The College of Arts and Sciences seeks to provide a learning environment where students are offered opportunities for intellectual and personal growth through a variety of programs and courses in the liberal arts and sciences. Committed to excellence in teaching and research, dedicated faculty encourage all students to develop their intellectual, moral and spiritual potential. The College of Arts and Sciences offers graduate programs in Criminal Justice Administration, Information Security and Digital Forensics, and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Faculty in the college work closely with all students to:
- Instill a dedication to academic excellence
- Foster a lifelong commitment to learning
- Establish the educational foundation needed for graduate and professional school and for careers in the 21st century
- Encourage the formation of ethical and moral values in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul
To achieve these goals, students in all academic programs in the college graduate with the ability to do the following:
- Engage in critical thinking appropriate to their discipline.
- Use information literacy skills, including research skills, appropriate to their major.
- Communicate effectively in their discipline.
- Work with others in their discipline.
- Apply ethics appropriate for their major.
- Use technological skills appropriate for their major.
- Demonstrate awareness of key concepts, theories and/or knowledge of their discipline.
- Integrate and apply key principles and concepts of their discipline.