Academic Catalog 2019-2020

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences at Gardner-Webb University is composed of those departments and academic units which are home to the liberal arts (arts, humanities, natural and social sciences). As the intellectual heart of the university, the College promotes interdisciplinary learning, global understanding, communication skills and the promotion of critical thinking and discovery, all in the context of Christian faith. The College also seeks to create a challenging intellectual environment that enhances individual growth, supports service and leadership, and encourages creative endeavors that augment human knowledge and understanding.

The College is made up of the following academic units:

Department of Communication & New Media

Department of English Language and Literature

Department of Health, Sport, and Physical Education

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Department of Natural Sciences

Department of Public Service

Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy

Department of Social Sciences

Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

The School of Performing and Visual Arts

Department of Music

Department of Theatre Arts

Department of Visual Arts

The School of Psychology and Counseling