College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

In the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Seattle Pacific University, we offer undergraduate majors and minors in 16 different disciplines, as well as a graduate program. As home to humanities, arts, and social and natural sciences, CAS provides students with a foundation of liberal learning and skills in reasoning, critical thinking, and communication.

Central to the mission of CAS is contributing to the formation of a mature Christian faith and the development of the whole person. As a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences, you are prepared for a life of continued learning and responsiveness to a changing world.

Visit the two CAS divisions listed below to find out more about the departments within each division, as well as detailed information about admission to the departments’ majors and minors, faculty members, course listings, and contact information.

Choose an undergraduate major or minor from one of eight departments in this CAS division. Graduate programs include an MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Choose an undergraduate major or minor from one of nine departments in the Division of Sciences. Your choices are in the social sciences, and in science and engineering.

Global Health

Global Health Is Our Health

When a confirmed infectious disease pandemic breaks out, Seattle Pacific’s emergency team swings into action, even if the outbreak is 7,000 miles away in Hong Kong.

Med School Acceptance Rates

Over the last five years, SPU premed students have achieved an average acceptance rate into medical school of 90 percent — far exceeding the 39 percent national average.