Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus 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 over 80 undergraduate majors, minors and 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.) 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.

Academic Departments

Department Chair Email Phone
Art and Design Nathan Peck, MFA 773-298-3876
Biological Sciences Tatiana Tatum-Parker, Ph.D. 773-298-3408
Chemistry Bindhu Alappat, Ph.D. 773-298-3518
Communication Brad Mello, Ph.D. 773-298-3372
Computer Science James Vanderhyde, Ph.D. 773-298-3454
Education Julie Reinhart, Ph.D. 773-341-5030
History and Political Science Matthew Costello, Ph.D. 773-298-3284
Language and Literature Angelo Bonadonna, Ph.D. 773-298-3236
Mathematics Kristen Schreck, D.A.  773-298-3400
Music Greg Coutts, Ph.D. 773-298-3424
Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology Arthur Morton, Ph.D. 773-298-3779
Psychology Timothy Ritchie, Ph.D. 773-298-3759
Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Iman Saca, Ph.D. 773-298-3554

Academic Programs

Program Director/Coordinator Email Phone
African-American Studies Tracy Crump, Ph.D., J.D. 773-298-3555
Digital Humanities Christine Fojtik, Ph.D. 773-298-3241
Environmental and Sustainability Studies Christopher Appelt, Ph.D. 773-298-3391
General Education Carissa Broadbridge, Ph.D. 773-298-3476
Honors Julia Wiester, Ph.D. 773-298-3415
Latino/Latin American Studies Amanda Lopez, Ph.D. 773-298-5238
Leadership and Public Administration Matthew Costello, Ph.D. 773-298-3284
Middle Eastern Studies Iman Saca, Ph.D. 773-298-3554
Political Communication and Advocacy Matthew Costello, Ph.D. 773-298-3284
Pre-Health Tatiana Tatum-Parker, Ph.D. 773-298-3408
Pre-Law Matthew Costello, Ph.D. 773-298-3284
Women and Gender Studies Angela Pirlott, Ph.D. 773-298-3408

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.