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

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.

Imagining Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, Psychologists Find

Imagining Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, Psychologists Find

Corporate ad execs may want to reconsider their tactics for enticing consumers, in light of recent award-winning research conducted by a team of USF undergraduates.

Events

An Update on the Political and Social Situation in Honduras with Karla Lara: 5 years After the Coup, the Popular Resistance Continues

10/20/2014, 10:30 AM - 11:35 AM

Education Building 102 - Classroom

ISIS, Assad and US Middle East Policy: Journalist Reese Erlich

10/20/2014, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kalmanovitz Hall 263 - Classroom

Bad Press, Good News: Rio's Favelas Speak of a New Brazil

10/20/2014, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Fromm Hall 115 - Berman Room

Fall LGBTQ Caucus Town Hall Meeting

10/21/2014, 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

University Center 402/403 - Conference Room

Day of the Dead: A conversation with Evelyn Orantes and Ani Rivera

10/21/2014, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

McLaren Conference Center 252

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