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.

CAS News
Dr. Robert Money
Alumni & Friends | College of Arts & Sciences | Philosophy
The Philosophy Disease
June 19, 2014, 10:45am
“Philosophy is everywhere if you just pay attention to it,” says Dr. Robert Money, professor of philosophy. “If I’m watching a movie, looking at magazine headlines,...
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College of Fine Arts | English | Interdepartmental
Poetry and Music
January 27, 2014, 4:45pm
  Millikin University faculty members Dr. Stephen Frech, associate professor of English, and Dr. Chung-Ha Kim, adjunct faculty member in the Millikin School of Music, have released...
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Admissions | Alumni & Friends | Career Center
MU on Best Colleges lists
August 9, 2013, 3:15pm
Millikin University is part of an elite group of universities recognized by Forbes magazine in its online list of "America's Top Colleges 2013," and as one of the Midwest...
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