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 Model UN
Academic | College of Arts & Sciences | Government
Millikin students take part in American Model United Nations Conference
December 19, 2017, 2:30pm
Students look at world issues through the lens of others Millikin University students from a diverse array of majors recently traveled to Chicago, Ill., to represent the Russian delegation...
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Millikin Human Trafficking Campaign
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin students launch Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign
December 15, 2017, 12:15pm
Campaign to educate campus and local community about Human Trafficking Millikin University students are educating the campus and local community about the ongoing problem of human...
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Rob Dongoski
Alumni & Friends | Biology | Campus
Millikin Alum Rob Dongoski '92 returns to campus for Speaker Series
November 28, 2017, 1:30pm
Millikin Science Entrepreneurship Speaker Series continues Dec. 5 The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship (ISE), a signature program of Millikin's Center for...
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