Jun 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Interdisciplinary & Applied Liberal Arts

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Chair: Sean Gillon, Ph.D.

The Department of Interdisciplinary and Applied Liberal Arts fosters learning, critical inquiry and social engagement in order to better understand and address contemporary social and environmental issues. Degree program foundations in the social sciences, humanities, cultural studies and environmental studies enable students to work within and across disciplines in order to develop knowledge, ask and answer questions, and comprehend complexity, diversity and change in our environment, culture and society. Students learn to apply a rigorous and professionally relevant liberal arts education to become better thinkers, decision makers and leaders in a wide variety of careers or further study.

The Department of Interdisciplinary and Applied Liberal Arts offers master’s degree programs in food systems and society or interdisciplinary studies, as well as an undergraduate certificate in gerontology and a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies.

Students in the liberal studies degree program may develop an individualized program pathway or choose a concentration in one of the following:

  • Communication & Media
  • Environmental Studies
  • Social & Cultural Studies


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