Studies in the Arts and Sciences courses allow students to explore different approaches for understanding the world. Students learn to think through the lenses of different disciplines and use diverse bodies of knowledge in pursuit of a thoughtful, meaningful life.

To fulfill this requirement, 8 semester hours must be completed in each of four categories:


Literature, philosophy, and fine arts (art, dance, music, music theatre, and theatre)

(Chosen from at least two of the areas. At least one course must be literature.)


History, world languages, art history, and religious studies

(Chosen from at least two of the areas.)


Economics, geography, political science, psychology, human service studies, sociology, and anthropology

(Chosen from at least two of the areas.)


Mathematics, science, and computer science (CSC or ISC)

(At least one course must be a physical or biological laboratory science.)