Areas of Study

At UIC's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, we prepare active learners for 21st-century careers. We believe (and employers, graduate and professional schools agree) that a strong liberal arts and sciences education is the best foundation for a successful future, and a lifetime of learning and achievement.

LAS students are encouraged to discover their ambitions, practice critical problem-solving, and develop the flexibility to adapt to a rapidly changing economy and job landscape.

LAS offers majors and minors across the sciences, social sciences and humanities (as well as many interdisciplinary programs). The college has 11 pre-professional tracks,  6 secondary education programs, foreign language study, and the ability to combine an LAS major with any UIC minor (like a minor in Business). Many of our departments are nationally ranked and recognized for their strengths.


African American Studies

African American Studies

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

chinese

Chinese
(Minor Only)

Criminology, Law and Justice

Criminology, Law and Justice

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Environmental Sciences

French and Francophone Studies

French and Francophone Studies

Gender and Women

Gender and Women's Studies

Geography

Geography
(Minor Only)

Global Asian Studies

Global Asian Studies
(Minor Only)

Human Capital and Labor Markets

Human Capital and Labor Markets
(Minor Only)

ihs

Integrated Health Studies
(Major Only)

International Studies

International Studies
(Minor Only)

Italian and Italian American Studies

Italian and Italian American Studies
(Minor Only)

Latin American and Latino Studies

Latin American and Latino Studies

Law and Society

Law and Society
(Minor Only)

ling

Linguistics
(Minor Only)

Mathematics and Computer Science

Mathematics and Computer Science

Moving Image Arts

Moving Image Arts
(Minor Only)

Religious Studies

Religious Studies
(Minor Only)

socialjustice

Social Justice
(Minor Only)

Pre-Professional Programs

Preprofessional Studies

Secondary Education Programs

Secondary Education Programs

Popular Non-LAS Minor

Popular Non-LAS Minors