In a rapidly changing world, The College of Liberal Arts at Woodbury is committed to providing students with the skills, knowledge and understanding that will help them succeed and thrive, no matter what career they choose.
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Individuals with liberal arts degrees run some of the most successful companies in the world today. Why? Because people who study liberal arts gain a basis of knowledge and skill that is unparalleled, providing a foundation that they use to build creative and successful careers, regardless of the ways that innovation and other inevitable changes will shape the field that they are working in. The skills that liberal arts graduate develop include:
Whether you study History, Political Science, Professional Writing, Interdisciplinary Studies or Public Safety Administration, you will be active and engaged in the learning process. Liberal arts isn’t about listening and memorizing information, it’s about participating and collaborating in what and how you learn. In fact, this active learning environment is often what enables liberal arts majors to thrive and grow in ways that they never thought were possible.
An unquestionable value of a liberal arts education, regardless of the major, is the way in which it facilitates a student’s ability to develop a diversity of thought and knowledge. In a constantly evolving world, the inherently open-minded disciplines of liberal arts equip students with the skills that they need to prepare for the real world beyond campus and navigate the inevitable uncertainties of the future.
As with all majors at Woodbury, the programs in the College of Liberal Arts require that students participate in internships. These opportunities provide students with the ability to put their skills and knowledge to the test in a real-world setting and provide them with the experience and networking opportunities that will enable them to launch successful careers.
He talks about the development of his career, the importance of liberal arts education, and his vision for the College on the university’s podcast, Studio 7500.
Our faculty are accomplished, caring academics and professionals dedicated to supporting the success of students throughout their academic journey. They bring their professional expertise to students and work closely with them to teach the skills and theory required to enter professional practice or pursue advanced study. Through this individual attention, we foster close mentoring relationships between faculty and students in a supportive and encouraging environment.
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