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School of
Arts and Sciences


Discover, Imagine, Create

The School of Arts and Sciences at Florida Southern will prepare you for the international marketplace and for further study in post-baccalaureate and professional programs by providing a contemporary liberal arts curriculum emphasizing interdisciplinary learning, research, service and performance.

Arts and Sciences is so much more than a bunch of required courses. Here, your possibilities are limitless.

Five Areas to Choose From

Rigorous programs of study across our various disciplines—communications, fine and performing arts, humanities, natural science and mathematics, and the social and behavioral sciences—will provide you with the critical skills needed to launch a successful career in a vast array of fields. Examples include: graphic design, medicine and biotechnology industries, law, mass media and information technology, chemical engineering, or government and public service.

Expert Faculty

A community of dedicated scholars and teachers, our faculty engage in research activities that will push the boundaries of your understanding and imagination, and their teaching will be the building blocks of your accomplishment for years to come.

Interdisciplinary Focus

Along with traditional programs, The School of Arts & Sciences excels in interdisciplinary studies including biochemistry and molecular biology, music education, or pre-professional curricula such as pre-medicine and pre-law. You can even design your own major with our “Venture into the Adventure” program.

Extraordinary Resources

Students who really want to get the most out of their college experience take advantage of one or more special academic opportunities. By participating in student-collaborative research through our many centers and institutes, taking advantage of our guaranteed travel/study experiences, or participating in our many creative outlets, such as the Festival of Fine Arts, you have a chance to create a rich and unique path.


To learn more about our programs, contact:

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Dr. Brad Hollingshead
Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Ashley Fore

Penny Snoke
Administrative Assistant