College of Liberal Arts

Research shows Nevada working as a partner on Colorado River sustainability efforts

Political science researcher Elizabeth Koebele shows states working together to conserve water rather than fighting for it

Sustaining the Colorado River

The College of Liberal Arts is central to the intellectual and artistic life of the University of Nevada, Reno. We contribute to the University's efforts to provide undergraduate students with general and specialized education that will prepare them for advanced study, careers and citizenship in a diverse world. The college offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees and supports major scholarly research and creative activity in the humanities, social sciences and arts. The quality and effectiveness of the college's departments and programs contribute greatly to the learning, discovery and engagement of our students across all disciplines.

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About Liberal Arts

Learn more about the value of a liberal arts degree.

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Liberal Arts Degrees

Find your major and learn more degrees in the liberal arts.

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Departments in Liberal Arts

Discover which departments are in the liberal arts.

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Student Resources

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College of Liberal Arts News

Students presenting on linguistics mock trial class at Georgetown University

Team of undergraduate students present at national conference

Six liberal arts students share their research at Georgetown University

A characiture of one person dressed as a matador on half of its body and a flamenco dancer on the other half.

University’s Latino Research Center welcomes new faces, releases new journal

‘Border-Lines Volume XI’ focuses on the intersectionality of Latinx communities and aims to challenge Border Theory

Brendan Henry

International affairs major earns top scholarship for study abroad experience

Sophomore, Brendan Henry, will travel to Israel to study Arabic and Middle Eastern culture