You are interested in more than one academic discipline. You are looking for flexibility and innovation in your degree. And, you are ready to help shape the world around you.
That's why we prepare and empower you to choose classes across disciplines to design a major that uniquely addresses your career goals and gets you to the finish line fast.
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.
Many students who chose Liberal Studies to finish a degree they started were able to do it in as few as 12 months in the format that fit their specific needs—face-to-face, blended, or online.
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.