Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts is an interdisciplinary degree program that trains students to communicate effectively, think creatively and critically, and work collaboratively with diverse groups. Coursework incorporates traditional liberal arts areas like literature, theology, music and visual arts with additional concentration on communications, government, and ethics.

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Finish Quickly

Four Reasons to Study Liberal Arts at JBU

Reason #1

Finish Quickly

The Liberal Arts program allows you to use the credit you’ve already earned to complete your bachelor’s degree in as little as one year.

Gain Employable Skills

Four Reasons to Study Liberal Arts at JBU

Reason #2

Gain Employable Skills

Like other classic liberal arts programs, this degree aims to give graduates the ability to look at a lot of information and connect ideas, to solve problems, and to communicate with multiple audiences.

Learn on Your Own Time

Four Reasons to Study Liberal Arts at JBU

Reason #3

Learn on Your Own Time

With five start dates per year, you can start when you’re ready. And because it’s 100% online, classes work with your busy life, allowing time for family and hectic work schedules.

Prepare for Grad School

Four Reasons to Study Liberal Arts at JBU

Reason #4

Prepare for Grad School

A BS in Liberal Arts prepares you for multiple careers as well as advanced studies in areas like psychology, counseling, history, communications, ethics, or theology.

Jacob Stratman

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Jacob Stratman

Associate Professor of English

Stratman's research areas include religion and literature, Paulo Freire's pedagogical theories, teaching writing and literature for social change and 19th century American literature.

Ph.D., Marquette University
M.A., Missouri State University

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Preston Jones

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Preston Jones

Associate Professor of History

Jones is committed to introducing students to great texts that have stood the test of time; works including Aristotle, Sophocles, Epicurus and Ayn Rand.

Ph.D., University of Ottawa
M.A., Sonoma State University

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