The College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston offers students the opportunity to study a variety of fields in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts—from English to Economics, Africana Studies to Women’s Studies, Performing Arts to Psychology—as well as in interdisciplinary programs such as Asian Studies that span two or more fields of study. A liberal arts education will help:
Develop the skills essential for a career or for graduate study
Critical and creative thinking
Written and oral communication
Inquiry and analysis
Intercultural knowledge and competence
Skills for lifelong learning and
The ability to adapt to new situations quickly
Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts:
Are strongly committed to teaching and to their students’ learning
Mentor students in Honors work, independent study projects, and internships
Do research at the cutting edge of their disciplines
Participate in fifteen university research centers and institutes that bring research and creative achievements to the local community and global audiences.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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