Areas of Study

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences comprises departments, centers, institutes, and programs that span science and humanities disciplines, from ecology to economics, physics to philosophy, and German to genetics. These core units house undergraduate majors, graduate programs, disciplinary and interdisciplinary research groups, and outreach centers. Together, they make up the fabric of UConn's broadest College.


Departments and Units

Academic Departments
Anthroplogy

Main Office: Beach Hall, Room 436
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Chemistry

Main Office: Chemistry Building, Room A100
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Communication

Main Office: Arjona Building, Room 228
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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Main Office: Torrey Life Sciences Building, Room 312
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Economics

Main Office: Oak Hall, Room 309
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English

Main Office: Philip E. Austin Building, Room 208
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Geography

Main Office: Philip E. Austin Building, Room 422
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Geosciences

Main Office: Beach Hall, Room 207
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History

Main Office: Wood Hall, Room 121
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Human Development and Family Sciences

Main Office: Family Studies Building, Room 106
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Journalism

Main Office: Oak Hall, Room 468
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Linguistics

Main Office: Oak Hall, Room 368
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Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

Main Office: Oak Hall, Room 207
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Marine Sciences

Main Office: 1080 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT
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Mathematics

Main Office: Monteith Building, Room 217
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Molecular and Cell Biology

Main Office: Biology/Physics Building, Room 104
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Philosophy

Main Office: Manchester Hall, Room 101
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Physics

Main Office: Gant Science Complex, S-120
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Physiology and Neurobiology

Main Office: Torrey Life Sciences Building, Room 67B
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Political Science

Main Office: Oak Hall, Room 409
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Psychological Sciences

Main Office: Bousfield Psychology Building, Room 106
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Public Policy

Main Office: 10 Prospect Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103
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Sociology

Main Office: Manchester Hall, Room 116
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Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Main Office: Phillips Communication Sciences Building, Room 232
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Statistics

Main Office: Philip E. Austin Building, Room 323
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Centers, Institutes, and Programs
Africana Studies Institute

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American Studies Program

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Asian and Asian American Studies Institute

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Biological Sciences Program

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Brain Imaging Research Center

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Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life

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Connecticut Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science

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Cognitive Science Program

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El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies

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Environmental Studies Program

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Maritime Studies Program

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Urban and Community Studies Program

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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

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Undergraduate Majors and Minors


Graduate Programs

Gradaute programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are housed our departments, centers, and institutes, and administered by the UConn Graduate School. Students can choose from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs at the certificate, master's, and Ph.D. levels. Learn more about our graduate programs at the Graduate School's website.

Explore Your Options

Not sure where to start?

The Major Experience (TME) in the Academic Center for Exploratory Students offers a comprehensive list of major and minor descriptions.
 
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Still need help?

An advisor in the CLAS Academic Services Center can help guide you through the process of declaring a major or minor.
 
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