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College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Humanities as a pivotal learning experience

A key to understanding what it means to be human is to explore the development of human culture from ancient to modern times. The School of Liberal Arts coordinates a two-semester comprehensive course in humanities, established in 1965 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana.

Team-taught by faculty with expertise in the humanities, the course analyzes literature, art, architecture, music, philosophy, religion, science, and politics from the classical world through medieval, renaissance, romantic, and modern times. As part of their cultural experience, students attend symphony concerts, theater performances, art exhibits, museum displays, and foreign film series.

Megan Oberhausen

Megan Oberhausen '08

“With a liberal arts education, I learned how to read and think more critically and write more concisely.”

Studies in the liberal arts prepare students for life-long careers

The liberal arts core provides an interactive and mutually enriching curriculum that empowers students to become multi-dimensional critical and creative thinkers and life-long learners.

In conjunction with The Exchange, each department assists students in graduate school preparation and applications, job searches, resume writing, interview skills, and community networking.

Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the Marian University College of Arts and Sciences! The College of Arts and Sciences is the “heart” of Marian University’s academics. We offer more than 23 majors, 28 minors, and 21 concentrations in areas as diverse as Biology, Chemistry, Communications, English, History, Sociology, Public Health, Political Science, Psychology, Modern languages and Culture, Mathematics, Theology and Philosophy, the Visual and performing arts, Music education, and Catholic studies.

The College of Arts and Sciences is where most of the core knowledge and skills are taught to all students, regardless of their major...read more

Bill MirolaWilliam Mirola, Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences


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