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The School of Arts & Sciences

The School of Arts & Sciences is a reflection of today’s interconnected world, featuring programs that range from the arts and humanities, to law and politics, to the natural sciences, mathematics and computer science.

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Our Arts & Sciences Programs

Art and Humanties Programs

If you’re driven by curiosity, creativity, a desire to communicate and bring people together for the greater good, our Arts & Humanities programs will empower you to launch that journey. You’ll learn theoretical principles and find abundant opportunities to apply knowledge in real-world settings.

Art and Humanties Minors

 

Mathematics and Sciences Programs

If you’re interested in mathematics or the sciences, you’ll find opportunities at PBA you won’t at most other schools. We’re one of just a few schools in the country with an undergraduate medicinal and biological chemistry major. And our prime location will put you near a thriving center of commerce, as well as natural resources such as the Everglades and one of the great North American coral reefs.

Mathematics and Sciences Minors 

 

Why Palm Beach Atlantic University?

As a student in the School of Arts & Sciences, you’ll find a rich array of programs—from creative writing and philosophy to mathematics and the sciences—all of which are delivered with a Christian worldview. And you’ll discover opportunities that could include studying marine wildlife in the Galapagos, the Atlantic or the Everglades; interning at a Fortune 500 company; or exploring the ancient architecture of Rome. On any given day as a student in the School of Arts & Sciences you may find yourself:

  • Presenting research at a national psychology conference
  • Analyzing polling data as an intern for a candidate for Congress
  • Studying sea turtles in the Atlantic
  • Participating in exciting educational trips, including to the Galapagos or the Everglades.
  • Supporting the computer network for one of West Palm Beach’s Fortune 500 companies
  • Analyzing DNA
  • Publishing a story in PBA’s literary journal Living Waters Review
  • Walking the stages of London’s renowned theatres
  • Enhancing your knowledge and skills through clubs and organizations, like the Mathematics Club or the Marine Biology Club
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Own Your Experience

The School of Arts & Sciences at PBA offers a distinctive learning experience designed to set graduates apart and launch amazing careers--from studying marine wildlife in the Galapagos, the Atlantic or the Everglades; interning at a Fortune 500 company; or exploring the ancient architecture of Rome. As a student, you can explore Art & Humanities Clubs & Organizations and Natural Science, Mathematics & Computer Science Opportunities & Events
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Learn From the Best

The School’s faculty are internationally respected experts in their fields. One professor has worked with former Secretary of State John Kerry in international relations observing elections in Africa. Another has appeared on the Animal Planet television show River Monsters. Others have contributed to, and even written the texts you will use in class. Learn more about our faculty. 
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Living Waters Review

Founded and advised by English professor David Athey, "Living Waters Review" is a high-quality journal that publishes the finest writing and artwork by Palm Beach Atlantic University students and alumni. Editors of the journal are English majors and members of the English honor society (Sigma Tau Delta) that are focused on pursuing graduate degrees in literature and/or publishing.
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Launching Brighter Futures

One of our graduates is a research analyst with a consulting company and co-authored a text on forensic molecular biology. A recent history graduate is in law school in Washington D.C. where he has been a clerk for the House Judiciary Committee. Others have been accepted at elite graduate schools, including:
  • Baylor University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Florida State University
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Louisiana State University
  • Southern College of Optometry
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • University of Florida Law School
  • University of Miami
  • University of Oxford
  • University of South Florida School of Medicine
  • Wake Forest School of Law

 

Competitive Costs. Exceptional Outcomes. Unmatched Value.

$3M+

Scholarships

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year.

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Financial Aid

97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid.

$0

Debt Free

One-third of a recent PBA class had absolutely no debt upon graduation.