The College of Arts and Sciences offers a comprehensive liberal arts education. Degree programs are designed to help students integrate what they learn and to encourage them to apply their knowledge in real-life situations. Through detailed familiarity with a primary discipline, as well as additional concentrations in other disciplines, students acquire a broad understanding of the world in which they live. When they complete their studies, graduates will possess a common body of knowledge shared by all educated people.
The Department of Chemistry offers specialties in areas such as nanotechnology, organometallic, physical organic chemistry, radiochemistry, and thermal acoustics.