The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Communication and Theatre iconCommunication and Theatre

Communication and Theatre consists of two options:
Communication (Journalism or Public Relations)

Each area has its own unique course of study.


The bachelor's program in Economics prepares students to succeed in a wide range of carrier paths including: economic analysis, economic and business modeling, economic and market forecasting, law, banking and finance, corporate finance international business, and government and public service. 


English and Philosophy iconEnglish and Philosophy 

The Auburn Montgomery English and Philosophy Department offers students a wealth of opportunities to develop intellectually while pursuing diverse academic, professional and personal goals. 
Students studying English at AUM benefit from a varied and supportive environment that includes small classes and intensive, personal instruction from experienced professors who hold terminal degrees and have published significant research in their specialties.

Fine Arts iconFine Arts 

In the Fine Arts Department at AUM, you can develop your own artistic voice as you become an artist, graphic designer, or art historian. You will learn from professors who are also successful practitioners in their field, and you will have the opportunity to express yourself creatively within a supportive and collaborative environment.

History and World Languages and Culture iconHistory and World Languages and Cultures 

The Department of History and World Languages and Cultures helps students to understand an increasingly diverse world by fostering the study of the human experience globally and historically. Students will become proficient in critical analysis, research, and oral, written, and digital communication, preparing them for a wide variety of careers.

Justice and Public Safety

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program at AUM prepares students to serve in the courtroom as paralegals or on the front line of law enforcement. Students will learn the theories and practical application through real-world scenarios.



Auburn University at Montgomery Army Reserve Officer Training Corps focuses on preparing young men and women for the challenges leading today's Army. The ROTC program is taken in conjunction with the regular classes in a selected major field, plus other general education requirements students need to earn a commission.

Political Science

Political Science and Public Administration

Whether you are interested in a career in law or politics, or as a leader of local, state or federal agency, a bachelor's degree in political science and public administration can put your goals within reach. We offer small classes and faculty committed to provide students the personal attention and monitoring you need to succeed.


Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

The Sociology and Anthropology program can put you on a path to a fascinating career in government or a private industry. Using anthropological and sociological approaches, our faculty will teach you how to research and analyze issues to develop the ability to think critically about our society and others.