The BALA program is truly interdisciplinary. Dance and journalism. Visual arts and biology. Video production and environmental science. Build your own program of study.
Read For Inspiration.
Seales hopes to create content in her distinct voice, without compromise, as well as start a dialogue about serious issues.
Travel photographer, writer, and advocate talks about being present.
Cates was the first student in Purchase history to combine degrees in Dance and Journalism.
Viniello creates monsters for the movies.
Is BALA For Me?
If you can articulate a program of study that can’t be accommodated in another major, the Bachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts (BALA) could be the answer.
With the help of two faculty sponsors representing their study disciplines, you can create a curriculum—a highly individualized and innovative major area of study.
Only currently matriculated students can apply for a BA in Liberal Arts.