Why Study Liberal Studies?

Do you know exactly what you want to do when you graduate? Are you not finding a degree program for it? A degree in Liberal Studies allows you to completely customize your education, so you can craft the exact skill set you want to start the job of your dreams.

With the help of a personal faculty advisor, you’ll develop a customized four-year curriculum plan. The USF liberal arts tradition and emphasis on Franciscan Values provide a strong foundation of support for this kind of flexible degree program.

But, is it right for me?

We asked our professors and they said liberal studies students are:

  • Hard working and fully committed to following their own path
  • Curious and creative, and excited about learning and using new skills
  • Very analytical – liberal studies teaches you a wide variety of topics

Skills You'll Obtain

Creatively synthesize knowledge from multiple academic disciplines

Evaluate moral issues applicable to chosen topic(s) of study.

Demonstrate clear and professional writing skills