2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

College of Arts and Sciences

Robin L. Cautin, Ph.D.


The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and the most diverse of the five colleges at Sacred Heart University. The College offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; as Associate in Arts and Liberal Arts degree; and a variety of minors and special programs. 

The degrees are offered through the following academic departments: Art & Design, Biology, Catholic Studies, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Government, History, Languages and Literatures, Mathematics, Media and Theatre Arts, Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. 

The College offers Master’s degrees in Chemistry, Broadcast Journalism and Media Production, Criminal Justice, Film and Television Production, Applied Psychology, Sports Communication & Media, and Strategic Communication & Public Relations.

The College of Arts and Sciences strives to provide a learning environment that fosters the growth, development, and nurturing of the entire individual.


Biology Biology ------ Biology
Biology Coastal & Marine Science ------ ------
Biology Molecular & Cellular Biology ------ ------
Biology Neuroscience ------ ------
Biology  STEM ------  ------ 
Catholic Studies ------ ------ Catholic Studies
Chemistry Biochemistry ------ ------
Chemistry  Chemistry  Biochemistry ------ 
Chemistry Chemistry Traditional Chemistry
School of Communication, Media & the Arts (SCMA) Art & Design
 SCMA Art & Design  General Art for Education   ------
Art & Design  Graphic Design  Graphic Design 
 SCMA Art & Design  Illustration  Illustration 
 SCMA Art & Design  Studio Art  Studio Art 
 SCMA Communication Studies  ------  ------ 
SCMA Communication Studies Advertising Media/PR Advertising Media/PR
SCMA Communication Studies Sports Media Sports Media
SCMA Digital Communication ------ Digital Communication
SCMA Media Arts Film, Television, & Media Film & Television
SCMA Media Arts Journalism Journalism
SCMA Media Arts Performing Arts ------
SCMA ------ ------ Dance
SCMA Theatre Arts ------ Theatre Arts
SCMA Theatre Arts Acting ------
SCMA Theatre Arts Musical Theatre ------
------ ------ ------ European Studies
------  General Studies ------  ------ 
Government  Criminal Justice  ------  Criminal Justice 
Government Global Studies ------ Global Studies
Government Political Science ------ Political Science
History History ------ History
History ------ ------ American History
 ------  ------ ------  Irish Studies 
Languages & Literatures
English  ------   English
 Languages & Literatures English ------  Creative Writing 
 Languages & Literatures ------   ------ Italian 
Languages & Literatures  Spanish  ------  Spanish 
 ------ ------  ------  Latin American Studies 
Mathematics ------ ------ Actuarial Science
Mathematics Mathematics ------ Mathematics
------  ------  ------  Middle Eastern Studies 
Music (Academic Program) ------ ------ Music
Philosophy, Theology, & Religious Studies Philosophy ------ Philosophy
Philosophy, Theology, & Religious Studies Theology & Religious Studies Theology Theology & Religious Studies
Psychology Psychology ------ Psychology
Social Work Social Work ------ Social Work
Sociology ------ ------ Anthropology
 Sociology ------   ------ Human Rights & Social Justice 
Sociology Sociology ------ Sociology
------ ------ ------ Women’s Studies