College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bradley’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provides the personalized attention of a liberal arts college, with the resources of a research university. If you are curious, passionate about learning, and love to explore, you will find a welcoming home in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Programs within the departments of LAS promote hands-on, minds-on, real-world learning through cooperative education, internships, practicums in clinical settings and research participation. These experiences link the world of intellect to the world of work and practical application, and expose students to the career options available immediately upon graduation as well as to options for postgraduate study.
The mission of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is to:
- Provide an environment for students to develop an awareness of the great issues facing humanity.
- Encourage students to be imaginative, critical, intellectually curious individuals, who will aspire to lifelong learning.
- Develop career interests and abilities appropriate to the needs of the students.
- Foster in students communicative and evaluative competencies.
- Develop self-renewing people in a value-centered interdisciplinary, intercultural, and humanistic context that puts career goals of students into a societal context in ways that will have significant impact on contemporary and future society, and will bring continuing personal satisfaction to them.
Departments and Programs
- Criminal Justice Studies
- Institute of International Studies
- Political Science
- Sociology & Social Work
Sciences and Mathematics
Interdisciplinary Majors and Area Studies
The Chemistry of Success
Chemistry Department legacy lives through its alumni
Deal wins Student Laureate Award
Psychology major Brian Deal ’15 is wrapping up his last year at Bradley with a bang. In early November, Deal received the Student Laureate Award presented by The Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
Becoming One With Animals
Medina communicates with exotic creatures as zoo intern
New course trains students for bilingual interactions in health care
A new course for future health care professionals is preparing Bradley students to interact with the growing number of Spanish speakers in the United States.
Cox one of 11 to receive national scholarship
Christa Cox ’15, a computer science major from Lowpoint, Illinois, is one of 11 women in the U.S. to receive a “Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security” (SWSIS).