General Liberal Arts

A General Liberal Arts degree offers a broad overview of the arts, sciences, and humanities. A student in this degree program will study 12 hours in three different disciplines of their choice.

The versatility of a general liberal arts degree allows students to continue to a more specific graduate degree program, or they can use the communications, reasoning, and thinking skills they’ve developed to enter into a wide choice of careers.

Related Careers

Career choices can include teaching, communications, media, advertising, marketing, public service, or law. Students may find employment in the business, government, non-profit sector, science, social science, or language sectors. Graduates may also pursue an advanced degree.


Richard V. Damms, Ph.D. portrait

Richard V. Damms, Ph.D.
Division Head of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of History

Phone: 601-484-0167
Fax: 601-484-0203