The largest and most diverse of SFA's colleges, the College of Liberal & Applied Arts is a center of academic excellence. Comprised of nine departments and one school, the College provides opportunities to acquire both a knowledge base necessary for informed citizenship and the specific skills required for professional sucess. Students in the College learn to analyze complex problems, to make critical judgments, and to formulate innovative solutions.
The College of Liberal & Applied Arts houses the departments of English, Government, History, Languages, Cultures & Communication, Mass Communication, Military Science, Psychology, Social & Cultural Analysis, as well as the School of Social Work. Interdisciplinary degree programs enhance the curriculum and offer students a variety of educational options. Almost all of SFA's undergraduate students take a significant number of courses in the College of Liberal & Applied Arts.