Seattle University's largest college with 31 departments and programs, we offer:
We provide programs and advising for:
"Our quality liberal arts education allows you to not only master the tools and milieu of the 21st century, but to also lead the shaping of that environment from a position of creativity and critical thought, toward a greater good for all."
“Whatever undergraduate major they may choose, students who pursue their major within the context of a broad liberal education substantially increase their likelihood of achieving long-term professional success."
See, understand, and generate possibility both within and beyond yourself, your community, and our world.
College of Arts & Sciences academic programs involve you in:
Grounded in the Catholic-Jesuit intellectual tradition and respectful of its vision of the human person, we prepare you for:
"During your time as a College of Arts & Sciences student, there will be numerous opportunities for you to explore where you want to take your life. We – faculty, staff, alumni – are committed to helping you through your lifetime journey of professional formation and discernment."
"93% of employers agree that candidates’ demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than their undergraduate major."
What else do employers seek that you will build through your liberal arts education?
75%: more emphasis on ethical decision making
81%: more emphasis on critical thinking and analytic reasoning
89%: more emphasis on written and oral communication
Learn more about the value of a liberal arts education
2019-20 awards support faculty scholarship and creative work
Dec 11, 2019
Scholarship, research, media interviews, and more
Dec 9, 2019
Seattle University team earns spot in national competition for third year in a row
Nov 26, 2019
Hedreen Gallery hosts new, multi-sensory video comic installation and series of public programs through March 1, 2020
Nov 22, 2019
Supports “Healing Justice: Emergent Wellbeing Practices in Social Movements for Racial and Gender Justice,” research project led by Dr. Rachel E. Luft, Sociology
Nov 14, 2019
Arts & Sciences/Humanities
Arts & Sciences/Humanities Graduates
Arts & Sciences Humanities
Our peer-reviewed online publication provides editorial apprenticeship through a credit-bearing program that trains students to share stewardship of the journal and learn vital online publishing skills.
Our annual literary magazine features the best literature and visual art of the Seattle U community. Copies are available in the English Department.
Seattle U’s student-run radio station is known for rich musical diversity. Great college radio with today's best music from every genre and the latest news and information about SU.
Seattle U's student newspaper since 1933. Issues hit the stands every Wednesday with news that is informed, engaging and reflective of the values of the SU community.
Seattle University's news network with RECord Monday Nights: News, Sports, and Entertainment.