• NYPD Commissioner Lecture
    CJ Students Mingle with NYPD Commissioner

    The St. Thomas Aquinas College’s Criminal Justice Advisory Board hosted a unique presentation by New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. The topic, "Neighborhood Policing and its Impact on Counterterrorism: How the NYPD is Building Community Trust in the 21st Century” ignited discussion among those in attendance. 

  • group discussion in a NYU MSW class at stac
    NYU's M.S.W. Program at STAC

    The New York University Silver School of Social Work and St. Thomas Aquinas College partnered to create a program which allows qualified students to complete a B.S in Psychology and a Master of Social Work in five years, rather than the usual six years of full-time study. Learn more about STAC's Psychology program with NYU's M.S.W. accelerated option

  • Students being interviewed at WCBS Radio Studio
    Students Interviewed at WCBS

    St. Thomas Aquinas College students recently traveled to WCBS Radio's Studio in NYC to be interviewed for an upcoming radio advertising campaign. Students shared their STAC experiences during the interviews and were able to tour the studios and editing rooms. 

  • group of female students pictured at the Therapeutic Recreation Conference
    Therapeutic Recreation State Conference

    Therapeutic Recreation students recently attended The NY State Annual Conference with Dr. Levine-Madori, where they experienced the profession outside the classroom. Students attended sessions on assessment and documentation of therapeutic recreation in various populations. Learn more about our Therapeutic Recreation program

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 and pre-med 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, 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!