• International Write-In a Success

    The STAC Writing Lab and Center for Academic Excellence joined over 100 colleges and universities worldwide to participate in the International Write-In. Students met in the Lougheed Library to work on assigned papers and get assistance from writing tutors on formatting and brainstorming. 

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    STAC Students Joined #GivingTuesday Movement

    Communication Arts students dressed in holiday-themed costumes for a Santa Fest and join the #GivingTuesday movement on November 28th to raise awareness and donations for Project Joy, a People to People initiative that provides holiday gifts to children in more than 800 low-income families in Rockland County. Read more

  • A Day at the Tenement Museum

    Dr. Staci Shultz and English students who are taking or have taken her American Lit to 1900 class traveled to the Tenement Museum for a tour and lunch in NYC, along with Professor Monica Wendel. Learn more about STAC's English program

  • STAC Helps Keep Rockland Beautiful
    Dr. Chow, along with Biology students Devin Beckmann and Brandon Polichetti, participated in a creek clean up hosted by Keep Rockland Beautiful and the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance. Dr. Burns and Dr. Dent of the Chemistry Deparmtent also rolled up their sleeves to help with the clean up.
  • Planting Trees

    Dr. Burns, Dr. Wentzell and Dr. Wynne teamed up with members of the Honors Program and science majors to plant 60 trees near the College's athletic fields on Route 340. The project is in partnership with the Hudson River Estuary Program which helps community members enjoy, protect, and revitalize the Hudson River and its valley.

School of Arts & Sciences

St. Thomas Aquinas College’s School of Arts & Sciences will make you a stronger, more analytical thinker ready for careers in fields as far ranging as law, medicine, criminal justice, and teaching. Courses in the school will prepare you to be an engaged, informed citizen able to make a real difference in your community, your country, and the world.

At STAC, you can work with world-class faculty on research, present at national conferences, build houses in third-world countries, or star in our sold-out musicals. You might even work on real-life forensic investigations, intern at NBC Nightly News, or work with children in local hospitals.


Majors, Minors and Pre-Professional Programs

Sapere Aude! In Latin, it means, “Dare to know!” — and the St. Thomas Aquinas School of Arts and Sciences will challenge you to do just that. When you “dare to know,” the rewards can be amazing. The School of Arts and Sciences at STAC offers more than 20 majors from Art Therapy to Computer Science to Therapeutic Recreation. There are also over a dozen minors to choose from! Pre-professional programs, such as pre-law, pre-med, or pre-dental, are also available. And we offer a Master of Public Administration in Criminal Justice Administration. Visit our Academic Programs page to explore our offerings.

Student Involvement

Students at STAC are always involved in something, either on-campus or around the country. The School of Arts and Sciences helps students attend national conferences, exhibit their art work and perform in theatrical productions.

STAC is frequently contributing to the local community with events like tree plantings, cleanups, and the Earth Day Fair. For more information on recent student involvement in the School of Arts and Sciences, visit our news and events page.

Cooperative Programs

In the School of Arts and Sciences, students can earn their bachelor’s degree at STAC and then, through our cooperative programs, earn a master's or doctorate degree at schools such as NYU Polytechnic, NY Chiropractic College, George Washington University, Manhattan College, NY Medical College, and NY College of Podiatric Medicine.

Our affiliations with these schools allow our students to easily transition from undergraduate to graduate study. STAC also partners with St. John’s University to offer an accelerated Master’s in Public Health degree, and NYU to offer an accelerated Master's in Social Work. To learn more about the cooperative programs and our graduate strategic alliances, visit the programs and majors page.

Learn more today!

St. Thomas Aquinas College’s School of Arts and Sciences offers courses and degrees that help students reach their full potential. Interested in learning more about the programs offered within the school? Request more information now!