USM Online

BA in Liberal Studies Humanities Track

An Efficient Path to Degree Completion

Explore history, philosophy, art, literature, language and more with the distinguished Humanities faculty at USM. This interdisciplinary major providesan opportunity to combine existing liberal arts credits from other institutions with USM Humanities courses to create an efficient path to degree completion. Apply today.

The Humanities offers a framework and the skills to meet the challenges of our complex, changing world:

  • Knowledge of cultural, intellectual, artistic, and literary traditions
  • Appreciation of the cultural and historical contours of diversity
  • Skills of close reading, analysis, synthesis, persuasion/rhetoric, and communication
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Global, historical and ethical awareness

Flexible, online bachelor’s program

Our online format enables you to continue working as you complete your degree requirements. You can even combine your online learning with classes on campus. Apply today.

Outcomes and opportunities

Students in the Online BA in Liberal Studies program gain valuable, transferable skills in critical thinking, communication, decision-making, problem solving, speaking, and time management. Your bachelor’s degree prepares you for graduate studies or for a wide range of potential careers in field such as:

  • Advertising and public relations
  • Arts administration
  • Banking and finance
  • Business
  • Government and social services
  • Human resources
  • Journalism and writing
  • Law
  • Politics and foreign service
  • Teaching

Transfer or complete your degree

If you are completing your bachelor’s degree as a transfer or returning student, please contact an Admissions Counselor who will help you get started.  Apply today.