Liberal Arts & Sciences

Program Description

The Liberal Arts and Sciences certificate is designed for those who do not plan to attend Pennsylvania Highlands for a two-year period but would like to stay for one year (or 30 credits). It offers students the opportunity to explore the curriculum and discover a variety of possibilities for future careers and future educational pursuits. After completing the one-year program, they may choose to stay and work towards the associate degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and interact (both in writing and orally) with a diverse population.
  • Apply skills to solve basic technical and mathematical problems.
  • Demonstrate a critical appreciation for the creative process in art, music, literature, and/or language.
Total credits:
31

Course Sequencing

Semester 1

Course Code
Title
Credits
Elective - Humanities (Track 1)  +
3
Elective - Social Science (Track 1)  +
3
Elective - Math  +
3
Elective - Communication  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
16

Semester 2

Course Code
Title
Credits
Elective - Science 3 or 4 Credits  +
3 - 4
Elective - CIT or MAT  +
3
Elective - Social Science (Track 2)  +
3
Elective - Humanities (Track 2)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15-16

Overview

Pathway

Type

Certificate