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Dean's Message

Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Whether you seek expertise in international human security issues, diplomacy, world religions, theatre arts, creative writing, musical performance and education, pre-medical training, pre-pharmacy preparation, medical laboratory research, physiology background for exercise and fitness, health education, gerontology, social services, you are able to combine specific skills and internship background in our programs to match your educational and career goals. Some of these career-oriented programs are housed in specialized schools within the College including the School of International and Public Affairs, the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, and the School of Professional Studies.

In the College of Arts and Sciences, we value student and faculty collaborative research. We emphasize activity both in and out of the classroom, that provides powerful, lasting knowledge, and skill. We also value putting a personal touch in our advising and mentoring of students so that we can assist you in thriving and growing intellectually while you pursue your goals for college, graduate training, or professional development. I hope that you will find success in your academic and career goals. I encourage you to reach out to me or to program faculty personally to help answer any questions that you may have about our programs and opportunities.




Manyul Im, PhD

Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences