Forge Your Future by Designing Your Own Major

Are you a creative and independent person who is passionate about learning? Our liberal studies program allows you to major in emerging cross-disciplinary fields that will prepare you for the jobs of tomorrow. You will work one-on-one with a faculty mentor to design your own special major. Liberal Studies enables you to think critically, communicate complex ideas in understandable terms, imagine possibilities and adapt to changing priorities. These are the transferable skills that not only make hiring managers happy but will help you deal with people and challenges in the world.

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See Yourself Succeed with a Degree In Liberal Studies

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Dedicated Faculty

Work with exceptional faculty who will challenge your reading, reasoning and critical thinking skills. Our professors are here to walk with you as you grow in your knowledge and understanding. At A&M-Commerce, you are more than just a number, but a person with thoughts and emotions.

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An Integrated Approach

Education provides the path to greater knowledge and understanding. Experience a well-rounded curriculum with our liberal studies program. Choose from a variety of courses that span across disciplines and departments. No matter your focus, our program prepares you for a variety of careers.

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The Experience

Earning your degree in liberal studies is more than a diploma; it’s an educational experience. Join a community of scholars who are committed to growing intellectually and personally. Our goal is to help you pursue a worthy life that contributes to the betterment of society.

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Career Readiness

Thinking critically and communicating effectively. That's what employers are looking for. The College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts is dedicated to providing you the knowledge and resources for excelling in the workforce.

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What You Will Learn

A bachelor’s degree in liberal studies will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Engage in meaningful discussions with professors and peers
  • Develop skills in critical thinking, communication and problem solving
  • Grow personally and intellectually
  • Understand and appreciate the relationship between various disciplines
  • Prepare for advanced studies in a wide range of subjects
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Become an engaged citizen and respected employee. Earning your degree in liberal studies equips you with the critical thinking and communication skills employers are often looking for. These skills are transferable to any setting, whether business, education, government or non-profit. Students are also well-prepared for further graduate work in a variety of disciplines. The opportunities are endless.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

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Course Delivery

Our program lets you build the degree that best suits your research interests and career goals. Choose from a variety of courses in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences, math and the natural sciences that interest you. Classes are offered in-person and online in the fall, spring and summer.

Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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