College of Arts and Sciences

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  • 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 42 undergraduate majors and 37 minors, we offer six master's degree programs and one professional advanced degree certificate program.

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  • Nafziger Assists Higher Ed Program in RwandaMPA Professor Rich Nafziger is working with Kepler University, a nonprofit university program, to create educational opportunities in Kigali, Rwanda, and other sites in Africa.

    Assistantships Begin for Visual Arts StudentsArt and Art History Chair Naomi Hume announced the start of a paid assistantship program for students majoring in digital design, photography, and studio art.

    Criminal Justice Evaluates Public Safety ProgramsCriminal Justice Chair Jacqueline Helfgott is leading department projects to evaluate Seattle Police Department and WA State Criminal Justice Training Commission programs.

    Peretz Publishes on Men's Roles as Change Agents in Confronting Violence Against WomenSociology Professor Tal Peretz's new book examines how men have worked with boys and other men to stop violence against women.

    Beyond the Treeline: Protecting the Paramo in EcuadorWill poor villagers choose not to farm to protect the environment if they are paid? Professors Tanya Hayes (left) and Felipe Murtinho and their student researchers are seeking the answer for the government of Ecuador.

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