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    American University
    Jun 23, 2024  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Arts and Sciences


The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, the arts, and service to its local, national, and international communities.

The College provides a rich education in the liberal arts and sciences for all of American University’s undergraduate students, offers challenging programs of study for its undergraduate and graduate majors; and fosters outstanding research, practice, and creative activity.

The College is committed to the core purposes of liberal education: promoting free and rational discourse, fostering an understanding of the diversity of human experience, providing the critical intellectual skills necessary to navigate a rapidly changing world, and integrating knowledge across disciplinary boundaries.

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