The College of Liberal Arts and its embedded School of the Arts (SotA) offers an array of courses of study in the arts, humanities and the social sciences. As the principal provider to St. Cloud State's Liberal Education Program, the College and School touch the lives of nearly every student seeking an undergraduate degree. Through a variety of learning opportunities -- be it in a classroom or in the community -- we provide students with the ability to make a difference in the world today and into the future.

You'll find very few students who haven't dipped into our liberal arts programs sometime during their campus careers.

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Programs

Programs

Dozens of programs offer assistance, advice and encouragement to help achieve goals.

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Academic Resources

Academic Resources

Our standout students just keep shaping the world.

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Success Stories

Success Stories

Want to see and know the world? We'll take you there.

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Education Abroad

Education Abroad

It's not all about the books and classrooms. You'll practice what we preach.

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Active & Applied Learning

Active & Applied Learning

We help you take your learning out into the world and put it to use.

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Careers

Careers

We value skills and tools that guide students toward success as critical thinkers, communicators and leaders.

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Educators

Educators

We work across disciplines to deliver unique solutions to changing educational and community needs.

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Creative Problem Solvers

Creative Problem Solvers

We dream big, and we take students along as we explore environmental, cultural and historical issues from a global viewpoint.

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Global Thinkers

Global Thinkers

In many cases, we (literally) wrote the book or framed the scholarly conversation on key issues.

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Success Builders

Success Builders

Give us a problem. We work with colleagues to find the tools, techniques and pathways to a solution.

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Innovators and Collaborators

Innovators and Collaborators

Faculty devotes time and energy to campus and community programs that enhance learning and lead a variety of professional organizations.

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Service-Oriented

Service-Oriented

We're part of a national movement that promotes more informed participation in civic life.

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American Democracy Project

American Democracy Project

We collaborate to develop data on the social conditions of immigrant workers in Minnesota.

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Immigration Research

Immigration Research

Our community garden gives us community roots and teaches global sustainability.

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Community Garden

Community Garden

We host the central region's National History Day competition, bringing hundreds of students to campus.

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History Day

History Day

Student-run UTVS bring the world to the campus and take the campus to the world.

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Television

Television

Our public radio station carries the campus 24/7 to a 70-mile wide audience.

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Radio

Radio