Believe it or not, degrees in the liberal arts can actually make it easier to land a job. Each major within the School of Arts & Sciences carries with it a unique list of skill sets that more and more employers are saying they want. Across industries, employers look for a combination of skills, interests and values that match their own.

Prepared for Anything

Forget about scrolling through a list of careers students who study biochemistry and molecular biology pursue. There are no rules. If you choose a major you’re passionate about, you are much more likely to discover and develop your own personal skills, interests and values that ultimately, will help you find a rewarding profession.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Assessing risk
  • Using computers for computation/simulation
  • Defining expected/potential results
  • Preparing statistical results
  • Evaluating effect of phenomena
  • Attending to details
  • Applying logic to problems
  • Reasoning by analogy
  • Examining components of ideas/problems
  • Identifying and solving quantitative problems
  • Tabulating data
  • Maintaining precision and accuracy
  • Determining probabilities