College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (or CAS) is the oldest and largest school at University of Portland offering 30 majors and 27 minors in the humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences. An education in the arts and sciences give you the flexibility to pursue any career you can imagine. You'll learn to think critically, write persuasively, and act ethically while gaining a solid foundation for your future. Many successful professionals—including doctors, lawyers, scientists, social workers, psychologists, engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, clergy, journalists, professors, and musicians—start off with a liberal arts degree. Where will your degree take you?

College of Arts & Sciences Overview

*Herbert Medina is the former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and is now our Provost. Hear from the Interim Dean of the Colleges of Arts and sciences, Dr. Valerie Banschbach.

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Majors and Minors


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