All of the majors listed in this Exploratory Area are considered liberal arts majors and often include using creativity, whether in thought, writing or design. Check out the majors on the list below and click on any of the majors and see the entire list of course requirements for that major. Do a majority of the classes sound interesting to you? Then it may be worth exploring!

Exploratory Classes

This is a list of courses that students can choose from to help explore the Liberal Arts, Communication and Design Exploratory Area. It is always important to consult with an academic advisor before choosing which course might best fit your interests.


  • ENGL 167   Intro to English Studies
  • ENGL 209   Intro to Linguistics
  • ENVD 101   Intro to Environmental Design
  • MUSC 103   Into to Music History
  • PHIL 101   Intro to Philosophy
  • WGS 110   Intro to Women & Gender Studies


  • ADHM 160   Interior Design Careers
  • ADHM 171   Fashion Dynamics
  • ART 210   Art History I
  • COMM 112   Understanding Media & Social Change
  • COMM 114   Human Communication
  • HIST 101   Western Civilization I
  • HIST 103   US History to 1877

Would you like more information regarding the majors in the Liberal Arts, Communication and Design Exploratory Area?

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