College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Saint Xavier University's College of Arts and Sciences provides undergraduate programs, minors and graduate programs offered through 13 academic departments. Our programs instill a passion for lifelong learning by encouraging students to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in areas where they can develop artistic expression, communication skills, critical thinking and intellectual inquiry. Our programs provide top-quality education with online and classroom instruction from expert faculty.

The General Education Program is integrated into all majors and disciplines. Students who excel academically may be invited into the Honors Program.

Undergraduate Programs

Program Type of Program Type of Degree Department
Actuarial Science Mathematics Major  B.S. Mathematics
African-American Studies Minor   Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Anthropology Minor   Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Applied Communication Degree Completion B.A. Communication
Applied Graphic Design Degree Completion B.A. Art and Design
Art Secondary Education Major B.A. Art and Design
Bilungual Education Endorsement Endorsement   Education
Biology Major B.S. Biological Sciences
Biology Secondary Education Major   Biological Sciences
Biochemistry Major B.S. Chemistry
Catholic Studies Minor   Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology
Chemistry Major B.S. Chemistry
Computer Information Systems Major B.A. Computer Science
Computer Science Major B.S. Computer Science
Computer Studies (Cisco Certification) Certification   Computer Science
Criminal Justice Major

B.A.

Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Digital Humanities Minor   History and Political Science
Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) Major B.A. Education
English Major B.A. Language and Literature
English as a Secondary Language Endorsement Endorsement   Education
English Secondary Education Major B.A. Education and Language and Literature
Environmental and Sustainability Studies Minor   Biological Sciences
Film and Media Studies Major B.A.  
Film and Media Studies Minor    
Graphic Design Major B.A.  Art and Design
History Major B.A.  History and Political Science
International Studies Major B.A. History and Political Science
Latino/Latin American Studies Minor   Language and Literature
Leadership and Public Administration Degree Completion

B.A.

History and Political Science
Liberal Studies Degree Completion  B.A.  
Mathematics Major  B.S. Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education Major  B.S. Education and Mathematics
Media Communication Major B.A.  Communication
Middle Eastern Studies Minor   Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Music Major B.M. Music
Music Education (K-12) Major B.M. Education and Music
Music Performance Major B.M.  Music
Natural Science Major B.S. Chemistry
Philosophy Major B.A. Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology
Political Communication and Advocacy Major B.A. Communication
Political Science Major B.A. History and Political Science
Pre-Chiropractic Pre-Professional Health Care Track B.S. Biological Sciences
Pre-Dentistry Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Pre-Law Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.A.  History and Political Science
Pre-Medicine Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Pre-Optometry Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Pre-Professional Health Care Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Pre-Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional Health Care Track  B.S.  Biological Sciences
Post- Baccalaureate in Medical Sciences Certificate   Biological Sciences
Psychology Major B.A. or B.S.  Psychology
Public Administration Minor   History and Political Science
Religious Studies Major B.A. Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology
Social Science Secondary Education Major B.A. Education and Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Social Work Minor   Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Sociology Major B.A. Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Spanish in the Professions Major B.A. Language and Literature
Spanish Language, Literature and Civilization Major B.A.  Language and Literature
Spanish Education (K-12) Major B.A.  Language and Literature
Sports Communication Major B.A. Communication
Strategic Communication Major B.A.  Communication
Studio Art Major B.A. Art and Design
TESOL Certifcate   Education
Women and Gender Studies Minor   Psychology
Writing Minor   Language and Literature

Graduate Programs

Program Type of Program Type of Degree Department
Bilingual Education Endorsement   Education
Dual Endorsement LBS I and Bilingual/ESL Advanced M.A.Ed. Education
Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2) Alternative Licensure MAT Education
Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) Alternative Licensure MAT Education
Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) Traditional Licensure MAT Education
ESL (English as a Second Language) Online Endorsement   Education
Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I) (Grade K- age 21) Endorsement   Education
Master of Applied Computer Science Degree Online MACS Computer Science
Medical Sciences   MSMS Biological Sciences
Middle Level Education (Grades 5-8) Alternative Licensure MAT Education
Music Education (K-12) Alternative Licensure MAT Education
Music Education (K-12) Traditional Licensure M.A.Ed. Education
Secondary Education (Grades 9-12) Alternative Licensure MAT Education
Secondary Education (Grades 9-12) Traditional Licensure M.A.Ed. Education
Spanish Education (K-12) Alternative Licensure MAT Education
Spanish Education (K-12) Traditional Licensure M.A.Ed. Education
Special Education (Learning Behavior Specialist I) (Grade K-age 21) Traditional Licensure M.A.Ed. Education
Technology Integration Coach Certificate   Education
Technology Specialist Endorsement   Education
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)   M.A.Ed. Education
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate   Education

Financial Aid

The College of Arts and Sciences offers scholarship and grant opportunities for students pursuing nearly any major or degree. In the scholarship directory, you are able to search for scholarships based on your academic year, student type or major. Saint Xavier also provides resources for scholarships that are offered outside of the University on the Outside and Other Scholarships page. Please visit Financial Aid for more information concerning FAFSA and your financial aid eligibility.