Liberal Arts

Why Liberal Arts? The School of Arts & Sciences offers a liberal arts education in the Catholic tradition. The major is directed to the perfection of the mind through the acquisition of knowledge and intellectual virtue. The faculty seeks to assist students in coming to a mature knowledge of themselves and of their human potential, nurturing their personal capacity for Truth and Goodness. Toward that end, the School of Arts & Sciences provides integrated curricula, which enable students to understand that Truth is one, and that they have the ability to discover it in its many dimensions.

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The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts is a two-year degree for students wishing to complete a degree for personal or professional advancement. The Bachelor of Arts is a four-year degree that reflects the rich heritage of the Catholic academic tradition and affirms the universality of Truth. For each degree, the faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences emphasize the profound relationships that exist among all forms of knowledge through carefully integrated curricula.

Office of the School of Arts & Sciences:

4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 297-7545 ext. 609
Fax: (615) 783-0562

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If you want to learn how to think, not only what to think, then Arts & Sciences at Aquinas College is the place to be. It provides a unique environment where you will be able to grow intellectually and spiritually, preparing you for anything the future could bring.

- Arts & Sciences Student

The professors are superb. We have small class sizes and a close community and family feel. It fosters human flourishing. We love it!

- Arts & Sciences Student

Aquinas teaches me to think beyond myself and think about the common good and how to serve others.

- Ana T.
Philosophy Major

Aquinas has made me more aware of callings—a part of the whole person is that everyone has a calling, that everyone is unique and irreplaceable.

- Ana T.
Philosophy Major

The Aquinas College program enables you to engage in course material in an in depth way because of the small class sizes and the teachers’ attention to detail.

- Arts & Sciences Student

"The faculty is so nice and enthusiastic! They are always willing to help."

- Abbey