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Department of Arts and Sciences

Department of Arts and SciencesThe Department of Arts and Sciences offers basic courses required of all students and elective courses in various academic disciplines.

The mission of the Arts and Science department is to provide a curriculum for students that broadens their knowledge base while guiding them:

  • to think critically and creatively
  • to write and speak effectively within their chosen discipline
  • to demonstrate the power and extent of mathematics and computer science
  • to develop and communicate sound, informed opinions
  • to identify problems and to propose and implement solutions with confidence
  • to solve problems as members of a team
  • to appreciate and respect diversity
  • to act ethically

Courses are offered in the fields of mathematics, computer science, astronomy, physics, political science, psychology, English Composition, literature, geography, history,humanities, management communications, ship's medicine and sociology.

Minor programs are offered by this department in the areas of humanities/social science, mathematics and physical science.

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