How will you make your ideas work for you? No matter how you create your future, the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences will provide the foundation for all that you learn at Columbia-- and beyond.
The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to eight distinct majors, a host of interesting minors and the college’s Core Curriculum. The Core includes the classic fundamentals of a well-rounded education: literature, history, humanities, mathematics and science.
The First-Year Seminar is the foundational course in the LAS Core Curriculum. In small, discussion-based classes with students from across the college, the course will push you toward increasingly sophisticated critical engagement with an eclectic selection of books, films, and other artistic and scholarly works.Read More
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