Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts.

Offering major and minor degree programs in Behavioral Sciences, Language and Literature, and Social Sciences, our outstanding faculty are here to prepare you for many opportunities.  Whether a bachelor’s degree will serve your career goal (law enforcement, government, teaching, for example) or you plan to pursue professional (counseling, law, medicine) or graduate-level studies (criminology, English, foreign languages, history), we have the faculty and advisors to guide you and the programs to challenge you.  For all our programs, a solid foundation in the University’s Liberal Arts courses means you will develop the critical reading, writing, and thinking skills required for success in today’s “global village.” 

We’re ready to talk about the opportunities awaiting you.  Are you?

College of Liberal Arts News

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Over 900 Fairmont State University students have been honored for their academic achievements throughout the spring 2023 semester.  

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Thursday, May 11, 2023

Last month, Fairmont State University honored its faculty at an awards and recognition lunch held in Colebank Gym. During the ceremony, individuals were thanked for their years of service to the University, and accomplishments such as promotions, tenures and retirements were celebrated.

“The array of awards given to these University faculty members honor the entire dedicated and talented University faculty as a whole,” said Timothy Oxley, Interim President for Academic Affairs.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Fairmont State University invites interested students and their families to the second annual Kanawha Valley Family Picnic at Coonskin Park in Charleston, West Virginia on Saturday, June 24.

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Contact Info

Room 110HB Hardway Hall
Phone: 304.367.4161
Fax: 304.367.4785