College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Since its founding in 1875, Park University has stressed the importance of a liberal arts education to prepare students to be creative, independent, lifelong learners. At the heart of that tradition is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which offers innovative programs in the fine and performing arts, the humanities, and the natural and social sciences.

Classes in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provide an invaluable foundation for a variety of careers, advanced professional programs or post-graduate coursework. Students master several academic subjects and become critical thinkers and adept problem-solvers, able understand the complexities of the human experience. Coursework in the liberal arts and sciences stresses not just the acquisition of a set of skills but the development of the whole person.

CLAS Welcome

Park University is an institution with multiple academic programs and campus centers, providing academic instruction through various means. However, we believe that the core of Park University is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Since its inception, Park University has been a liberal arts college with the emphasis on experiential learning. Today we carry on that tradition through innovative programs in the fine and performing arts, the humanities, and the natural and social sciences.

The College is made up of faculty and students in fourteen departments and numerous other curricular and extracurricular programs.


Mission

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences of Park University will prepare graduates who are articulate, literate, reflective, lifelong learners and active global citizens.

Vision

The College will be a leader in providing quality, innovative, programs for academic preparation and intellectual growth, through multiple means, in a way that meets the needs of people living in an interdependent world.