The School of Arts & Sciences is a reflection of today’s interconnected world. 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.
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.
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.
On any given day as a student in the School of Arts & Sciences you may find yourself:
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.
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:
Psychology graduate Anna (Peloubet) Wheatcraft ’18 is a content writer for The Digital Intellect, a digital marketing firm in West Palm Beach.
Biology graduate Danielle DiPiero ’10 is a family physician in Juno Beach, Florida, focusing on individualized functional medicine.
Philosophy graduate Adam Cross ’16 is an IT Risk Advisory Analyst for accounting giant Ernst & Young, analyzing beta tests to ensure the reliability of new technology.
History graduate Jordyn Marlin Patrick ’16 is a Field Archaeologist for Archaeology Scotland, where she also manages the website, e-newsletters and publications.
Our student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 means faculty will mentor you.
West Palm Beach ranked 20th on Forbes’ list of best places for job growth.
PBA's average class size of 17 students provides a highly personalized experience.