Like the oceans that sustain our world, a liberal studies education is both expansive and deep. It offers an individualized experience, with more flexibility to design your course of study than perhaps any other Arts and Sciences major. As a result, this major lays the foundation for your intellectual life and prepares you for virtually any career — from education, business or law, to linguistics, journalism or creative writing.
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Liberal Studies majors learn to analyze what they read, to write effectively, and to appreciate art in its many forms. They also dictate much of their own curriculum: in addition to satisfying the College of Arts and Science’s core requirements, students complete an 18-credit minor of their choosing and select 15 additional credits from any of the liberal arts.
The faculty members teaching in the Liberal Studies Degree Program are drawn from various areas of study within the University to provide interdisciplinary training in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Believing in the value of a broad education based on the principals of a liberal arts education, our faculty members have designed a highly individualized and engaging program that prepares students for further study or careers in such areas as education, teaching, business, law, linguistics, and creative writing.
As one of the country's leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been developing students in mind, heart and spirit since 1856. Home to nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Seton Hall is a place that nurtures compassionate leaders who are prepared to make a difference in the world.
Seton Hall offers all the advantages of a large research university - a national reputation; challenging academic programs; notable alumni; state-of-the-art facilities; renowned faculty; and extensive opportunities for internships, research and scholarship - with all the benefits of a small, supportive and nurturing environment.
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