Liberal Studies

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Welcome to the Liberal Studies cluster for City College of San Francisco.

Whether you are looking to build your skills in foreign languages, biological sciences, design, film studies or dance, the San Francisco Bay Area’s best community college programs are at CCSF. Liberal Studies provides a good foundation for transferring to a four-year university and can lead to more specific majors or employment. Liberal Studies programs are applicable to almost any field and can be combined with short term, high demand occupations/certificates. Why spend a fortune on training when San Francisco residents can earn a free certificate in Appreciating Diversity, Creative Writing or Alternative Photography Processes? Get paid more while you work your way through school earning an Associate’s degree in Liberal Studies specializing in Arts and Humanities, Communication, Science and Mathematics or Social and Behavioral Sciences in City College’s top-rated programs. Earn valuable work experience before you graduate or stay up to date with the latest trends by continuing your education learning from the best community college faculty in the Bay Area.

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Working Adult Degree Program

The Working Adult Degree Program (WADP) is an accelerated degree program for Working Adults. Following the set curriculum, WADP students taking 10-12 units a semester, plus two courses in the summer, earn three specific degrees in under three years. The WADP is a cohort based learning community. Students remain together through the program, helping each other succeed. Learn more and apply at