college of arts and sciences
building a foundation for the future
the college of arts and sciences offers undergraduate programs in the arts and humanities, natural and social sciences, and both undergraduate and graduate programs in the school of education. our world-class faculty members engage students in active learning experiences to develop critical and creative approaches to knowledge while building a foundation of values in an inclusive culture.
we prepare global citizens on their path of learning and self-formation to cultivate a just, inclusive and sustainable future.
grounded in the jesuit and catholic traditions of liberal arts education, the college of arts and sciences engages learners in building a foundation of values, developing critical and creative approaches to knowledge, and engaging in reflection and discernment that prepares graduates to become globally active, compassionate and just.
undergraduate degree programs
graduate degree programs
master of education
earn initial certification
m.ed in educational studies
improve competencies and expertise with a concentration area
curriculum, teaching and assessment
ed.d. in education & leadership
prepare for a career as faculty and administrators in higher education with the following concentrations:
a college of arts & sciences degree
the benefits of a comprehensive liberal arts education are endless. here are just five reasons to earn a degree from the college of arts & sciences:
- the college is the largest academic unit at ru with over 25 majors and 27 minors, providing innovative and interdisciplinary opportunities.
- faculty are highly accessible to students for one-on-one advising and mentoring conversations to advance their learning, self-formation and career goals.
- students have opportunities to engage in research with a faculty mentor, including capstone projects and paid summer fellowships available to all disciplines.
- the school of education prepares teachers through diverse field experiences such as ru's steam studio, a design-thinking and creative space for local learners and community members.
- pre-med, pre-health and pre-law programs and related clubs and service learning opportunities help students gain a competitive edge when applying for jobs and graduate programs.
98 % of students are employed or accepted into graduate or professional school within six months following graduation.
23 % of students directly enter graduate or professional school following graduation.
92 % of students attend their first choice for graduate or professional school.
get to know rockhurst's college of arts and sciences
no matter your major, you will spend time in college of arts and sciences courses in order to complete your core curriculum. through this core, our goal at 世界杯赛程2022最新赛程表 is to prepare each student to lead meaningful, purpose-driven lives, and to view the world through the lens of social justice.
seven modes of inquiry
we do this through seven modes of inquiry that allow you to pull from different areas of your heart and mind to become a well-rounded member of humanity:
designed for academically gifted, ambitious students, 世界杯赛程2022最新赛程表 's honors program offers:
- honors-specific courses
- opportunities to expand non-honors courses into college honors experiences
- flexibility to further explore topics that interest you
- small, discussion-based classes that boast an environment for active learning
- earlier course registration
- access to the honors room, located in arrupe 315
- special opportunities to present any research projects
- connection to a network of honors students from other universities
- honors designation on your diploma and transcript
we know cost and student loans are important factors when selecting a college. that’s why ru offers an abundance of scholarships to help increase the return on your college investment. rockhurst also offers a number of scholarship specific to student planning to major within the college of arts and sciences. explore these opportunities and additional scholarships.
rockhurst offers a number of opportunities for students to expand their horizons and study abroad in countries such as mexico, spain, france, costa rica, italy and more. through this experience, you not only gain an understanding of a new culture – you also discover yourself.
looking to lead a research project or creative activity as an undergraduate? ru offers summer fellowships to support your efforts, allowing you to study and work one-on-one with a faculty mentor and share your findings with our community.
世界杯赛程2022最新赛程表 offers a wide range of interdisciplinary programs that incorporate two or more areas of study to prepare students for diverse careers in a global context. focusing on an interdisciplinary approach allows students to learn a variety of academic topics and skills that they can apply after graduation to seek innovative solutions to complex problems.
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college of arts and sciences
1100 rockhurst road
kansas city, mo 64110-2561