The College of Arts and Sciences at Nazareth College encompasses a wide range of disciplines, including 13 departments and 37 majors in the Fine Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.
Our mission states: “The College of Arts and Sciences engages students with focused major programs in liberal studies and fine arts and with an undergraduate core curriculum in these areas. Faculty, through teaching, research and creative pursuits, foster an environment where the quest for knowledge is considered valuable for its own sake as well as useful preparation for students’ future endeavors. In this environment students develop the habits of mind of thoughtful, adaptable, creative and productive human beings.”
As a College of Arts and Sciences student, you will prepare for future professional and personal success by stretching your intellectual boundaries. You may take classes in an extensive array of areas, from the English Department’s “Twentieth-Century British Literature” to the Art Department’s “Digital Imaging” to “Ethnobotany,” team taught by faculty from Anthropology and Biology.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ goal is to encourage students to strive for academic excellence while developing a broad understanding of the world we live in. Attending Arts and Sciences’ classes, you will not only gain an outstanding college education, learn through doing and put yourself on the path to personal and professional success; you will also be taught how to learn throughout your entire lifetime.