Departments


Well-balanced study of the arts, humanities, and social sciences combined with a practical, yet innovative way of looking at the world—that is what we promise
our students.

Seven University departments are housed in the College of Liberal Arts. Please click on any of the following links to learn more about each department's classes, faculty, and opportunities for students.

Student in art class

Department of Art

William Scarlato, department chair
areas of study: fine arts, studio art, graphic arts and design


Department of Communication Arts

Peter Seely, department chair
areas of study: bilingual journalism, communication arts, writing and publishing

 

Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

Vincent Gaddis, department chair
areas of study: global studies, history, philosophy, social science, religious studies, theology

 

Department of Languages and Literature

Rafael Iglesias, department chair
areas of study: literature, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, English for Academic Purposes, MA in Linguistics

 Class in Kindlon Hall classroom

Department of Music

Luis E. Loubriel, department chair
areas of study: music, music education

 

Department of Political Science

Tammy Sarver, department chair
areas of study: international studies, political science

 

Department of Psychology and Sociology

James Crissman, department chair
areas of study: criminal justice, psychology, sociology, clinical psychology (M.S.)