2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

College of Arts and Sciences

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The College of Arts and Sciences is at the heart of Maryville’s commitment to the thoughtful integration of liberal arts and professional education. Offering a wide array of majors in the natural sciences, the humanities, mathematics, the fine arts, and the social sciences, the College also houses several professional programs. For more information, contact the College of Arts and Sciences at 314.529.9454 or 314.529.9638.

Programs offered within the College of Arts and Sciences include not only the traditional academic disciplines, but also a distinctive combined major in psychology and sociology; rich interdisciplinary opportunities in liberal studies, the sciences, and humanities; and excellent professional programs in actuarial science, studio art, graphic design, interactive design, and interior design. The College offers graduate bridge programs leading to master’s degrees in actuarial science, organizational leadership and development, strategic communication and leadership, social work, rehabilitation counseling, management, elementary/early childhood education and secondary education.

Undergraduate Programs

Art & Design 


Art Education, B.A. 

  Art History (minor) 

Art, Studio, B.F.A.  * 

Art, Studio, B.F.A with Photo Media Concentration 


Art, Studio, B.A. 

Digital Photography (minor) 

  Graphic Design, B.F.A. 
  Graphic Design, B.A. 
  Interactive Design, B.F.A. 
  Interior Design, B.F.A. 


  English  * 
  English/Elementary Education 
  English/Secondary Education 
  Music (minor) 
  Philosophy (minor) 
  Spanish (minor) 
  Writing (minor) 

Liberal Studies

  Liberal Studies 
  Philosophy (concentration) 
  Political Science (concentration) 

Mathematical and Natural Sciences 

  Actuarial Science 
  Biology  * 
  Biology, B.S. leading to the M.A. in Education 

Biology, B.S. with a Biomedical Science Concentration 

  Biology, B.S. with a Biotechnology Concentration 
  Biology, B.S. with an Environmental Science Emphasis 
  Chemistry  * 

Chemistry, B.S. leading to the M.A. in Education 

  Clinical Laboratory Science 
  Forensic Science with Biology Concentration 
  Forensic Science with Chemistry Concentration 
  Mathematical Science 
  Mathematical Modeling for Business 
  Mathematics Education 
  Physics (minor) 

Professional and Pre-Professional Programs

  Engineering (dual degree) 
  Legal Studies, B.A.  *  (paralegal)
  Pre-Occupational Therapy 

Social Sciences 

  Communication, B.A. 
  Criminal Justice/Criminology  * 
  History  * 
  History Education 
  History, B.A. leading to the M.A. in Education 
  International Studies, B.A. 
  Organizational Leadership 
  Psychology  * 
  Psychology/Elementary Education Bridge 
  Psychology, B.A. with a Minor in Rehabilitation Services 
  Sociology    * 
  Political Science (minor) 

Women’s Studies Minor 


Graduate Bridge Programs

  Early Access to the Graduate Program in Actuarial Science 
  Early Access to the Graduate Program in Organizational Leadership 
  Early Access to the Graduate Program in Strategic Communication and Leadership 
  Bachelor Fine Arts/Arts Education Bridge 
  Elementary Education Bridge 
  Secondary Education Bridge 
  Social Work Bridge 
  Early Access to Masters in Rehabilition Counseling 
  Secondary Education Bridge/Early Access 

Graduate Program

Master of Arts in

Organizational Leadership and Development, M.A. 

  Strategic Communication and Leadership 
Master of Science in
  Actuarial Science 
*These programs also offer a minor.


Current faculty list is available on the College of Arts and Sciences website:http://www.maryville.edu/academics-as-contact.htm


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