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Graduate Catalog | 2015-2016 
Graduate Catalog | 2015-2016 Previous Edition

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Dean:  Dr. Nancy Gutierrez
Senior Associate Dean:  Dr. Bill Hill
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Success:  Dr. Banita Brown
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Diversity:  Dr. Shawn Long

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is the largest of the seven discipline-based colleges at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, housing 18 academic departments and numerous interdisciplinary programs. The College serves the Charlotte region and the state of North Carolina and is engaged in the discovery, dissemination, synthesis and application of knowledge. It provides for the educational, economic, social, and cultural advancement of the people of North Carolina through on-and off-campus programs, continuing personal and professional education opportunities, research and collaborative relationships with the private, public, and nonprofit institutional resources of the greater Charlotte metropolitan region. The College offers a wide array of graduate programming including graduate certificate, Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Ph.D. programs.

Graduate Programs

Africana Studies




Cognitive Science

Communication Studies

Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences


Ethics and Applied Philosophy

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies



Health Psychology


Latin American Studies

Liberal Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Nanoscale Science

Optical Science and Engineering

Organizational Science



Public Administration

Public Policy

Religious Studies