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Facilities & Resources

Students in the College of Liberal Arts benefit from a wide array of resources that give them direct access to the tools they need to explore, create and succeed in the humanities and behavioral science. A few examples of the incredible resources for our students include:

  • The Moving Image Arts Program’s Center for Moving Image Arts organizes, produces and promotes film projects
  • Students in Speech Pathology and Audiology benefit from the department’s Speech, Language and Hearing Center, a working clinic that treats community members and provides research opportunities for faculty and students
  • The College’s Center for Louisiana Studies houses the most extensive archive of Cajun and Creole music and folklore in the world, as well as one of the largest archives of copies of historical documents on colonial Louisiana and the early Atlantic world in the country
  • The English department’s Writing Center helps students perfect their writing skills
  • The College’s Humanities Resource Center makes available a variety of humanities research resources and tools, including its Digital Humanities Lab.
  • The anthropology program has two archaeology laboratories, one devoted to teaching and one for research, both of which are regularly used by students for projects like forensic skeletal analysis.
  • The communication department has its own library and specialized computer lab for computer-based student work, and a fully functioning broadcast studio with video equipment for advanced courses in Broadcasting and Moving Image Arts.
  • Psychology students will learn from the new clinic that the department’s is developing to serve the community and as a teaching and research center.
  • The Early Childhood Laboratory teaching Child and Family Studies students cutting edge methods of early childhood education in a half-day pre-school facility located in the University’s research park.
  • History students create an exhibit every semester in the department’s mobile museum, a converted 1954 Airstream trailer that brings fascinating historical perspectives on Louisiana and its past to new audiences all over the state.
  • English students can attend weekly poetry readings and many other literary events regularly organized by the department.