The College of Liberal Arts includes the departments of English, Humanities, Social Sciences and Psychology & Sociology, as well as the School of Arts, Media & Communication. The College offers undergraduate and graduate study in the humanities, the social sciences, and the visual and performing arts.

The College strives to prepare students for productive lives in a diverse multicultural world by developing intellectual and creative, communication, and critical thinking skills. It provides majors and minors in specialized subjects in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Teaching provides advanced knowledge and skills in a setting that emphasizes interaction among students and faculty. The College seeks to develop habits of learning and a commitment to lifelong inquiry and intellectual growth.

  • Our college values learning that results from purposeful relationships within vibrant and dynamic communities.
  • Our college values learning that affects the whole individual through all aspects of our humanity (from the emotive to the rational).
  • Our college values learning that produces responsible citizens who engage in the communities around them.
  • Our college values learning that engages in research and produces scholarship which extends knowledge and, through this, our regional, national, and global reputations.