College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate liberal arts majors in areas such as computer science, music, English, biology, sociology, and many others. Choose from an array of degree programs, study abroad experiences, and pre-professional possibilities. The College of Arts and Sciences includes five academic divisions and the academic library:


CAS Mission Statement


The mission of the College of Arts & Sciences at McKendree University is to provide an interdisciplinary educational experience that promotes creativity, artistic expression, research, and critical thought. We encourage pedagogical innovations and collaborative scholarship among our diverse faculty and students in the Arts, Humanities, Mathematics, and Computer, Natural, and Social Sciences and to foster life-long learning. The College offers a challenging curriculum to prepare our students to enter a dynamic global environment as responsible citizens, productive professionals, and leaders.

Divisions' Highlights:

•   Division of Computing  

•   Division of Humanities  

•   Division of Science and Mathematics  

•   Division of Social Sciences  

•   Division of Visual and Performing Arts

•   Holman Library