Inspired teaching and enriched learning are hallmarks of the CapU experience. Many of our students and faculty are recognized locally and internationally for their impressive achievements. The unique academic model of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences will allow you to apply your learning in immersive, authentic and interactive settings. We will help you build your capacities to innovate and lead, while developing your self- and social awareness.
Pouyan Mahboubi, 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

Featured program

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Build your own degree with a selection of courses in the arts and beyond in the Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Interdisciplinary Studies program.

Design your degree

Arts & Sciences Fast Facts

90%

CapU Arts & Sciences grads recommend attending CapU

15

certificates, associate degrees, bachelor's degree and post-baccalaureate options

549

different course options

2,065

students enrolled in Arts & Sciences programs

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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.
Students in the forest digging for Archaeology class
Students studying archaeology in the Seymour Valley.