College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Vision

To provide essential, fundamental educational experiences for all students, while acknowledging and supporting their differing identities, circumstances, passions, career aspirations, and life goals.

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Mission

Our College will attract, educate and champion students from every community who are motivated by learning, discovery, and a desire to make a difference.

Through expertly crafted content and hands-on learning, CLAS students attain holistic knowledge, disciplinary expertise, and advanced critical thinking skills.

We equip our students to understand the intersectional qualities of humanity and thought, utilizing this knowledge to thrive and succeed in life’s journey.

Organization and Structure

Interdisciplinary Alliances

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Co-Teaching Across the College

Offering courses led by more than one faculty expert, giving a contemporary, multi-disciplinary perspective to enhance learning.

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Micro-Credentials and Badges

Creating small, interdisciplinary credentials that demonstrate competencies in contemporary issues, problem-solving, and creative solutions to the world’s needs.

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Dean’s Innovation Grants

Supported through donor-relations and advancement, providing resources to faculty and students in their work to demonstrate the essential need for interdisciplinary mindsets and work.

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Guiding Principles

By the Numbers



Metropolitan State University of Denver is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, 1-800-621-7440).

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

We are CLAS

Temporary Campus Location (March 16-August):

1041 9th Street Park

Mailing Address:

Campus Box 37
P. O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362




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