College of Liberal Arts

Knowledge combines with creativity in McNeese’s College of Liberal Arts. Whether you’re interested in studying graphic design, criminal justice, family science, philosophy or piano performance (and everything in between), you’ve come to the right place.

Our seven departments offer a variety of degree programs intended to challenge and inspire you, encourage your self-expression and critical thinking skills and even prepare you for law school. In addition to our band program and performance and exhibition spaces, our college offers many internship, research and scholarship opportunities to make sure you’re prepared to pursue your career after you graduate, no matter what field.

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College Highlights

  • Several scholarships are available to students in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in gallery exhibitions, performances and recitals throughout the semester.
  • In 2013, McNeese Alumnus Adam Johnson (M.F.A., '96) won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Orphan Master's Son.
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Prep for Law School

If you're looking to pursue your law degree after you graduate, McNeese's College of Liberal Arts has a number of degree programs intended to help you develop the skills you'll need to successfully apply to law school.


Kaufman Hall, 103
Monday - Friday - 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM