skills to validate their own ideas and inquiries, sufficient math skills to deal with complex problems, and an awareness and appreciation of living in a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse society.
Within the Humanities and Social Sciences, two degree options are available.
Associate in Arts degree: Program Requirements
This program provides the first two years of a traditional college education leading toward such professions as law, teaching at all levels through college, journalism, psychology, international affairs, translation, political science, and many more that require a working knowledge of a modern language as well as a strong academic background. The Humanities, Social Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences electives allow students to focus their curriculum toward a specific goal or to explore a variety of disciplines.
The courses accommodate a wide range of career choices. In a world where technology is constantly changing, students must be ready for a tomorrow where jobs change rapidly or disappear. This program provides a solid educational foundation by encouraging students to be knowledgeable about the past, but prepared for the future.
Associate in Sciences degree: Program Requirements
This is one of our most popular programs!
It is often a great choice for undecided students too.
This program is highly transferable and provides flexibility and exploration in a wide variety of studies since it contains many free electives. The training in disciplines under the general category of Liberal Arts and Sciences is also excellent preparation for many traditional careers, including medicine, dentistry, law, teaching, business, international studies, mass media, mass communications, health, physical education, and recreation.
Byron Shaw, Associate Dean of Instruction, Division of Communications and Humanities
607-962-9271 or NY & PA 800-358-7171, ext. 9271
Deborah Beall, Associate Dean of Instruction, Social Sciences and Social Services
607-962-9239 or NY & PA 800-358-7171, ext. 9239