College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Heart and Soul of ESU Over 100 undergraduate and graduate academic programs within the Arts, Sciences + Humanities
Where learning comes to life
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is ESU's largest college and has over 100 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that will prepare you for your future, or help you advance in your career. You're in the right place if you want to be a scientist, a nurse, a police officer, a writer, an artist, a teacher, a lawyer, an artist, a doctor - the sky's the limit! Our programs are so more than just career preparation, they also provide the knowledge, skills, and connections necessary to enrich your life and give you the skills to make the world a better place.
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Discover undergraduate majors and programs within 11 departments in Liberal Arts & Sciences.
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Programs in ceramics, engraving, glass, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.
Programs across all biological sub-disciplines preparing students for careers and professional studies.
Preparing students for leadership, public relations, and a range of communication careers.
English, Modern Languages + Journalism
Programs in literature, writing and languages. Amazing experiences and opportunities await!
Carve your own path and customize a degree to meet your specific needs.
Mathematics + Economics
One of the only programs in the US to combine these disciplines.
Conservatory training at a public institution. Vocal, instrumental, marching band, ensembles, orchestra and more!
ESU nursing program is second-to-none. Grads are in-demand by hospitals and students have stellar NCLEX passage rates.
Programs in Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics and Physical Sciences Education prepare students for careers and professional studies.
Programs in History, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Sciences/History Education, Geography, Philosophy, Pre-Law Studies and more. Students are prepared for careers or advanced studies.
Sociology, Anthropology + Crime & Delinquency Studies
Preparing students for careers supporting families, society, law enforcement, and more.
Established in 1913, students ESU students are part of one of the oldest theatre programs in the country. Students can earn a BA or BFA in theatre or a certificate to teach theatre.
Learn more about some of our featured programs.
Pre Professional Program
Ecology and Biodiversity
Bachelor of Science, Concentration
Bachelor of Arts
Admissions + Scholarships
Discover the admissions process for Liberal Arts & Sciences and scholarships available to our students.
Undergraduate admission application
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Graduate admission application
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