ILA Students

Never take a class you don't love

 The Institute for the Liberal Arts provides a unique intellectual environment for the pursuit of research and teaching that cuts across conventional academic boundaries.

You won’t be constrained by the requirements of a traditional major here. You’ll explore what inspires you and create a path of study that fits your interests.

Our Undergrad Programs

Advancing the liberal arts at Emory College of Arts and Sciences

American Studies

American Studies

Discover the complexity and diversity of this nation's history, literature, and culture by focusing interdisciplinary study and research on the US or the broader Americas

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

Pursue intellectual passions through self-designed study around a field of interest in close consultation with faculty advisers

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IDEAS Fellowship

IDEAS Fellowship

Learn to think across and between disciplines and to apply an interdisciplinary perspective to the complex problems society faces in the twenty-first century

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