language-full Liberal Arts, Languages & Social Sciences
Being Analytical is Critical

Maybe you’ve heard that Liberal Arts degrees are impractical. Don’t believe it. Learn to think critically and communicate effectively – those skills can boost any career trajectory.

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Yes, Liberal Arts Degrees Are in Demand

“I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word.” – Emily Dickinson

NOVA’s Liberal Arts, Languages and Social Sciences programs prepare students to exchange ideas and become deep thinkers. Your education is too important to be spent memorizing facts and figures. By studying communication, writing, language arts, and society, you can engage with others and challenge the status quo.

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  • Liberal Arts, Languages and Social Sciences is designed for transfer to four-year colleges with Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programs.

  • The diversity of programs offers students an enriched knowledge of humanities while teaching students how to think and communicate.

Careers for Well-Rounded Learners

What’s the best thing about a degree in Liberal Arts? Flexibility. You can take these “soft skills” to nearly any business or industry.

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  • Community Interpreter

    Interpreters and translators convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.

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  • Social and Human Service Assistant

    Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work.

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Discover Your Passion

NOVA gives you the opportunity to experience a mixture of disciplines within Liberal Arts. Take your time and figure out what you want your specialty to be.

General Studies, A.S.

Be a generalist. College is a great time to explore your interests and find your passion.

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Liberal Arts, A.A.

More and more hiring managers want employees who understand critical thinking, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication.

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Want More About a Future in Liberal Arts?

We know you like to think critically. So do we. Contact an advisor now to plan your future.

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