Liberal Arts is the study of subjects across academic disciplines such as history, literature, mathematics, humanities, and social, natural and physical sciences. You will acquire the essential skills of communication, critical thinking, creative decision making and problem solving,and an appreciation of diverse perspectives in order to be effective personally, professionally, and as a community member.
Completion of the program allows you to transfer with confidence to Baccalaureate programs at four-year colleges and universities.
Why Great Bay?
- A wide variety of course choices exist for students to explore content areas in arts and sciences.
- Transfer agreements to a variety of New England colleges and universities.
- Small class size and individual attention from faculty and advisors.
- Credentialed faculty with extensive teaching, field, and scholarly experience including research and publications.
Program Course Highlights
This program provides you with a unique course called Introduction to Ethnography. During this course you will explore a variety of career paths and how and why work matters to individuals. This will prepare you to make informed decisions about the major and career path that are right for you.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|English Language & Literature Teacher||$81,340|
|Public Relations Specialist||$62,810|
- American Studies Associate of Arts
- English Associate of Arts
- Fine Arts Associate of Arts
- History Associate of Arts
- Psychology Associate of Arts
GBCC students enrolled in English, Humanities and Liberal Arts can register for English 289: Internship in the Humanities (offered in the Spring semester). This 3-credit course is designed to offer humanities majors an opportunity to put the writing, communication, critical thinking, creative, and collaborative skills developed in their coursework into practice in the world of humanities-related work. Students will explore answers to the question “What can I do with my humanities degree?” while ideally focusing on a semester-long internship project.
Interested students should contact Dr. Emily M. Hinnov ([email protected]) or Prof. Cindy Walton ([email protected]) for eligibility requirements.