College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Why Study the Liberal Arts and Sciences?

Did you know that the word “liberal” in Liberal Arts and Sciences comes from the Latin word “liber,” meaning free? Liberal studies can, in fact, free a person from ignorance, prejudice and apathy. A liberal arts education equips students with an appreciation for critical inquiry and independent thought and reasoning.

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Academic Programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Art, Design and Theatre
  • Athletic Training
  • Communication and Journalism
  • Computer Science, Information Systems, and Mathematics
  • Criminal Justice
  • English and Modern Languages
  • Liberal Studies
  • Natural and Physical Sciences (Geography, Biology, Chemistry)
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • History and Political Sciences (History, Political Science, Legal Studies)
  • Social Work

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