Academics

A Catholic Education Rooted in the Dominican Tradition

Aquinas College’s academic programs are rooted in the Dominican Tradition, a Catholic spiritual and intellectual tradition entering its eighth century. By the inclusion of philosophy and theology in each course of study, the academic programs facilitate the “dialogue between faith and reason” (Ex Corde Ecclesiae, 17).

Thus, Aquinas College prepares students for their professional lives through studies in the School of Education by upholding the universal Catholic principles of the good, the true, and the beautiful.

The Schools at Aquinas College

Please note: Beginning in the fall of 2017, Aquinas will no longer offer degrees in arts and sciences, business and nursing, nor provide residential housing and student life activities. Aquinas will focus its academic programming on the School of Education and on course offerings in philosophy and theology. Read more here.

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School of Education

The various undergraduate and graduate programs of study in the School of Education stress the importance of teaching as both a gift and a mission.

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School of Arts & Sciences

The School of Arts & Sciences at Aquinas College prepares students to recognize the good, the true, and the beautiful through degree programs in:

Academic Support Services

student in library The Library
Aquinas College Library interprets its dynamic role in the campus community as being the principal provider of academic materials and instructional support services that will further an environment of learning permeated by faith.
student and professor The Writing Center
The Writing Center seeks to strengthen the writing of students in all academic areas through individual tutoring, draft editing, and student success seminars. There is no charge for these services.
students studying Student Learning Services
Student Learning Services (SLS) exists to foster learning and help students achieve their academic potential by providing the programs, services, technology, and learning resources students need to become successful independent learners. SLS provides tutorial assistance and various student success seminars at no charge to students.