College of Liberal Arts

Lifelong Learning

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Your education does not end at commencement.

The College of Liberal Arts provides opportunities to enrich the lives of our friends and alums with a variety of in-person and online educational offerings. Through our MOOCs, SMOCs, podcasts, TED Talks, faculty blogs, or professional development courses, we want to cultivate your desire for lifelong learning.

Liberal Arts Online Courses

The College of Liberal Arts offers numerous online courses. Here are a few highlights:

  • The College of Liberal Arts is proud to offer the world's first-ever synchronous massic online course (SMOC), Psychology 101, with Drs. Jamie Pennebaker and Sam Gosling. Read more and enroll here.
  • The University has partnered with edX to offer eight courses, which include two College of Liberal Arts professor-led classes taught by Dr. John Hoberman and Dr. Daniel Bonevac. Enroll here.
  • University Extension offers evening credit and non-credit courses for college credit, professional development, or self-enrichment. Enroll here.

Professional Development and Continuing Education

  • Master of Arts in Economics - The MA program offered by the Department of Economics offers a rigorous curriculum with quantitative training in economics. The program began in the 2013-14 academic year, with an initial cohort of 40 students.