Liberal Arts Facts
Liberal arts typically refers to subjects like fine arts, literature, history, political science, languages, philosophy, math, and psychology. These subjects are intended to give students a well-rounded education that incorporates a variety of different knowledge areas. Liberal arts degrees give students the abilities to function in a variety of settings. Liberal arts students are prepared for the future. Liberal arts students are valuable employees. Their educational experiences prepare them for a wide variety of jobs. Students who graduate with liberal arts degrees increase their employability by combining their degrees, skills, and knowledge to work in specific careers.
- Communication skills
- Reading comprehension
- Analytical abilities
- Cultural understanding
Ridgewater College’s Role
Ridgewater College has a strong history of educating students in liberal arts. Our classes are taught by instructors who are passionate in their fields and are engaged in their student’s educations. Ridgewater offers a wide variety of liberal arts classes at a very affordable price, allowing students to explore their interests and discover their passions. Earn your AA Degree at Ridgewater and transfer to a four-year institution to finish your degree.
Students who earn AA Degrees have completed courses certified by Ridgewater College as meeting the goals and student competencies agreed upon by all public higher education systems in Minnesota (all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the University of Minnesota). To ensure that you are taking the correct courses specific to your intended major and transfer school, you should work with your academic advisor before registering for classes.
A Liberal Arts degree is a well-rounded degree employers are looking for. Ridgewater College can help you get started on your degree and your future.