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Common Ground Reading Initiative


Common Ground is the College of Liberal Arts’ freshman-year reading program. The purpose of the program is to give the 900-plus incoming freshmen an opportunity to create a learning community based on a shared reading experience. Books are provided to freshmen at their summer new student conference. They are encouraged to read the book and be […]

Ongoing Initiatives

Diversity Committees | Description: Within the College of Liberal Arts there are two types of diversity committees. The first is at the Dean’s level and the second is at the department level. The Dean’s diversity committee is made up of representatives from the departmental diversity committees. These committees exist to stimulate programs, share successful strategies, […]

Celebrating 50 Years

Celebrating 50 Years

The College of Liberal Arts is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a freestanding college within Texas A&M University. Liberal arts courses have been a part of the curriculum at Texas A&M since the university’s founding in 1876 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, and the School of Arts and Sciences was created in […]

Professor inspires couple’s service, philanthropy to Liberal Arts

Clarissa and Steve Streeman

By Monica Zuniga ’15 For years, Steve ’78 and Clarissa ’77 Streetman sat next to a Spanish professor at Kyle Field who invited the couple to attend College of Liberal Arts Development Council events. After many invitations, the Streetmans finally attended one. What they saw was eye-opening. The College was focused on and appreciative of […]


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The College of Liberal Arts encourages academic excellence that strengthens and expands our knowledge of the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and performing arts. You will find curricula designed to broaden horizons and enrich the quality of life, as well as help produce informed and responsible citizens. Mapping your Future in Liberal Arts Advising Majors […]