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Arts and Letters - Exploratory

Students working on a degree in arts and letters sit in a cluster in a modern study space, smiling and talking.

Interested in a degree in arts and letters?

Students in the College of Arts and Letters have the opportunity to explore a wide array of subject areas, including the creative and performing arts, digital media, film, languages, writing, and women’s studies. Choosing a focus from these options for a degree in arts and letters may prove challenging for some students. 

The arts and letters - exploratory major enables students to declare a major for their first two years that doesn't restrict them to one subject area, but instead allows them to experience all the college has to offer. 


Graduates with a degree in arts and letters pursue careers in a range of industries and creative endeavors. 

Alumni work at: 

  • Brilliance Publishing (an Amazon subsidiary)
  • Jackson National Life Insurance
  • Groupon
  • German American Chamber of Commerce
  • United Way of Genesee County
  • The Walt Disney Company

Alumni work as: 

  • Digital marketing associate
  • Web developer
  • Merchant development representative
  • Consulting services assistant
  • Marketing and technology coordinator
  • Cast member

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