College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

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 more than 80 undergraduate major and minor degrees, we offer seven master's degree programs and three professional advanced degree certificates.



Maifeld Elected VP of Arts Educators Association

Professor Kevin Maifeld, MFA, was elected vice president of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, an international organization of colleges and universities that focuses on training in arts management and establishing standards of education for arts administration.
Published: Jun 17, 2016

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Smith Heads Probation Office

Connie (Gits) Smith, Criminal Justice major class of 1988, is the first woman ever to hold the position of Chief U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officer, Western District of Washington. She has a staff of 110 in five offices that oversee some 1,500 defendants.
Published: Jun 15, 2016

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Student Profile: Heidi Franz

She participated in her first bicycle race while studying abroad in Austria. A year later she received the women's overall national title in cycling for Division 2 schools. Although she enjoys bicycling and competing, Heidi Franz is focused on her documentary photography.
Published: Jun 14, 2016

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David Hogan Stars in New Film

As a Criminal Justice major, David S. Hogan, class of 2000, didn’t anticipate having the lead role as an assassin in a movie he produced and starred in. “Paralytic” had its premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival on June 3, 2016.
Published: Jun 13, 2016

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Bollich Joins the Psychology Faculty

Kathryn Bollich joins the Psychology faculty to teach in the BA and BS degree programs. She focuses her teaching and research on personality psychology.
Published: Jun 8, 2016

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