Find your passion, and your profession will follow.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students develop expertise in their chosen scholarly fields and a breadth of knowledge through liberal arts education that makes them especially attractive to top employers.
David Burton Jr., a member of the Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 team, is now a student taking prerequisite science classes at CU Denver in order to apply to physical therapy school at CU Anschutz. In transitioning to a different profession, Bruton’s new teammates are the faculty, students and staff at CU Denver.
After waking up one day at age 14 unable to walk, in and out of hospitals for years stumping doctors, and eventually diagnosed with Lyme disease two years too late for antibiotic-fighting treatment , Paige Barrette had all but given up on her dream of becoming a her family’s first college graduate.
Olester Benson has helped design the manufacturing processes for everything from sandpaper to license plates to optical components used on a deep-space satellite. As a photochemist working for 3M, he’s done all that within the same lab.