Liberal Arts

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The skills most employers value in new hires are the foundation of a liberal arts degree: written and oral communication, problem solving, and critical thinking. Employers look for a strong work ethic, teamwork, initiative, and analytical abilities. These are the specific abilities sharpened by liberal arts courses. Choosing a liberal arts major is one way to prepare for a world where new and unexpected careers are invented every day.

Liberal Arts Options

The AA Degree

Getting your Associate degree can translate into $360,000 more in lifetime earnings than a H.S. diploma! It can also be a perfect start to a 4 year degree.

Academic Subject Certificates

While you're earning your AA degree, you can explore some subjects in depth and add a certificate to your resumé, usually without adding additional credits. Offered in:

  • Global Studies
  • Hawaiian Language
  • Marine Option Program
  • Philippine Studies
  • Writing, Business & Creative Tracks

Requirements for all the Academic Subject Certificates

Transferring to a 4 year

What would you do with $30, 000? That's how much you can save by starting your baccalaureate degree here at Leeward!

Liberal Arts Majors

Three other specific degrees offered:

Other Options to explore