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Arts and Sciences

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The School of Arts and Sciences has 14 departments offering 21 majors and 45 minors, in addition to teaching the majority of courses in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Students in the arts and sciences enthusiastically engage in research and other creative activity. They learn:

  • Problem-solving
  • Global awareness
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication skills

Students also learn to integrate theory with practical experience in a variety of learning opportunities. Graduates are prepared to provide leadership in solving societal problems.

> Dean's Message to incoming new students
Dean’s Advice – Your Major, Your Future - SOAR

Office Information
Carmen R. Cid
Webb Hall 264
(860) 465-5295
(860) 465-4575
Associate Dean
Amy Coffey
Webb Hall 263
(860) 465-5383
Administrative Assistant
Pat Chaves
Webb Hall 259
(860) 465-5294
Art and Art History (classroom)
Environmental Earth Science (outside)
English (classroom)
Theatre (stage)
World Languages and Culture (presentation)

Alumni Testimonials

Cy Colon ’17

Cy Colon ’17

Cy is pursuing a master’s degree in architecture at Florida International University. He aspires to design eco-friendly, sustainable buildings. “I’ve always been interested in working with my hands, that’s why I’m an artist. Architecture blends well with art.

Jamie Belden ’17

Jamie Belden ’17

Jamie is a graphic designer for Pinpoint Promotions in West Haven, CT. “I love creating design solutions and seeing my work come to life. I’m thankful for all that I learned from the great professors and facilities at Eastern. They prepared me with the knowledge and skills to excel in the real world.”

Lindsay (Delosier) Serra ’13

Lindsay (Delosier) Serra ’13

Lindsay is the owner of Sea Breeze Design Company. “The Visual Arts program helped me channel my love for art in many ways. I was able to express my creativity through screen printing, drawing and sculpture. Furthermore, my graphic design classes helped to solidify my style in design. I graduated with the pride and confidence to work at the best of my ability in my career.”