Recent studies show that there is no clear correlation between education level and income, nor is there a strong link between having an undergraduate degree and finding employment. Employers do not necessarily care about your degree or whether you have one at all unless you have a professional degree like medicine or law.

Having an arts major does make people feel more intelligent, however. This seems to be changing as technology makes applications become increasingly visual and intuitive. People with art backgrounds are in high demand for positions such as creative director, graphic designer, and marketing specialist.

There are many ways to focus on the liberal arts while studying humanities, natural sciences, social science, or any combination of these areas. Here we will discuss some classes commonly included in liberal arts degrees and what they are typically used for.