• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Major in Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts from Colorado State University is a B.A. degree program combining humanities, arts, languages, performance, media, communication, literature, and social sciences so as to foster interdisciplinary knowledge, core career competencies, personal development, professional excellence, interpersonal confidence and expertise, and a richer understanding of the complex world in which we live.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Writing effectively about the knowledge and perspectives of their field of study
  • Speaking effectively, including
  • Communicating information effectively, including
  • Thinking critically about contemporary issues, particularly within various interdisciplinary perspectives and contexts, including
  • Working collaboratively with others, employing
  • Problem-solving and innovation in real-world contexts and existing realities

Potential Occupations

Graduates in Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts apply their education in a wide variety of careers and/or academic professions, including public policy, politics, healthcare, artistic production, mass media, engineering, law, city planning, business, information systems, international business, journalism, publishing, education, sales and marketing, management and administration, government, communications, museum work, entertainment, foreign service, and many others. Many continue on to graduate or professional schools for more specialized study. 

To enhance their career, academic or professional opportunities, majors are encouraged to participate in paid or volunteer work or internship opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • American Lives-Methods in American Studies
  • History of Theory-Anthropology and Geography
  • History of American Art to 1945
  • Art of West and Central Africa
  • Pre-Columbian Art of Mesoamerica
  • Women in Art History
  • United States Art 1945-1980
  • Art of the Pacific
  • Greek Art

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • All first-year freshman students will submit an application using the Common Application. Your application will be reviewed after we receive all of the required items.
  • $50 application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendation

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31712 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31712 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31712 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12260 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Collins

  • 1210 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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