College of Arts and Sciences

Thomas A. Chambers, PhD, Dean
Philip Reed, PhD, Associate Dean
Julie S. Gibert, PhD, Faculty Associate Dean, Advisement & Study Abroad

Charles A. Goodsell, Ph.D., Faculty Associate Dean, Assessment
Richard D. Reitsma, Ph.D., Faculty Associate Dean, Inclusion & Engagement

Mission Statement

The College of Arts & Sciences at Canisius provides an excellent liberal arts and sciences education by truly engaging students in the classroom, laboratory, studio, and broader community. As an integral part of a Catholic, Jesuit university the College of Arts & Sciences seeks to educate the whole person in preparation for service and leadership in a global society.

Academic Programs

The College of Arts & Sciences offers graduate programs leading to master of science degrees and advanced certification in

The College of Arts & Sciences also offers over two dozen different undergraduate majors and a variety of undergraduate minors.  A complete list of undergraduate majors and undergraduate minors are available in the undergraduate catalog.