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California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Liberal Studies B.A.

Liberal Studies majors pursue a variety of careers - - elementary teaching, special education teaching, and an enormous variety of other options (law, social work, small business, just to name a few). The solid liberal arts background in our programs emphasize communication and critical thinking in addition to an interdisciplnary mindset.

The Liberal Studies or liberal arts degree is not only one of the oldest university degrees but continues to be an extremely relevant one for 21st century living. On the job and in communities, leaders need to understand knowledge and ideas across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences to solve local and global issues, new and recurring. A Liberal Studies degree done well provides graduates with desired skills in work and life.
liberal studies at cal poly pomona: Liberal and integrative learning, creative thinking, applied knowledge, civic engagement and soical justice, community and social diversity

Here are Liberal Studies Department`s five core values:

Liberal and Integrative Thinking - - developing a free-thinking, open-minded perspective for personal growth that integrates or combines knowledge from various sources to form sound decisions and positions outcome tree
Creative Thinking - - using an interdisciplinary or multiple perspective approaches to understanding and solving issues
Applied Knowledge - - applying knowledge through activities and experiences in the real world or simulated situations
Civic Engagement & Social Justice - - developing a critical understanding of community and social issues to affect civic decisions and actions that are fair and ethical
Community and Social Diversity - - Developing a deep knowing of the human condition for forging community in a socially diverse society

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