Imagine employees who understand diversity and culture, imagine citizens who engage communities, imagine leaders who think critically and communicate effectively — these are the graduates of the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
Prepare students in the humanities and social sciences with strong skills in research, communication, and critical thinking.
Provide community partnerships on a wide variety of issues, including Holocaust studies, the history and culture of India, regional water and land use, and the LA Basin's role in global transportation and supply chains.
Provide opportunities for all students to study a range of diverse issues including languages and literatures, global and domestic cultural diversity, varied patterns of human cognition and development, and world religions.
With 275 tenure-line faculty members who engage in a wide range of research in the humanities and social sciences, CLA is:
CLA students compete on the national stage:
CLA boasts academic programs and centers that enhance the student experience and connect the university with the larger community:
The Student Success Fund directly supports students and increases the likelihood that they will graduate with a valuable degree and little to no debt. Funding examples include:
The Community Engagement Fund supports the wider community through academic centers and programs. Funding examples include:
A Special Projects Fund will assist the College of Liberal Arts in meeting its greatest needs, including:
David Wallace | Dean