College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Mission and Overview

The College of Psychology and Liberal Arts has the mission of providing to students a foundation to the philosophies, concepts, methods of inquiry and knowledge bases underlying the liberal arts and the social sciences. The college strives to develop global citizens for a multicultural and technology-driven 21st century, who can realize their full potential through an understanding of cultural diversity, an appreciation of the creative arts, knowledge of the history of human interaction, and developing effective communication and problem solving skill sets.

Courses in foreign languages and linguistics are offered through the School of Arts and Communication, as well as an intensive English as a Second Language Bridge Program for students whose first language is not English.

“The College of Psychology and Liberal Arts has the mission of providing to students a foundation to the philosophies, concepts, methods of inquiry and knowledge bases underlying the liberal arts and the social sciences. We strive to develop global citizens for a multi-cultural and technology driven 21st century, who can realize their full potential through an understanding of cultural diversity, an appreciation of the creative arts, knowledge of the history of human interaction, and developing effective communication and problem solving skill sets.

In support of this mission, we are committed to:

  • Promoting and developing critical thinking skills in every course;
  • Creating courses that provide foundations for global awareness through the integration of culturally diverse approaches and points of view;
  • Establishing a tradition of student participation in research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of higher education through capstone and design projects, internships and theses.