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Value of the Liberal Arts Major –
Why Pick Our Degrees?

Our disciplines are important to helping students develop a working knowledge of the world and the issues and challenges facing us. By majoring/minoring in the Liberal Arts students will learn to:

  • enhance their communication skills
  • manage ideas and information
  • analyze/problem-solve effectively
  • function at a high level alone or with others in a group/team setting
  • gain knowledge through action and experience
  • represent the Liberal Arts and CSULB through their universality!

The true value of a degree is your ability to adapt to the complexities of society as a result of your major in the Liberal Arts.

To read more about majors or careers in the Liberal Arts, we recommend:


Academic Advising Student Learning Outcomes

Students who participate in the advising process can expect to achieve:

  • An exploration of academic and career/life goals
  • An integration of personal, academic, and career goals
  • The ability to select general education, degree, and a major program of study
  • An increased understanding of University policies and regulations
  • Knowledge and information about University resources and services

Remember: You are responsible for your academic decisions. CSULB offers a wide variety of resources to help guide you regarding your academic pursuits, but ultimately, you must decide what is best for you.