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The Applied Liberal Arts program is a unique Bachelor of Arts degree and represents a broad interdisciplinary approach to undergraduate education, bringing together in one program the liberal arts and selected courses in business. This field of study centers around "real-world" experiences and flexible areas of focus.

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The Applied Liberal Arts major is structured to provide students with career options and the ability to adapt easily to a world in which career changes are occurring with increasing frequency. 

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Student Organizations

There are various student organizations and clubs on campus that support extra-curricular interests for Applied Liberal Arts majors. These include UCO Medieval Society, Symposium of Philosophy and Chess and Games Club.


Career Opportunities

There are various career opportunities with an Applied Liberal Arts Degree including the following: 

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Administration
  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • Academic Advising and Student Support Services
  • Development
  • Alumni Affairs
  • Politics
  • Urban Planner
  • Information/Library Science
  • International Education and Study Abroad
  • Preparation for graduate school

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro and in the education community, which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.