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Liberal Arts

In consultation with your faculty adviser and the Liberal Arts degree coordinator, you’ll choose 10 courses to complete the major. You can elect to focus your studies in a specific area of interest not covered by an existing Bentley major — for example, behavioral sciences or modern languages.

Another option is to choose courses from several departments to create an interdisciplinary major with a specific focus. The major also requires that you develop Intermediate II competency in a modern language.

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Explore our Liberal Arts degree

Earning highest Honors

Christian Rubio likes a challenge. It’s one of the reasons he has been working with honors students for much of his teaching career — and why he said “yes” to taking on the role as director of the Honors Program at Bentley, which serves the university’s most academically advanced and intellectually curious students.

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Building bonds in Ecuador

Bentley is known for both its extensive service-learning and study abroad opportunities. Recently, the two came together when 16 students traveled to Ecuador over Spring Break for an international service-learning experience in the heart of the indigenous Mondaña community, deep in the Amazon rainforest. While there, they worked alongside community members to build the foundation for doctors’ residences at a new health clinic.

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See where a degree in Liberal Arts from Bentley can take you

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