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CLA Departments and Majors

Find out more about our diverse departments and majors.

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DACA Updates

Stay up to date on the latest local and national DACA policies and messages through the Cal Poly Undocumented Student Working Group.

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Read Impact Magazine 2017

Impact Magazine 2017 highlights the latest news and accomplishments from College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty.

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CLA Diversity

The College of Liberal Arts sees diversity as central to its mission and is committed to fostering an inclusive environment within the college and university.

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The Link

Read about the latest news and endeavors of CLA students, alumni and faculty in The Link

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Expressive Technology Studios

Learn about the Expressive Technology Studios (ETS), an exciting new space on campus for interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Cal Poly's College of Liberal Arts (CLA) is among the most diverse and selective in the California State University system, housing 15 departments in the humanities, social sciences, communications and performing arts. The college is a leader in Cal Poly’s mission to offer a truly comprehensive polytechnic education, providing nearly one-third of the university’s instruction.

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