College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Find Your Passion

We don’t just prepare you for a job, we prepare you for a lifelong career path. From law enforcement to psychology, from family studies to international relations – we’ve got your interests covered.

Critical thinking, leadership and problem solving are all part of the value of a liberal arts education. Your path does not have to be a straight line. A degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers a wide range of programs in the humanities, social sciences and multidisciplinary studies. You’ll enhance your critical and theoretical thought processes, while gaining practical knowledge of how to apply new skills through internships in businesses, media outlets and government agencies.

Our faculty are experts in their fields who will engage you, as a student. They know what students need and give you the tools you need to succeed. Faculty help you embark on your career path by extending the classroom out into the real world, helping you leverage your education to achieve more as an undergraduate – and beyond.

We help you build the foundation for the gateway to your future.

“I liked the class sizes and the close-knit nature of the
Purdue Calumet campus.” — MORGAN WALKER (BA ’14, Visual Communication and Design) plans to pursue a Ph.D. in visual and cultural studies at a New York university


Accreditations include: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP); National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC); Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).