Liberal Arts, Language & Communication
In today's complex communication and cultural environment, studying liberal arts is more important than ever. Developing a deep understanding of how we relate to one another, construct meaning, and communicate values can help you navigate today's complex landscape. As a result, today's employers are searching for recent graduates who have learned how to think, not what to think.
Harper College is an excellent place to start for those seeking to study English, humanities, language, linguistics, communication, and philosophy. These programs are designed to help save you money and to allow you an easy transition to another institution to further your education.
Take transfer-ready courses. Harper College is a participant in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), a statewide agreement designed to help Illinois college students transfer easily.
By completing two years at Harper and transferring to a four-year school, you can save more than $18,000 in tuition and fees.
Explore our programs
Harper College offers a number of liberal arts, language and communication transfer programs. To get started, select one of the program areas below:
Interested in another subject? If you are interested in transferring to study an liberal arts–related subject not listed here, please meet with an academic advisor to learn what courses to take to meet your academic goals.
Find out what's happening in communication, linguistics, literature, philosophy and world languages at Harper College.
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