What do we have to offer?
"The different disciplines that form the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences work together to give students a personal and participatory learning environment. We are not just talk — our integrative learning style is active, allowing students to directly apply knowledge they learn in the classroom to the real world. Come be a part of our college and experience the best of an undergraduate academic and professional education."
— Charlene Gould, Dean
MISSION: As an integral and significant component of Avila University, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences promotes and strives for academic excellence. The College furthers the mission of Avila University and enhances the liberal arts through its commitment to diversity, critical thinking and analysis of literature, the performing arts, and philosophical and religious thought.
The College serves the entire student population through its contributions to the core curriculum. In addition, it prepares students majoring in the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences to be leaders in their careers. Through its focus on the whole person through self-expression, ethical considerations, and the history of ideas, the College both prepares students for specific careers and enriches their lives by fostering life-long learning in a complex world.