College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences houses academic programs in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and computational sciences. LAS programs offer you opportunities for small classes, engaged learning and mentorship with faculty dedicated to your success. These rewarding experiences will advance lifelong learning and benefit you whether your next step is entering graduate school or the workforce.

First Year Seminars


Discover the benefits of a unique introduction to college classes.

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Undergraduate Summer Research and Artistry Fellowship Program


Find opportunities to explore interesting topics.

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Global Scholars


Become a culturally conscious learner.

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College News


Planting the Seed to Shock the System

Taking on food insecurity directly, these students are connecting growers with consumers on their online platform.


A Field Trip to Springfield Teaches Advocacy 101

Students get a chance to meet with Illinois State Representatives to advocate for MAP Funding.

LAS In the News

From Humble Beginnings in India

PBS WTVP - July 14, 2022

Girls Are Inspired at 4G STEM Camp

Peoria County Chronicle - May 4, 2022

‘Join the Groovement’ draws young people to register to vote

HOI ABC-TV - April 23, 2022

‘I Anticipate Now That There Is No End in Sight,’ Local Expert Weighs in on Ukraine Conflict

WMBD-TV - March 28, 2022

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