College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a wide range of liberal arts programs that reflect Bryant’s distinctive approach to integrating theoretical and applied concepts, complemented by rich opportunities for interdisciplinary study and engaged learning.

education in action

Your college education is more than preparing for a professional career. It’s exploring topics that interest you and discovering your passion. It’s evaluating new ideas. It’s challenging yourself to grow intellectually and personally. The programs in Bryant’s College of Arts and Sciences give you the opportunity to do all that and more. You’ll learn the practice of your discipline, develop your strengths, and find your place in the world. When you graduate, you’ll have the skills to put your education in action and the credentials that give Bryant graduates a competitive advantage.

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The College of Arts and Sciences offers you the unique opportunity to choose from a wide range of programs in the liberal arts while selectively integrating your program with core courses in business and hands-on experience with technology. 

The depth and breadth of our arts and sciences curriculum, the expertise of our faculty, and personal attention are important attributes of Bryant’s excellent educational experience. You’ll engage in active learning that combines practical experience with classroom knowledge and reflection. You’ll gain a global perspective on campus and through study abroad. And in every arts and sciences major you earn a minor in business administration, a distinctive and valuable feature.

When students ask me, “Why study liberal arts at Bryant?” I ask them: “Why would you study anywhere else?”

David Lux, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

To contact Dean Lux, send email or call (401) 232-6729

service learning

Combining the ideals of volunteering, active learning, and reflection, civic engagement and service learning are integral parts of a Bryant education. Students go out into the community and perform work that improves society. When they return to the classroom, they bring a deeper understanding of real-world issues and learn to devise meaningful solutions that lead to change.

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graduate education

Graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences are accepted into some of the world’s most prestigious graduate and post-graduate programs, including our own. Students may choose to continue their Bryant studies by pursuing a master's degree in either the College of Business or the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Bryant’s College of Arts and Sciences faculty are leaders in their fields who are committed to challenging you. Our faculty members have both the academic credentials and the real-world experience to make the classroom a vital place for learning.

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