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Liberal Arts - Transfer Program Overview

Start here. Go there. Interested in college but unsure what you want to major in? CVTC’s Liberal Arts program allows you to take general education courses that will help you figure it out. Use these credits towards an associate of science degree in Liberal Arts, or you can transfer your credits to a four-year university and pursue a bachelor’s degree. CVTC has partnerships with UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, and UW-Stout, which means your credits are guaranteed to transfer to those universities.

Liberal arts education is flexible and affordable. You can take all your classes at CVTC or just a few. We also offer summer courses allowing you to earn your credits quicker. The tuition at CVTC is affordable and much lower than other institutions as you'll see below.

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Save Money

CVTC’s Liberal Arts program has a lower cost per credit than many other regional universities and colleges.

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Small Class Sizes

CVTC offers small class sizes that allow you to get personal, one-on-one attention from our instructors.

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Transfer to a University

Our University partnership agreements guarantee your credits will transfer.

Just the Facts

Liberal Arts - Transfer Program
60 Credit Associate Degree

Length of Program //
Two Years

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Program Location //
Eau Claire and River Falls

Program Location //
June, August, and January

Start Dates //
August, January, and June in Eau Claire
August and January in River Falls

Next Start //
June 13, 2022

Start Dates //
June, August, and January


Financial Aid Eligible

Estimated Program Cost 

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Estimated Total:  $14,496

  Earn credit for prior learning! Do you have previous educational or work experience in the field? You could be eligible to receive credit for prior learning. Explore your options today!


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Application Deadline: June 6, 2022

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you can take in the Liberal Arts - Transfer Program program.

English Composition I
Develops critical thinking, reading, writing, listening, and speaking for both exposition and argumentation.

Plane Trigonometry
Covers trigonometric functions and their inverse functions, graphing trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, solving triangles, solving equations and inequalities, complex numbers in trigonometric form, and polar curves.

Intro to Astronomy
You will explore topics such as the life cycle of stars, the Big Bang theory, and theories on the birth and possible death of the universe. The course includes both lecture and a hands-on lab.

Liberal Arts Transfer Pathways

Interested in college but unsure what you want to major in? Start here. Go there! CVTC’s Liberal Arts Transfer Program offers a general Liberal Arts pathway or four specialized pathways to get you going on your educational journey. Choose from Education, Health, STEM/Engineering, or Business.

Liberal Arts Transfer Program

If you're unsure where to start, start with the generals! English Composition, College Algebra, General Psychology, and many more gen ed courses are offered through this program. It's the perfect starting point as you decide on your career path. // Explore the Liberal Arts Transfer Program

Business Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general education courses, you will take Statistics, Accounting, Business Law, Marketing Principles, and more, getting you ready for your next step.

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Education Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general courses, you will also take Child Development, Behavior Management, Equity in Education, and more, preparing you for success at your next step.

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Engineering/STEM Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general education courses, you will Solid Modeling I, CAD Basic, and Engineering Economy, and more, getting you ready for your next step.

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Health Transfer Pathway  

Along with your general education courses, you will take Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Digital Literacy – Health Care, and more, preparing you for your next step.

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Liberal Arts - Transfer Program Outcomes

CVTC graduates are ready for the workforce. Each year, we send our graduates the Graduate Follow-Up Survey asking where they are working, whether it is in their degree field, and several other questions related to employment. Below are the program outcomes and job data.

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Credits to Other Institutions

Transfer your CVTC credits to another institution to continue your education. Explore transfer agreements.

Focus On Student Success

When I heard about the Liberal Arts Transfer Program at CVTC, I thought that was a more economical way to get my general education credits.

Kevin, Liberal Arts Transfer Student

Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.

Continue Your Learning

CVTC can help you achieve your learning goals whether you are looking to advance your career or enrich your personal life.

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