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

Millikin Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin students organize first "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event
December 4, 2018, 2:30pm
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Karly Grice
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin professor honored for article on Working-Class Narratives in Young Adult Literature
December 3, 2018, 1:15pm
Karly Grice receives prestigious Nilsen-Donelson Award Karly Grice, an assistant professor of English at Millikin University, was recently recognized with the prestigious Nilsen-Donelson...
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Millikin Box City
Academic | Behavioral Science | Campus
Millikin students construct 'Box City' to raise awareness
November 13, 2018, 11:15am
Annual event brings hunger and homelessness awareness to local community Cold and wintry conditions couldn't keep a group of Millikin University students from bringing awareness about...
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