Burn Bright

Following your passion, preparing for a career, making a difference. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to the idea that it is the enduring values and skills of the liberal arts—a commitment to scientific research and mathematical reasoning; the embrace of creativity and imagination; the focus on communication, history, and culture—that best prepare students to succeed in a dynamic and constantly changing economic future while engaging in the ancient human quest to build a life of meaning and purpose.

With degree programs ranging from the visual and performing arts, humanities, and mathematics to the natural sciences, behavioral and social sciences, organizational leadership, and engineering, the College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide range of experiences and opportunities. 

Mission Statement

The College of Arts and Sciences creates and sustains a community of lifelong learners in a nurturing environment that emphasizes literacy, critical thinking, and humanistic and scientific inquiry across diverse fields of disciplinary and interdisciplinary study. 

The College promotes the free and rigorous pursuit of knowledge, respect for differing points of view and global cultures, appreciation for personal expression in all its artistic forms, and challenges and rewards of community involvement.

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