College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Choose from 30 undergraduate and 27 graduate degree programs


Professors Who Do More Than Teach

Maria Hinojosa is an Emmy-winning journalist and professor in the Latin American and Latino Studies program. She anchors NPR’s “Latino USA,” NPR’s only Latino news and culture show.

Successful Alumni

"Studying literature helped me learn to think strategically about a situation and be able to present the impact of my work cohesively. Today I use those same skills as CEO of Project Homeless Connect."

Meghan Freebeck, CEO
Project Homeless Connect
MA English Literature, 2011


Beyond the Classroom

  • Take summer courses at Cambridge during a Study Abroad trip to England
  • Write for Crook & Folly, the student art and literary journal
  • Help fellow students as a peer tutor in Modern Languages

Connected to Chicago

  • Get involved in politics as a campaign volunteer or intern at the mayor's office
  • Learn the history of the Tiffany glass dome at the Chicago Cultural Center
  • Teach art history basics to kids at the Children’s Museum
DePaul LAS


90 percent of LAS undergraduate students are employed or continuing their education within a year of graduation.
(Source: DePaul Career Center, 2016)

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at DePaul