College of Arts and Sciences

Uncover your true academic interests and apply them in meaningful ways.

What’s the connection between politics and psychology? Science and media?

Our college’s greatest strength is our diversity. You’ll find it in our wide-ranging academic majors; our expert, experienced faculty; and our students representing a multitude of nations and interests.

Katrina Carter-Tellison, dean, College of Arts and Sciences, academic dean

Message from the dean
Whether you are focused on specific career goals or exploring your educational options, Lynn University’s College of Arts and Sciences is an ideal choice.

Our college’s greatest strength is our diversity. You’ll find it in our wide-ranging academic majors; our expert, experienced faculty; and our students representing a multitude of nations and interests. Our diversity extends to our accomplished graduates, who lead rewarding careers as biologists, historians, writers, political scientists, doctors, forensic investigators, lawyers, psychologists and more.

Home to Lynn’s nationally acclaimed core curriculum, the Dialogues, our college provides a first-rate education emphasizing the liberal arts and practical skills. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and competencies to thrive as both a professional and as a world citizen.

I invite you to discover more about the College of Arts and Sciences at Lynn University and, in turn, yourself.

Katrina Carter-Tellison
Dean

The College of Arts and Sciences will encourage you to find out. Prepare to be a creative and critical thinker through hands-on projects and diverse learning experiences. Gain fresh perspectives from classmates around the world and professors who are dedicated to your success at Lynn and beyond.

Choose a degree

Biology majors learning in the classroom.

Biology

Explore the vast world of living things, and conduct research in a lab. Study genetics, molecular biology, anatomy, ecology, evolution and organic chemistry. CIP: 260101

Lynn student in the clinical mental health counseling program visits the counseling center.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Become an expert in the mental health counseling field by studying advanced topics, such as psychobiology, group counseling, substance abuse and human sexuality. CIP: 511508

Examining a crime scene in the online criminal justice degree program.

Criminal Justice

Gain a deep knowledge and solid understanding of the U.S. criminal justice system, and study fascinating topics, including criminology, ethics and justice. CIP: 430103

Dr. Watson, professor of environmental studies, takes students to a nature preserve.

Environmental Studies

Gain an extensive background in environmental studies jobs by exploring nature, wildlife, primatology, conservation, sustainability and more. CIP: 030103

Students learning to be forensic scientists gather around to examine evidence.

Forensic Investigations

Learn all about forensic investigations by testing, studying, analyzing and processing crime scenes with hands-on experience through laboratories. CIP: 430106

Student uses an iPad pro to get his liberal arts degree with the iLynn program.

Liberal Arts

Gain valuable critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills that you can use in your career immediately. Earn your degree online, on campus or both. CIP: 240101

Political science majors received in-depth political knowledge at the Lynn hosted. 2012 Presidential Debate.

Political Science

Study one of the most interactive and innovative programs of its kind, and advance your understanding of political processes, structures and functions. CIP: 451001

A psychology major gets information from the counseling center.

Psychology

Gain a firm grasp on the basic foundational concepts of psychology, and explore topics, such as social, abnormal, developmental and experimental psychology. CIP: 420101, CIP: 422813

Student works with staff in the Career Center.

Undecided major

Undecided? Don't worry. We'll help you find your strengths and hone your interests to identify a degree that's right for you. CIP: 240102

"There are two aspects of my professional life that are critically important to me: Bringing my research and expertise into the classroom to enhance my students' learning experiences, and collaborating and sharing ideas and experiences with my colleagues."

Marchéta Wright, professor of international relations
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Dialogues of Innovation provides hands-on learning experiences
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Interfaith dialogue focuses on religious unity
Healing the Divide encourages acceptance among religions

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