College of Arts and Sciences

It is USF's vision as a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.

 

Undergraduate

With over offers 60 majors and minors, many with specialized concentrations, The College of Arts and Sciences is at the center of USF's undergraduate life.

Majors & Minors

Graduate

In this city of innovation, entrepreneurship and culture, USF offers 16 unique Master's programs in its College of Arts and Sciences.

Graduate Programs

 

Research and Creative Achievement

The University of San Francisco promotes research as a humanizing, social activity, rather than a competitive exercise, to expand learning beyond the classroom.


Creative Activity and Research Day 2014 - from anti-biotic resistance to the digital divide

 

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News

Racing Around the World, USF Alumna Chronicles Women on the High Seas

Racing Around the World, USF Alumna Chronicles Women on the High Seas

Corinna Halloran ’07 is tethered to the deck of a speeding 65-foot racing yacht to prevent high winds or a stealth wave from sweeping her overboard. She is part of the first all-women’s team in more than a decade to compete in the nine-month, around-the-globe Volvo Ocean Race — considered by many the toughest sports competition in the world.

USF DiversityTalks: San Francisco Leaders Reflect on the Power of Community

USF DiversityTalks: San Francisco Leaders Reflect on the Power of Community

What do San Francisco’s best-known homeless shelter and the online, vacation-booking site Airbnb have in common? They’re built on community, according to Janice Mirikitani, USF diversity scholar, visiting professor, and former San Francisco poet laureate.

New Lo Schiavo Chair Meets Students at the Intersection of Politics and Faith

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Frank Turner, S.J., a leading international advocate on issues of poverty, social deprivation, climate change, and foreign policy, has been named USF’s new Anna and Joseph Lo Schiavo Chair in Catholic Social Thought.

Events

Don't Silence Campus Violence: Speak Out Against Sexual Assault Concert

10/23/2014, 11:40 AM - 12:45 PM

Gleeson Library Plaza

Neuroscience Lecture: Allie Ponzio

10/23/2014, 11:45 AM - 12:40 PM

McLaren Conference Center 251

Cross-Cultural Exchange in Sub-Sahara Africa & Student Change of World View - A Talk with Fr. Jean-Pierre Bongila

10/23/2014, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Kalmanovitz Hall 267 - Classroom

Building a New Museum on the Washington DC Mall: The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture - Lecture

10/23/2014, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

McLaren Conference Center 250

Economics Department Seminar: Jon Einar

10/23/2014, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

McLaren Conference Center 251

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