Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities Track

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

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Expand your social and cultural perspective through the dramatic power of arts and literature. Improve your capacity to communicate ideas to diverse audiences while developing a sense of justice, ethics, and human values.

Career Outlook

Build a career path that gives you ample opportunities for exploring your future. Practically every field contains people whose background is in the humanities. When seeking employment, you'll find employers prefer job applicants who have the type of diverse education a humanities degree provides. By choosing FLCC's liberal arts degree with a track in Humanities, you'll receive the core educational background that will lead you to job opportunities in many sectors of the economy.

A.A. Program Overview

A liberal arts degree specializing in the humanities provides you with skills that are equally valuable in the workplace and in your personal life. The flexibility of this degree allows you to continue your education in directions that are diverse and exciting. Strengthen your written communication and critical thinking capacity while preparing to transfer into a four-year institution where you will continue to explore the power of human expression and its impact on society.

To embark on a study of the humanities is to open you up to the essential question: what does it mean to be human? This pursuit leads you to study and explore the intellectual, artistic, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of the human experience. By taking courses in literature, writing, philosophy, film, world languages, mythology, and the arts, you'll gain an appreciation of these various disciplines and understanding of how each field is uniquely situated to explore a facet of being human.

Study the creative drive of the human spirit and the impulse to make meaning out of the world through language and culture. Gain a well-rounded education and emphasize the broad-minded perspective necessary for success in your field of study or career path.

A.A. Program Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, students will have the ability to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in writing at the college level.
  • Develop proficiency in oral discourse.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking.
  • Develop the ability to use computer technology for research and production.
  • Recognize the knowledge, skills, and values that will contribute to involvement in one's community.
  • Identify the knowledge and skills necessary to live interdependently in a diverse, sustainable global community.
  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate college-level materials.

Seamless Transfer Opportunities

After earning an A.A. in Liberal Arts & Sciences with an emphasis on the humanities, you'll be prepared to enter a four-year degree program in English, humanities, or a related subject.

Four-Year Career Pathways

With a bachelor's degree in the humanities, you will find job opportunities in a variety of settings, including publishing houses, advertising agencies, and schools. Some careers include:

  • Content Specialist
  • Editor
  • Historian
  • Librarian
  • Marketing
  • Writer

Low-Cost Tuition and Scholarship Opportunities

Earn a quality education at an affordable rate. With our low cost-per-credit and general scholarship opportunities, you can maximize your potential with minimal debt. 80% of students are awarded scholarships or financial aid that help with the cost of college.

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