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
Getting your Associate in Arts degree can translate to $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:
- Community Food Security
- Digital Art, Photography Emphasis
- Global Studies
- Hawaiian Language
- Marine Option Program
- Performing Arts
- Philippine Studies
- Writing, Business & Creative Tracks
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
Two other specific degrees offered:
Other Options to explore