College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University. Our emphasis is on academic excellence, service to the community, and global engagement. We provide a liberal arts education in the humanities, the arts, and the social sciences. In addition to more than 80 undergraduate major and minor degrees, we offer seven master's degree programs and three professional advanced degree certificates.

 

NEWS

Burdick Receives State Department Scholarship

Social Work student Morgan Burdick, class of 2017, received a Critical Language Scholarship from the US Department of State to study Punjabi in India this summer. Burdick, who is already proficient in Spanish, Urdu, and Hindi, sees a critical need for social workers to understand and be familiar with the languages and cultures of immigrants and refugees in the Seattle area.
Published: Jul 22, 2016

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Kirsten Thompson to Direct Film Studies

Kirsten Thompson joins the English Department faculty to direct the Film Studies program. Her research and teaching focus on American cinema and media (film noir, crime, blockbuster, and special effects); New Zealand and Pacific film and media; German cinema; and film theory, history, and animation.
Published: Jul 18, 2016

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Students Take Top Awards in Liberal Arts Essay Contest

Junior Sarah Huffman and Sophomore Grace Kurtz took top honors in the college essay contest sponsored by the Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts.
Published: Jul 14, 2016

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Meyer-Fong to Deliver Inaugural Lee Endowed Lecture

Professor Tobie Meyer-Fong will present “World of Pan and Wonder: Horizons of a 19th Century Chinese Traveler,” as the inaugural Peter L. Lee Endowed Lecture in East Asian Culture and Civilization on November 14. Her presentation will focus on Li Gui who, from 1876 to 1877, became one of the first Chinese travelers to circumnavigate the globe.
Published: Jul 13, 2016

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MSAL Named in Top 20

SportBusiness International once again ranked the Master’s in Sport Administration and Leadership (MSAL) among its top 20 master’s degree programs in the world.
Published: Jul 12, 2016

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