Liberal Arts
Develop a specialized program of study that fosters critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills employers look for in candidates.

Liberal Arts



The Liberal Arts Program

Villa Maria’s Liberal Arts program can offer you:

  • A degree customized to your interests and goals. The Liberal Arts program gives you the freedom to construct individualized programs of study with a strong foundation in the humanities and social sciences. Whether you choose the General Studies, Humanities or Social Sciences concentration, you can select from a variety of electives in diverse academic areas to create an associate degree program tailored to your interests and long-term career goals.
  • A well-rounded education. The curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, clear writing, persuasive speaking, cultural diversity, and information literacy skills so that you graduate with a well-rounded education and the ability to solve problems successfully.
  • Personal attention from caring staff and faculty. You’ll receive personalized attention from instructors and advisors who work collaboratively with you to ensure academic success.

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The Career Potential

The Liberal Arts program is designed to help you transfer into a variety of different bachelor degree programs. If you choose to enter the working world after graduation, employment opportunities exist in every type of organization. Many employers select Liberal Arts graduates because they possess the critical thinking skills needed to thrive in any industry.

Our Faculty

Questions about the program? Reach out to one of our professors.

Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Dr. Donald Monnin

monnind@villa.edu • 716.961.1840 • Bio

Professor, Natural Science and Math

Todd M. Baker

bakert@villa.edu • 716.961.1827 • Bio

Assistant Professor, Social Sciences & Title III Professional Development Coordinator

Dr. Will Meyer

wjmeyer@villa.edu • 716.961.1848 • Bio

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