Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

When your interests are pretty broad, choosing a major can seem impossible. Are you better suited to English or history? What about music or psychology? When you just can't decide, consider majoring in liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities. You'll have the opportunity to expose yourself to many subjects and decide what career path you're best suited for. A liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities major studies varying topics. These include social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and psychology. Depending upon your interests, earning a liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities degree can provide a number of career opportunities. While your major is broad, you may have the opportunity to specialize in one area and gain experience in the area you hope to find work in. Careers for liberal arts and sciences majors include pretty much anything: event planning, politics, publishing, acting, human resources, public relations, social work, journalism, and marketing are all possibilities!

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Colleges

“…ucla has a great student atmosphere: it includes great school spirit, rich history, excellent academics and research programs, and a well-rounded student body. it is also situated in west la, which is a great environment in itself to explore social...” – Kevin

“…Harvard is a place of innovation and discovery. It is a community of scholars, who are very intelligent, ambitious, and collaborative. The most distinctive feature of Harvard is the vibrant energy that characterizes its student body, and that drives...” – CLAUDIA from CAMBRIDGE, MA

“…Duke's a diverse school with students of all sorts of races and backgrounds. The education is vigorous, so you'll get out whatever you put in. There are hundreds of student groups, academic opportunities and living environments to choose from, so...” – Elisabeth from Durham, NC

“…The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's campus, to me, is a great metaphor for the university as a whole; first off, it's full of color and zest, with all the beautiful trees everywhere. In addition, many of its buildings have very strange...” – Audrey from Athens, GA

“…Great friendly campus in the middle of cornfield, USA. Classes are theoretical and challenging in the engineering dept. However, it's easy to take a variety of other classes (art, history, dance, etc), regardless of your major.” – Alleycats from Urbana, IL

“…It's great! Take a bike though cause they seem useful. Have fun.” – Edwin from Cape Coral, FL

“…I transferred to OU from Marietta College and I believe it was one of the best decisions I've made in my life. I had much anxiety being a minority student on a campus with about 30,000 students but OU offers so many organizations that cater to the...” – Proud Bobkitty

“…The campus is beautiful and not too spread out. All of my classes have been wonderful thus far, and really are shaped to my interests. There are so many study enhancements in this community to make sure that students do succeed. ” – Taelor from Columbia, SC

“…Emory is surprisingly the perfect grounds for culturing new ideas. Even though it doesn't have a football team, Emory is still high in spirit and makes up for it in swimming and soccer. Above all, Emory is the perfect combination of nature-esque...” – Sindhu from GA

“…George Mason University is very diverse. The classes and professors are also very helpful in class and throughout the application process. The school is also very, very welcoming and makes you have a sense of belonging. ” – LISA from Falls Church, VA

“…my school, although huge, makes you feel like your at a small school with professors who actually care for your academics; my school works very hard to make sure that we the students are getting the help we need no matter what subject in school or...” – Anujin from Elk Grove Village, IL

“…utsa has a diverse student population, a wide range of student services (including an excellent gym facility, complete with cooking courses, personal trainers, and rock-climbing wall), and a rapidly growing academic program with professors from all...” – Catherine from Helotes, TX

“…This university offers great city living where museums, concerts and sports events are only a stones throw away. The opportunity offered to students to work 6 months inbetween academics is also appealing both in terms of seeing if your chosen major...” – Sean from Quakertown, PA

“…NC State is a large school with a small school feel. You can walk around campus and always see a familiar face. There are always new people to meet as well. ” – Shayna from Germantown, MD

“…west virginia university offers an amazing experience that is second to none. not only are there very competitive programs on campus, but the mountaineers have become a staple in the world of college athletics. excitement looms in the classroom and...” – Jonathon from Morgantown, WV

“…Florida Atlantic University is a fantastic school. Florida Atlantic University has a beautiful, growing campus in sunny Boca Raton. Florida Atlantic University has excellent professors that are more than happy to help students in all aspects of...” – Andy from Coconut Creek, FL

“…Brigham young stands as a precedent for student education. It is a pinnacle of cleanliness of word and of character. It is a school like no other with the honor code as a standing tradition to be upheld by the students and the faculty. ” – Kaitlyn from Riverton, UT

“…Dartmouth Creates a welcoming atmosphere during orientation and then, unlike other schools, mantains it. Administration is approachable due to the small size. The students are accepting and encouraging of one another.” – Big Green!

“…iupui is has a great educational atmosphere that goes out of its way to teach its students valuable life experience. iupui is a university that teaches its students to try to make impact on its community by doing various volunteer activities. the...” – Arnesha from Jeffersonville, IN

“…Cal Poly is fantastic for education, social life, and extracurricular activities. My classes have always been great with good teachers and interesting coursework. It's also so much fun, from the party scene to opportunities to get involved on campus!” – Zoe from Santa Barbara, CA

“…I don't know what I love more, this school or this city! You get to experience New Orleans, but live in the nicer area! I really feel as though I am receiving a first-rate education!” – Alyssa from Clermont, FL

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

“…The university is a fun place to meet new people. It gives you a great education and the professors are really interested in teaching the topic. The location of the university is also great and has many surroundings to help you enjoy your college...” – Kayla from West Jordan, UT

“…Hofstra is a great college, with an at home feel that will increase your chance of success. The campus is clean, the professors helpful, and the food is good! There is no other college I would have rather attended.” – Lorie from Minnesota

“…Carnegie Mellon University is a strong university for anyone interested in modern technology and the changing world. The people here are enterprising and ambitious, and you will be sure to find yourself in inspiring companionship. For someone who...” – Sanjana from San Jose, CA

“…Excellent in listening to student opinions. Excellent quality of most facilities, staff, professors, and overall education. Unified school spirit.” – Travis from Quincy, IL

“…I loved being an asset at Towson University, because college has provided me with a well-rounded education on integrity and artistic sensibilities. My college curriculum provided me with complementary skills to use after graduating, as well as...” – Nicole from Baltimore, MD

“…Butler has a very welcoming environment. There are a wide varieties of majors and therefore diversity. I made the right choice in attending Butler. ” – Meredith from Lexington, KY

“…A great school to find yourself. A fun school to meet new people and establish life long relationships. A wonderful place to prepare to take on the rest of your life.” – Dante from Crete, IL

“… Umass Amherst is a great school with abundant of activities and academic assistance. Within a nice and suitable environment to study and learn, you will able to explore one of the most beautiful places in the world.” – Jian from Jamaica Plain, MA

“…I feel the school is well rounded, has many majors to look into and a very supportive teaching staff.” – Mason from Berlin, CT

“…Case Western is a school that is very focused on academics and research. It is quite academically rigorous, but also very rewarding. Using "Think Beyond the Possible," as their motto, Case Western drives their students to achieve their goals, even...” – Elanda from Fairview Park, OH

“…It is a good school. Its nontraditional and I like that. Very laid back.” – Brittany from Millbrook, AL

“…Everything about this university is amazing! Not only is transportation free to go around all the city, but it's affordable, great learning environment, friendly, interactive, and great dorms. The distances between the buildings are perfect and so...” – Patricia from Kalamazoo, MI

Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

“…Colorado College has a unique academic system, with a 3.5-week Block Plan, which provides an intensive learning experience. The class sizes are small and the courses are often very hands-on and interactive with supportive professors. Aside from...” – Carmen from Belmont, MA

“…uri has a nice campus and its easy to walk and get around campus. the underclassmen dorms are pretty small but are definitely livable. the staff in the university college for underclassmen are very helpful.” – Hannah from North Attleboro, MA

“…This is a great school if you are looking for outcomes. They get you places in your life. However, initiative is key, they aren't going to babysit you. ” – Autumn from Coopersville, MI

“…Valdosta State University is a great school for diversity, good food and filled with teachers that care. From the President on down their education system is impeccable. ” – Alexis from Street, GA

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI

“…Oakland University is a wonderful university with amazing intelligent teachers. I am a transfer student and all of my credits transferred. Oakland has a reasonable tuition rate and a variety of on campus housing. ” – Loryn from Livonia, MI

“…A fantastic institution that encourages you to follow your passion, whatever it may be. The list of clubs is endless, allowing you to foster your interest in a variety of activities. The professors also encourage free thinking and strive to build...” – Devin from Omaha, NE

Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY

“…Vassar College is school where anyone can go to be themselves without feeling self-conscious. It's a fascinating place with all kinds of interesting mixes of different styles and points of view, including the different architecture and the diverse...” – Zoe from Danbury, CT

“…The academics are rigorous RIT is not a place to take your academics lightly. How good your social life is depends on what your looking for. If your a geek you'll fit right in but if more of a party person it will be harder for you to find your niche...” – Ernesto from Inglewood, CA

“…slu is a beautiful campus in the heart of mid-town st. louis, mo. slu offers a wide variety of courses to chose from. the staff are all very accessible and want to see you succeed. ” – Amy from Granite City, IL

“…IIT is a great school, especially for those how are majoring in engineering or architecture. The school is widely diverse with students from around the country and the world. IIT has great access to Chicago and all its benefits.” – Travis from O'Fallon, IL

“…The University of the Pacific that prides itself in academic success. The aspect that makes this University differ from many others is the way in which the school is able to balance its high academic standards with a wide variety of student sponsered...” – Chad from Tracy, CA

“…SMU is a small university in a big city. The beautiful campus is a welcoming place for students who want to get involved and meet people from around the country and world. SMU offers endless ways to get involved and Dallas is the perfect city for...” – Paige from Edmond, OK

“…Colorado Mesa University is a fantastic school. They really make it feel just like home and the people there are fun to be around. I would recommend going to this school if you love the outdoors, they offer many great programs.” – Alicia from Cortez, CO

“…Coming to Western was the best descion of my life. It is a great university and I plan to earn my PhD here. ” – Andre from Naperville, IL

“…PC is strong not only in sports, but also academics. There is a lot of effort put into ensuring that the campus is safe as well as beautiful. There's a very strong sense of community and belonging throughout the school.” – Anonymous from Lakeville, MA

“…Duquesne University is a well rounded and dedicated establishment. Faculty to Student Ratio is 14:1 and students have more opportunities to succeed. While the university is pricy... it is defiantly worth every penny for it's investment into students...” – Ashley from Pitcairn, PA

“…The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a nationally recognized university that has everything a student could wish for. It is top-tier in academics, hosts an enormous amount of campus activities, has a thriving Greek life, and prepares...” – Agam from Hoover, AL

“…Barry University is a very good academic school. They will help you do what you want to do, not what the school thinks you should do. They are also a very friendly school as well as host many events here on campus. ” – Regina from Lauderhill, FL

“…Fairfield University offeres a variety of majors within each designated school. There is more than a lot to do on campus, both academic and extracurricular. The campus is a beautiful, welcoming home. ” – Cassie from Pelham Manor, NY

“…The University of North Dakota is a great college that offers many different options for student interests. It allows students to open their horizons and experience different programs. Its system is easy to navigate and the advisors are always...” – Kirsten from Staples, MN

“…WAC truly cares for its students. Despite the small size, a student can find programs that suit their interests. The professors also go out of their way and make it their top priority to help the students in any way that they can.” – Ceaira from Cornwall, NY

“…Wichita State University is a four year college that is placed within the ever-growing city of Wichita, Kansas. It has a great set of dorm rooms for oncoming freshman, but most students choose to commute since WSU is so close to everything. The best...” – Kristyn from Haysville, KS

“…Rollins is a multicultural school with lots of opportunities. Rollins has a gorgeous campus. Rollins has provided me with the support that I need to be successful.” – Luisa from Winter Garden, FL

“…There is wonderful community and people there who really care about you. Living there with all the waterfalls and landscaping is like living in a fairytale. The campus is in a great spot for fun activities: The King of Prussia Mall, Wayne, Philly,...” – Chelsea from Stouchsburg, PA

“…it's a cool school. everyone is friendly. they know what they want to be as a school.” – TraMaunte from St. Paul, MN

“…Visiting the school was an amazing experience, it was a beautiful campus. I would really recommend people who want to be around a friendly environment to visit, and attend.Being from New Orleans, the school feels like a great environment for me.” – Chelsey from Grand Prairie, TX

“…The faculty members are really nice and helpful. The students are kind and respectable. I absolutely love the feeling of community in the campus.” – Amanda from North Chesterfield, VA

“…Buffalo state college is a very friendly and unified place. Great place to meet new people and recieve your education. Also, they have multiple resources to help students.” – Jasmond from Liverpool, NY

“…Delaware State University has had a drastic input on my life pointing towards independence. I have learned that the real world is a serious world to live in and DSU has been able to prepare and mold me into a beautiful woman. This experience has...” – KyYonni from Clayton, DE

“…This campus is open and dedicated the the education and happiness of their students.They have an equal balance of education and recreational activities. When i visited the campus the friendly people and atmosphere took the fear out of going to...” – Tiana from College Park, GA

“…LMU is an awesome college. I transferred from Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge and LMU is so much better.” – Robert from Jellico, TN

“…If you are interested in studying abroad then Arcadia University is the school for you. It is very open to all cultures hence it is very diverse. Finally the professors and staff are very friendly and approachable and there is a one on one with the...” – Imoinda from Philadelphia, PA

“…Bates College is the place that I now call home. Academic integrity, athletic excellence, and the all-around amazing people that make up the student body and faculty here make it a wonderful place to spend my undergraduate years.” – Christian from Newburyport, MA

Indiana Tech
Fort Wayne, IN

“…great online study program for my major. independent study allows me to study around my schedule. wonderful people to answer questions and help with any difficult situation (application, financial aid, transfers, ect).” – Erika from Bryan, OH

“…It's a great place to meet a lot of highly dedicated and hardworking students. Everyone here practically embodies the engineer stereotype, so if you are this type of person, you will feel at home. Tons of cool projects to work on and get involved in....” – Alexander from El Paso, TX

“…the campus here shows a small town atmosphere which is really nice because everyone know everyone. the teachers here are very caring and will help a student out in any way they can. ” – DeEtta from Westminster, CO

“…Union College has an amazing atmosphere that I haven't experienced anywhere else. If you are looking for God and people that love Him, Union is the place to go. ” – Megan from CO

“…It's great, it has small classes, helpful proffesors, and nice people. It has many options on what to study and an amazing nursing program. A great place to study.” – Jessica from Salem, MA

“…this is a great school to attend. there are small classroom sizes and teachers who really care. this is an awesome place to make friends for life.” – katie from Saint Louis, MO

“…A beautiful campus. Inspiring and helpful staff. A great amount of scholarships available.” – Caitlyn from Peabody, MA

“…Centre is an excellent environment to foster learning! We have caring, intelligent professors; an amazing and socially diverse student body; and a beautiful campus ripe with opportunities to explore Kentucky and the world. ” – Centre '11 Alum

“…montgomery college is an affordable, conveniently located, and diverse campus in which a student can gain the best experience and knowledge they need to succeed.” – Alexis from Germantown, MD

“…this is an awesome school. since my first day i have felt welcomed, excited and challenged. it is a great place to be for so many different types of people.” – Samantha from Cambridge, MA

“…The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire has great faculty, great students, and great classes. The faculty is always willing to help students with questions, and are here to help them succeed. Students on campus are personable, and want to make great...” – Hannah from Brooklyn Park, MN

“…It has an awesome atmosphere and I would encourage anyone who is looking to get a science degree to go here. I love the small campus and family feel to this University. Was my top pick out of eleven schools for sure!” – Phairyn from Canada

“…Hampshire College is a remarkable institution in which I have been able to explore my interests and discover new passions that I would not have otherwise discovered. Their innovative take on learning and teaching allows the student to pursue...” – Rodrigo

“…taylor is one of the best colleges to go to in order to grow spiritually. it is where you will meet friends who truly care and are intentional about relationships. the professors actually take an interest in you, know who you are, and go out of their...” – Carly

“…I visited this school today and I absolutely fell in love with it. It's so beautiful and fun. The campus is easy to navigate and unique.” – Miranda from Skaneateles, NY

“…i love the campus at usd. the environment is small and comfortable. i've had nothing but great professors and my horizons have been widened.” – Leslie from Vermillion, SD

“…National University is a great opportunity for me, as a military spouse living overseas, to achieve my goal in receiving my degree. The advisor that I have been conversing with has been a great help and answers all of my questions. Everyone at...” – Acacia from APO, AE

Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY

“…Great, quaint school! Small, cozy campus. Great student-teacher ratio.” – Karine from Freeport, NY

“…The campus is bigger than I thought it would be and everyone is very approachable. The rural setting is nice but Altoona is 30 miles away so you can get there if necessary. There are tons of activities and things to do everyday and academic success...” – Samantha from Sterling, VA

“…The University of the Sciences is a clean, newly built, and a very nice school. The teachers are very nice and all want to help you succeed. The school is small but there are many things to do in a large city like Philadelphia.” – Alexandra from Sayre, PA

“…This school is terrible when it comes to financial need. No one here knows much able ways to attend on a financial need basis. They are very slow with processing financial applications.” – Brittany from Detroit, MI

“…great school located in one of the safest neighborhood. smaller class size add up to student's advantage. however, not allowing international graduate students to do internship is something that can be discussed or changed.” – NAMGYEL from NAPERVILLE, IL

“…I am hoping to attend Otterbein in the fall of 2012. When I visited, I absolutely loved it; Everyone was really friendly and seemed authentically interested in me and my plans. I would highly recommend!” – Katelyn from Akron, OH

“…gcsu is a wonderful college. there are many majors and majors to choose. there are also many clubs, organizations, sororities, and fraternities to join.” – Jiya from Milledgeville, GA

“…Westfield State University is an outstanding college to attend. Although it is a public university, the quality of education and resources is equivalent to, if not better than some of the top private institutions in America. The professors and staff...” – Kaiya Hill

“…Augsburg College is acceptable when it comes to helping students with personal issues or tragedies occurring within the home. Anne Garvey is absolutely amazing because, when no one else was available to help me fix my graduation process, she was...” – Alice from Minneapolis, MN

“…University of Maryland- University College provides various types of degrees and programs for all potential students. Univeristy of Maryland - University College also has very interactive and professors who are expeirenced in the fields they teach....” – Marina from Turlock, CA

“…Nassau Community has knowledgeable and qualified professors. Nassau Community has cheap and affordable tuition. Nassau Community is one of the top five best colleges in New York State.” – Brianna from Merrick, NY

“…Monroe Community College is a great engineering school. They are very advanced in the technological field when it comes to the courses offered, clubs, and professors. The professors there are very friendly, challenging, easy to discuss things with,...” – Matthew from Ava, NY

“…I like king college very much it has helped me get to know many new people. It is a small school but i have found that i learn better in a small classroom situation. This college is just perfect for me.” – Robert from Arab, AL

“…FRCC has very polite teachers. The teachers are always willing to help and answer any questions at any time. Also the teachers never make the student feel unintelligent .” – Stephanie from Henderson, CO

“…sierra college tahoe-truckee campus has small classes so there is more attention for students. it's the temple of the success.” – N'guessan from Truckee, CA

“…Is daemen a amazing school? yes Has daemen done everything to help you get by on the first day? yes Can daemen be a great school even after you graduate? yes” – Nicole from Buffalo, NY