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over 45 years of academic excellence

The College of Arts and Letters offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the humanities and social sciences. Our programs explore the dynamics of human experiences, personal identities, cultural and cross-cultural expressions and practices, and philosophical beliefs regarding human life and existence. As a community of learners, students deepen their understanding of history and prehistory, literatures, languages, religions, gender, ethnicity, class and race, and social and political actions. Our faculty are highly qualified, recognized experts in their disciplines, who make excellence in teaching, as well as research their priority.

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Graduate Program in MALAS

The Master’s degree in the Liberal Arts and Sciences (MALAS), is an alternative approach to traditional graduate education, the program consists of coursework that crosses disciplinary boundaries in order to better appreciate the richness of existence and begin to apply multiple perspectives to the complex realities that face us.

Major in LGBT Studies

The interdisciplinary major in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) studies advances knowledge in sexual and gender identity, and increases understanding of the diverse cultural, historical, ethnic, and contemporary experiences of people across sexualities.

Certificate Program in GIS

The Department of Geography offers a Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS). This certificate combines various aspects of computer science with geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, cartographic visualization, spatial statistics, and global positioning systems (GPS) in solving geographical problems.

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