Academics at Aquinas College - Catholic and Dominican -
Dr. Vince Ryan


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 and Arts & Sciences Programs by upholding the universal Catholic principles of the good, the true, and the beautiful.


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.

Arts & Sciences

The Arts & Sciences programs at Aquinas College prepare students in a Catholic liberal arts tradition to recognize the good, the true, and the beautiful for a Bachelor of Arts degree in:

Aquinas College welcomes all students regardless of race, color, ethnicity, or national origin who desire to be part of the faith-based mission of the College to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College. It does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, or national origin in administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarships and loan programs.

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