Why Major in Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Penn State Behrend?

Now more than ever, employers seek people with excellent communication skills and a lifelong capacity for learning,who can adapt to change more easily and see “the big picture.” The required courses in this degree program can enhance your knowledge in these areas that are so critical for job success today:

• Writing and speaking skills

• The arts and humanities

• Social and behavioral sciences

• Natural sciences

• Math

Graduates with Letters, Arts, and Sciences degrees work in a broad range of industries, including: advertising, marketing and public relations, banking and financial management, profit and nonprofit management, government, the arts and entertainment industry, writing, editing, and publishing, and retail or sales manager.