What Are the Arts and Sciences?

The liberal arts and the sciences are both ways to develop and use new knowledge to improve the human condition.

In the College of Arts & Sciences at Millikin University, we invite students to become knowledge seekers, makers, and transformers in their communities and professions. Join our effort to learn beyond the instant, to be a creator of new knowledge, to go beyond the surface. Work with us as we explore creative uses of knowledge to solve problems, to observe the physical and the social worlds, and to change ourselves and and our world through the arts and sciences. 

The college consists of three divisions with a total of eleven departments. There are about 750 students across all of our majors, which represents about one-third of all Millikin undergraduate students. A&S students include about 350 students majoring in the Social Sciences, 250 students majoring in the Natural Sciences, and 150 students majoring in the Humanities.

Welcome to Millikin University, where we ask you to take the academic stage, to perform your knowledge, and to develop habits of life-long learning. There are plenty of problems in the world. You are uniquely positioned to develop solutions that the world needs now to solve those problems.

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Whitney Gray
Academic | Biology | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin biology major awarded Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship
May 12, 2017, 11:15am
Millikin biology major awarded Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship Millikin University biology major Whitney Gray, a junior from Greenville, Ill., has been named the recipient of the...
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Nancy Curtin
College of Arts & Sciences | Communication
Millikin communication professor discusses digital age
May 10, 2017, 10:15am
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Tri Beta Conference
Academic | Biology | Campus
Millikin biology students win top awards at Tri-Beta Conference
May 9, 2017, 11:15am
Millikin biology students win top awards at Tri-Beta Conference Millikin University biology students earned the most awards at the 2017 Beta Beta Beta North Central 1 District Conference...
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