Students work on sketching during an art course at Assumption University's D'Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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D’Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Discover and nurture your innate gifts in a welcoming community where you will explore the fundamental questions of human existence as you prepare yourself for meaningful work and leadership.

The D’Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the perfect place to begin your educational journey. Grounded in the wisdom of the Catholic intellectual tradition, we promote the liberal arts and sciences as foundational to all academic programs. Our unique FOUNDATIONS Program prepares you for thoughtful and meaningful engagement with your majors and minors, your co-curricular activities, your careers, and lives of purpose. It challenges you to consider the importance of morality in our modern world and discover your unique meaning and purpose while also deepening the reading, writing, and communication skills necessary for future success.

Choose from one of the 26 majors we offer, ranging from new and emerging fields like cybersecurity, neuroscience, and communication and media to traditional arts and humanities such as graphic design and philosophy, to social sciences like criminology and psychology. You’ll have access to state-of-the art computer and research facilities, quiet nooks for reading and contemplation, caring professors to help you reach your full potential, and numerous community sites for internships and service learning.

Come join us to learn, grow, lead, and serve.

Paula Fitzpatrick

Michelle Graveline, D.M.A
Interim Dean, D’Amour College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mission Statement:

Inspired by the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth wherever it will be found, the D’Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences cultivates students who pursue the good, the true, and the beautiful in and across disciplines. This approach, which engages all cultures, ideas, and people, enriches students’ education and prepares them for meaningful vocations and service to the common good. The D’Amour College thus provides the foundation for the fulfillment of an Assumption education in the company of friends.

An Ideal Place to Learn

Unique Compass first-year program that links core skills with a major
Use the vibrant Worcester community as a classroom while completing internships or service work
Innovative second-year experience designed to explore questions of vocation and purpose
Faculty dedicated to bringing scholarly expertise and passion to life for students
Ability to work side-by-side with a faculty mentor on a paid summer research project
Formation of life-long friendships with faculty, fellow students, and staff
Exploration of the rich Catholic intellectual tradition
Combine a CLAS major with majors and minors in other schools

Programs within D’Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Academic Partnerships

Undergraduate

Art History

Undergraduate

Biology

Undergraduate

Chemistry

Undergraduate

Communication and Media

Undergraduate

Computer Science

Undergraduate

Criminology

Undergraduate

CTEQ Pre-College Program

Undergraduate

Cybersecurity

Undergraduate

Education

Undergraduate

Engineering Science

Undergraduate

English

Undergraduate

Environmental Science

Undergraduate

French

Undergraduate

German

Undergraduate

Global Studies

Undergraduate

Graphic Design

Undergraduate

Health Professions

Undergraduate

History

Undergraduate

Honors Program

Undergraduate

Information Technology

Undergraduate

Italian Studies

Undergraduate

Mathematics

Undergraduate

Music

Undergraduate

Neuroscience

Undergraduate

Philosophy

Undergraduate

Physics

Undergraduate

Political Science

Undergraduate

Pre-Dental

Undergraduate

Pre-Law

Undergraduate

Pre-Med

Undergraduate

Pre-Vet

Undergraduate

Psychology

Undergraduate

Sociology

Undergraduate

Spanish

Undergraduate

Studio Art

Undergraduate

Theology

Undergraduate

Women's Studies

Undergraduate