Pursuing a Profession with Purpose
With an Arts & Sciences degree, you have the flexibility to study what you love and pursue a profession that's meaningful to you.
When you combine your liberal arts degree and professional experience, you open doors to your first job and lifelong career success. It's no wonder that 80% of employers recommend a liberal arts education for success in today's global marketplace.
For quick, unscheduled questions; help with resumes, cover letters and other documents; and learning about available resources.
They meet on a walk-in basis in the Career Center, DUC 110, M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
For discovering, creating, and reflecting on your professional path.
To view profiles and make an appointment, go online or call 314-935-5390.
How Alumni Have Created Their Paths
While each student in Arts & Sciences has a unique pathway, they all share a common experience of combining academic curiosity and professional experience. They gain high-demand skills and knowledge through their major and ArtSci coursework, while developing professional skill-sets through internships, research. community service, leadership training, and professional coursework in programs like Praxis: Tools for the Workforce.
Click on the profile for details to get ideas and inspiration for creating your own path.
Employers value the liberal arts for building high-demand skills for the 21st century job market, including critical thinking, research skills, communication, civic knowledge and cultural awareness.
Statistics based on research by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, "It Takes More Than a Major" (2013); AACU "New Report Documents That Liberal Arts Disciplines Prepare Graduates for Long-Term Professional Success" (2014); and Burning Glass Technologies, "The Art of Employment" (2013).