The School of Arts & Sciences

School of Arts & Sciences

Welcome to the School of Arts and Sciences, the largest and most diverse school on campus. With our sixteen departments, our varied majors, excellent faculty, and multidisciplinary programs, we offer something for every undergraduate student at St. Bonaventure.

We service most of the courses for the Clare College core curriculum and the Honors Program, and all students, whether in Business, Teacher Education, or Journalism/ Mass Communication, will take many of their classes within our school.

Bona's students looking ahead to post-graduate study in the health care field may take advantage of the university’s Franciscan Health Care Professions Program.

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By clicking on the images above, you'll visit the School of Arts & Science's Virtual Bookshelves. The bookshelves display books written by Arts & Sciences faculty and books containing contributions by Arts & Sciences faculty. The Virtual Bookshelves are interactive: click on a volume and you'll find out the title and who wrote or contributed to it. Enjoy!

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Faculty Research & Honors

    Sep 12, 2017

    Ed. Simone
    Director of the Theater Program, Visual & Performing Arts Department

    Dr. Ed. Simone, director of the theater program, was an expert panelist/presenter at the Association for Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) International Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in August 2017. The panel, titled “Challenging Aristotle: Teaching with the Visual," featured presentations in the use of visual spectacle in creating theater. Simone’s presentation centered on developing spectacle in Shakespeare and featured visuals from his SBU Theater productions of "Hamlet" and "Twelfth Night," as well as visuals from his professional Shakespeare productions.

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Encouraged by SBU to "keep doing what you're passionate about," Griffin Kramer is majoring in chemistry and music.