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 Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Athletic Training
  • Communication, Journalism, Public Relations
  • Computer Science and Information Systems, and Mathematics and Statistics
  • Criminal Justice
  • English and Modern Languages
  • Liberal Education
  • Natural and Physical Sciences (Geography, Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • History and Political Sciences 
  • International Center for Music

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