LIBERAL STUDIES Major
Are you interested in more than one academic discipline? Looking for flexibility and innovation within your degree program? And are you ready to help shape a community of connection, inclusion, and engagement? If so, a liberal studies major may fit right in with your academic and personal needs.
This major is comprised of a broad base of disciplines, grounded in the liberal arts tradition. As a graduate of the liberal studies program, you will develop a wide range of skills that can be adapted to your career goals and areas of interest.
You are dedicated to getting the degree you want, and you want to finish as quickly as possible. Our program is designed to help you take control of your education. You'll have the flexibility to create your own path to degree completion, career success, and ultimately a more fulfilling quality of life. With expert guidance from your advisor and faculty from across many disciplines, turn your "little bit of everything" into something.
As you work with your advisor, you will develop a plan that puts your goals at the center of every decision you make. You can choose from face-to-face, hybrid, or online courses, which means this hybrid major has the flexibility of an online program with the convenient option to choose in-person courses, too.
Social Science Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Our mission is to provide you with a flexible, innovative degree. Many of our students find their best fit with a concentration within the major:
We also work with you one-on-one to help you take control of your education and create your own degree plan. We know you want and need something specific. We are here to deliver.
Careers after Parkside
As a liberal studies major, you can pursue a variety of careers because you and your advisor carefully select coursework and experiences that prepare you for your unique path.You may also choose to enroll in graduate programs, including business and law school.
The bottom line is that the liberal studies major gets you to where you want to be next, and it does that as quickly and efficiently as possible.
JOSH HALL, MA
Lecturer and Advisor
Josh Hall is a UW-Parkside Alumnus interested in various types of abject bodies in media. After earning his Bachelor’s Degree in English from UW-Parkside, Josh attended Trent University’s Theory, Culture, and Politics Master’s Program in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, where he studied critical race theory, film studies, and age/disability studies. He defended his Master’s thesis in 2014.