1. Welcome to the College ofLiberal Arts Fall 2009
2. Academic Departments Fine Arts Humanities Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Art English Anthropology American Studies Graphic Design Foreign Languages and Literatures Economics Ethnic Studies Music History Political Science New Media Communication Theatre Arts Philosophy Psychology Women Studies Speech Communication Sociology Liberal Studies Art History 3. What is a Liberal Arts Education?
4. Academic Success
Everybody starts college with a new GPA.
You have a CLEAN SLATE.
Most of you had a 3.0 + GPA in high school.
Get to know your faculty/instructors.
Connect with Advisers.
Successful time management is KEY.
5. Introduce Yourself 6. What goes into a Liberal Arts degree? 7. Liberal Arts Packet Guide to Graduation What is the purpose of the Baccalaureate Core?
To learn more about other areas outside your major
To explore potential majors or minors
To work on the skills necessary to succeed in college
To expose you to the notions of cultural diversity and difference, power and discrimination
8. Liberal Arts Packet
Class Selection 101
Major Classes for Freshmen
9. Advice from Graduating Seniors 10. Top 10 Employer Valued Skills