School of Arts and Sciences
The School of Arts and Sciences offers associate and baccalaureate degrees. Courses in the arts and sciences help students understand themselves and their environments, to perceive relationships among the many kinds of knowledge, and to achieve proficiency in one or more concentrated areas of study relating to the student's career choices. Find out more about the faculty & staff of the School of Arts and Sciences.
Most of the Foundational Core courses that are required for all degrees are taught in the School of Arts and Sciences. The Foundational Core curriculum is designed to prepare students to understand the importance and impact of past events, think logically, communicate clearly, solve problems, clarify values, function within a social institution, use science and technology, appreciate the arts, and be responsible citizens.
As an integral part of Oakland City University, the School of Arts and sciences has a mission which seeks to educate the whole person in preparation for service and leadership in local and global communities.
In accordance with the School’s mission, graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences should be able to:
- Demonstrate competency in their area of study
- Conduct themselves professional and ethically
- Contribute to society through leadership in their field and service to the community
The School of Arts & Sciences is the home of the Dunn Art Gallery and JLAS (Journal for Liberal Arts & Sciences). You can peruse the JLAS Archives, find out about the JLAS Staff and how to Submit Your Articles.