Arts & Sciences

Whether you're interested in the arts, sharpening your skills in new languages, assisting people on the Autism spectrum, or diving into the world of science, mathematics, and engineering, you can create the path to your future in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at CapU.

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In the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, you will gain the skills needed to address real-world problems in your future life and career. Our unique academic model harmonizes creativity and critical thinking, empowering you to apply your imagination limitlessly.
Tracy Penny Light, Dean

Find your forte by testing your abilities in a wide variety of immersive, interactive disciplines. Challenge yourself to become an empowered problem solver and leader as you offer solutions and apply tangible, lab-based training to theoretical concepts.

Schools in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences

You can choose from hundreds of arts, sciences, humanities and social sciences courses across more than a dozen disciplines, each designed to expand your mind and add depth and meaning to your university education.

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School of Humanities

Broaden your horizons with classes in languages, history, art history, philosophy and more.

Study Humanities at CapU
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School of STEM

Gain experience in labs, lectures and fieldwork in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs at CapU.

Study STEM at CapU
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School of Social Sciences

Get deeper into subjects including anthropology, geography, sociology and women's and gender studies.

Study Social Sciences at CapU

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Bachelor of Science

Focus on biomedical, computational or environmental science in the Bachelor of Science (General) degree program at CapU.

Complete your B.Sc. at CapU

Arts & Sciences Fast Facts


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"I love that you have the freedom to take courses that interest you, rather than moving through a pre-set schedule. You can shape your degree into something that reflects who you are."
Alex Levy, BA, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2019
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Studying outside as part of their environmental biology class.
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Students studying archaeology in the Seymour Valley.