School of Liberal Arts

The School of Liberal Arts offers a broad range of degrees, concentrations, certificates and courses that will prepare you for either a college degree or the workforce.

We offer courses that parallel those offered at 4-year institutions leading to a degree or transfer, including:

We feature hundreds of courses that complement the College's technical curricula and build on the General Education competencies of communication, problem solving, and accessing and interpreting information, thus preparing you for an ever-changing world. Bolstered by faculty dedicated to your success, we present a wide variety of academic options for your consideration and completion.

Contact Us
Teacher Education and Social Work (567) 661-7283
Fine and Performing Arts (567) 661-7081
Social and Behavioral Sciences (567) 661-7521
Humanities (567) 661-7055
Dean (567) 661-7546

Contact Advisors for Appointment
(567) 661-2387
Eric Slater
General Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Douglas Maas
Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts
Denise Brehmer
Teacher Education, and Human Services

Owens offers more than 70 programs. Check them out!


The scholarships found on this webpage are specific to degrees within the School of Liberal Arts. Although procedures and deadlines vary, many scholarship applications require the student to write an essay. Tips for writing a scholarship essay are available from the Writing Center.

In addition to these scholarships there are a variety local opportunities that offer tuition reimbursement based on academic achievement; and other financial aid programs, scholarships and on-campus employment opportunities available at Owens Community College. For more information, visit the College scholarship website.