The Liberal Arts Program provides a structured and coherent path for many students at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College. It is designed for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs after study at the College. The Liberal Arts Program provides knowledge of the diversity of human experience that will enrich and transform our world. At LCOOCC, humanities faculty and students explore big questions as they investigate the human experience in exciting, collaborative ways
As a Liberal Arts student, you should:
Be a life-long learner
Want to study a wide variety of subjects
Intend to prepare for a baccalaureate
Have communication skills
Students who complete the Associate Degree in Liberal Arts should be able to:
Demonstrate competence in both oral and written communication through a variety of means such as essays, research papers, presentations and class discussions.
Demonstrate an informed understanding of cultural diversity, both in the United States and internationally.
Demonstrate the ability to think critically about ideas and concepts in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and mathematics.
Liberal arts graduates are particularly well suited for today’s job market. The state of the
economy, technology, and the need for a global perspective makes liberal arts majors and the wide range of skills they possess even more essential. Technical skills are necessary in many professions; however, employers are recognizing they can be taught on the job.
Graduates with the “people” and communication skills gained as liberal arts majors are valued highly by employers.