Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts

Dean

Dr. Stephen Cook

Associate Dean

Ms. Charlene Strickland

The Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts offers courses and programs designed to provide a broad liberal arts education to students in all majors throughout the University. The Foundational Curriculum, which is required for all bachelor’s degrees, is provided primarily through the College as are a wide variety of courses which serve to augment and expand the student’s general educational experience.

Programs

The College also offers specialized training in a variety of pre-professional programs and in specific major and minor fields appropriate to the following bachelor's degrees:

Majors

Bachelor of Arts

Strategic Communication

Criminal Justice

English

Spanish

History

Philosophy

Political Science

Psychology

Sociology

Bachelor of Behavioral Science

Strategic Communication

Criminal Justice

History

Political Science

Psychology

Social Work

Sociology

Bachelor of Science

Psychology

In addition to these programs the college offers minors in several fields of study.

Minors

Communication

Criminal Justice

English

Forensic Studies

History

Honors

Human Computer Interaction

Leadership

Legal Studies

Philosophy

Political Science

Psychology

Social Work

Sociology

Spanish

Writing

The following topics and courses are also offered in the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts.

Geography

Objectives - Geography is offered to give the student an opportunity to learn more about the world. GEOG 3301 is required for the Social Studies Composite major as well as elementary teacher preparation students. History certification students will take 3301 (cross-listed as HIST 3307), and all history majors are encouraged to take it.

Courses in Geography (GEOG)

2301 Principles of Geography

3301 Cultural Geography

Humanities

Objectives - Each of these courses is designed to be taken independently. The first two survey the inter-relatedness or selected academic disciplines in order that students may gain an informed perspective on their cultural background and to help them better understand contemporary culture. The film course studies the evolution of motion pictures in America as a contemporary phenomenon resulting from societal, cultural, artistic, and commercial influences.

Courses in Humanities (HUMA)

3099 (1-3 credits) Special Topics

3330 Survey of American Film