Thank you for your interest in the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts. It includes more than 30 faculty members in the departments of Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Foreign Languages, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology & Counseling, Social Work, and Sociology. Also included are the Forensic Studies, Honors, Leadership, and Legal Studies programs. The College also offers master's degrees in Clinical Counseling & Marriage and Family Therapy, English, and History.
Our programs and courses are designed to provide a liberal arts education to students of all majors across the university. Much of the Foundational Curriculum, which consists of courses required for every undergraduate degree, is provided through the College as is a wide variety of courses that serve to augment and expand the general educational experience of all HSU students. It is well-recognized that training with a liberal arts emphasis provides the critical thinking skills necessary for success in many career areas.
The College also offers specialized training in pre-professional programs and in specific major and minor fields appropriate to the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Behavioral Science degrees. Many of our programs offer the opportunity for internships, foreign study, and other types of experiential learning.
For specific degree requirements please refer to the Academic Organization and Degrees section of the Catalog. If you desire additional information, or have questions, please contact me or the department head or program director in your area of interest.
Dr. Stephen Cook
Professor and Dean
2200 Hickory, Abilene, TX, 79698
Operator: (325) 670-1000
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