The bachelor of arts in liberal arts provides a solid foundation of  knowledge and practical skills for future teachers and those entering a  variety of other professions. Our experienced faculty create a  stimulating interdisciplinary learning environment for you to explore a  broad range of topics. This major is designed to prepare you for success in your life, community and career.


  • A challenging and supportive academic environment
  • Cohorts groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week
  • Cohort of 12-24 adults progress through the program together
  • Experienced faculty and assignments that apply to everyday life
  • Students from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds

Program director

Peggy Avakian
Peggy Avakian, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Education

Admission requirements

  • Application form
  • $40 fee (fee is waived for those attending an information meeting)
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma
  • Official college transcripts
  • Recommendation form


  • 60 transferable baccalaureate-level units
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA