What is the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences?

At the center of IU South Bend’s educational mission lies the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) which offers 82 degree programs in the humanities, social and natural sciences, and a number of interdisciplinary majors and minors.  Students choosing majors in the Liberal Arts and Sciences will acquire a broad understanding of human culture and the natural world as they prepare for a wide variety of careers and lives characterized by community engagement and personal fulfillment.

Student Resources

You'll find information about degree requirements, College policies and forms, scholarships, undergraduate research, student organizations, study abroad opportunities, and career and graduate school information.

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CLAS Advising Center

CLAS faculty and professional advisors guide students through a developmental process that encourages students to clarify life/career goals and develop educational plans to achieve these goals.

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We encourage all CLAS majors to apply using IU South Bend's Online Scholarship Application by the March 10th deadline.

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Academic Centers and Laboratories

The Centers and Laboratories within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provide our students with a wide range of learning opportunities

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