CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE - THE FLEXIBILITY TO DESIGN AN EDUCATION THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU
Your parents only want what is best for you. Choosing a major at university is an important decision, and one that impacts your life long after you graduate. Therefore it is important to listen to your parents when deciding what to study. But what if you are unsure about what you want to do for the rest of your life? What if you do not want to decide now, but want to get some experience of your own, and then make a better decision?
AUCA has designed its Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) department just for you. LAS gives you the freedom and flexibility to experiment and experience all AUCA has to offer. As a student you will take a wide variety of courses over your first three semesters, and only after this decide what your major will be. Furthermore, you will be able to choose from traditional AUCA programs, as well as an entire set of new and innovative curricula designed to take advantage of the flexible LAS model.
ABOUT LAS PROGRAM
LAS program is the American University of Central Asia’s first interdisciplinary English-taught undergraduate program. This unique program offers the breadth of a liberal arts education and the depth of specialized knowledge in the chosen concentration. The program focuses on various disciplines within the Social Sciences and Humanities. It aims to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to make citizens of the 21st century successful in both personal development and professional careers. The program affords the great flexibility to structure your own studies while providing students with solid preparation for a future study at AUCA.
MISSIONS OF THE LAS:
* Provide understanding of various perspectives on challenges to contemporary society;
* Teach for smarter, broader and interdisciplinary solutions;
* Teach to independently conduct scientific and academic researches;
* Develop sufficient background in Humanities or Social Science disciplines;
* Develop necessary skills and knowledge needed to think critically and employ creative problem‐solving strategies.
ADVANTAGES OF THE LAS:
Flexibility – Choose your program when you are ready
21st Century Education – Multidisciplinary programs that prepare you for the real world
Same Outstanding AUCA Quality – LAS students will learn from the same great professors, and earn the same Kyrgyz State and Bard diplomas upon graduation.