dcsimg



Schools in the USA

Preparing for Humanities and Liberal Arts School

If you are considering humanities and liberal arts studies, your post-secondary planning process should begin as early as high school. Humanities and liberal arts schools and programs can be competitive and rigorous; therefore, it's important to plan your high school courses accordingly. Some of the classes that you will want to take are English, speech/communications, math and social science courses to ensure that you are well prepared for the schools and programs that make your list. Languages, creative arts and science courses are also beneficial for certain programs in this broad field.

If you are still in high school, and are thinking about going to school for humanities and liberal arts, there are several additional things that you can do to prepare and increase your chances of being accepted:

  • Undertake to read and study independently. This is a good way to develop interests, expand your knowledge and improve your vocabulary and reading comprehension skills needed for these intellectually wide-ranging programs. This will also help you if admission requirements include an interview, since you will be able to impress the committee with the knowledge you have built up of terms and information specific to this area of study.


  • Admissions committees are often interested in a student's personal qualities, which can be developed through participating in extracurricular activities. Consider joining or even starting school clubs related to your area of interest. This is also a good way to develop demonstrated leadership skills, which are an important aspect of any competitive application.


  • Work experience - paid or volunteer - can also increase your chances of being admitted, particularly to programs with internship or study abroad components, and is an achievement often regarded highly by admissions committees.

  • Schools

    Matching School Ads
    Kaplan University
    Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
    Programs Offered:
    • BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
    • BS in Liberal Studies

     
    Regent University
    Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
    Programs Offered:
    • Master of Arts in Government - Law and Public Policy
    • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Kingdom Business
    • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
    • And more...

     
    Colorado Technical University Online
    A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
    Programs Offered:
    • Doctor of Management - Environmental and Social Sustainability (Executive Format)

     
    Grand Canyon University
    Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
    Programs Offered:
    • B.S. in Early Childhood
    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • And more...

     
    South College

    At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career. 

    Programs Offered:
    • CERT Public Admin for CMJ Professionals

     
    Kaplan University - KHE

    At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

    Programs Offered:
    • Bachelor of Science: Liberal Studies

     
    Florida Tech

    See What’s Possible When You Earn a Degree at Florida Tech 100% Online

    Programs Offered:
    • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

     
    Brenau University

    Brenau Adult and Graduate Studies: Designed with You in Mind

    Programs Offered:
    • Early Childhood Education (A.A.)
    • Liberal Studies (A.A.)

     
    Southern New Hampshire University
    Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.
    Programs Offered:
    • AA Liberal Arts
    • BA General Studies
    • BA History
    • And more...

     
    Huston-Tillotson University
    Work toward your degree with Huston-Tillotson University.
    Programs Offered:
    • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

     
    Matching School Ads
    Agriculture and Bio-resources | Allied Health and Health Sciences | Applied Business Technology | Architecture
    Business Administration | Computer Science | Cosmetology and Esthetics | Culinary, Travel &Hospitality | Dance 
    Engineering Technology & Applied Technology |Engineering | Film | Fine Arts and Design | Humanities and Liberal ArtsJustice and Security
    Music
    | Natural and Applied Sciences | Naturopathic and Holistic MedicineNursingPublic Administration & PolicyReligious and Theological Studies
    Sport Sciences and Physical Education | Teacher Education | Theatre
    Articles | College News | Videos | Feedback | Career Search
    Home | About Us | Contact Us | Faq | Terms of Use | Policy Statement | Site Map | Cities Site Map

    Copyright 2003- 2017 QuinStreet, Inc. All Rights Reserved.