College of Arts & Sciences

Be introduced to the worlds of literature, the natural and environmental sciences, the arts, philosophy, history, law, engineering and sociology. When you graduate, you will emerge prepared to succeed in your career while providing valuable services to your community and the world.

Define your passion…

  • Unlock the mysteries of the mind
  • Discover the road to alternative fuels
  • Follow scientists to needed vaccines
  • Understand world cultures & religions
  • Investigate crimes and provide a valuable service to the community
  • Design the transportation systems of the future


As the liberal arts heart of Lourdes University, the mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to offer significant opportunities for liberal learning as well as to set the foundations for integrated professional education. Our purpose is the development of well-educated people, capable of the pursuit of truth in service to the community.

To fulfill this mission, the College of Arts and Sciences strives to:

  • Promote a community of learning that unites faculty members, staff, and students in a quest for knowledge, personal growth, and academic excellence
  • Offer high quality programs and courses that provide students with knowledge and competencies that will enrich their lives in the fine arts, humanities, mathematics, and the natural and social sciences
  • Provide the foundation for lifelong learning that will continuously renew careers
  • Foster a religious and ethical foundation for a life of service

New Report Documents That Liberal Arts Disciplines Prepare Graduates for Long-Term Professional Success

Analysis of Census Data Tracks Long-Term Earnings and Employment Rates of Liberal Arts Graduates; Counters Stereotypes about Value of Liberal Education... Read the full story

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Holly Baumgartner, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Office: Carmel Hall 4
Phone: 419-824-3756
Email | Faculty Page

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