Are you ready for higher education but unsure if you want to commit to a four-year degree? Consider pursuing the two-year associate degree in Letters, Arts, and Sciences from Penn State Behrend.
A Letters, Arts, and Sciences degree can also help establish you in a better career than you’d find yourself without a college degree. Organizations want employees who are effective communicators, can adapt to change, and enjoy learning. Earning the associate degree in Letters, Arts, and Sciences demonstrates not only that you have the skills to bring value to an organization, but also the ability to set a goal and stick with it to completion.
Why Penn State Behrend?
In addition to having the flexibility to add electives to your Letters, Arts, and Sciences program, you’ll further personalize your degree with one area of emphasis: Arts; Humanities; Social and Behavioral Science; Natural Science and Quantification; or Foreign Language Skills.
Plus, the small class sizes and engaged, experience faculty at Penn State Behrend mean you’ll have plenty of support to help you with your studies and in planning your degree.
What Will I Study in Letters, Arts, and Sciences?
The Letters, Arts, and Sciences program requires 60 credits, which includes a foundation in general education courses along with a generous 15 credits of electives.
For the full Letters, Arts, and Sciences curriculum, see the Undergraduate Bulletin.
Who Hires Letters, Arts, and Sciences Majors?
Graduates of the program have found success in varied industries, including advertising, marketing, and public relations; banking and financial management; business and nonprofit management; government; arts and entertainment; professional writing; and sales and retail management.
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If you later decide to seek a bachelor’s degree, you can apply the credits you’ve earned in Penn State Behrend’s Letters, Arts, and Sciences program toward your new program.