This vibrant learning community of faculty, administrators and staff is committed to helping students achieve their educational goals. The College of Arts and Sciences finds every opportunity to stretch the minds of our students and to engage their intellect through our quality academic programs, service learning opportunities, clubs, honor societies, and cultural and intellectual special events.
There are ten departments within the College:
- Biological, Chemical & Physical Sciences
- Computer Science & Information Technology
- History & Philosophy
- Literature & Languages
- Mathematics & Actuarial Science
- Political Science & Public Administration
Within these departments you will find faculty who are gifted teachers, accomplished scholars, and distinguished professionals in their fields. The faculty's pursuit of scholarly and professional activities and their engagement in community, civic and cultural affairs enriches the intellectual lives of our students and the university community as a whole.
To enhance learning opportunities, the college has developed educational partnerships with prestigious institutions including the Art Institute of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and the Newberry Library. Additional opportunities for exciting academic experiences are available through our growing number of practicum and internship offerings, as well as study abroad opportunities to Belize, China and England. Our centers, institutes, projects, forums and gallery enliven the university community through academic program development, research, and public lectures and symposia. These include:
I hope you will be a part of the College of Arts and Sciences community as we help prepare the world's next generation of leaders and citizens for the challenges of the twenty-first century.