The overarching goals of SHU’s College of Arts and Sciences are:
- The development of skills in reading, writing, and oral communication; critical thinking; and, quantitative and scientific reasoning.
- The cultivation of intellectual inquiry, lifelong learning, and civic engagement, especially as relates to social justice and the common good.
- An appreciation of the value of the liberal arts and Catholic Intellectual Traditions, especially to foster multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to addressing contemporary problems.
- The preparation of strong leaders and contributors to the local, national, and global communities.