Be on the cutting EDGE with a degree from the University of Central Arkansas College of Liberal Arts. Our students are citizens of the world, developing experience and skills that prepare them for today’s rapidly changing professional contexts and global economy.
We offer a broad range of classes in six departmentsand an experience that includes top professors, a vibrant community of students and hands-on experience outside the classroom.
Faculty and Staff
Through teaching, advising , scholarly or creative endeavors and community and professional service, our faculty members are committed to extending their own knowledge, the knowledge of their students and the knowledge of other members of the larger community. By exploring and freely exchanging ideas, members of the college advance the understanding of different disciplines, cultures and viewpoints.
What are the Liberal Arts?
A liberal arts degree ensures broad knowledge, develops the arts of inquiry and cultivates social and personal responsibility through engaged learning both inside and outside the classroom.
The Value of Liberal Arts Education . . . for your life, for your career, and for your community.
A broad liberal arts education (an education in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and not solely a technical or career-focused education) is valuable in many ways.
In the College of Liberal Arts at UCA, we are focused on the humanities and social sciences.
Liberal Arts majors flourish in life because they are prepared to do almost anything they want!
Top 15 Professions of Liberal Arts Graduates
Elementary and Middle School Teachers, Lawyers, Judges, Magistrates, Managers, Postsecondary Teachers, Chief Executives and Legislators,Education Administrators, Social Workers, Secondary School Teachers, Counselors, Sales Representatives, Clergy, Retail Sales Supervisors,Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Accountants and Auditors, Marketing and Sales Managers.
The following links will give you an even better idea of the value of a liberal arts degree. You can find more information on the value of specific degrees on our department web pages.
It means becoming a citizen of the world through an education that expands your understanding of America and the world, and prepares you for participation in a rapidly changing global environment. It means developing your intellectual capacities through an education in the arts of inquiry: critical thinking, historical research, analysis of data, and creative discovery. It means opportunities to participate in active learning experiences outside the classroom to gain hands-on skills that prepare you for the real world.
The University of Central Arkansas’ College of Liberal Arts students are committed to global learning and understanding, the need to make a positive difference in society, and a willingness to continue learning throughout life. Join us in pursuing a valuable liberal arts education.