College of Liberal Arts

Thinking critically and independently.

Students in the College of Liberal Arts learn to think critically, communicate effectively and lead. Through curriculum that emphasizes ethics, integrity, citizenship and awareness of global issues, we prepare you to become the type of well-rounded person who employers are increasingly seeking in the workplace. Our alumni have careers in politics, international relations, management, education, law, medicine and more.

Undergraduate students sitting at table and listening to speaker.

Undergraduate Education

Embody the spirit of the liberal arts through academic rigor and achievement, activities and leadership experiences outside the classroom, and professional development opportunities.

Group of graduate students in classroom in front of white board.

Graduate Education

Participate in enhanced research opportunities, gain teaching skills and prepare for your postgraduate career.

Professional education students.

Professional Education

Continue your learning with specialized master’s degree programs and professional seminars and training.


College of Liberal Arts faculty

Faculty Excellence

Liberal Arts faculty members are leading scholars, teachers and researchers in their fields who advance knowledge in the humanities and social sciences while preparing the next generation of thoughtful citizens and leaders.

Student studying in College of Liberal Arts building

College of Liberal Arts Building

The CLA, which opened in January 2013, features light-filled offices and meeting rooms, classrooms equipped with the latest technology, and open areas both inside and out designed to facilitate collaboration between faculty and students.