Through rigorous, interdisciplinary coursework, students gain practical skills that enable them to think outside the box and equip them to solve global challenges, making them competitive candidates on the job market, as well as active problem solvers and leaders in their communities.

Undergraduate Degrees

ASU Applied Science degree

The BAS program is for students who have already earned a community college AAS degree. The program allows students to apply the technical knowledge gained from their associate degree and... read more

ASU Conflict Resolution degree

The BA program in conflict resolution introduces students to theories and practices that enable them to understand, address and transform conflict while dealing with challenges both at the micro... read more

ASU Disability Studies

The BA program in disability studies explores historical, linguistic, social, artistic and legal dimensions of disability with the goal of improving the conditions of people whose lives are... read more

ASU English BA degree
English (BA)

The BA in English degree program at the New College engages the social, environmental and political challenges of the day and helps students prepare for 21st century jobs. Courses in writing,... read more

ASU English (Secondary Education) BA degree

The BA program in English with a concentration in secondary education provides rigorous content in literature, composition, linguistics and secondary teaching, extensively preparing students to... read more

ASU History degree
History (BA)

The BA program in history introduces students to a broad span of history that covers the ancient world through the modern period and extends from Europe to Latin America and the United States. In... read more

ASU History (Secondary Education) degree

The flexible BA program in history with a concentration in secondary education fully prepares students considering a career in education for teaching and certification and provides all the... read more

Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance degree

Students in the BA program in interdisciplinary arts and performance engage with faculty in collaborative investigation of many disciplines, preparing for the complex and changing world through... read more

ASU Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences degree

Today's employment landscape is evolving into one that prizes expertise in an increasing number of specialized fields. The BA program in interdisciplinary arts and sciences allows students to... read more

ASU Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences degree

The BA program in Latin American studies offers a learner-driven model in which the student's specific interests are deepened through the study of Latin America cultures, histories, politics and... read more

ASU Philosophy Religion and Society degree

The BA program in philosophy, religion and society comprises historical, theoretical and practical perspectives on philosophy, religion and social ethics, and it emphasizes social and political... read more

ASU SCA American Studies degree

The BA program in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in American studies engages in the transdisciplinary and comparative study of the United States as a cultural and political site... read more

ASU Ethnic, Race and Indigenous Studies degree

The BA program in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in ethnicity, race and indigenous studies combines transdisciplinary topics and methods to critically analyze relationships... read more

ASU SCA Latin American studies

The BA in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in Latin American studies provides a broad and vibrant framework for studying the diverse societies of Latin America, including... read more

ASU SCA Peace Studies, BA

The BA program in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in peace studies is a unique, transdisciplinary offering that fosters a critical investigation of peace. It does so primarily... read more

ASU SCA Queer Studies

The BA program in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in queer and sexuality studies combines transdisciplinary topics and methods to critically analyze the function of ideologies of... read more

ASU SCA Women and Gender Studies

The BA program in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in women and gender studies offers students a transdisciplinary curriculum that focuses on the diverse experiences of women in... read more

ASU Spanish degree
Spanish (BA)

The BA program in Spanish emphasizes language studies and examines the cultural production of Spanish-speaking communities, in Spanish.

This program provides students with the skills to... read more

ASU Women and Gender Studies

This interdisciplinary BS program in women and gender studies has a qualitative emphasis and explores intersectional approaches to the study of gender, race, class, ethnicity and sexuality in... read more

Minors and Certificates Offered by SHArCS

The American studies minor gives students the opportunity to pursue an interest in the interdisciplinary study of American culture. This minor is particularly appropriate for students majoring in... read more

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Students pursuing the applied ethics minor have the opportunity to develop their critical thinking, reading and writing capacities while exploring philosophy and ethical theory. They also have the... read more

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The certificate program in arts and humanities in games trains students to design, develop, create and analyze games from holistic and interdisciplinary perspectives and to understand the... read more

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The minor program in conflict resolution introduces students to theories and practices that enable them to understand, address and transform conflict while dealing with challenges both at the... read more

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The minor in disability studies explores historical, linguistic, social, artistic and legal dimensions of disability with the goal of improving society in ways that benefit those with disabilities... read more

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English (Minor)

The minor in English is an ideal choice for students who enjoy English and desire to become better writers, readers and thinkers. The program requirements ground students in the basics of literary... read more

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The minor in ethnic studies explores the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the Americas. The... read more

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Ethnic Studies (Certificate)

The certificate program in ethnic studies explores the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the... read more

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In the certificate program in film and video studies, students explore film theory and the practice of the moving image, and they have an opportunity in this interdisciplinary program to develop... read more

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History (Minor)

The minor program in history educates students in the methods and the use of basic tools of the historical discipline. Students are exposed to a broad span of history, both temporally and... read more

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The minor program in Latin American studies offers a learner-driven model in which the student's specific interests are deepened through the study of Latin America. It is interdisciplinary and... read more

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The certificate program in oral history and storytelling introduces students to the interdisciplinary theories and methods required for collecting, documenting and preserving the stories of people... read more

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Philosophy (Minor)

The minor program in philosophy provides students with an understanding of central philosophical issues, problems and ideas; a capacity for critical thinking and analytic reasoning; and the... read more

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The certificate in philosophy, rhetoric and literature is an interdisciplinary humanities program that integrates continental philosophy, literature, art, communication and social critique.

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The minor program in religious studies introduces students to the world's religious traditions and how these are used by humans to interpret experiences and find meaning. Students learn to think... read more

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Spanish (Minor)

The minor program in Spanish adds to students' language fluency and also offers deep insight into the cultures of Spanish-speaking communities.

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The certificate program in women and gender studies examines the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and... read more

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The minor program in women and gender studies examines the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the... read more

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Writing (New College) (Certificate)

The certificate in writing is a valuable program for students in any discipline. The ability to communicate clearly, directly and effectively is a key to advancement in all careers.

The... read more

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Graduate Degrees Offered at SHArCS

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The MA degree in English offered by the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is a comprehensive program that addresses the many facets of English: its literatures; its linguistic,... read more

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MA Interdisciplinary Studies

The MA in interdisciplinary studies offered by the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is an innovative program that allows students to combine the study of two or more disciplines... read more

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