School of Arts and Sciences
Through its academic departments and centers the school offers undergraduate degrees (BA and BS) in the arts, mathematics and sciences. These programs include courses in the traditional liberal arts and sciences disciplines, and in selected pre- and professional programs.
Courses and programs at the School of Arts and Sciences are designed to provide a challenging education with appropriate classroom and laboratory work, and internship and research experiences. Students in the School of Arts and Sciences programs are taught and mentored by exceptional faculty teacher-scholars to develop and grow critical thinking, effective oral and written communication, problem-solving, ethical decision-making, and information technology skills that will become the foundation of their success in a changing global environment. With outstanding faculty and state of the art facilities the School of Arts and Sciences constantly introduces new programs and courses to prepare students for rewarding careers and professions.
The School of Arts and Sciences provides students with the opportunity to obtain an excellent education in the arts, humanities, mathematics and the natural sciences. Studying with outstanding faculty, nationally and internationally noted artists, scholars, and teachers committed to innovative approaches to instruction and excellence in research and creative work students will gain a wide-ranging rigorous academic experience and preparation. Their experiences inside and outside of the classroom will broaden their appreciation and understanding of diverse cultures, and will prepare them for success in their careers and to become educated responsible citizens.
In addition to programs in humanities, mathematics, and natural sciences the School of Arts and Sciences provides courses to prepare students for admission to professional programs in education, medicine, law, occupational therapy, social work and others.
The Specific Aims of the School Include:
- To offer and support the general education core for all students and programs with emphasis on writing across the curriculum, quantitative reasoning and literacy, critical thinking and multicultural issues;
- To offer degree programs that serve a diverse student body and communities;
- To encourage and to promote research and creative works in the arts and sciences especially in areas consistent with the College's mission;
- To provide service to the community, the College and the University through program development and outreach activities.
For more information, please visit the website of our departments.
Panayiotis Meleties, Ph.D.
Professor and Dean
School of the Arts and Sciences