Oct 21, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Liberal Arts


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Overview

With over 45 different majors, numerous minors and world-class faculty, the College of Liberal Arts will help you develop the communication, problem solving, and analytical skills that will make you job-ready, career-ready, and future-ready.  Our students work side-by-side with STEM students, mindful that complex challenges demand creative, collaborative, multi-faceted, innovative, and meaningful solutions. Liberal Arts students deliver on that challenge as a force for good in the world. Think Broadly. Lead Boldly.

College of Liberal Arts Website

Admissions

Purdue University Undergraduate Admissions College of Liberal Arts Website

Admission to Teacher Education

Teacher Education Program Guidelines 2017-18

Advising (more information)  

Academic advisors work with students, faculty, staff, departments and administration to maintain and improve the quality of education in the College of Liberal Arts and Purdue University as a whole. As advisors, we are committed to supporting each student in developing and implementing an individualized plan for academic success and career development.

Contact Information for Liberal Arts  

Specifically, we are committed to…

  • Supporting the mission of the College of Liberal Arts and promoting the value of a liberal arts education.
  • Assisting students in their progress towards earning a degree.
  • Fostering relationships with students to better mentor and support them during their time at Purdue.
  • Staying knowledgeable about the courses, study abroad and internship opportunities, and events that will benefit students.
  • Continuously improving our services through professional development, innovation, and evaluation.
Click here for STAR (Summer Transition, Advising, and Registration) information.
 

College of Liberal Arts 3 Year Degree Programs

The College of Liberal Arts offers the opportunity for students to complete several majors in 3 years. The new plans of study provide a cost-effective way to complete an undergraduate degree. CLA offers 3 year plans of study in the following majors:

Programs

Program Information

College of Liberal Arts Administration

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Certificate

Pre-Program

Department of Anthropology

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Brian Lamb School of Communication

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Pre-Program

Department of English

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Department of History

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Certificate

Minor

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Program Information

School of Languages and Cultures

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Department of Philosophy

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Department of Political Science

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Certificate

Minor

Department of Sociology

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Minor

Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance

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Programs

Baccalaureate

Certificate

Minor