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Dean's Message

Dr. Peter Braza

Welcome to the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences

The College of Letters, Arts & Sciences is home to studies in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences – and home to more than half of the students at UCCS.

Our faculty teach you to think, to create, to communicate – skills vital to today’s employers and graduate and professional schools. Outside the classroom, opportunities abound for internships and one-on-one research with faculty.

As the largest college on campus, you can choose bachelor degrees and minors in one (or more!) of our seventeen departments. We offer five accelerated bachelor/master degrees, nine master’s degrees, and three Ph.D. degrees, as well as pre-medical and pre-law programs. Our newest offering is an exercise science major, a joint effort with health sciences.

As part of our college, you will head out into the world with a breadth of knowledge across many disciplines, effective communication skills, strong analytical abilities, and enhanced creative thinking capabilities. Come join us!

Peter A. Braza, Dean

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Reasons to Join our College

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Our Mission is YOUR success

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We offer Peak Learning Experiences, practical experiences including internships and research with faculty.

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You’ll join a great group of people, more than half of UCCS students are enrolled in LAS.

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By taking courses in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences, you will gain breadth of knowledge across many disciplines.

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Our distinguished faculty will teach you to think, create, and communicate, skills highly desired by employers and graduate schools and transferable to many different careers.

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