Azusa Pacific University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers programs that equip students academically, practically, and spiritually to engage the world more broadly. Our degree offerings uphold a standard of excellence that combines faculty expertise with student scholarship for a vibrant and collaborative learning experience. Because CLAS students study life’s most significant questions, they are prepared academically and vocationally for life's next step. 

The college offers 21 undergraduate majors and 3 master’s degrees. Whether you’re seeking a degree in a STEM field, such as biotechnology or engineering, or want to explore the humanities programs, such as those in English or history, or want to focus on the social sciences, such as a degree in international relations or public relations, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers an exceptional education designed to graduate difference makers who pursue excellence and live well. View a complete list of our degree programs.

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Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D. Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D. Dean and Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

News & Features

  • APU Hosts Fifth Annual Spanish Spelling Bee

    For the fifth year, California high school students will compete in a Spanish language spelling bee, organized by Azusa Pacific University’s Department of Modern Languages and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

  • Faculty Notes: Eric Davis, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Davis' recent presentation.

  • Faculty Notes: Eric Davis, Ph.D.

    Learn more about Davis' recent publication.

  • Dean's Desk (March 2017)

    Earlier this semester, CLAS faculty, staff, and students gathered in Upper Turner for the second annual academic chapel to highlight how we are living out our CLAS mission. This year, the theme focused on our commitment to "Civic Engagement," and students from Global Studies, Biology, and History shared how their...

  • Why Bioethics Matters in Biotechnology

    David Dyer, Ph.D., executive director of Azusa Pacific's master's in biotechnology program, discusses the importance of bioethics, from a Christian perspective, in the quickly advancing field of biotechnology.