Through more than 40 fields of study across 17 departments, at the School of Arts and Sciences you will find the freedom to explore the depths of scholarly study and push the boundaries of possibility. Pursue all aspects of knowledge of the human experience through the lens of faith in a city that offers exceptional opportunities in every field of science and the liberal arts.
“The more you answer questions, it raises more questions,” says Nnanya Kalu, a medical doctor from Nigeria, who came to Catholic University to do research in our Biology Department.
An emphasis on research experience is a hallmark of our undergraduate psychology program. Students majoring in psychology do research through internships at prestigious research centers in Washington, D.C.
Maria Thurber, a Spanish for International Services major, has interned at the Embassy of Ecuador and at the National and International Outreach unit at the Library of Congress.
Library and Information Science students visit the Vatican Secret Archives and explore rare collections few people ever get to see.
Biochemistry professor Gregory Miller captures students’ attention through topics such as biochemistry in science fiction or the biochemistry of cooking, then goes deeper into structural biology and cell replication.
Diverse in study but united in our pursuit of truth, at the School of Arts and Sciences we are a driving force for advanced research, searching beyond what is seen and apparent and applying each new discovery to the betterment of mankind.