At Barry University College of Arts and Sciences, learning is an important part of university life, emphasizing student research, internships, and service-learning. With this kind of education, you are prepared for whatever path you choose to pursue in life.
Whether you love the arts, the humanities, or the sciences, our 10 departments offer you stimulating academic programs that prepare you to meet future challenges with confidence and knowledge. As an undergraduate student, you can choose from majors within 10 departments in the College of Arts and Sciences: Biology, Communication, English and Foreign Languages, Fine Arts, History and Political Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Sociology and Criminology, and Theology and Philosophy.
Whether you are looking to build a career, enhance your current prospects, or broaden your perspective, our graduate programs will give you the education you need. You'll learn from faculty experienced in their fields and who are authors and editors of respected journals and scholarly books, officers in professional organizations, and recipients of professional awards. You can choose from post-baccalaureate programs within 3 departments in the College of Arts and Sciences: Fine Arts, Psychology, and Theology and Philosophy.
Our professors choose to come to Barry because teaching is important to them. Even though they are active in research, scholarship, and creative/performance activities, Barry's faculty focuses on your learning first. They will guide you to put what you learn in the classroom into practice through a wide variety of learning activities.
Our students know they can expect to turn to their professors to understand their areas of interest and life in general. Our students have published their research alongside our faculty, presented at conferences, won prizes for their work, received highly competitive awards, and been accepted at top graduate schools.
You will have many opportunities to make a difference in the world. From assisting Haitian youth in building literacy and life skills, bridging the digital divide in a Liberty City neighborhood, and fighting against domestic violence, our students are changing the world for the better.