The Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies provides students with a broad-based educational background, attainable in two years or less of full-time study. The program provides students with the valuable communication and critical thinking skills needed for a broad range of professions. It also is an ideal preparation for students considering continuing their education at the bachelor’s degree level. Students who complete the Liberal Studies degree have met all the requirements of the Core curriculum at the University of Maine at Machias, and may then concentrate on their primary area of study when enrolled in their bachelor’s degree program.
Students completing the Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies may also add on an optional Concentration, in any of the following areas: