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Prospective and Accepted Student Virtual Meeting

Schedule a 30-minute video-conference appointment to learn about undergraduate education in the College of the Liberal Arts. You'll have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with staff to learn about our college, majors, and resources!

*Due to compliance guidelines, a parent, guardian, or an adult 18 years or older must be present during the appointment with you. If an adult is not present during the appointment with a student, we will have to end the appointment and reschedule for a time when an adult would be available. Thank you for complying with this virtual appointment requirement.

Have a question? Contact Chantel Harley, Recruitment Coordinator, at 814-865-7141 or .

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Majors and Minors

Full List of Majors and Minors

Social Sciences

The social sciences examine the relationships between individuals and societies, as well as the development and operation of societies. The critical thinking, research, and analytical skills gained in a social science major help prepare graduates for diverse job titles, including economist, psychologist, political scientist, and historian, postsecondary teachers, museum curators, and social workers.

Languages

Intercultural communication, critical thinking and reasoning, cultural adaptability, information and trend analysis, and the other skills that drive the global economy, are in high demand today. Language graduates find jobs in tourism, international development, marketing, policy making, journalism, government, and more.

Humanities

Students in the humanities study how people process and document the human experience. Most majors in the humanities build widely transferable skills that employers appreciate and go on to be writers, counselors, event organizers, social media managers, fundraisers, travel bloggers, and more.

Interested in business?

Consider Communication Arts and Sciences, Economics, Global and International Studies, International Politics, Political Science, Psychology (Business Option), or any of the languages above.

Interested in computers or cyber security?

Consider Social Data Analytics.

Interested in health and medicine?

Consider Anthropological Sciences (Biological Anthropology Option), Communication Arts and Sciences, Psychology (Life Sciences Option or Neuroscience Option), Women's Studies, or even English! Being a liberal arts major helped recent graduate John Miller develop a greater worldly perspective, improve his communication skills, and see how people experience life in different ways—traits that have benefitted the Paterno Fellow on his unique path to medical school. Read his story.

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