The objectives of the Letters, Arts, and Sciences major are to broaden the student's understanding, interests, and skills; to help the student become a more responsible, productive member of the family and community; and to offer a degree program with sufficient electives to permit some specialization according to the student's interests or career plans.
What to expect
In consultation with your adviser, you design a "theme" that addresses your individual goals, whether they include a particular career, graduate study, or something else. The theme is what makes the Letters, Arts, and Sciences degree your very own.
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Letters, Arts, and Sciences is a complete two-year degree major. However, graduates who later seek admission to baccalaureate degree majors may apply baccalaureate credits toward the new degree.
Graduates of the Letters, Arts, and Sciences major may qualify for admission to a large number of baccalaureate degree majors offered by Penn State.