Every profession needs agile thinkers with the critical, analytical and practical skills to examine issues from multiple perspectives and solve problems effectively. Build them in JWU’s new Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies.
Integrated Degree for a Global MarketplaceIndustries are becoming more and more interconnected. Globalization and technology are erasing the barriers between disciplines. In this climate, businesses need to be innovative and able to adapt across cultural contexts.
Develop the knowledge to bridge these connections — and the skills that translate easily between fields.
Our program combines the depth and breadth of a liberal arts education with the career-focused training JWU is known for.
Explore Your InterestsBuild the writing, communication and critical thinking skills to think flexibly and adapt quickly, while exploring academic areas that interest you.
First choose your academic track: General Studies, Humanities/Social Sciences or Math/Science.
Then complete requirements and electives from the roughly 150 courses currently offered through our School of Arts & Sciences.
Sharpen Career-Ready SkillsRound out your professional skill set with a required minor that focuses on organizational and managerial skills, and provides team-building opportunities. Choose from two minors:
Acquire specialized knowledge that translates directly into the workplace, then apply these professional skills through experiential opportunities such as internships, study abroad programs or community service.
Potential to SucceedFlexible thinking, the ability to analyze and synthesize information, and a wider pool of potential career paths are just a few of the advantages of a broad-based education.
Gain a unique skill set that can be applied to a variety of growing fields, from work with nonprofits and cultural organizations to technical writing, public relations, and education, as well as solid preparation for graduate school.