Mar 17, 2018  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

College of Arts and Sciences

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 natural sciences, humanities, mathematics, design, 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, graphic design, interactive design, interior design, and studio art. The College offers graduate bridge programs leading to master’s degrees in actuarial science, strategic communication and leadership, social work, rehabilitation counseling, and business management. In the listing below an asterisk indicates that the program also offers a minor.

Undergraduate Programs


Design & Visual Art   

  Graphic Design, B.F.A.  
  Graphic Design, B.A.  
  Interactive Design, B.F.A.  
  Interactive Design, B.F.A. with concentration in Game Design  
  Interior Design, B.F.A.  
  Photography & Digital Art, B.F.A.   *  
  Studio Art, B.F.A.   *  
  Studio Art, B.A. ​ 
  Art History Minor  


  Communication and English Double Major, B.A.   
  English, B.A.   *  
  Creative Writing Minor  
  Music Minor  
  Philosophy Minor   
  Spanish Minor  
  Writing Minor  

Liberal Studies

  Liberal Studies, B.A.  
  Liberal Studies, B.A. with a Philosophy Concentration  
  Liberal Studies, B.A. with a Political Science Concentration  

Mathematical and Natural Sciences 

  Actuarial Science, B.S.  
  Data Science, B.S.  
  Biochemistry, B.S.  
  Biology, B.S.    *   
  Biology, B.S. with an Applied Microbiology Concentration  
  Biology, B.S. with a Biomedical Science Concentration  
  Biology, B.S. with a Biotechnology Concentration  
  Biology, B.S. with a Medical Laboratory Science Concentration  
  Biology, B.S. with a Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship Concentration  
  Chemistry, B.S.    *  
  Forensic Science, B.S. with a Biology Concentration  
  Forensic Science, B.S. with a Chemistry Concentration  
  Mathematical Science, B.S.    *  
  Medical Laboratory Science  
  Science, B.S.    *  
  Computational Science Minor  
  Physics Minor  
  Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship Minor  

Pre-Professional Programs

  Pre-Doctor of Osteopathy  
  Pre-Doctor of Podiatric Medicine  
  Pre-Engineering (Dual Degree)   
  Pre-Occupational Therapy  
  Pre-Physician Assistant  

Social Sciences 

  Communication, B.A.    *  
  Criminal Justice/Criminology, B.A.    *  
  History, B.A.    *  
  International Studies, B.A.    *  
  Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice, B.A.  
  Organizational Leadership, B.A.  
  Psychology, B.A.    *  
  Psychology, B.A. with a Minor in Rehabilitation Services  
  Psychology/Sociology, B.A. Double Major  
  Sociology B.A.    *  
  Industrial and Organizational Psychology Minor  
  Political Science Minor  
  Women's Studies Minor  

Graduate Programs

Masters of Arts in
  Strategic Communication & Leadership, M.A.  
Masters of Sciences in
  Actuarial Science, M.S.  
  Data Science, M.S.  

Graduate Bridge/Early Access Programs

  Actuarial Science, M.S. Early Access  
  Business Bridge  
  Master of Social Work Bridge Program  
  Rehabilitation Counseling, M.A. Early Access  
  Strategic Communication & Leadership Early Access  
*These programs also offer a minor.


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