The College of Liberal Arts offers a wide variety of degree programs in the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences. The college also helps prepare students for professional and graduate study and cooperates with other colleges in offering joint professional and preprofessional programs. The college contributes the largest number of courses to the university’s Core Program, providing students with much of the knowledge at the heart of a broad liberal education, as well as many of the skills and habits of mind that are the mark of an educated person.

The college offers four undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music. The college also offers master’s degree programs in English, history, humanities, international and comparative politics, music, and public administration.

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Community Outreach

The college is home to a unique entity that reaches out to the community. The Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries bring the best of contemporary art to the Dayton region and Wright State. The galleries have both a permanent collection and traveling exhibitions and are always free and open to the public.


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