Within the majors and curricula of the College, students learn to develop their skills in communication, qualitative and quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking. Students learn the methods of forming and answering questions without bias; the ways to discover, analyze, and integrate knowledge across disciplines. The value of intellectual integrity and rigor; and, the importance of life-long learning as the basis for excellence in any endeavor. At both the undergraduate and graduate level, the curricula of the College emphasize the aesthetic, historical, ethical, and social interpretations of human existence, and encourage learning across disciplinary lines. Our staff are respected as leaders in a wide range of curriculum areas, as consultants to a range of institutions nationally and internationally, and as facilitators of professional development contracts. One of the largest and most diverse institutions of its kind in the nation. College provides a friendly, inclusive, learning environment where all take pride in learning and achievement. The primary mission of the College of Liberal Arts and Education is to prepare students to become knowledgeable, contributing citizens in a world of diverse cultures. We create an educational community of conscientious individuals, who have developed their artistic and professional talents to the highest degree, and who have an exalted sense of purpose in their lives, overcome odds and work in unison to bring about positive change in society.