Stephen F. Austin State University

Undergraduate Students

Overview of Undergraduate Programs

The largest and most diverse of SFA's colleges, the College of Liberal and Applied Arts is a center of academic excellence. Comprised of nine departments and seven interdisciplinary programs, the College provides opportunities to acquire both a knowledge base necessary for informed citizenship and the specific skills required for professional success. Students in the College learn to analyze complex problems, to make critical judgments, and to formulate innovative solutions.

The College of Liberal and Applied Arts houses the departments of Communication and Contemporary Culture, English, Government, History, Military Science, Modern Languages, Psychology, Social Work, as well as the School of Social Work and the Division of Communication and Contemporary Culture. Interdisciplinary programs in Applied Arts and Sciences and Liberal Studies, as well as a number of interdisciplinary minors, enhance the curriculum and offer students a variety of educational options.

Undergraduate Degrees

The College offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in

Bachelor of Science degrees are available in

Students in the college also can pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing or a Bachelor of Social Work degree The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree is available to students meeting specific admission requirements. Teaching certification programs are offered in English, French, history, journalism, social studies, speech communication, and Spanish.