College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences was established in 1886 under the name St. Ignatius College. The College is coeducational and initially enrolls all undergraduate degree-seeking students, both full-time and part-time.

Majors and Minors

The College of Arts and Sciences offers programs of study in 34 majors, leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Arts in Classics (B.A.Cl.), and Bachelor of Science (B.S.).

In addition to majors, the College also offers optional minors, which normally consist of 18 to 21 semester hours of study. Specific requirements for all academic majors and minors offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as course descriptions, can be found under Majors and Minors.

 

Professional Development

Students in the College of Arts & Sciences participate in the Professional Development Program, a unique and comprehensive program designed to prepare students to enter careers in their respective fields. This consists of students engaging in a series of career events, online modules, workshops, networking and career related experiences to develop, practice, and polish their professional skills. The program is customized for each academic department, offering unique requirements corresponding to professional development needs of students. This includes a track for Undecided students, whose completed modules transfer when they chose their major. Students should contact their major department for specific details.

Integrated 3+2 and 3+3 Programs

B.A. in Sociology from John Carroll plus a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University.

B.S. in Psychology from John Carroll plus a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.

B.S./B.A. from JCU plus B.S. in Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

B.A./B.S. from JCU plus J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.