Schools, Departments, and Programs

Students at Auburn UniversityThe College of Liberal Arts is one of the largest schools on Auburn's campus and the largest liberal arts college in the state of Alabama. The College continues a long tradition of quality education, instruction, and outreach in a number of outstanding departments.

The College of Liberal Arts is composed of the School of Communication and Journalism and thirteen departments which are divided into four academic areas:

  • Fine Arts
    Departments that offer studies in the fine arts include Art & Art History, Music, and Theatre.
  • Humanities
    Departments that offer studies in the humanities include English, Foreign Languages and Literature, History, and Philosophy (including Religious Studies).
  • Communications
    The communications area includes the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and the School of Communication & Journalism.
  • Social Sciences
    The social sciences include the Departments of Aviation, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.

In general, a liberal arts degree provides a comprehensive education and a strong background for graduate or professional school.

Last Updated: March 17, 2020