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Why Study the Liberal Arts?

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A liberal arts degree provides you with a strong foundation for lifelong learning and enables you to be flexible and nimble in a rapidly changing world. You’ll graduate prepared not just for one career, but for many.

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Choose from 23 undergraduate and graduate degree plan, and start making real-world contributions in research with your professors.

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More than just a major.

The Liberal Arts prepares you to graduate with more than just a degree. Instead, you’ll enter the world with a set of transferable skills that will help you no matter what career path you decide on. Here in AddRan, we encourage our students to pursue their passions while equipping them with the skills employers want. From strategic thinking  and creative problem solving to excellent written communication, Liberal Arts graduates have skills that won’t expire.


Dr. Alex Hidalgo Awarded Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship
Congratulations to Dr. Alex Hidalgo, who was awarded a two-year Mellon Fellowship to join the Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography at the Unive...
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History Graduate Students Examine the Past Through Chemistry
Where do history and chemistry meet? In a lab, most likely. That’s what happened when a class of graduate students from the TCU history departme...
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David Colón, “Making It Nuevo: Latina/o Modernist Poetics Remake High Euro-American Modernism”
Professor David Colón’s essay, “Making It Nuevo: Latina/o Modernist Poetics Remake High Euro-American Modernism” (pp.353-370), was published in...
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Professor Receives Award for Work on Gendered Text Analysis
The Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics is “designed to encourage and reward scholars embarking on significant research...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Weddings
Dr. Angela Thompson (sociology) is an expert when it comes to weddings. In fact, she teaches a class on it. Sociology of Weddings explores the social ...
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