Fall 2014 Undergraduate Catalog
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic objectives

Purpose
The College of Arts and Sciences is an intellectual community that nurtures student learning, fosters research and creative activity, and provides service to the larger community.

Mission
The College of Arts and Sciences brings together disciplines in the arts, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences to form the intellectual heart of Bowling Green State University. It is the mission of the College to foster liberal education, to encourage the generation of knowledge, and to contribute to the good of the community. The College promotes lifelong learning, research, creative activity, social and professional responsibility, and growth. To these ends, the College challenges students to think critically and intuitively, to cross disciplinary boundaries, to recognize and value diverse perspectives, and to solve problems creatively and with perseverance.

Vision
The College of Arts and Sciences achieves national distinction as an intellectual community that fosters personal growth, and promotes the enduring values of a liberal education. To that end, the College is helping undergraduate and graduate students to achieve their potential intellectually, culturally, and personally and to become global and principled citizens.