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.



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


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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Celebrating a New President with a Global Vision

Celebrating a New President with a Global Vision

USF President Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., has a long list of accomplishments that includes two PhDs, but perhaps what qualifies him most to lead the city’s oldest university is this: he’s a fast learner, and he’s intensely curious about the world.

USF Boxers Win Big at Hilltop Cup

USF Boxers Win Big at Hilltop Cup

USF history, chemistry, and data science majors are some of the region’s best college boxers, having slugged their way to wins at USF’s Hilltop Cup Boxing Invitational on Oct. 17.

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.


Theater 303 Presentation

10/30/2014, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Kalmanovitz Hall Welch Field

Economics Department Seminar: Christopher Ksoll

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

University Center 402/403 - Conference Room

Halloween Film Festival

10/30/2014, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Cowell Hall 106 - Classroom

Sociology Colloquium: Marcia Ochoa: Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela

11/3/2014, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

McLaren Conference Center 252

Gender Troubles in International Sports: The Case of Dutee Chand

11/3/2014, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Kalmanovitz Hall 263 - Classroom

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