The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences includes the Office of the Dean for Liberal Arts and Sciences, Early College Programs, Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Divisions of Humanities, Movement & Sport Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social Sciences. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean, the Director of Early College Programs, and the Division Chairs work collaboratively, in partnership with faculty, to offer a wide range of high-quality professional programs to a diverse student body.
The Humanities cultivates transferrable and marketable skills (critical thinking and problem-solving, analysis and research, written and oral communication) in our students while studying the human experience. Our programs prepare students to succeed in career and graduate school opportunities.
The Movement and Sport Sciences Division believes in hands-on, experiential learning. We have five majors that lead to GREAT careers in kinesiology, health, and various sports avenues. Check us out on our website!
Early College Programs enables high school students to earn college credit while simultaneously fulfilling high school graduation requirements. This partnership between the college and area high schools gives students the opportunity to take courses at their high school, online, or on the LCSC campus.
The Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers courses in biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, computer science, earth science, mathematics, pre-engineering, physics and natural sciences that are applicable to the preparation of elementary and secondary school teachers and to many other careers.
Social Sciences degrees explore the human condition and offer hands-on learning experiences to prepare students for a variety of careers and graduate school. Majors include Anthropology, History, Justice Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a process by which you can earn college credit for learning that you have achieved through life and work experience (such as owning your own business or managing a business, training courses offered through work or the military, extended volunteerism, or independent study). Through one of the many forms of PLA described below, you have the opportunity to demonstrate that your prior learning integrates theory and practice and demonstrates your achievement of the learning outcomes of certain LCSC courses. Prior Learning is assessed by faculty with expertise in the subject matter, and is only awarded for learning and not for experience alone.